Imperial, 00NATION, MIBR and ATK qualify for ESL Pro League Season 17
Imperial, 00NATION, MIBR and ATK have secured their spot in the seventeenth season of the ESL Pro League. They earned their way into the prestigious ESL league through the regional divisions of the EPL Season 17 Conference qualifying tournament.
Imperial won the South American qualifier, which they started as the top seed. In the match for a ticket to the ESL Pro League, they bested 00NATION. Despite the loss, Epitacio "TACO" de Melo's squad had another chance to qualify and ultimately bested Flamengo in the lower bracket.
The results for EPL Season 17 Conference South America are:
In the North American qualifier, ATK emerged victorious, defeating MIBR in the upper bracket final. The Brazilian roster, who changed regions during the qualifiers for the Pro League, then secured a victory over Nouns, earning the second spot in the tournament from the North American division.
The results for EPL Season 17 Conference North America are:
ESL Pro League Season 17 will be held from February 22 to March 26 in Malta, where 32 teams will compete for a total prize pool of $850,000. The full team list will be known today, January 21, following the conclusion of EPL Season 17 Conference Europe. At 21:00 MSK, Endpoint will face forZe for the final spot in the league.
The team list for ESL Pro League Season 17 looks as follows:
EPL Season 17 Conference Europe winner