ECS Season 6 dates, qualifiers announced

Esports Championship Series (ECS) organiser FACEIT has announced the dates for the sixth edition of the league.

Qualification for the FACEIT-run league will kick off on September 17 in Europe and North America. Both regions will feature two open qualifiers, with the finalists advancing to the next stage, called Challenger Cup.

The qualified sides will join three invitees and a team relegated from Season 5 in the Challenger Cup, scheduled for September 27-30. The top two sides per Challenger Cup will advance to ECS Season 6, which will run from October 3 through November 8.

compLexity will fight to retain their ECS spot

Complexity, who are currently making waves at the FACEIT Major, and Gambit are the teams who will be competing in the Challenger Cups after finishing in the relegation zone in the previous season.

Envy and OpTic, who finished in tenth and ninth place in Europe and North America, respectively, were also due to compete in these cups but can no longer field a line-up in these regions.

Teams can sign up for the open qualifiers by clicking the links below:

Europe:

Open qualifier #1 (September 17-20) - Register
Open qualifier #2 (September 22-23) - Register

North America:

Open qualifier #1 (September 17-20) - Register
Open qualifier #2 (September 22-23) - Register

According to FACEIT, the dates and location of the ECS Season 6 Finals will be announced "soon". The previous edition came to an end in June with Astralis claiming the title over Liquid at the SSE Arena, which will stage the FACEIT Major playoffs, kicking off on Thursday.

EZ FOR NIP!
2018-09-17 00:11
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smooya | 
Austria shaakeh 
ECSpected
2018-09-17 00:13
+1
2018-09-17 00:13
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Hungary Benccce 
GL 4everybody
2018-09-17 00:12
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Brazil DanishBias 
who cares
2018-09-17 00:12
This is a professional forum about news from cs universe, that's the purpose of hltv, if you don't care it's just don't use. So retarded...
2018-09-17 02:41
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Germany Kuruyo 
+1
2018-09-17 06:46
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Romania Iosif 
+2
2018-09-17 06:56
#25
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Finland Xepokki 
-1
2018-09-17 15:57
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oskar | 
Czech Republic PaYaB 
+3,1
2018-09-17 08:12
Lmao
2018-09-17 00:12
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Netherlands Removed 
Ez4big
2018-09-17 00:14
izi for VP
2018-09-17 00:14
It's funny cuz VP is still in there LMAO
2018-09-17 00:14
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Brazil D1scharg4 
Ez for winstrike
2018-09-17 00:16
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Brazil stewArt1 
ez TeamOne
2018-09-17 00:21
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Poland Quenbonafide 
hey i can qualify and beat vp
2018-09-17 00:21
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Myanmar xdavidlm 
No
2018-09-17 00:48
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Poland Quenbonafide 
stfu david
2018-09-17 01:01
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Vietnam complexenvy 
u can
2018-09-17 03:19
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United States SilveryoHD 
ez for liquid
2018-09-17 03:04
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shroud | 
Canada Light_g 
Anyone know where the qualifiers are gonna be streamed, if they are going to be streamed?
2018-09-17 05:39
Ghost Gaming?
2018-09-17 06:18
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