ESL One Katowice 2018

ESL One Katowice 2018

General Information

Prize pool - $1,000,000 + DPC Points
1. $400,000 USD + 750 DPC
2. $200,000USD
3. $120,000 USD
4. $80,000 USD
5-6. $50,000 USD
7-8. $20,000 USD
9-12. $10,000 USD
13-16. $5,000 USD


Structure
Participating teams:
Russia.gif Virtus.pro Europe.gif Team Secret
Europe.gif Team Liquid China.gif Newbee
United States.gif Evil Geniuses SouthEastAsia.gif Mineski
China.gif Vici Gaming CIS.gif Natus Vincere
Poland.gif Team Kinguin Europe.gif OG
Russia.gif Effect United States.gif compLexity Gaming
Peru.gif Infamous China.gif LGD Gaming
Malaysia.gif Fnatic United States.gif OpTic Gaming

Main Event February 20th - 25th

- Format
- 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:
-- Playoffs will be played between February 23rd and 25th
-- Single Elimination bracketsAll series are best-of-three
-- Grand Finals are best-of-five

Qualifiers
- 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 Poland.gif

Main Event Playoffs

Round 1

BO3

Round 2

BO3
VG
2
Liquid
1
Virtus.Pro
2
Fnatic
0

Round 3

BO5
VG
1
Virtus.Pro
3
Liquid
2
Fnatic
1

Main Event - Group A

Upper Bracket

Round 1

BO1
Liquid
1
Effect
0
OG
0
VG
1
Mineski
1
coL
0
OpTic
0
Virtus.Pro
1

Round 2

BO3
Liquid
1
VG
2
Mineski
0
Virtus.Pro
2

Round 3

BO3
VG
2
Virtus.Pro
0

Lower Bracket

Round 1

BO3
Effect
0
OG
2
coL
1
OpTic
2

Round 2

BO3
Mineski
1
OG
2
Liquid
2
OpTic
0

Round 3

BO3
OG
0
Liquid
2

Main Event - Group B

Upper Bracket

Round 1

BO1
Secret
1
Infamous
0
LGD
1
EG
0
Na`Vi
0
Fnatic
1
Kinguin
1
Newbee
0

Round 2

BO3
Secret
2
LGD
0
Fnatic
2
Kinguin
1

Round 3

BO3
Secret
1
Fnatic
2

Lower Bracket

Round 1

BO3
Infamous
0
EG
2
Na`Vi
0
Newbee
2

Round 2

BO3
Kinguin
0
EG
2
LGD
1
Newbee
2

Round 3

BO3
EG
2
Newbee
0

Features - ESL One Katowice 2018

Two CIS Rosters Will Debut at ESL One Katowice

ESL One Katowice will be the proving ground for the new Natus Vincere and Virtus.pro rosters.

News for ESL One Katowice 2018

Virtus.pro claim second ESL Major trophy at ESL One Katowice 2018

In a display of superb strength and solid synergy, Virtus.pro overpowered ViCi Gaming 3:1 to claim their second ESL One Major championship title and trophy at ESL One Katowice 2018.

ViCi Gaming and VP head to Grand Finals of ESL One Katowice 2018

ViCi Gaming and Virtus.pro withstood the test of time and perseverance to become the last teams standing and head to the grand finals of ESL One Katowice 2018. 

Evil Geniuses fall just shy of claiming any DPC points at ESL One Katowice 2018

Evil Geniuses fall in the quarterfinals of the ESL One Katowice 2018 playoffs to Virtus.pro 2:1. 

Newbee and Secret eliminated from ESL One Katowice 2018

Newbee and Team Secret have been eliminated in the fourth day of ESL One Katowice 2018.

ESL One Katowice 2018 dreams dead for Kinguin, LGD and OG

ESL One Katowice 2018 ended much too early for hometown heroes Team Kinguin as well as for LGD Gaming and OG, eliminated in the lower bracket round 2 of day 3. 

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SouthEast Asia

China

CIS

Europe

South America

North America

North America Last Chance Qualifier

Upcoming matches - ESL One Katowice 2018

VODs

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