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
News for ESL One Katowice 2018
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.
ESL has once again found themselves facing community backlash, this time due to the ESL One Katowice Major schedule released.