ESL expand Pro League Asia playoffs with India

Professeur
October 10th, 2018 15:59

ESL introduced changes to the ESL Pro League Asia playoffs, and will now give a chance to Indian teams to qualify for the Pro League Finals in Odense, Denmark.

The addition of India comes after different investments and projects focusing on CS:GO popped up in the country, with OpTic India being the team to carry the flag forward. The team recently beat Beyond and put up a fight against MVP PK in the Toyota Bangkok SEA Qualifier, while also dominating in the national ESL league.

The path has been paved for an Indian team to reach the big stage again

Alongside the inclusion of an Indian team—which will be the winner of the ESL India Premiership Fall Finals—, the Asia playoffs have been expanded with another Chinese team. Now, the Asia playoffs will feature four teams—two from China, one from SEA, one from India—, and a single elimination BO3 bracket. Only the best team will book a spot in at the ESL Pro League S8 Global LAN Finals in Odense, Denmark in December.

The competition in the ANZ region has remained unchanged, and will still feature eight teams battling for one Pro League spot through a double-elimination bracket.

LOL nice!!!! India scene top5 in the next years!!!!!
2018-10-10 16:00
#2
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Denmark Asstralis 
Why is there a german in optic india
2018-10-10 16:00
#8
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Palestine zwe 
nice
2018-10-10 16:01
#33
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India Cutlass 
Indian CS LUL
2018-10-10 16:47
#45
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India srelan46 
It because of people like you , indian cs isnt growing , Optic India can break into international scene .
2018-10-10 17:26
#50
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India Ajatashatru 
+1 <3
2018-10-10 17:46
#62
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Finland mattixboi 
they would be as good as vexed maybe
2018-10-10 18:35
#73
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India Cutlass 
I'm not talking about Optic India. They have an EU igl, maybe he can tell them how a team works.
2018-10-11 04:57
I think you are right, EVENTUALLY, if the scene is nurtured like this (which I think it is a great thing) but it will take years, look at South Africa they are trying and not there yet...Australia took a long time. But the fact India is getting into some of the qualifiers now is a step in the right direction!
2018-10-11 18:13
#63
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Pakistan Falconel 
INDIAN CS LUL
2018-10-10 18:40
#70
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United States Howie2k 
Sumail will rekt them all Half paki here :)
2018-10-10 21:13
why laugh at a scene trying to grow themselves, at least they are trying...are you jealous they are leaving pakistan in the dust?
2018-10-11 18:38
#84
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Pakistan Falconel 
Lmao I don't give 2 shits about pak cs, I've seen these Indians play though and it is laughable.
2018-10-12 12:00
hahahahaha +1
2018-10-10 22:41
#9
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India Reaper1 
i think because he likes butter chicken
2018-10-10 16:01
#16
rmn | 
Iran kazpr^ 
yes he likes l0000l
2018-10-10 16:06
#22
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North America KiNGa_da_ACE 
Lmao +7
2018-10-10 16:13
#51
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India Ajatashatru 
+1 exactly!! fuck EU scene gimme good food I'm yours lmao
2018-10-10 17:46
WTF LMAO
2018-10-10 16:01
because they need a guy with knowledge of toilets and toilet paper, to be the IGL
2018-10-10 16:02
Ahahhahaha
2018-10-10 16:04
im only half joking, he really is IGL, they had 5 indians but it didnt work
2018-10-10 16:06
He isnt the igl
2018-10-10 16:54
yes he is bro, and he is also their coach
2018-10-10 17:14
do you respect yb more now?
2018-10-10 18:19
I dont disrespect any pro player tho
2018-10-11 07:45
there are some I dont respect...like throwers and stuff
2018-10-11 17:47
#25
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India Yashwanth 
Because they needed an igl and coach. So he is handling both.
2018-10-10 16:23
Coach stand-in.
2018-10-10 16:54
#36
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Denmark GUNzales 
Cause it's easier for him to become "pro" in india i guess. Except if he just lives there :D
2018-10-10 17:00
yb already was a low level pro, he isn't doing this to get pro or famous he is doing it because he wants to contribute to csgo and wants to live in India
2018-10-10 17:15
#39
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India lyncix 
Why there are Americans in MiBR?
2018-10-10 17:20
i wish i knew
2018-10-10 17:27
why is there a britisher in berling international gaming
2018-10-10 19:23
#75
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India Fluxie^ 
Why is there a japanese, a turkish in MIBR? Why is there a british dude in BIG? Why is there a brazillian (actually 2) in liquid?
2018-10-11 05:57
#78
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India Blizzard_01 
2 swedes in cloud 9 ,.. who expected that
2018-10-11 15:38
#83
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India Fluxie^ 
+1 almost forgot.
2018-10-12 04:24
nice edit
2018-10-10 16:00
#58
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Sweden Unluko 
nixce
2018-10-10 18:26
absolutely........
2018-10-16 12:29
#3
rallen | 
Brunei m!ch! 
lol
2018-10-10 16:00
#64
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Indonesia Astranesia 
Fucking wasted spot Look at those indians LUL
2018-10-10 18:49
First
2018-10-10 16:01
#18
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India Blizzard_01 
Nt
2018-10-10 16:06
#7
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India MistaJ 
Yeah
2018-10-10 16:01
gg
2018-10-10 16:02
For the record i have never been scammed, i just think what goes through their head when they try to scam people. Innocent fucking people and you think it's unfair to be judged? Think again.
2018-10-10 16:08
What do u mean bro
2018-10-10 16:15
Curry takeover.
2018-10-10 16:09
#21
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India omg_noob 
Fuck Yeahhhhhhh
2018-10-10 16:13
#23
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India omg_noob 
Optic India > Optic
2018-10-10 16:14
+1
2018-10-10 17:34
#52
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India Ajatashatru 
+1
2018-10-10 17:47
#68
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India Fukuforsaken 
Yep!!
2018-10-10 19:52
Optic India beat Astralis to win ESL Pro Leaque finals in odense
2018-10-10 16:26
What an obnoxious call.
2018-10-10 16:33
u will be surprized after odense final
2018-10-10 17:29
i think Indians are going to be very hot in Odense
2018-10-10 18:17
Wouldn’t be surprising
2018-10-20 12:55
hahahaa i am fucked
2018-10-20 12:57
#27
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India Fluxie^ 
YEAAAAAAHHHHHH BOOIIIII Optic India ftw
2018-10-10 16:28
#28
s1mple | 
United States Weskerz 
rofl
2018-10-10 16:31
#29
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Ukraine mple 
They are not gonna be good at Overpass, since none of them will know how to hold toilets
2018-10-10 16:33
O M E G A L U L 10/10
2018-10-10 17:23
Lmao
2018-10-15 13:19
#86
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Czech Republic Not_baiting 
Lols
2018-10-15 21:42
#31
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Sweden Bangs 
India will both be a superpower and have the best scene in 2020
2018-10-10 16:34
#32
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Singapore pimple 
oof
2018-10-10 16:44
#38
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Germany add_aykeN_ffs 
GL yb! Couragious Step, hope its worth it.
2018-10-10 17:10
#42
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Israel Xpicyy 
beginning for worldwide cs
2018-10-10 17:15
nice
2018-10-10 17:21
#49
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India MadPotato 
There will be no india scene ..recently or in years to come . Children are not encouraged to play computer games . Parents have awful lot of control over childrens future . For india to have a scene in any esports ,cultural changes need to be enforced. Which is not going to happen for atleast another 4-5 generations. Good luck to all those who cheer india in cs go.
2018-10-10 17:39
+11111111111111
2018-10-10 18:24
Negative and hopeless people like you are the only one responsible for the hindrance to change.
2018-10-10 18:54
#74
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India Fluxie^ 
+999 he has such an orthodox mentality
2018-10-11 05:54
#77
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India MadPotato 
You are a retard . Where did i say ? That i am stopping anyone ? I myself play hours of csgo whenever i can (playing cs 1.6 since 2008 amd go since 2017). I am just stating the truth. Say whatever you will but what i have written is every inch of truth. Be delusional if you want to but that is the truth.
2018-10-11 13:42
but things are changing in india... cant u see??
2018-10-17 19:01
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India MadPotato 
Like hell they are
2018-10-17 19:41
Lmao.. yes they are
2018-10-20 12:55
You played 1.6 nick as "-Minus" ? Just asking
2018-10-20 12:45
#99
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India MadPotato 
Nope
2018-10-20 15:21
Shit man. I was so happy. There was a guy I found in an Indian cs 1.6 server few years back .then I moved to another country and I lost touch with him. He used to play with nick as Naughty Potato. I thought you same that guy. Server was called lamda cs or some shit.
2018-10-20 15:25
#103
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India MadPotato 
I used to play on lambda server till last year.
2018-10-20 15:56
nick? Me and my ex gf used to play there. My gf was playing for a clan called HHZ, I was in Mystic Clan. Best clan was Apex
2018-10-20 15:58
#105
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India MadPotato 
My hltv name .....i never used to play clan or competitive ... i used to play pub mostly ....played in lambda ...ecs ...l2k ....
2018-10-20 19:49
#87
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Czech Republic Not_baiting 
If parents have so much control , how are they always asking for bob and vagene pics on the internet everytime?
2018-10-15 21:45
#53
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India Ajatashatru 
gl Optic India we'll still love you if you don't make it to the finals! <3
2018-10-10 17:48
Nice. EZ for Entity.
2018-10-10 18:24
entity is not even in the fall finals
2018-10-10 18:28
Finally . GG
2018-10-10 18:26
#61
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United States TriHardSeven 
Nice, love to see new scenes. GL to the Asian scene.
2018-10-10 18:32
#66
NiKo | 
India jatin0297 
Lets go optic india
2018-10-10 19:19
#94
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United States fatburger 
ezi
2018-10-20 12:48
#79
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Libya GLARE 
-yb +MODI
2018-10-11 16:04
well that escalated quickly :/
2018-10-20 12:45
escalated and flew off like a helium balloon.
2018-10-20 12:47
tbh I'm sad as a 3rd worlder. We get very rare hopes like these 1 in a million chances, org like Optic visit 3rd world and sponsoring for gamers from growing/poor countries without getting any financial benefits. This incident will keep EU/USA orgs away from 3rd world for decades.
2018-10-20 12:53
+1 man so true That cunt spoiled everything
2018-10-20 15:26
#102
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United Kingdom Bowsette 
LOL ALL INDIANS CHEAT SO RIP TYLOO AND EVERY ASIA TEAM IN PROLEAGUE
2018-10-20 15:27
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