ESL Pro League Season 13: viewer's guide

ESL Pro League Season 13 will take place online from March 8 to April 11. Twenty-four teams will compete for a total prize pool of $750,000. Participants will be split into four groups in the group stage, with the best three teams making the playoffs. Group champions compete for playoff spots in the quarterfinals and semifinals in the Play-In stage, while the 2-3rd-seeded teams begin the playoffs in the round of 16.

All tournament matches will take place BO3 format, except for the grandfinal which will be played up to three victories. Teams will play in a round-robin format from March 8-29 in the group stage. After that, the playoffs will start on April 2 and will be played in a Single Elimination format.

Seeding of teams in the group stage:

Group A

  •  BIG (tabseN, tiziaN, syrsoN, XANTARES, k1to)
  •  Heroic (cadiaN, stavn, TeSeS, sjuush, refrezh)
  •  Complexity (jks, RUSH, k0nfig, poizon, blameF)
  •  OG (valde, Aleksib, ISSAA, mantuu, TBA)
  •  Renegades (malta, Sico, INS, Hatz, aliStair)
  •  FunPlus Phoenix (zehN, STYKO, Maden, Farlig, suNny)

Group B

  •  Vitality (shox, RpK, apEX, ZywOo, misutaaa)
  •  G2 (NiKo, huNter-, AmaNEk, nexa, JaCkz)
  •  mousesports (frozen, acoR, ropz, Bymas, dexter)
  •  FaZe (rain, coldzera, Twistzz, broky, karrigan)
  •  NIP (REZ, hampus, nawwk, Plopski, ztr)
  •   ENCE (allu, Snappi, dycha, Spinx, dodo)

Group C

  •  NAVI (flamie, s1mple, electronic, Boombl4, Perfecto)
  •  FURIA (arT, yuurih, VINI, KSCERATO, junior)
  •  Gambit (Hobbit, interz, Ax1Le, sh1ro, nafany)
  •  Cloud9 (ALEX, es3tag, floppy, Xeppaa, mezii)
  •  TeamOne (Maluk3, prt, pesadelo, malbsMd, skullz)
  •  MIBR (boltz, yel, chelo, shz, danoco)

Group D

  •  Astralis (Xyp9x, dupreeh, gla1ve, device, Magisk)
  •  Liquid (FalleN, NAF, EliGE, Stewie2K, Grim)
  • (SANJI, buster, qikert, Jame, YEKINDAR)
  •  Evil Geniuses (stanislaw, tarik, Brehze, CeRq, oBo)
  •  fnatic (JW, KRIMZ, Golden, Brollan, Jackinho)
  •  Endpoint (Surreal, CRUC1AL, robiin, MiGHTYMAX, flameZ)

Group stage calendar:

Group A - March 8-12
Group B - March 13-18
Group C - March 19-24
Group D - March 25-29

Prize fund distribution:

1. $175,000
2. $60,000
3-4. $30,000
5-6. $15,000
7-8. $12,5,000
9-12. $10,000
13-16. $7,000
17-20. $5,000
21-24. $3,000

Full schedule and live coverage of ESL Pro League Season 13 matches is available on the tournament page on our website here.