Team Spirit, Cloud9 and Movistar Riders invited to ESL Pro League Season 16
The ESL Pro League Season 16 organizers have unveiled the complete team list of the event on their social media. Team Spirit, Cloud9 and Movistar Riders became the last confirmed participants after receiving direct invites based on the tournament operator's internal ranking.
Besides the three aforementioned teams, the upcoming ESL Pro League season will feature 21 other squads. 15 rosters have been invited as ESL partners, while 6 teams have qualified for the prestigious event through EPL Season 16 Conference.
ESL Pro League partner teams are Astralis, BIG, Complexity, ENCE, Evil Geniuses, FaZe, FURIA, fnatic, G2, MOUZ, NAVI, NIP, Liquid, Vitality and Heroic. In turn, MIBR, Endpoint, Eternal Fire, Outsiders, HEET and FTW will show up in the league thanks to their success at the qualifying tournament.
ESL Pro League Season 16 is scheduled to be held from August 31 to October 2. 24 teams will compete for a total prize pool of $835,000.
The participants' list looks as follows: