Now that the Final Qualifiers have ended, we know which 4 teams from each region will be moving on to Pro League, and which will be moving on to Challenger League.
Edit: Post updated with slightly changed Challenger Qualifier dates at the end, graphics are incorrect for those so be aware!
First things first though, for anyone who missed it, here's the casts of the qualifiers to watch if you want to maintain some suspense:
|Quarter #1||Euronics Gaming vs gBots.r6||mank_company||ES|
|Quarter #3||Invicta-Gaming vs Oops||Scoksc2||FR|
|Semi #1||gBots.r6 vs SADBOYS||mank_company||ES|
|Semi #2||Oops vs Playing Ducks||Scoksc2||FR|
|LB RO 4b||Oops vs E2 eSports||Scoksc2||FR|
|WB-Finals||gBots.r6 vs Playing Ducks||mank_company||ES|
|LB RO 2a||E2 eSports vs Barrage eSports||teamsfpd||FR|
|LB-Finals||Playing Ducks vs E2 eSports||miloshthemedic||EN|
|Finals||gBots.r6 vs Playing Ducks||miloshthemedic||EN|
|Quarter #2||ElevateGG vs Ominous||mzomzo||EN|
|Semi #1||Eanix vs Ominous||mzomzo||EN|
|WB-finals||Ominous vs Most Wanted R6||mzomzo||EN|
Above table courtesy of monkzize on Reddit.
I also put the matches I casted into a YouTube playlist if you'd prefer that to a twitch VOD.
All caught up now? Great! Let's look at who made it in to Pro League!
EU Pro League Teams
- GiFu (invited)
- PENTA Sports (invited)
- Yunktis (invited)
- Team Vitality (invited)
- gBots (qualified)
- Playing Ducks (qualified)
- E2 eSports (qualified)
- Barrage eSports (qualified)
NA Pro League Teams
- eRa Eternity (invited)
- Continuum (invited)
- FlipSid3 Tactics (invited)
- Onslaught (invited)
- Most Wanted (qualified)
- Ominous (qualified)
- ElevateGG (qualified)
- Check Your Six (qualified)
I personally found the "Top 4 of a Double Elimination Bracket" a little confusing, so here's a simple visual explanation using the brackets themselves:
And for the sake of clarity, here's the updated charts of which teams are going where for EU and NA
So now all we need to do is determine the next 4 for Challenger league via the tournaments on March 9th and 11th (just updated)! I'll make sure and provide an update when that happens!
Not sure who all these teams are? Make sure and check out the previous post about the teams here!