ESL has announced the second round of groups across all four Pro League regions. Round two will will determine the final eight spots at the ESL Pro League Finals in Odense for the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Oceana
Four teams from both Europe and the Americas already have their slots secured for the finals. The second set of eight teams will include four more teams from Europe, along with two more from the American Pro League. The final two spots are reserved for a single team from both the Asian and Oceanic region, respectively.
Both Team Liquid and Natus Vincerei were easy picks to make it to the top eight. Team Liquid won their group with a 3-0 record, defeating Renegades, ATK, and Team Singularity on their way to first place. Evil Geniuses took their group 3-0 as well. The final two first-round representatives from the Americas are MIBR and Sharks Esports.
Swole Patrol, Cloud9, Team Singularity, and Infinity Esports all finished Season 10 at the bottom of their groups. With their last place finishes, they will not move on to round two. FURIA, Team Envy, Complexity Gaming, eUnited, Renegades, ATK, DETONA Gaming, and Isurus Gaming all move forward to the final round. They are divided into groups A and B. Placing first in round two moves a team forward to the finals.
North America’s Group A matches will take place starting on November 13 and will run through November 15. Group B begins on November 15 and finishes November 18.
Astralis and Na`Vi were the first to nail down EU ESL Pro League Odense Spots. Both teams won their groups with 3-0 records. Mousesports also finished their group in first place with a 3-0 record. Heroic won Group B 2-1 and also moves forward.
Aristocracy, the former Windigo Gaming, Spout, and OpTic Gaming all finished 0-3 in the EU Pro League and were eliminated from finals contention.
ESL also debuted the round two groups for the EU region.
EU’s Group A starts competition November 13 and runs through November 15. Group B begins round two starting November 16 and ends November 18.
ESL’s Oceania and Asian regions will send one team each to the Pro League finals. Four teams in each region will contest a single-round, best-of-three round robin group stage to determine the winner and the finals berth.
Oceania’s round two begins November 16 and ends November 18. For Asia, round two starts November 13 and ends November 15.