Movistar Riders, Sprout & 6 other teams to attend ESL NCGP Spring 2021

Tournament operator ESL has announced the format for the ESL National Championships Global Playoff Spring 2021 tournament, which will feature slots for IEM Summer 2021 and the Play-In stage of IEM Cologne 2021. The championships will be held May 27-30 with the winners of eight regional European championships.

Eight teams will meet in a Single Elimination playoffs bracket with BO3 matches and a grand final to three wins. The champion will be able to choose a ticket to IEM Summer 2021 or the Play-In stage of IEM Cologne 2021, while the runner-up will get the remaining slot.

The list of participants:

  •  Movistar Riders
  •  Sprout
  •  Endpoint
  •  Sangal
  •  LDLC
  •  EC Brugge

Tournament bracket:

ESL representatives noted that in the future the geography of such tournaments will expand, and the format will move to LAN, which will give teams from around the world the opportunity to get to one of the event series ESL Pro Tour.