Imperial through to ESL Pro League Season 18
Brazilian team Imperial secured an ESL Pro League Season 18 spot, as Gabriel "FalleN" Toledo's squad became the winner of ESL Brazil Premier League Season 14, defeating ODDIK in the final with a scoreline of 2:1 – 16:4 on Nuke, 5:16 on Overpass and 16 :6 on Ancient.
In the group stage of the regional event, Imperial bested TropiCaos and Paqueta. After advancing to the playoffs, the roster also got the best of RED Canids.
ESL Pro League Season 18 will play out in Malta from August 15 to September 24, with 32 teams competing for $850,000 in prize money. Fifteen partners of the tournament operator, ESL invitees and the winners of various qualifiers will take part in the event.
The team list for ESL Pro League Season 18 looks as follows:
ESL direct invitee #1
ESL direct invitee #2
ESL direct invitee #3
ESL Challenger Katowice 2023 winner
ESL Australia & NZ Championship Season 16 winner
Europe qualifier winner #1
Europe qualifier winner #2
South America qualifier winner
Oceania qualifier winner