ESL Pro League S6 details announced

ESL has announced details for the 6th season of ESL Pro League, with the 14 European and 14 North American teams set to kick off the competition on August 22nd.

The upcoming season of ESL Pro League won't be much different from the last one as it will once feature a $1,000,000 prize pool and 14 teams per region that will battle in a double BO1 format. The games will be played on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, as was the case for season 5.

ESL did add "super weeks" to the mix, though, which are special weeks when matches will be played from Tuesdays till Sundays. Over the course of the season, three super weeks are set to take place.

The 6th season of ESL Pro League will start in a month

The main, English stream of ESL Pro League matches will once again be streamed on YouTube, with the video now being broadcasted in better quality—native 1080p/60fps.

Looking at the team list, the biggest name to miss out from this season of ESL Pro League is Virtus.pro, who ended up being relegated to the European division of ESEA Premier, while BIG and GODSENT went the other way, climbing from Premier to Pro.

In North America, Kory "SEMPHIS" Friesen's Splyce, Rogue (ex-Enigma6) and Ghost have earned promotion to the top-tier online league and will be competing against the likes of SK, Cloud9 and Immortals in the upcoming season of ESL Pro League.

You can find the full team list for ESL Pro League Season 6 below:

North America
Brazil SK United States Cloud9
United States Liquid Brazil Immortals
United States OpTic Australia Renegades
United States Misfits United States NRG
United States CLG Brazil Luminosity
North America Splyce North America Complexity
United States Rogue North America Ghost
Europe
Denmark Astralis Europe FaZe
France G2 CIS Natus Vincere
Sweden fnatic Sweden NiP
Denmark North Europe LDLC
Denmark Heroic Europe HellRaisers
Germany BIG Sweden GODSENT
France Envy Europe mousesports

Canada Kory 'SEMPHIS' Friesen
Kory 'SEMPHIS' Friesen
Age:
30
Rating 1.0:
1.00
Maps played:
806
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.71
APR:
0.14
I can't wait till C9 win this one (:
2017-07-26 18:26
#free brax
2017-07-26 18:26
#14
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India TYZ4 
NO VP NO F3 NO GAMBIT = No watch
2017-07-26 18:32
NIP > all teams
2017-07-26 18:27
Virtus.Premier
2017-07-26 19:38
#149
NiKo | 
Latvia GamerBob 
Will see at next lan. :)
2017-07-27 01:37
#27
sXe | 
Russia Duzzle 
f3 and vp will play in premiere
2017-07-26 18:29
#45
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India TYZ4 
So what? I will watch premiere then. Faze Penta NaVi in Pro. VP Gambit F3 in premier.
2017-07-26 18:32
#56
sXe | 
Russia Duzzle 
u will watch ldlc and godsent))
2017-07-26 18:34
#59
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India TYZ4 
ex6tenz and Pronax > Shox and Flusha
2017-07-26 18:34
flusha >>>>>>>>>>>> everyone
2017-07-26 18:41
#96
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Croatia DNM_ii 
oh god WutFace
2017-07-26 19:32
IGL and tactic wise? Definetly. Skill/impact wise? Nowhere close
2017-07-27 12:43
#141
Snax | 
Poland Mval 
Penta plays in premier...
2017-07-27 00:11
They either failed to quality (F3 and gambit) or played so bad that they got relegated (VP). So neither of them deserv to be in there. It's a league, not invites.
2017-07-26 20:18
#115
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India TYZ4 
F3 were in Pro League S4 and got relegated.
2017-07-26 20:29
That doesn't matter at all, it means they could have played in premier during S5 to qualify for S6. Which they didn't, so as I said they failed to qualify for S6 which is what this post is about. No one cares that they failed in S4
2017-07-26 23:47
no f3 no party
2017-07-26 20:53
#127
device | 
Netherlands L03K 
Cry is free Flipside is bad
2017-07-26 21:13
#34
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Sweden pontus767 
He'll probably play a match or two for them in the EPL!
2017-07-26 18:30
#81
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India W3ir 
Stfu kid he is already unbanned
2017-07-26 18:53
#49
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Canada kodakai 
they need to destroy the online part like they did in 4th season
2017-07-26 18:33
#71
Portugal phvm 
Yeahhhhh boiiiii
2017-07-26 18:36
i read the comment then read user name, then giggled xDD
2017-07-28 05:34
#2
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United Kingdom Tendies 
Good luck hiko
2017-07-26 18:26
No swag's team ;(
2017-07-27 01:41
#4
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World Flyzxc 
No vp
2017-07-26 18:26
#6
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Sweden FyrusCS 
lol
2017-07-26 18:26
#7
ayaya | 
Ireland skend 
ez GODSENT
2017-07-26 18:26
GAMBIT??????????
2017-07-26 18:26
they are playing in ESEA Premier haha
2017-07-26 18:30
first ever premier team to win the major xd
2017-07-26 19:32
Forgot about VP
2017-07-26 20:59
Vp wasn't a premier team when they won a major
2017-07-27 13:22
technically they were
2017-07-27 23:43
#33
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United Arab Emirates p1peb0mb 
still in premier.failed to qualify
2017-07-26 18:30
#10
faveN | 
Germany J0shi 
BIG
2017-07-26 18:27
#11
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Portugal ImPedo669 
ldlc but no mouse
2017-07-26 18:27
Wheres VP at tho
2017-07-26 18:27
"Looking at the team list, the biggest name to miss out from this season of ESL Pro League is Virtus.pro, who ended up being relegated to the European division of ESEA Premier"
2017-07-26 18:32
VP who?
2017-07-26 20:59
No Blu, Good timea
2017-07-26 18:27
#18
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United States gtmaniacmda 
S U P E R W E E K S HYPE
2017-07-26 18:27
+1
2017-07-26 18:45
#20
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Brazil mvieira5 
fuck youtube
2017-07-26 18:27
#24
Spain SR4 
Virtus.pro ESL Premier League LUL
2017-07-26 18:28
Gambit already in Premier and they won't advance to EPL xd
2017-07-26 19:32
#102
Spain SR4 
Ye I know
2017-07-26 19:36
EZE for Bug! Go BIG!
2017-07-26 18:28
TFW major winner not in xDDD
2017-07-26 18:29
ez NiP Godsent EleGiggle
2017-07-26 18:29
#32
Lbm | 
World lbmcs 
Rogue aka daddy dazed, swagerino, the French stars, the best in the world a2z and ur boy vice
2017-07-26 18:30
#35
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Russia alabar 
@ won major @ no invite
2017-07-26 18:30
#73
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Russia v1p3rrr 
Gambit are still playing esea premier
2017-07-26 18:37
#85
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Russia alabar 
oooooooooo It changes everything
2017-07-26 18:57
It doesent to be honest. If u win a major doesnt change anything if u still suck to get out of premier lul
2017-07-26 19:35
#178
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Russia v1p3rrr 
+1
2017-07-27 13:07
Considering there are no invites to Pro League...
2017-07-26 19:27
No one gets invited to this, you have to qualify, like Godsent and BIG did but Gambit failed to do.
2017-07-26 20:20
#38
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Ukraine Rico24 
Godsent?? you must be fucking kidding, they showed so poor performance, and they got here, where is Mouz?
2017-07-26 18:31
#75
ZywOo | 
Europe Noway1 
Godsent quals
2017-07-26 18:40
rip dig xD
2017-07-26 18:31
Ez for Sk
2017-07-26 18:33
#52
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Iceland Quinland 
Wtf? No Gambit?
2017-07-26 18:33
Did not qualify.
2017-07-27 13:02
#53
kNgV- | 
Portugal kaizzzer 
DIG?
2017-07-26 18:33
Did not qualify.
2017-07-27 13:02
since one GODSENT can't win any event there are two GODSENTs now... GL
2017-07-26 18:33
watching trashy online leagues in 2k17 LUL LUL
2017-07-26 18:35
#151
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Germany Exking 
what does the year has to do with it? Besides if any team wants to get to the finals(lan) they have to compete online first. So whats trashy about it? If any team thinks like you, just dont attend and forget it, but its still a 1 million dollar prize pool so thats something i guess.
2017-07-27 02:00
I think cs quality online is much lower, but yeah, it is important part and it is inevitable.
2017-07-27 10:09
How come Rogue instantly have a spot in Pro League despite only having Premier level players?
2017-07-26 18:35
They booked their spot by winning esea premier ?
2017-07-26 19:37
#152
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Germany Exking 
Rogue took the place of Enigma6, because 3 of the 5 new players of Rogue are ex-enigma6 players. if it were only 2 they couldnt get that EPL spot
2017-07-27 02:02
Was unaware Enigma6 won Premier, so ty for that.
2017-07-27 04:04
#64
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Spain akproxx 
na with 4 and 3 players peer team nice jokee
2017-07-26 18:35
#67
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Malaysia Zarl 
Pro league is lan or online?
2017-07-26 18:36
#153
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Germany Exking 
Regular games are played online, after all games are played the playoffs are offline with 6 of each Region competing
2017-07-27 02:03
stop with these fucking online leagues!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
2017-07-26 18:36
There would be no na team if it would be an lan event
2017-07-26 19:01
Depends who would be going
2017-07-26 23:25
#154
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Germany Exking 
just dont watch if you dont like it. Besides you do know the playoffs are played offline
2017-07-27 02:04
Why would teams put time on an Online league rather than actual LAN events going on in the meantime? Online leagues are just stupid
2017-07-27 18:13
#193
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Germany Exking 
No they are not, top teams can compete on a regular basis in an online league. Besides, the EPL offers a 1million dollar prizepool, if you want a part of that cake you gotta compete online first, simple as that. And for smaller teams it is a good way to show off and maybe get some invites for dreamhack ect..
2017-07-28 00:26
Easy for Ninjas in Pyjamas.
2017-07-26 18:37
#74
f0rest | 
Albania SayS 
WHY LDLC STIIL THERE THIS TEAM IS TOP 40 I AM NOT UNDERSTAND
2017-07-26 18:38
VP is finally relegated, so there aren't many teams worse than LDLC left.
2017-07-26 18:55
They kept their slot last season.... Why you rage ?
2017-07-27 17:58
>youtube WutFace, nothx.
2017-07-26 18:43
#79
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Brazil Romarioek 
VP? hahaha
2017-07-26 18:50
NA PRO League full of unstable and awful PUG mixes as per usual.
2017-07-26 18:51
#83
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United States onesix 
Oh it's on YouTube again?!?!? I can't spam emotes the whole time??? Get over it.
2017-07-26 18:56
#84
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Portugal dracø 
no vp, no fun :(
2017-07-26 18:56
#86
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Moldova OptimusBlyad 
LEL WHY YOUTUBE AGAIN SERIOUSLY????!?!?!?
2017-07-26 18:57
Why not. Better than twitch tbh
2017-07-26 19:07
#91
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Moldova OptimusBlyad 
No way it's way worse.So fucking laging if don't have 8 gb mem,i just want to watch the game.
2017-07-26 19:11
#106
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Estonia swag420weed 
Dont have shit pc then
2017-07-26 19:51
#117
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Moldova OptimusBlyad 
where is the logic?I just want to watch,why the fuck i need top pc to watch?
2017-07-26 20:44
#190
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Estonia swag420weed 
wtf, I can watch 1080p streams even with my phone...
2017-07-27 21:10
#191
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Moldova OptimusBlyad 
your logic is unstoppable.Everyone can watch it 1080p on phone.
2017-07-27 21:20
Hoping so hard to see dazed swag azk steel join some of these na pro league teams
2017-07-26 19:00
#94
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United States ViKaLiBuR 
They'll most likely join an established org or create their own and rise to the pro leagues... but Steel will have no chance whatsoever.
2017-07-26 19:27
no gambit no fun
2017-07-26 19:15
>with the video now being broadcasted in better quality—native 1080p/60fps 2014 is finally here bois!
2017-07-26 19:23
#99
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Switzerland Sylleo 
vp gets relegation to premier and gambit could relegate to main ... hmmm online cs you're beautiful
2017-07-26 19:35
Ez for big
2017-07-26 19:36
#105
NiKo | 
Poland Jaruzel 
lul Gambit and VP xD
2017-07-26 19:38
SO EZ 4 BIG
2017-07-26 19:54
#108
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Canada PwnNewb 
Can we kick Splyce, compLexity,Rogue, or Ghost for DaZeD new team PLEAAAAASE?
2017-07-26 19:55
#155
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Germany Exking 
No, they have to wait till next relegation series which will be next year
2017-07-27 02:06
#161
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Canada PwnNewb 
I know...im just fantasizing since those teams are pretty bad and I want to see Dazed
2017-07-27 02:32
#167
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Germany Exking 
Just watch tabseN, way better, i think the former IBP Stars are getting to much Hype, when they've lost their first Matches against T1 everyone will cry disband
2017-07-27 10:45
#168
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Canada PwnNewb 
oh I love watching tabseN and gobBs unique strats. But sadly in NA we have Pro teams worse than most EU pro teams. I don't expect miracles like some people, but I do expect him to improve the quality in NA since there are literally only a handful of teams worth watching. Even if his team is CLG or Misfits level that would increase the shit teams to watch here and if he is better its only a bonus but you are completely right they won't just instantly be tier 1 like ppl hope
2017-07-27 10:50
#169
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Germany Exking 
True and i think the time they've got now to train and attend some tier3/2 Tournaments will improve them so they are ready when they hit the big stage early next year. Well my Canadian brother i hope that they form a team to watch and be excited about. Btw Dazed told that only ESL unbanning them wont be enough to form a proper Team, because they need players to sacrifice the possibilty to ever attend a Major. Starladder, Dreamhack and ECS are yet to unbann them as well, they are waiting for that to happen
2017-07-27 10:57
#170
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Canada PwnNewb 
I know...Dreamhack is owned by same company as ESL so I think that will happen. Hoping after that other orgs follow suit. It will be very interesting to see what happens, and they may have to rely on qualifiers to play anyone good since we don't know if they will even be able to get in Premier they could have to start in Open or Main. If anything it will be interesting just to see how it all unfolds. I don't support what they did, but if KQLY is unbanned for cheating I think you have to unban them. The "seeing what unfolds" might be more interesting than seeing them actually play if they don't get unbanned from other leagues/orgs and cant play in shit
2017-07-27 11:03
where is gambit?
2017-07-26 20:20
They failed to qualify, this is a leauge none of these teams where invited. They either retained their spot from last season by playing well enough, or they qualified.
2017-07-26 20:23
#113
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Poland kick_michu 
bye bye another 1mln tournament Virtus Pro
2017-07-26 20:23
Gambit and VP would be better than LDLC and GODSENT
2017-07-26 21:02
#156
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Germany Exking 
I agree, but gambit and vp should have played better to get a spot in the EPL S6. Its a non invite league so you actually have to play decent to be part of it
2017-07-27 02:08
Ow yes, after dat single major win Gambit should've magically appeared AT ALL EVENTS/LEAGUES momentarily.
2017-07-26 21:05
AHAHAHHA NICE youtube -GAMBIT AHAHAHA AYYYYY Lmaooo
2017-07-26 21:08
#125
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Brazil BuddyINSANE 
WTF? where is VP? We smart, we loyal, we friendly, we are from BRAZIL! Kreygasm
2017-07-26 21:10
Explained in the news.
2017-07-27 13:05
no spot for dazed and gambit feelsriggedman
2017-07-26 21:10
#157
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Germany Exking 
you cleary dont know how this EPL works
2017-07-27 02:09
Gambit did not qualify.
2017-07-27 13:09
Cant get the people crying for certain teams that are not here, every team can grind their way up via ESEA Leagues, Gambit just stuck there for ages, VP just got relegated and IBP reloaded has to get in like every team.
2017-07-26 22:03
+1000
2017-07-27 01:16
So many uneducated people. This is NOT an invite based league, you have to qualify. VP and Gambit did NOT qualify, easy as that. It doesn't matter what happened at the major, you have to qualify. If you don't qualify or retain your spot, you get regulated to the lower division. Pretty simple if you think about it.
2017-07-26 22:05
#158
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Germany Exking 
Most people here are braindead, thanks for trying and educating them, but it will go unnoticed
2017-07-27 02:10
Actually only Gambit did not qualify whereas VP lost their spot due to being relegated as you surely know but do not mention in your comment ;)
2017-07-27 13:08
#131
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United Kingdom Georgebaii 
EX-IBP TO HIJACK GHOST GAMING
2017-07-26 22:16
#133
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Sweden MrIgnii 
4 fucking na teams dont have 5 players what is this
2017-07-26 22:21
#135
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Portugal CARRAXAANTC 
Why no Dig? ....
2017-07-26 23:09
#159
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Germany Exking 
didnt qualify
2017-07-27 02:11
ez for brax and Dazed
2017-07-26 23:20
EZ for Immortals.. New top #1 soon.
2017-07-26 23:43
#143
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Brazil hugoooo 
lol LDLC looks very weird between all those high caliber teams.
2017-07-27 00:28
#145
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Poland mamba99999 
3x Sverige, 3x Danmark, 2x France and no VP. Top kek.
2017-07-27 01:04
ghost will win na division ez 4 wardell best awper na
2017-07-27 01:25
#160
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Faroe Islands shubaNN 
no major champion lol
2017-07-27 02:22
Gambit did not qualify for Pro League thus it is understandable that they are not listed.
2017-07-27 13:03
#163
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Europe Mrfloppy 
Youtube sucks why they dont stay at twitch?
2017-07-27 07:43
ESL has an exclusive partnership with YT IIRC.
2017-07-27 13:15
#165
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Romania KingAhriman 
Hiko back in the big leagues, should be fun!
2017-07-27 10:12
#166
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Korea Damianlee 
VP and gambit :) :) :) : ) Hihihihi :) :) :) :)
2017-07-27 10:27
#171
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Sweden Nokkeri 
-Ghost +Dazed, Swag, AZK (those 3 would beat Ghost easy lul)
2017-07-27 11:50
VP is trash online...but half the names in the EU pro league lul.....eu onliners... And 70% of the names in the NA pro league lul PRO means something different in NA
2017-07-27 14:36
NA GAMES SO BORING
2017-07-27 16:14
#185
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Brazil vinnyzeraNTC 
FINALS IN BRAZIL ONCE AGAIN!!!! HYPE! HYPE! THIS YEAR I'LL GO TO THE FINALS!
2017-07-27 17:31
#187
s1mple | 
Ukraine st1ng7 
Where are Gambit, cunts??
2017-07-27 17:58
- useless HR + gambit plx
2017-08-21 20:15
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