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ESL Open Cups

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[e][h]ESL Open Cups
League Information
Organizer:
Server:
Europe / Americas / South Korea
Type:
Online
Location:
World World
Format:
1v1
Single-elimination bracket
Prize pool:
$100/400 USD
Start Date:
2020-01-12
Liquipedia Tier:
Links


The ESL Open Cups allow all aspiring professionals and talented players, based in Europe, South Korea and Americas, to participate in weekly tournaments. These contribute 15 points [1] towards the ESL Pro Tour ranking and $100 USD in prize money, each tournament, each region, each week.

On May 13, 2020 it was announced that the cups' prize would be increased to $400 USD until January 18th, 2021 and that they would be played on Mondays instead of Sundays.[2]

These tournaments are open for all players, there are no regional restrictions.

Format[edit]

  • Single-elimination bracket.
    • All Matches are Bo3.
    • Finals are Bo5.

Prize Pools[edit]

Cups #1 to #18[edit]

$100 and 15 EPT points:

Place Prize (USD) EPT Points
1st $100 10
2nd - 5

Cups #19 to #54[edit]

$400 and 15 EPT points:

Place Prize (USD) EPT Points
1st $200 10
2nd $100 5
3rd-4th $50 0

Cups #55 onwards[edit]

$100:

Place Prize (USD) EPT Points
1st $100 -
2nd - -

Season 1[edit]

Results[edit]

Overall Medals[edit]

Medals won per Player[edit]

Medals won per Race[edit]

CountryTotal
Protoss435497
Terran433376
Zerg373673

Medals won per Country[edit]

CountryTotal
South Korea South Korea563995
Germany Germany251843
France France141630
United States USA7916
Italy Italy516
Canada Canada437
Mexico Mexico358
Netherlands Netherlands347
Poland Poland178
Ukraine Ukraine178
Russia Russia112
Taiwan Taiwan112
Finland Finland101
Spain Spain101
China China033
Denmark Denmark033
Sweden Sweden033
Croatia Croatia022
Brazil Brazil011

Medals won per Team[edit]

Note: Medals won per Team shows the team that a player was
on when the medal was won, not their current team.

Trivia[edit]

  • South Korea  Solar is the first (and only) player to have won two ESL Open Cups on the same day (KR Cup #39 and AM Cup #39).
  • The Europe European Series is often referred to as the Big Gabe Weekly by casters, viewers and in tl.net reviews due to HeRoMaRinE winning half of the cups and reaching the Finals in some more cups as well.

External Links[edit]

References[edit]