ESL Pro League Season 16 groups revealed

Tournament operator ESL has announced the seeding for the ESL Pro League Season 16 group stage on its social media. The prestigious league with a total prize pool of $835,000 will be held from August 31 to October 2.

24 teams are divided into four groups, where they will compete in the Round-robin best-of-three format. The winners of the group stage will start the playoffs from the quarterfinals, while those who finish second and third will play in the round of 12. The decisive stage of the tournament will be held in a Single Elimination best-of-three format with a best-of-five grand final.

The seeding of teams in the group stage is:

Group A

 Team Spirit

Group B


Group C


Group D

 Movistar Riders
 Evil Geniuses
 Eternal Fire

The group stage schedule is:

Group A – August 31-September 4
Group B – September 7-11
Group C – September 14-18
Group D – September 21-25