ESL One Katowice 2018
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Main Event February 20th - 25th
- Group Stage:
-- Group Stage will be held from February 20th to the 23rd:
-- Two eight team, double-elimination groups
-- Top teams from each group advance directly to the semifinals of the playoffs
-- 2nd and 3rd placed teams advance to the quarterfinals of the playoffs
-- Playoffs will be played between February 23rd and 25th
-- Single Elimination bracketsAll series are best-of-three
-- Grand Finals are best-of-five
- Regions: Europe, North America, South America, Asia, SouthEast Asia, CIS
-- Format for Qualifiers:
- 8 teams directly invited
- 4 teams qualify through open qualifiers
- Tier 1 Invites are seeded into quarterfinals
- Single Elimination
- All matches besides grand final are Bo3
- Grand final is Bo5
Location: Katowice, Poland
Features - ESL One Katowice 2018
News for ESL One Katowice 2018
Both Na'Vi and Infamous were unable to outlast their opponents in the lower bracket elimination series of ESL One Katowice 2018 Group B.
compLexity Gaming and Effect are the first two teams knocked out of ESL One Katowice 2018 after the first day of the group stages.
Team Kinguin, LGD Gaming, Team Secret and Fnatic have gained the upper hand of ESL One Katowice 2018 Group B as they advance to the group stage semifinals.
OG are heading to Poland for ESL One Katowice on the momentum of an impressive winning streak and their sights set on more TI8 qualifying points.
Oliver James Borg "OJ Borg" D'Anastasi and Paul “Redeye” Chaloner will return to the ESL talent lineup to lead the broadcast for the ESL One Katowice Major.