ESL to introduce Vertigo in map pool post-IEM Sydney

The tournament organizer behind IEM, ESL One, and ESL Pro League announced that they will be keeping the current map pool for another month and a half, with Vertigo to be introduced on May 13.

Cache will, therefore, be in the rotation at the first group stage of ESL Pro League, which is set to start on April 12, as well as IEM Sydney, scheduled for April 30 - May 5.

With the end of the ESL Pro League season being on May 23 and Vertigo coming in on May 13, it seems that the second group stage of ESL Pro League—where second and third-placed teams from the first stage will be battling for a spot at the Finals—, will be the first ESL tournament to use the new map.

IEM Sydney will be played out using the old map pool

Meanwhile, DreamHack has announced that their Open stop in Rio on April 19-21 will mark the start of Vertigo being in the map pool, while BLAST Pro Series will add it starting from the tournament in Madrid, scheduled for May 10-11.

Vertigo had its competitive debut online in the LOOT.BET Season 2, with Nordavind beating AGO on it convincingly, and other online leagues already adding it to their map pool as well.

Hell yeah [*] Cache [*]
2019-04-04 17:57
vertigo is here!!!!!!!
2019-04-04 17:56
#6
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Europe ArianaGrande 
nt LUL too slow
2019-04-04 17:56
It’s not going to help MIBR anyway.
2019-04-04 18:12
#43
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Europe tweekzter 
they cannot afford to not grind it and to keep on perma banning nuke or they are fucked.
2019-04-04 18:44
No astralis No vertigo Another trash tournament by ESL
2019-04-04 19:26
#7
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Sweden Unluko 
F5
2019-04-04 17:56
yye aae you gae
2019-04-04 18:58
#54
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Germany Deutschland! 
RIP
2019-04-04 20:51
#3
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Russia illuminosity 
LUL
2019-04-04 17:56
#4
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France Sylr 
Wtf
2019-04-04 17:56
#5
TaZ | 
Poland Ki11eRq 
yEAH sURE
2019-04-04 17:56
#8
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United States nword_shoe 
lmao
2019-04-04 17:57
Ez For Astryhard
2019-04-04 17:57
ez
2019-04-04 17:57
#11
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Brazil P3dr0_Er3d1n 
MIbr will rise in this map!
2019-04-04 17:58
nope
2019-04-04 17:59
Lmao
2019-04-04 17:59
0/8
2019-04-04 18:12
#57
EliGE | 
Italy yugeyy 
-16/8
2019-04-04 21:16
0/16
2019-04-04 21:36
#64
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United States stephcurry30 
this isnt zoo
2019-04-05 01:23
#69
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Australia t0rrent 
+1
2019-04-06 06:34
can't wait
2019-04-04 17:58
meme map, gj ESL
2019-04-04 17:58
You know esl isn't responsible for vertigo being added to the current map pool, right?
2019-04-04 18:02
He’s baiting or just dumb
2019-04-04 18:13
Ah got ya, consider me nemo and found :)
2019-04-04 18:25
#14
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World breezy0 
Lol
2019-04-04 17:59
Inb4 astralis exploit every broken exploit of the current form of this map, ofc after the first 2 months where everyone perms bans it, hopefully more teams nuke play is on point
2019-04-04 17:59
#18
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India Tritium 
LOL
2019-04-04 18:00
good, i want to see some more pros crying and bitching about this
2019-04-04 18:00
+1. This map has so much depth tbh. Fuck cache
2019-04-04 22:24
#67
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Denmark Notallama 
Only the NA scene is crying. Cache is hardly played at all in EU
2019-04-05 07:35
#20
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North America ZachS721 
Astralis to be one step closer to another grand slam win
2019-04-04 18:02
#22
HUNDEN | 
United States DervGuy 
It says in the tweet they talked with the Official Organization the players made, so this is a mutual decision between ESL and the teams. Nice.
2019-04-04 18:02
#23
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Poland nclme1ster 
new souvenir collection inc
2019-04-04 18:03
#25
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Poland nclme1ster 
i'll buy a black laminates AKs for profit EZZZ
2019-04-04 18:03
now -mirage -inferno +season +abbey do it valve
2019-04-04 18:03
#26
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Poland nclme1ster 
abbey and season pretty solid maps tbh
2019-04-04 18:03
#42
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China chineseplayer 
i miss season so much :(
2019-04-04 18:43
I think Abbey has the potential to be a really good competitive map
2019-04-04 19:00
#48
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North America ZachS721 
Mirage isn’t going anywhere anytime soon.
2019-04-04 19:02
Getting rid of two of the best maps, the most played one's by pros? Don't think so
2019-04-04 21:12
please no
2019-04-04 18:16
oof
2019-04-04 18:22
olofboost inc
2019-04-04 18:23
#35
s1mple | 
Europe Sam2k 
+1
2019-04-04 18:27
#34
s1mple | 
Europe Sam2k 
expected
2019-04-04 18:27
#36
NEO | 
Europe IFlorek 
Why??!!!!!!
2019-04-04 18:29
#46
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Bangladesh drvken 
stupid The Counter-Strike Professional Players Association
2019-04-04 19:01
LUL PERMA BAN FOR EVERY TEAM
2019-04-04 18:29
why?
2019-04-04 18:35
why?? ITS GARBAGE
2019-04-04 18:38
#47
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Bangladesh drvken 
let teams to prepare this map dude
2019-04-04 19:01
Actually the only garbage here is your comment
2019-04-04 21:14
who is commenting, some arrogant fanboy of thooorin it's my opinion and you can sak a kok
2019-04-04 21:19
2019-04-04 21:24
very interensting :---)
2019-04-04 21:25
No team probably knows the map well enough.
2019-04-04 18:38
#41
United Kingdom GdSW 
+1
2019-04-04 18:42
Please polish the map and remove lots of unnecessery crap and good to go
2019-04-04 19:05
Good point. Doesn't feel like CS if there is so much shit and shitty angles to check 100x when you turn a corner. On the other hand the map has so much potential for great strats, fakes, executes. It's awesome to watch tbh
2019-04-04 22:26
oh god please NOO!
2019-04-04 20:36
nice
2019-04-04 20:51
#66
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African Union mikecool 
Caches is saved
2019-04-05 06:38
#68
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India iejesus 
what a fucking shit map
2019-04-05 09:25
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