ESL One: Road to Rio groups revealed
ESL presented group stage seed for all six regional tournaments of the Road to Rio online championship, which will take place from April 22 to May 17. A total of 56 teams will share a prize pool of $255,000 and points in the ranking that will determine the participants in Major ESL One Rio 2020.
In Europe, North America, the CIS and Asia, the teams have been seeded into two groups and, just as in South America and Oceania, will fight in a circular system with matches of up to two wins. All the championships will end with a playoff stage, the format of which will be announced later.
ESL One: Road to Rio:
Europe ($115,000; April 22 - May 17)
North America ($60,000; 22 April to 10 May)
Bad News Bears
CIS ($50,000; 30 April-17 May)
Asia ($10,000; 6-10 May)
South America ($10,000; 22-26 April)
paiN / Imperial
Oceania ($10,000; 6-10 May)