ESL trims down Pro League to 24 teams; reveals preliminary invite list and format

ESL has announced that Pro League will be trimmed down to 24 teams and revealed a preliminary list of teams invited to participate in the 11th season as well as its format.

The news partially confirms Thursday's report released by DBLTAP, which first revealed that the next season of ESL Pro League would feature 24 teams — trimmed down to half from a total of 48 teams who participated in Season 10 across Europe, the Americas, and the Asia-Pacific region — and presented a list of 24 teams who had a spot in the upcoming season.

The reported list also included Cloud9 and MIBR, who by all accounts are among the teams believed to participate in the North American league currently known as "B Site", which will reportedly run alongside ESL Pro League, thus preventing teams from competing in both.

The revised ESL Pro League is taking shape with a preliminary invite list

That information is all but confirmed by Friday's official announcement of the 24 teams to whom the tournament organizer has offered a spot in the 11th season of ESL Pro League, as the aforementioned two names are not part of the list after "either declining or not responding."

The following 24 teams have officially been sent an invitation to ESL Pro League Season 11, with their participation still unconfirmed and pending response at the moment:

The organizers have not revealed the full criteria by which they decided the invited teams other than inviting the top-16 teams from the Season 10 Finals. Their preliminary list does, however, seem in line with the formula reported by DBLTAP, which involves a combination of member organizations that have agreed to the "Lanxess Agreement", ESL Pro League Season 10 Finals participants, latest European and North American MDL winners (forZe and INTZ), and the ESL World Ranking.

The presence of Complexity, who did not play at the latest ESL Pro League Finals and are low on the pecking order when it comes to the organizer's ranking (currently No. 39), in particular heavily supports the notion that some slots are allocated to "member teams" who have signed the aforementioned agreement.

This means that many who took part in the previous ESL Pro League season will not be returning, instead being invited to the next MDL season in the main regions, and those who were originally supposed to have a chance to qualify after placing second or third in the 32nd ESEA MDL season in Europe and North America — HAVU, Spirit, Riot Squad, and Triumph — will miss out on the opportunity to participate. Teams will have a chance to earn direct advancement to the 12th season through MDL and the ESL World Ranking.

ESL has also announced that the league will be divided into four round-robin groups with best-of-three matches all around. Group winners will be seeded into late stages of the playoffs, while the runner-ups and third-placed teams will advance to an earlier stage. When the top-six teams are determined, the tournament will move on to an arena location for a three-day event.

Where is BIG CLAN? mouz best german team right now but please invite future top 1 BIG CLAN cmon guys...
2020-01-24 18:32
#11
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Germany Bier 
Where is the best top50 team in the world bigclan?
2020-01-24 18:28
#14
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Spain Granjero 
they just reached semi finals at DH Leipzig...
2020-01-24 18:28
+1 top 10 next week
2020-01-24 18:28
#44
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North America ProudNAfan 
Fluke Clan
2020-01-24 18:34
#52
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North America 007DBR9 
has flukequid flair
2020-01-24 18:35
B site ahahaha
2020-01-24 18:39
-godsend -sharks +dignitas +big clan -godsend -sharks +dignitas +big clan -godsend -sharks +dignitas +big clan -godsend -sharks +dignitas +big clan -godsend -sharks +dignitas +big clan
2020-01-24 19:57
#144
keev | 
Germany _PH1L 
why dignitas? godsend are god sent
2020-01-24 21:37
lol nice one
2020-01-25 02:30
Bcs forest goat
2020-01-25 09:43
#185
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United States Jack1CS 
Godsent >>>>>>>> Big
2020-01-25 05:17
#192
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Ukraine QarEd 
cloud9>>>>bigclan, dignitas
2020-01-25 07:28
dignitas playing b site
2020-01-25 13:59
Yes, just won two maps after player break, send the invites...
2020-01-24 22:31
#213
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Bulgaria No_1One 
Best top50 implies they're top 1
2020-01-25 13:24
#217
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Germany Bier 
I haven't said something else or?
2020-01-25 13:29
#257
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North America 007DBR9 
top 25
2020-01-28 13:26
#12
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Spain Granjero 
+1 inviting shit teams like Sharks, INTZ and FURIA but no BIG... shameless from German organization
2020-01-24 18:28
+1 LOL how is this even allowed...
2020-01-24 18:29
They're all better than bug......
2020-01-24 18:31
#31
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Spain Granjero 
You are wrong.
2020-01-24 18:32
FÚRIA #15 INTZ #32 Sharks #43 . . . . . . . . BUG CLEN #46
2020-01-24 18:36
#73
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Spain Granjero 
BIG top5 soon
2020-01-24 18:39
but furia intz and sharks play easier qualifiers because NA/SA so more tournaments = better ranking
2020-01-24 18:43
BR CS in a nutshell
2020-01-24 21:10
Then they trash in EU teams that shit in BIG so the order doenst matter
2020-01-24 21:40
#146
keev | 
Germany _PH1L 
ranking is bullshit anyway big had worsest ranking in tournement yet they are 2nd beest (atm)
2020-01-24 21:38
#258
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North America 007DBR9 
Big Clan #22
2020-01-28 13:28
#43
tiziaN | 
Germany FluMMzz 
+1 sharks not even having a full lineup at this point
2020-01-24 18:34
#138
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Argentina EsnuP 
of course, fan of Movistar. mibr and Furia are better than Big
2020-01-24 20:54
#200
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Estonia Hoxpox 
Thats already enough shit teams
2020-01-25 10:42
In the bin
2020-01-24 18:30
#61
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United Kingdom F_ANG 
they are a german org not team, you dont call g2 spanish because its a spanish org
2020-01-24 18:37
#106
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Sweden quacke 
its a meme dude, they used to be german so people still meme that they are, just like they meme xantares being german for being in BIG
2020-01-24 19:07
#133
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United Kingdom an0^_^ 
But Fnatic are a UK team man, cmon.
2020-01-24 20:38
#259
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North America 007DBR9 
UK has second best CSGO era ever?????
2020-01-28 13:29
so german they dont use any german players
2020-01-24 20:50
MDL just became even more fucking pointless
2020-01-24 20:54
I was gonna ask that!
2020-01-25 05:18
#193
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Poland bot_taz 
How is mouz german? Only ger org
2020-01-25 07:46
WHERE IS DIGNITAS
2020-01-25 08:55
+1
2020-01-25 12:48
BiG cLaN
2020-01-25 13:23
2020-01-25 13:25
#253
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Germany Bier 
On how they interact with eachother i think this is somewhat of a joke (between lenz/cj)
2020-01-25 21:36
I dunno but Thorin was very pissed after ChrisJ tweet. Thorin insulted ChrisJ etc. I dunno what is bad on ChrisJ tweet but some people think obv this way
2020-01-25 21:51
yes Big at least #31 after DH Leipzig that is almost #1 so why no invite ESL?????
2020-01-25 17:31
#260
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North America 007DBR9 
#22
2020-01-28 13:29
#248
kennyS | 
India Ryuota 
name checks out lmao
2020-01-25 18:26
+1
2020-01-25 20:45
#2
LUq | 
Poland legitb 
ok
2020-01-24 18:26
#3
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Switzerland Sylleo 
RIP B SIte KEKW
2020-01-24 18:26
they're just sent invites, nobody confirmed attending
2020-01-24 18:30
NIP say they will play ESL league.And i think Ence too bc they post picture to ig about that
2020-01-25 08:58
NIP no longer holds any weight tho
2020-01-25 14:21
#4
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France LeDiplomate 
Godsent pog Btw lots of tier 3 invites (Ence, intz, Tyloo, norph,nip,VP...)
2020-01-24 18:29
+11111
2020-01-24 18:32
#34
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Spain Chonita 
and dont forget...tiredtality
2020-01-24 18:33
#49
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France LeDiplomate 
They don't have the top1 player in the world, really no.
2020-01-24 18:35
#55
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Spain Chonita 
they are still tier 3
2020-01-24 18:36
#63
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France LeDiplomate 
Top 6 in the world (2 major events won and final at ESL One Cologne and Legands status) =Tier 3 Thanks for the lesson noscener.
2020-01-24 18:37
#79
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Spain Chonita 
sorry, i meant Tier 4, my bad
2020-01-24 18:40
pareces tonto payaso, stop baiting
2020-01-24 20:43
#136
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Spain Chonita 
tu ser payaso tonto borrico. Tu ser Tier 5 in comedy
2020-01-24 20:51
Tier 2, always losing to Liquid axaxaxaxaxa
2020-01-24 18:42
That makes them tier3
2020-01-25 04:06
vitality with zywoo = tier 1.5 because of his hard carry vitality without zywoo - top50hltv mark my words, i hope some actually good international team will save zywoo and let him win the major
2020-01-24 19:21
#126
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France LeDiplomate 
What's the point of saying Vita would be too 50 without ZywOo? They have him and are tier 1, nothing else matters.
2020-01-24 20:02
#156
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Spain Chonita 
Tier 4...i told you already
2020-01-24 22:03
its too earlt to destroy zywoos carreer joining retirement home aka "faze"
2020-01-24 21:34
-olof +zywoo and let him awp surely at least top3 and way better team than zywoolity
2020-01-24 22:23
#47
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North America 007DBR9 
Ence, NiP, VP, and north probably after DH are T2 nt
2020-01-24 18:34
#54
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France LeDiplomate 
Everything checks out.
2020-01-24 18:36
#77
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North America 007DBR9 
ENCE #12 NiP #11 and T3, baguette brain
2020-01-24 18:40
#85
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France LeDiplomate 
They only get points bcz of invites but they are level t3 at most.
2020-01-24 18:43
#90
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North America 007DBR9 
baguette brain NiP is better than FaZe
2020-01-24 18:43
#98
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France LeDiplomate 
LMFAO
2020-01-24 18:49
#157
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Spain Chonita 
and better than shitality too. So you mean that craptality doesnt get invites? hahaha what a naaaab
2020-01-24 22:06
you really love to bait that baguette
2020-01-25 05:51
#211
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Spain Chonita 
yes sir
2020-01-25 13:17
I'm happy tyloo are invited, hopefully they do well in the league. Maybe some of these tier 3 and tier 2 teams can surprise us and do well
2020-01-24 18:38
#82
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France LeDiplomate 
I would rather have seen Alpha Red than Tyloose.
2020-01-24 18:42
Who? I've never heard of them are they the new #1 Chinese team?
2020-01-24 18:43
#97
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France LeDiplomate 
They come from Thailand with my boy Olivia aka new prodigy. I hope they qualify for the next Major.
2020-01-24 18:48
Oh cool a Thailand team, it would be pretty cool to have more asian Cs teams around so I hope they do well too
2020-01-24 18:50
#101
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France LeDiplomate 
Yes rn SA (counting br teams in NA) is becoming a tier3 region so I hope Asia can overcome them.
2020-01-24 18:51
#201
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Estonia Hoxpox 
Are they all ladyboys?
2020-01-25 10:44
#5
Aleksib | 
Finland tpsa 
#DreamOG
2020-01-24 18:27
godsent POG
2020-01-24 18:27
no dig
2020-01-24 18:27
#78
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Sweden Fizze 
I think there is a rumour about that they would play in B-site
2020-01-24 18:40
#109
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Sweden quacke 
Allegedly they are signed up, yes.
2020-01-24 19:08
Pog Sad no havu :( they were so close
2020-01-24 18:27
#19
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Sweden frontex 
-sharks +havu would make the list better
2020-01-24 18:29
+1
2020-01-24 18:33
Rip guardian
2020-01-24 18:27
#10
NiKo | 
Vietnam kinasbao 
No Dignitas ???
2020-01-24 18:27
#13
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Germany naeqode 
LMAO B site league left with C9, mibr, BIG, dignitas and some other tier5 teams GIGALUL
2020-01-24 18:28
These teams has not confirmed yet
2020-01-24 19:19
#139
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Germany Bier 
Big is not going to play in b site league. Afaik entrance fee is 2mil and Big doesn't have that much money probably
2020-01-24 20:56
OG lmao Totally undeserved
2020-01-24 18:28
Cry
2020-01-24 18:34
#57
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North America 007DBR9 
and complexity, intz, and sharks are? lmfao
2020-01-24 18:36
they was in Pro League (qualified from MDL) so some team need to play million matches in MDL then win on MDL finals to qualify but some washed up team without any succes and 0 achievements got invited Seems fair Pro League becomes just bussines, nothing near competitive esport
2020-01-24 18:42
It absolutely is near a competitive esport, any competitive sport is 100% a business as well as a competition. Any big league cant exist long term unless they are making money off their product.
2020-01-24 18:47
No HUNDEN???
2020-01-24 18:28
#23
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France LeDiplomate 
HUNDEN in BSite league
2020-01-24 18:30
Bsite t1 league confirmed
2020-01-24 18:37
#69
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France LeDiplomate 
Only bcz HUNDEN and BIG are in it otherwise it is trash.
2020-01-24 18:38
Yes.. Low calorie food for hunden
2020-01-24 18:39
1 ASIAN TEAM LULW
2020-01-24 18:29
#58
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North America 007DBR9 
VP?
2020-01-24 18:36
ENCE lMAOOOOOOOOO
2020-01-24 18:29
#62
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North America 007DBR9 
complexity, intz, and sharks?
2020-01-24 18:37
they dont deserve it aswell
2020-01-24 18:44
and OG is a big questionmark aswell
2020-01-24 18:44
#94
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North America 007DBR9 
mid T3 to be fair, unlike the ones I listed which are T4 at best
2020-01-24 18:45
#161
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Denmark ghostan11 
OG LMFAO
2020-01-24 22:22
OG>ENCE
2020-01-25 10:47
#221
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Denmark ghostan11 
Nice joke
2020-01-25 13:48
ENCE can't even win against tier 2-3 teams
2020-01-25 13:52
#223
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Denmark ghostan11 
Og cant even go through Open qual vs tier 5 teams
2020-01-25 13:53
neither can ENCE :DDD
2020-01-25 13:53
#226
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Denmark ghostan11 
I didnt see ence losing in open qual or losing to shitgo unlike og
2020-01-25 13:54
and bo1 btw
2020-01-25 13:54
#227
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Denmark ghostan11 
Here goes the excuses
2020-01-25 13:54
Just wait for ENCE vs OG bo3. Then we can see which team is better
2020-01-25 13:56
#231
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Denmark ghostan11 
Not gonna happen if og keeps losing open qual
2020-01-25 13:56
They are playing against each other at the Ice challenge btw.
2020-01-25 13:58
#235
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Denmark ghostan11 
We will see then
2020-01-25 14:00
hltv.org/matches/2338868/ence-vs-mad-lio.. losing to mad lions lullulululululu
2020-01-25 13:54
#229
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Denmark ghostan11 
Cuz mad lions are better and deserve to be top 10, unlike og
2020-01-25 13:56
#245
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Nepal sasukeee 
its just not fair for ENCE to get an invite, they refuse to play the ESEA MDL season now suddenly they got an invite ESL, where all the other ESEA team worked their ass off to qualify for ESL.
2020-01-25 17:13
No Cloud9 despite ATK’s showing in the finals last time wtf is this
2020-01-24 18:29
#26
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France LeDiplomate 
Cloud9 in the BSite league.
2020-01-24 18:30
Ew
2020-01-24 18:33
#46
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France LeDiplomate 
I Feel you, Clown9 supporter
2020-01-24 18:35
His flair doesnt check out. Flag does
2020-01-24 20:15
#24
xfl0ud | 
Turkey cs_bury 
LMAO THIS INVITES FOR THE RANKING 2019 DECEMBER wqdfqawfdqfwaq
2020-01-24 18:30
North? Nice OG? Nice Complexity? Nice
2020-01-24 18:31
#81
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France LeDiplomate 
Big orgs with trash roster who give tons of money to ESL getting invited over a deserving team like LDLC? Not nice (. _. ')
2020-01-24 18:41
I love my rich orgs 😎
2020-01-24 18:42
#91
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France LeDiplomate 
I thought better of you.
2020-01-24 18:44
can accept to the moment "over" over deserving teams like Sprout, CR4ZY, Illuminar, Spirit, HAVU, even BIG now i can accept
2020-01-24 19:19
#117
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France LeDiplomate 
0/8
2020-01-24 19:20
#155
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Spain ZephyrBruh 
even movistar would have been a better invite than godsent lul
2020-01-24 21:50
where did i mention botsent?
2020-01-24 22:20
#160
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Spain ZephyrBruh 
I mean all the teams u mentioned are all better than the worst from epl including movistar over botsent
2020-01-24 22:22
idk what are you talking about
2020-01-24 22:22
#165
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Spain ZephyrBruh 
forget I said anything haha
2020-01-24 22:23
#30
kennyS | 
Belgium yorki55 
Imagine dropping out of the league's little brother and then getting a direct invite lulw
2020-01-24 18:32
#140
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Germany Bier 
Or beeing first in mdl, qualifying for epl and without even playing a single game getting drafted back to mdl (like sprout)
2020-01-24 20:59
I guess some teams decline. Sprout will take that place
2020-01-25 13:28
#218
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Germany Bier 
What is with teams like big? They had their slot in epl and just got kicked out for no reason
2020-01-25 13:30
the reason is not enough space. They changed the league and cut the teams. Someone has to get out.
2020-01-25 13:33
#220
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Germany Bier 
Yeah it's not fair. It doesn't work out. You can't just kick out teams which own the spot and get in random teams for that
2020-01-25 13:47
problem is also that it is splitted between NA and EU. if they dont split teams like Complexitiy wouldnt get an invite
2020-01-25 14:12
Also rip b-site LUL
2020-01-24 18:32
Can't wait for OG vs ence matches !! And lol mibr
2020-01-24 18:33
3 BR teams? KEKW atleast we know who will fill out the last place in tourney's (apart from Furia)
2020-01-24 18:33
Surprised at that, considering the potential NA teams not on this list (e.g., GenG, eUnited, etc). Although, none of the remaining NA teams have proven anything.
2020-01-24 18:34
Cloud9 would be the only other good NA pick, but sadly they chose the B Site League which is bullshit, skillwise the team is a lot more appropriate for this than a Tier 2/3 org and tournaments
2020-01-24 18:37
NA EPL has always been bloated. Far too many teams for the amount & quality of talent in the region. Honestly about time they made this decision.
2020-01-24 18:39
I agree, they should trim down the teams, as there are a lot of good talent and some free agents (Wardell) around which you could still make like 2-3 teams that could easily participate in DH Opens and stuff
2020-01-24 18:43
#154
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Spain ZephyrBruh 
Gen.g apparently in B.site, and EUnited have not looked as hot recently
2020-01-24 21:48
so MIBR skipped EPL to avoid top teams and play against shit teams in another league lmao
2020-01-24 18:33
#40
EliGE | 
Turkey _TT 
dignitas?? ffs
2020-01-24 18:33
#51
broky | 
Sweden Cadde 
Yes and diggy
2020-01-24 18:35
no mibr, xaxaxa they probably already confirmed at B site xDDD
2020-01-24 18:33
#48
broky | 
Sweden Cadde 
Mad lions and BIG should be here lol
2020-01-24 18:35
#70
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North America 007DBR9 
mad lions underrated big is bac
2020-01-24 18:38
#124
broky | 
Sweden Cadde 
Yes second best danish team, fourth or third best nordic team! Big looking strong, would be a fun DH final!
2020-01-24 19:51
most of them will join B/site league
2020-01-24 18:35
#53
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Spain Chonita 
these leagues are going to kill each other
2020-01-24 18:35
#67
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World breezy0 
It's so dumb and most people here cheer for this kind of business.. World full of idiots who don't question the system even once
2020-01-24 18:38
#80
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Spain Chonita 
japp +1
2020-01-24 18:41
GL TYLOO AND MOUZ
2020-01-24 18:37
#65
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Argentina MrRioKai 
I guess they scammed detona and isurus
2020-01-24 18:38
Sprout got scammed.
2020-01-24 19:17
#66
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Germany K3v1 
Godsent pog
2020-01-24 18:38
#71
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Finland J3bediah 
ENCE wasted invite
2020-01-24 18:38
Stop inviting Godsent ffs
2020-01-24 18:39
and complexity and og and biggest fluke ever avangar
2020-01-24 19:16
just because all these teams got invited doesn't mean all these teams accepted
2020-01-24 18:45
#176
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Brazil renatorib 
yes, all accepted. mibr and c9 was the two only teams that refused the invite
2020-01-25 03:11
No. none have confirmed that they would attend. It clearly written "The following 24 teams have officially been sent an invitation to ESL Pro League Season 11, with their participation still unconfirmed and pending response at the moment:"
2020-01-25 03:58
-ENCE +MAD lions
2020-01-24 18:51
#104
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Brazil NahT_ 
i have heard about mad lions playing in b site
2020-01-24 19:00
#102
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United States Shmikeb0b 
Ask me a week ago whether EPL is better than the new b site project and I’d have said EPL. Not anymore though lol at this point a new league is guaranteed to be better
2020-01-24 18:56
+1 they're even bigger imbeciles than BLAST with no invitation for fnatic and mousesports
2020-01-24 19:15
#103
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Switzerland x676 
INTZ ??? Sharks ??? Renegades ??? Complexity ??? Where is Movistar Riders ??????????? what a fucking joke
2020-01-24 19:00
#105
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Brazil NahT_ 
sharks and renegades got invited because they played last epl s10 lan finals intz NA mdl winner forze EU mdl winner and as much as I like them (mr) I have to assume that Complexity > Riders
2020-01-24 19:04
#108
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Switzerland x676 
no way that Complexity > MR, and MR destroyed Complexity on praccs afaik
2020-01-24 19:08
#153
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Spain ZephyrBruh 
where can u see riders praccs?
2020-01-24 21:46
Where view pracc? Asking for friend
2020-01-24 22:25
#152
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Spain ZephyrBruh 
yeh but riders is better than sharks and godsent, this is kind of a joke, the fact that even sprout, spirit and havu don't get a chance is just disgraceful
2020-01-24 21:46
Riders better than Sharks? Tell me a better joke
2020-01-25 06:40
#196
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Switzerland x676 
An Argentinian defending sharks because LukeN is there, how objective :)
2020-01-25 09:33
#206
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Spain ZephyrBruh 
sharks is good, you guys had a good streak but then you dropped off, plus EU is better than SA
2020-01-25 12:02
Im not gonna argue that EU>SA because its true but riders wouldnt win a single match against sharks with meyern. We will see how they perform now that he left. I dont really trust so much in heat
2020-01-25 16:37
#241
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Spain ZephyrBruh 
Yeh but meyern is gone now...you guys were sick with him but know I think you guys will have to work back to consistency, same as riders now, we have 2 new members and had a roster change 2 months ago. We're 2 good teams with a ton of potential
2020-01-25 16:45
#107
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Poland Kobel_ 
wtf relegation teams got scammed, Sprout, HAVU, Spirit, what a BS
2020-01-24 19:08
OG, Sharks, Complexity, INTZ, Fluke.Pro, BOTSENT got invite and they robbed Sprout, HAVU and Spirit with this fkin MDL spot?! Inviting such clowns instead of rightful owners of these slots? And no CRAZY, no Illuminar, no MAD Lions? They're mentally disabled even more than BLAST's organizers.
2020-01-24 19:14
#151
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Spain ZephyrBruh 
Literally any of the top 8's in MDL could beat the first six teams you wrote down...it's horrible (except for OG they're good)
2020-01-24 21:43
none of this six teams are good
2020-01-24 22:21
#163
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Spain ZephyrBruh 
very true yeah
2020-01-24 22:23
#177
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Brazil lusketa 
INTZ just because they wonned the last MDL
2020-01-25 03:48
#114
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Hungary subzera 
its 2020 and TOs are still inviting tyloo to shit, why also, furia, intz and sharks invites but no mibr LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL
2020-01-24 19:22
chinese viewers bro
2020-01-24 19:23
#121
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Hungary subzera 
vici is the better chinese team
2020-01-24 19:24
Miber is a founding team of b site which runs same time as epl. So no invite wasted on a non participating team.
2020-01-24 19:26
#123
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Hungary subzera 
ah, ok, thanks
2020-01-24 19:32
#244
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Nepal sasukeee 
intz won the ESEA MDL NA season you moran
2020-01-25 17:09
#250
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Hungary subzera 
i was laughing at the fact that 3 br teams other than mibr were invited you 'moran'
2020-01-25 18:33
#120
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China 0asis 
Let's go tyloo ezzzzz
2020-01-24 19:24
Really? They invited VP and OG OG can't even pass through open qualifiers and VP is dead team with sanji and AdreN MAD Lions deserves this spot 10x more than OverratedG and Virtus.throw
2020-01-24 20:07
Absolutely awful. A bunch of these teams who lost their spot should be compensated.
2020-01-24 20:10
Furia is here, but BIG no...seems fair :D
2020-01-24 20:22
#131
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Portugal markuzzmad 
WHERE DIG
2020-01-24 20:26
#150
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Spain ZephyrBruh 
b-site LULW
2020-01-24 21:41
#132
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Finland ZesseX 
Teams who we're supposed to have a change at qualifying to the pro league after being one of the best teams in MDL have now been just told that they won't be able to qualify for it instead they have to go back to MDL? Seriously?
2020-01-24 20:27
#149
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Spain ZephyrBruh 
yea its so dumb especially for havu who were popping off lately
2020-01-24 21:41
#142
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United States sallis_ 
Well, this isnt good for the B-Site League. C9, MIBR?, more NA teams? yikes
2020-01-24 21:14
Trash format
2020-01-24 21:37
#147
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Spain ZephyrBruh 
Super unfair for sprout, spirit and havu, you just get swatted away Also, why does season 11 only have two teams going down? They're destroying the chances of many tier 2-3 teams trying to reach pro league, only allowing one team to do it, 90iq move from esl, but atleast it's not bsite
2020-01-24 21:40
nice
2020-01-24 23:05
GODSENT LUL
2020-01-24 23:05
So what teams will A-site and B-site have? And also none of these teams have accepted the invitation. From what I can tell with a 2 million buy in for B-site that is where the money will be at. So I guess ESL is desperate
2020-01-24 23:08
Expected for forze navi vp :)))
2020-01-24 23:52
If all of these teams confirm they want to play ESL, MIBR made a really stupid and coward move into a minor league where they will play against irrelevant teams and never have the opportunity to be trustworthy again
2020-01-25 00:21
#173
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Sweden meistr0 
INTZ????????? Why lol.
2020-01-25 00:23
#243
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Nepal sasukeee 
they won the ESEA MDL NA , you moron
2020-01-25 17:16
#246
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Sweden meistr0 
1. If ur gonna insult someone, at least learn how to spell the word. 2. Ok, i didnt know that, so chill.
2020-01-25 17:14
Never seen an organization causing so much harm.
2020-01-25 01:16
#178
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Brazil lusketa 
guys, you dont know how to read? INTZ has been "invited" because they wonned the MDL north america
2020-01-25 03:50
#179
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Brazil lusketa 
a shoot in the foot
2020-01-25 03:50
Fuck, undeserved slot for TYLUL
2020-01-25 04:30
I would rather see VG in the tournament, tyloo w/o betnt will not take a map.
2020-01-25 04:33
who is esl and where has she been all this time?
2020-01-25 04:39
#186
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Macedonia ydjoon 
DROP SHARKS and GODSENT IN PLACE OF TEAM DIGNITAS and BIG CLAN thats if esl wants more profit and viewers, i mean they know the fanbase of ex nip players is pretty huge!
2020-01-25 05:18
Actually thinking that the fanbase from BIG is bigger than sharks LMAO
2020-01-25 06:37
#188
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Portugal hpn- 
How to become hated by the community? ESL knows it perfectly. Absolutely horrendous, they don't respect teams who fairly won their spot at the next season, simply because they're greedy and incredibly stupid.
2020-01-25 05:31
But ESL knows in CSGO people still watch their tournaments. It is abusive of power probably, but also the most teams know without ESL thex wouldnt get that salary or a paycheck at all. ESL got also many hates in Dota for false DMCA reports. Valve needed to make a statement. They got also hat in wc3 cuz they literally stole the wc3l from another website. ESL has a long history but in the end of the day people watch their tournaments.
2020-01-25 12:46
#197
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Denmark Ch4nz9 
Dignitas? ,
2020-01-25 09:39
#199
Jame | 
Netherlands Polakva 
>OG >Complexity FACK THIS SHIT RICH ORG
2020-01-25 10:21
I don't even mind that much them changing things up and kicking teams out if they felt pressure to change their league but way they handled the matter seem to have been totally amateurish and pathetic, apparently teams who they have kicked out and denied playing relegations had absolutely no idea that was going to happen as their communication with these teams was non existent, what a fucking joke.
2020-01-25 10:46
#261
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Austria doMK0 
In my opinion, if you are strictly thinking about business, ESLs actions could actually lead to law suits.
2020-01-29 16:28
#204
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United States YANGGANG2020 
rip mibr
2020-01-25 11:05
No dignitas, lol trash event
2020-01-25 11:17
#207
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World Beard43 
Promising tournament if those teams accept! I look forward to it.
2020-01-25 12:17
Where is MAD Lions???
2020-01-25 12:55
expected. wide parts of csgo is a minus bizz for everyone except players and team owners who plunder their orgs. why would organizers do huge leagues and events when 70 80% of matches dont have the needed viewers. future events and tours will only include the top 16-20 international brands with a more or less relevant range in social media, ecommerce etc.
2020-01-25 13:27
#238
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Finland jUPPE! 
Well played ENCE. Didn't have to waste their time on the shitty MDL but got the spot they deserve.
2020-01-25 14:34
#239
Korea yuh 
they dont deserve shit lol, theyre fucking bad
2020-01-25 15:06
#242
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Nepal sasukeee 
Its completely unfair to the team that tried their ass off to qualify but team like ENCE that left ESEA MDL in the middle coz they don't want to complete suddenly got at invite to season 12. Thats complete disrespect to smaller team.
2020-01-25 17:06
Its good for no mibr Its bad for no BUG
2020-01-25 18:30
Should have invited ViCi over one of the brazil teams =(
2020-01-25 20:47
lol
2020-01-26 14:22
+BIG
2020-01-26 18:18
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