ECS Pinnacle Cup first matchups revealed

The first round of ECS Pinnacle Cup matches has been revealed by the tournament organizer.

ECS's Pinnacle Cups are ready to get underway as 32 teams in Europe and North America will be fighting to get the best possible seeding in their respective regions to get invited to ECS Season 8's weekly cups.

The tournaments, one in North America and one in Europe, will a feature Swiss stages with all matches played to the best of three maps. The games will be open to being broadcasted by the community on Caffeine, where ECS will broadcast their Community Caster Challenge.

Heroic will play their first match against Windigo

The Pinnacle Cups will start on September 11th and last three days, running through the 13th, with the matches in Europe starting at 18:00 and the North American matches starting at 00:00 .

Some of the most interesting openers in Europe will feature Heroic going up against Windigo or Heretics facing off against Sprout, with other teams in contention being the likes of CR4ZY, GamerLegion, or BIG.

The first-round matchups in Europe are:

Serbia CR4ZY vs. Europe m1x
Denmark Heroic vs. Europe Windigo
Denmark Tricked vs. Serbia BLUEJAYS
Sweden GamerLegion vs. Kazakhstan Se7en
Russia forZe vs. Denmark Ambush
Germany BIG vs. Russia Espada
Russia Spirit vs. Sweden Japaleno
France Heretics vs. Germany Sprout

Sharks will be rolling out their new lineup in North America, with Argentine duo Ignacio "⁠meyern⁠" Meyer and Luca "⁠Luken⁠" Nadotti, when they face off against Mythic in their opener. ATK will also be sporting a new roster with Johnny "⁠JT⁠" Theodosiou and coach Tiaan "⁠T.c⁠" Coertzen spearheading the project with an American roster featuring Ricky "⁠floppy⁠" Kemery, Ian "⁠motm⁠" Hardy, and Josh "⁠oSee⁠" Ohm, who will face off against RBG in their first match.

The North American Pinnacle Cup openers are:

Brazil Sharks vs. United States Mythic
United States Swole Patrol vs. Canada Oceanus
United States ATK vs. Canada RBG
United States Riot Squad vs. United States Divine
United States New Identity vs. United States Party Astronauts
Brazil TeamOne vs. United States Rap Gang
United States Peeker's Advantage vs. United States The Quest
United States Big Frames vs. Canada LiViD

United States Josh 'oSee' Ohm
Josh 'oSee' Ohm
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.05
Maps played:
685
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.12
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Argentina Ignacio 'meyern' Meyer
Ignacio 'meyern' Meyer
Age:
17
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.08
Maps played:
340
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.12
United States Ricky 'floppy' Kemery
Ricky 'floppy' Kemery
Age:
20
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.11
Maps played:
569
KPR:
0.76
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.14
Argentina Luca 'Luken' Nadotti
Luca 'Luken' Nadotti
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.13
Maps played:
189
KPR:
0.76
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.13
United States Ian 'motm' Hardy
Ian 'motm' Hardy
Age:
20
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.05
Maps played:
591
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.11
South Africa Johnny 'JT' Theodosiou
Johnny 'JT' Theodosiou
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.96
Maps played:
647
KPR:
0.65
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.14
South Africa Tiaan 'T.c' Coertzen
Tiaan 'T.c' Coertzen
Age:
27
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.82
Maps played:
52
KPR:
0.54
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.17
#3
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Netherlands aniiejiii
Ez4heroic
2019-09-10 17:06
cool, but when?
2019-09-10 17:18
#4
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Finland Jack1CS
lol
2019-09-10 17:05
hltv lied to us they said it would start september 10
2019-09-10 17:05
rip crazy
2019-09-10 17:05
#8
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Sweden Lagge15
This actually isn't as they said it would be drawn a few weeks ago. But I don't mind, rather see GL meet Se7en than Spirit.
2019-09-10 17:06
This is obviously not seeded correctly
2019-09-10 17:06
#10
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Europe vacban
WHO vs WHO
2019-09-10 17:06
#12
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Portugal Agricultor
When
2019-09-10 17:07
#16
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Asia Blitzer
WHOOO
2019-09-10 17:10
#17
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Indonesia kenztar12
Lets go GL
2019-09-10 17:10
#18
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Myanmar xdcc
2 albanians in m1x. not playing in LDLC anymore?
2019-09-10 17:11
#19
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Poland BAN_ANIME
who would play in ldlc anyway lol
2019-09-10 17:14
#20
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Europe M8lT
thought it was bondik on pic
2019-09-10 17:16
serbia vs albania confirmed
2019-09-10 17:17
Ez 4 niño polla and papito
2019-09-10 17:25
Some busy days for Tricked, Heroic, CR4ZY, eventually GamerLegion and Japaleno (if they win 2 games today) as Dreamhack Masters Malmö closed qualifier also starts tomorrow.
2019-09-10 17:43
noone cars
2019-09-10 17:48
#28
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Argentina Lid_fox
ez 4 luken and meyern
2019-09-10 17:57
#29
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United States CaliNinja
LETS GO fl0m
2019-09-10 18:05
livid sucks without c4lypso
2019-09-10 18:29
Ez for blamef
2019-09-10 19:02
let's go Heretics and Windigo !
2019-09-10 20:28
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