Bad News Bears earned a spot at ESL Pro League Season 14

Bad News Bears won the North American division of ESEA MDL Season 36. The triumph guaranteed Peter "ptr" Gurney's team a chance to compete in ESL Pro League Season 14, scheduled for September of this year. Bad News Bears finished the group stage undefeated and have lost to Triumph in the upper bracket, but eventually have managed to take their revenge in the event finals.

ESEA MDL Season 36 playoff results for North America:

ESL Pro League Season 14 will take place between Sept. 8 and Oct. 10, 2021, in Malta. Twenty-four competitors will play for a share of a $750,000 prize pool. Winners of the qualifiers will compete against ESL partner teams Astralis, Complexity, ENCE, Evil Geniuses, FaZe, fnatic, G2, mousesports, NAVI, NIP, Liquid and Vitality.