ESL Challenger Season 40 playoff participants determined

Following the results of the group stages in ESL Challenger Season 40, the teams making it to the playoffs have been determined. The tournament is divided into the European, North American and Asia-Pacific divisions.

In Europe, the group stage was held in the Double Elimination (GSL) format with the top two teams from the four groups advancing to the playoffs. Thus, Entropiq, SAW, ECSTATIC, Falcons, Wisla Krakow, HEET, 1WIN and Finest will fight for the tickets to EPL Conference Season 16.

ESL Challenger Season 40 Europe playoff bracket:

 In the group stage of the North American and Asia-Pacific divisions, the teams played in a Round-robin system. Like in the European region, the best will be determined among eight teams in each of these regions.

ESL Challenger Season 40 North America and Asia+Oceania playoff bracket:

North America

Asia and Oceania

The decisive stage in the three ESL Challenger Season 40 divisions mentioned above will be held from March 29 to April 3. The best teams from each region will get to play at EPL Conference Season 16, which is also the final qualifier for ESL Pro League Season 16.