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)

Group A


Group В

 Movistar Riders
 Copenhagen Flames

North America ($60,000; 22 April to 10 May)

Group A

 Evil Geniuses
 100 Thieves

Group В

 Bad News Bears

CIS ($50,000; 30 April-17 May)

Group A

 Team Spirit
 Gambit Youngsters

Group B

 Natus Vincere
 Hard Legion

Asia ($10,000; 6-10 May)

Group A

 Lucid Dream

Group В

 Camel Riders

South America ($10,000; 22-26 April)

 RED Canids
 paiN /  Imperial

Oceania ($10,000; 6-10 May)

 Ground Zero