The ESL ESEA Pro League Season 1 Finals will feature the four best teams from Europe Division and the four best teams from the North-American division. From July 2nd until July 5th, these teams will fight it out in the ESL studios in Cologne, Germany and you can join them!
The teams will fight it out against each other in two separate stages for their share of the US $500,000 prize pool. The first stage will be a double elimination group stage (bo1) in which the top 3 teams advance to the second stage. The highest ranked teams in the group stage will be automatically placed in the semifinals of the second stage. The remaining teams will face off in the quarterfinals of the second stage. The second stage is a single elimination bracket (bo3) with a bo5 final.
Additionally to this, the ESL ESEA Pro League finals will also feature show matches in various forms.
Matches & Schedule
Thursday July 2nd Doors Open - 11:00 CEST Show start - 11:45 CEST Group A Match 1 Group A Match 2 Group B Match 1 Group B Match 2 Group A Winner Match Group A Elimination Match Group B Winner Match Group B Elimination Match
Friday July 3rd Doors Open - 14:00 CEST Show Start - 14:45 CEST Showmatch Quarterfinal #1 Quarterfinal #2
Saturday July 4th Doors Open - 14:00 CEST Show Start - 14:45 CEST Showmatch Semifinal #1 Semifinal #2
Sunday July 5th Doors Open - 15:30 CEST Show Start - 16:15 CEST Showmatch Grand Final
Don’t miss any of the action and join the players live at the ESL ESEA Pro League. Grab your ticket today and enjoy some of the best Counter-Strike action in the world. All tickets include free drinks, snacks and food (barbeque). For the latest updates on the ESL ESEA Pro League be sure to follow @ESLCS and @ESEA on Twitter and Like the ESL Counter-Strike and ESEA pages on Facebook.