ESL Pro League Season 19 seeding announced

Tournament operator ESL has revealed the seeding of teams for the 19th season of its flagship league – ESL Pro League. The big tournament with a $750K prize pool will take place in Malta from April 23 to May 12.

32 teams will participate in the event. 14 are invited as league partners, another 5 received invites based on ESL ranking, while the remaining slots were distributed among the winners of different ESL competitions.

Note that four participants of ESL Pro League Season 19 remain unknown. They will be determined at the end of January as a result of European, South American and Pacific qualifiers.

In the group stage, the organizers will form four groups, the competition in which will play out in a Triple Elimination BO3 format. The group winners will kick off the playoffs from the quarter-finals, the teams that place second will advance to the Round of 12, while the squads that finish third and fourth will face off in the Round of 16.

The group stage seeding looks as follows:

Group A

 Eternal Fire

Group В


Group С


Group D