ESL Pro Series France - Season I
ESL Pro Series France
Regular season: round robin
Playoffs : double elimination
The ESL Pro Series France - Season I is the French National Championship. It's organized, sponsored and hosted by ESL. Only players residing in France are eligible to participate in this tournament. The offline playoffs played took place in the "Cité des Sciences" in Paris (France).
The French player FaTC won the first season, beating his countryman Blatty in final.
The single qualifier played on August 21st offers the 8 spots.
The regular season consists of a single group with 8 players:
- round robin (a player faces each other once),
- all matches played as Bo3,
- top 4 advances to the playoffs,
- played from September 13th to October 28th.
The 4 players remaining face offline in a double elimination bracket:
- early rounds are Bo3,
- grand final is Bo5,
- semi-finals, losers' round 1 & winners' final played on October 30th,
- losers' final and grand final played on October 31st.
€ 350 (≃ $ 448) are spread among the players as seen below:
- * ToD qualified but went to Korea, he got replaced by DkS
- *2 Ouis got replaced by pldm.