Teams for ESEA S25 Premier set

ESEA has revealed the full team list for the Premier divisions in Europe, North America and Australia.

 

In Europe, the biggest talking point is the absence of Virtus.pro. The Polish giants, who lost their place in the ESL Pro League after losing to PENTA in the relegation stage, have declined the chance to compete in the Premier division.

This is likely due to the fact that the current ESEA Premier season, called MDL Training Season, is unconnected to the Pro League following the recent adjustments to the relegation system. Wiktor "TaZ" Wojtas's men will be back in the following Premier edition, which will have a direct move-up to the ESL Pro League Season 7.

Kinguin to compete in Premier, while Virtus.pro rejected the invite

Kinguin, the other team to be relegated from Pro League Season 5, have agreed to take part in ESEA Premier, joining 23 other sides, including big names likes Gambit, FlipSid3 and Space Soldiers.

Below you can find the full team list for the European ESEA Premier division:

Sweden Epsilon Lithuania Playing Ducks
Bulgaria Bpro Poland PRIDE
CIS FlipSid3 Germany ALTERNATE aTTaX
Russia Spirit Germany Planetkey
Sweden Gatekeepers Denmark North Academy
Denmark Tricked Europe PENTA
Sweden fnatic Academy France WySix
Turkey Space Soldiers Ukraine pro100
Turkey ex-DarkPassage Denmark Team123
Slovenia Fury Finland SkitLite
Kazakhstan Gambit Romania Nexus
Poland Kinguin Finland iGame.com

The North American division will also consist of 24 teams, including ex-Pro League duo The Foundation and Rush - now playing as Muffin Lightning -, and Argentine side Miami Flamingos, who secured promotion from the Open division.

The full team list for ESEA Premier North America looks as follows:

United States ex-Synthetik United States FGE
United States h00liGaNz United States CLG Academy
Canada FRENCH CANADIANS United States Eanix
Argentina Miami Flamingos United States Denial
United States Prospects United States BiG MiSTAKE
United States The Foundation Canada Rise Nation
North America RONIN North America xoxo
Mexico ANTI ECO United States Blight
United States Beacon United States Muffin Lightning
United States Phoenix United States Mask Off
United States Guerrilla Tactics United States Mythic
Canada Ajax Canada subtLe

The Australian Premier division, which kicked off on Monday with a clash between Corvidae and Masterminds, will continue to feature just 17 teams, including Dark Sided, Chiefs and Immunity.

The following teams will compete in the Australian Premier division:

Australia Dark Sided Australia Athletico
Australia Tainted Minds Australia Skyfire
Australia Legacy Australia TQM
Australia Node Australia Chiefs
Australia Immunity Australia aStraL
Australia Incept Australia Corvidae
Australia Funky Monkeys Australia Masterminds
Australia SMC Australia R!OT
Australia Funkd
Poland Wiktor 'TaZ' Wojtas
Wiktor 'TaZ' Wojtas
Age:
33
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.98
Maps played:
1789
KPR:
0.67
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.13
#3
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Brazil YARRAKTARES 
lul
2017-06-05 20:50
Nice!
2017-06-05 20:50
#5
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Brunei ryrySV 
ez 4 wysix and ZYWOO
2017-06-05 20:51
no godsent no party
2017-06-05 20:50
Virtus.main)
2017-06-05 20:50
Gl nexus
2017-06-05 20:50
#11
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Australia 100T_TOP_100 
oh yea boy
2017-06-05 20:50
Gl nexus
2017-06-05 20:50
#13
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Denmark LEMonHLTV_BTW 
Ez for Virtus.Premier
2017-06-05 20:51
#76
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Faroe Islands Galaxy97 
i dont even see them on the list xD
2017-06-05 23:29
They refused to compete in this
2017-06-06 03:46
#100
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Australia KARMAAAYT 
Virtus.open then
2017-06-06 07:30
#14
lueg | 
Czech Republic Lueg 
y no extatus
2017-06-05 20:51
eXtatus are in Main
2017-06-05 20:58
#37
lueg | 
Czech Republic Lueg 
w0t
2017-06-05 21:07
Ez 4 nexus
2017-06-05 20:51
#16
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Argentina damik1ng 
Nice! Go MF!
2017-06-05 20:51
#19
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Lithuania Kyper69 
#RunPlayingDucks
2017-06-05 20:51
#53
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Lithuania Slim Flug 
Is this the first time we made Premier in esea
2017-06-05 21:40
#66
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Europe MaDaRa99 
Playing Ducks were in Premier aswell the last season, no?
2017-06-05 22:41
#73
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Lithuania Kyper69 
Nope, they werent
2017-06-05 23:17
#77
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Lithuania Woozylul 
they were in season 24 and 23 Premier and they should have been relegated to main but somehow got trough to the next season 25 xD
2017-06-05 23:46
#79
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Lithuania Kyper69 
lol, my bad
2017-06-06 00:12
#20
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Poland kick_michu 
uncle Carmac once again lucking VP ass 4Head
2017-06-05 20:51
inb4 ESL doing some scummy stuff for EPL S7 to get VP back in
2017-06-05 20:52
#23
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Argentina nentex 
Go MF! GO LATAM!
2017-06-05 20:53
RIP Virtus.Premier
2017-06-05 20:53
In Europe, the biggest talking point is the absence of Virtus.pro. The Polish giants, who lost their place in the ESL Pro League after losing to PENTA in the relegation stage, have declined the chance to compete in the Premier division.
2017-06-05 20:54
Compared to EU, Premier in North America this season is pretty garbo. The discrepancy is probably the worst it has been.
2017-06-05 20:54
We have a very competitive premier division and even some well known good teams in main.
2017-06-05 22:51
Agreed
2017-06-06 04:33
#28
darien | 
Croatia Jackie' 
Ex-Fury <3 ez
2017-06-05 20:55
#29
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France Static2k 
Where is nip and VP ?
2017-06-05 20:55
nip is still in pro league, for vp, read the article..
2017-06-05 21:03
Bye VP
2017-06-05 20:57
#33
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Argentina ccritical 
Lets go Flamingos #PinkMenace
2017-06-05 21:04
#42
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Argentina damik1ng 
+1
2017-06-05 21:13
VP wouldn't qualify for EPL S7
2017-06-05 21:05
eu premier > na pro league
2017-06-05 21:05
+1
2017-06-05 21:16
Agreed
2017-06-05 23:08
#83
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United States destrossive 
Indeed
2017-06-06 00:55
#38
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Belgium bioZARRRD 
Ez for oh yea boy
2017-06-05 21:09
ez qualification to next EPL for WySix and semi god zywoo
2017-06-05 21:10
Epsilon <3
2017-06-05 21:13
#41
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Spain akproxx 
while Virtus.pro reject the invite
2017-06-05 21:13
#43
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Argentina Jijador 
GO MF
2017-06-05 21:13
I see more convincing teams on EU and Australia than USA. Shame.
2017-06-05 21:15
#47
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United States julian_stout 
Imperial? outlaws? :(
2017-06-05 21:18
Outlaws will play in ESEA Main. Imperial (as MK) line-up were in Premier last season, but they didn't show in a single match and got kicked, so now they have to make again from ESEA Open, but they aren't there this season. (I guess there's no invites for this type of leagues)
2017-06-05 21:43
#72
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United States julian_stout 
damn :(
2017-06-05 23:14
#49
shrek | 
New Zealand is_love 
Ez for oh yea boy
2017-06-05 21:21
#50
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Greece her-1g 
You see the massive skill difference between eu and na.premier....... Space soldiers would easily rek everybody like 16-5 in NA premier! Also in NA premier im seeing mythic grabbing no1 spot unchallenged and i hope for some teams to merge players and make another solid premier level team with players like emode monte subroza kiko and xp3
2017-06-05 21:35
#56
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Poland B4R73K 
EU premier is stronger than NA pro league lul
2017-06-05 22:01
no joke eu main would be competitive vs NA pro league. extatus, esuba, k29, outlaws, bd, dignitas, vega, singularity, spartak, rctic, crowns, and gameplaydna could all probably avoid relegation in NA epl if they were to compete.
2017-06-06 01:18
Mythic didnt even win Main lel.
2017-06-05 22:17
#51
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Germany ssaH 
Gambit Penta or SS will take this ( i think PKD can uppset )
2017-06-05 21:35
tfw I confused planetkey with playing ducks and was about to get on a huge essay on how they would need espiranto to stay to upset this
2017-06-05 22:37
#81
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Lithuania Woozylul 
If i understand correctly the team had disagreements with Espiranto while playing in cevo main Double-Elimination bracket, long story short he did not perform in those stressful games and got kicked so RIP
2017-06-06 00:36
#55
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Moldova OptimusBlyad 
Wait where is Virtus.Premier?
2017-06-05 21:48
Read the article and then you will know.
2017-06-05 22:08
#58
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Moldova OptimusBlyad 
LUL I m idiot thanks mahhh
2017-06-05 22:11
Good to see that NA is full of half-completed rosters.
2017-06-05 22:12
#61
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CIS sergioff 
YEEY finally nexus~
2017-06-05 22:29
#62
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Brazil vinnyzeraNTC 
''RIOT-GAMING'' LUL when LoL players make a CS team
2017-06-05 22:35
-SS -Big name Pick one.
2017-06-05 22:38
#75
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Turkey Historian 
-czech cs - fake taxi pick one .
2017-06-05 23:21
LUL
2017-06-06 06:46
Why is there no esea premier asia, most of the best asian teams have done more shit than any of the best australian teams.
2017-06-05 23:02
#70
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Argentina roulettesoad 
DECLINED lool
2017-06-05 23:04
#74
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Poland trancemeister 
Kinguin to compete in Premier, while Virtus.pro reject the invite. Good decision VP. Fuck online games vs. tier 3 teams. Only Lan and only cash :DD
2017-06-05 23:17
#78
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France StickyRice 
EZ WySix, EZ ZywOo
2017-06-06 00:06
Gambit actually fucking win this one.
2017-06-06 00:44
#84
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France ColonelAnders 
ez 4 ZywOo
2017-06-06 00:56
so does this mean VP will never be in EPL again?
2017-06-06 00:57
they can compete other seasons of premier and advance, this season DOES NOT GIVE QUALIFY, so even if they did compete they wouldnt get chance to get back to epl again
2017-06-06 20:49
#86
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Argentina roulettesoad 
NA Premier doens't seem hard like previous one, if flamingos don't qualify for playoffs should disband
2017-06-06 01:01
Previous NA Premier was hard?
2017-06-06 04:35
#101
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Argentina roulettesoad 
Splyce, Enigma, Ghost, also eUnited lost part of roster i see only good teams this season gonna be CLG Academy (Premier Rejects), Rise Nation (Eclipse) and maybe Mask Off and RONIN
2017-06-06 07:49
eu premier is fucking stacked meanwhile na premier is filled with shitty teams that wouldn't make it past eu main (for the best ones) and intermediate (for the worst ones)
2017-06-06 01:04
Ez for Gambit
2017-06-06 05:10
#96
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World smash143 
This season is one of the worst NA premier skill wise which is kinda a good thing meaning NA pro league has better teams. Rise Nation should steamroll this season.
2017-06-06 06:38
VP is a joke
2017-06-06 06:52
Slovenian team made it into ESEA Premiere lol
2017-06-06 06:54
#102
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Asia reez023 
VP so cocky lmao
2017-06-06 08:33
#103
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Lithuania LuXe 
I guarantee you half of us would make teams better than some NA or AU teams there in premier.
2017-06-06 09:38
3rd time wildcard??????????
2017-06-06 12:20
Where is Asia?
2017-06-06 12:40
As long as vp gets an invite to LAN. And they perform on LAN they will keep getting invites. I don't see them motivated at all to play online. I don't remember the last time I watched them play online and actually care enough.
2017-06-06 16:53
easy for WySix and ZyWoo ^^
2017-06-06 20:47
#110
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Switzerland Yabbahh 
Didnt know there were so many aussie teams
2017-06-07 13:40
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