ESL release Pro League Finals groups
ESL have released groups for ESL Pro League Season 4 Finals, taking place from October 26-30 in São Paulo, Brazil.
All teams attending the $750,000 Finals in São Paulo were determined yesterday, as both divisions came to a close and six teams advanced from each region.
The format has seen significant changes, as the twelve teams were distributed among two groups, which will be played in a best-of-one round-robin system.
Cloud9 placed in Group B alongside NiP, SK, FaZe, NRG and dignitas
Teams who place first advance directly to semi-finals, while second and third placed teams will fight it out in the quarter-finals.
Earlier today ESL released the groups, which were determined according to the teams' placing in the regular season:
|Group A||Group B|
A provisional schedule looks as follows:
|Wednesday, October 26th|
|14:30||Group A matches #1 to #5|
|21:00||Group B matches #1 to #4|
|Thursday, October 27th|
|14:30||Group A matches #6 to #9|
|19:45||Group B matches #5 to #9|
|Friday, October 28th|
|14:30||Group A matches #10 to #15|
|21:00||Group B matches #10 to #15|
|Saturday, October 29th|
|Sunday, October 30th|
The first two days will be closed off to the public, as they will be played in ESL studios. The competition will then move to Ginásio do Ibirapuera stadium from Friday on.