ESL One Katowice 2018
|Vici Gaming||Natus Vincere|
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
Main Event Playoffs
Main Event - Group A
Main Event - Group B
Features - ESL One Katowice 2018
News for 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 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 in the quarterfinals of the ESL One Katowice 2018 playoffs to Virtus.pro 2:1.
Newbee and Team Secret have been eliminated in the fourth day of ESL One Katowice 2018.
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.