ESL Pro League S13 starts this Monday (8) with $ 750,000 in prizes | Games

ESL Pro League Season 13 began on Monday (8). The tournament Counter Strike: Global Offensive brings together 24 teams that compete for the total prize pool of US $ 750 thousand (about R $ 4.3 million). The knockout stage takes place between 8 and 29 March. The playoffs will be held from April 8 to 10, with the grand final on April 11. Check the complete championship schedule below.

ESL Pro League of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (Press Release / ESL)

This edition of the tournament will be completely online, due to the COVID-19 pandemic; it is broadcast live on the ESL Pro League Twitch channel. Brazil is represented by the teams FURIA Esports, MIBR and Team oNe, as well as athletes Gabriel “FalleN” Toledo, Marcelo “coldzera” David and Wilton “zews” Prado, who are part of Team Liquid, FaZe and Evil Geniuses, respectively.

Tournament format

The ESL Pro League Season 3 will have a group stage, play-in and playoffs. In the first phase, the 24 teams will be divided into four groups with six participants, who will face each other in a better series of three matches (MD3) in search of points. The 2nd and 3rd place go to the first stage of the playoffs, while the first place of each group advances directly to the play-ins.

The two play-in winning teams guarantee a place in the semifinals of the tournament. The other two teams are placed in the quarterfinals. The confrontations in both the play-in and playoffs are in MD3. The champion of the grand final will be decided in a best-of-five series (MD5).

Groups table

A group Group B Group C Group D
BIG ENCE Cloud9 Astralis
Complexity FaZe Clan FURY Endpoint
FunPlus Phoenix G2 Esports Gambit Evil Geniuses
Heroic mousesports MIBR Fnatic
OG Ninjas in Pajamas Natus Vincere Team Liquid
Renegades Team Vitality Team oNe Virtus.pro

Match schedule

The ESL Pro League group stage starts on March 8 and ends on March 29. The play-in takes place on April 8, and the playoffs are scheduled for April 9 and 10. The grand final will be on April 11th. Check, below, the tournament schedule at the official Brasilia time.

Group stage

Group A (March 8-12)

March 8th March, 9 March 10 March 11 March 12
8am Complexity vs FunPlus Phoenix FunPlus Phoenix vs Renegades Renegades vs OG OG vs Heroic Heroic vs Complexity
11:30 am Heroic vs Renegades Complexity vs OG Heroic vs FunPlus Phoenix BIG vs FunPlus Phoenix BIG vs Renegades
3 pm BIG vs OG BIG vs Heroic Renegades vs Complexity Renegades vs Complexity OG vs FunPlus Phoenix

Group B (March 13-18)

March 13th 14th March March, 15
8am mousesports vs ENCE ENCE vs Ninjas in Pajamas Ninjas in Pajamas vs FaZe Clan
11:30 am G2 Esports vs Ninjas in Pajamas mousesports vs FaZe Clan ENCE vs G2 Esports
3 pm Team Vitality vs FaZe Clan Team Vitality vs G2 Esports Team Vitality vs mousesports
March 17 March 18th
8am G2 Esports vs FaZe Clan G2 Esports vs mousesports
11:30 am Ninjas in Pajamas vs mousesports FaZe Clan vs ENCE
3 pm Team Vitality vs ENCE Team Vitality vs Ninjas in Pajamas

Group C (March 19-24)

March 19th March 20 March 21st March 22 March 24
8am Gambit Esports vs MIBR Gambit Esports vs Cloud9 Natus Vincere vs Gambit Esports Team oNe vs Gambit Esports FURIA Esports vs Gambit Esports
11:30 am Natus Vincere vs Cloud9 Natus Vincere vs FURIA Esports Team oNe vs Cloud9 Natus Vincere vs MIBR Natus Vincere vs Team oNe
3 pm FURIA Esports vs Team oNe MIBR vs Team oNe MIBR vs FURIA Esports Cloud9 vs FURIA Esports Cloud9 vs MIBR

Group D (March 25-29)

25th March March 26th March, 27 th
8am Virtus.pro vs Endpoint Endpoint vs Fnatic Fnatic vs Evil Geniuses
11:30 am Team Liquid vs Fnatic Virtus.pro vs Evil Geniuses Astralis vs Virtus.pro
3 pm Astralis vs Evil Geniuses Astralis vs Team Liquid Endpoint vs Team Liquid
March 28 March 29th
8am Fnatic vs Virtus.pro Astralis vs Fnatic
11:30 am Astralis vs Endpoint Team Liquid vs Virtus.pro
3 pm Evil Geniuses vs Team Liquid Evil Geniuses vs Endpoint

Play-In (April 8)

April 8
10am Group A winner vs Group B winner
1:30 pm Group C winner vs Group D winner

Play-In (April 8)

April 8
10am Group A winner vs Group B winner
1:30 pm Group C winner vs Group D winner

Playoffs and grand final (April 9-11)

The ESL Pro League Season 13 playoffs take place on April 9 and 10, with a match at 10:30 am and another at 2:00 pm on both days. The grand final will be on April 11 at 10:30 am.

Tournament Prize

The total prize for the ESL Pro League Season 3 is US $ 750,000 (about R $ 4.3 million). The first place winner takes US $ 175 thousand (around R $ 1 million) and guarantees a place in the Global Final of the 2021 Blast Premiere, which takes place between December 14th and 19th.

From the second place onwards, the prize pool is divided as follows:

  • 2nd place: US $ 60 thousand (R $ 343 thousand)
  • 3rd and 4th places: US $ 30 thousand (R $ 171 thousand)
  • 5th and 6th places: US $ 15 thousand (R $ 86 thousand)
  • 7th and 8th places: US $ 12.5 thousand (R $ 71 thousand)
  • 9th to 12th places: US $ 10,000 (R $ 57,000)
  • 13th to 16th places: US $ 7 thousand (R $ 40 thousand)
  • 17th to 20th places: US $ 5,000 (R $ 28,000)
  • 21st to 24th places: US $ 3 thousand (R $ 17 thousand)

With information: Liquipedia, Dexerto.

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