ESL One Birmingham 2019

  • Prize pool US$300,000
  • Start date 28 May 2019
  • End date 2 Jun 2019

Prize pool - $300,000

1. $125,000 USD 5-6. $12,000 USD
2. $65,000 USD 7-8. $7,500 USD
3. $35,000 USD 9-10. $5,000 USD
4. $20,000 USD 11-12. $3,000 USD


Participating teams

  Vici Gaming   Gambit Esports
  Ninjas in Pyjamas   PSG.LGD
  OG   Team Liquid
North America Evil Geniuses   TNC Predator
  Team Secret North America Forward Gaming
  Alliance   Keen Gaming

Main event

Group Stage
  • Two groups, six teams each
  • Bo2 round robin
  • Top two teams advance to the Upper Bracket of the playoffs
  • 3rd and 4th placed teams advance to the Lower Bracket
  • Bottom two teams from either group are eliminated
  • Status: Completed
  • First round of the Upper Bracket will be played on May 30th
  • The rest of the playoffs will be held at the Barclaycard Arena from May 31 to June 2 in front of a live audience
  • Double Elimination
  • Except grand finals, All games are played in Bo3 Series
  • Grand finals is played in a Bo5 Series
  • Status: Completed

Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom  

Regional qualifiers

  • Group Stage:
    • Eight teams are divided into two groups of four teams each where they play in a double-elimination (GSL) format.
    • All matches are played in a Bo3, except fot 1st round of the Group Stage (Bo1).
    • The top two teams from each group advance to the playoffs.
  • Playoffs:
    • Single-elimination format.
    • All matches are played in a Bo3.
    • Grand Final Bo5.
North America, China, Southeast Asia (SEA)
  • Two direct invites, two open qualifier teams
  • Double elimination
  • All matches besides the final are played in a Bo3
  • Final is played in a Bo5
  • Upper bracket winner has a one map advantage in the final


ESL One Birmingham 2019

28 May 2019
Finals - Playoffs
Group A - Group Stage
Group B - Group Stage

ESL One Birmingham 2019 Qualifiers

26 Mar 2019
China - Closed Qualifier
Europe - Closed Qualifier
North America - Closed Qualifier
Southeast Asia - Closed Qualifier
China - Open Qualifiers
Europe - Open Qualifiers
North America - Open Qualifiers
Southeast Asia - Open Qualifiers

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