Today is the start date of the last group matches — the Group D — within the European division of ESL Pro League Season 10. Windigo Gaming along with G2, Natus Vincere and HellRaisers are already in London, where they are preparing to start their first matches. The current position of the teams within the first round of the division can be found via this link. Earlier, we also published an interesting test of knowledge of the ESL Pro League, and if you still haven't passed it, it's time to do it via this link.
The first stage of the 10th season of the league is divided into several rounds. The first round: 4 teams, using the Round-Robin system with the bo3 match format, will fight for one slot in the competition finals — the group winner will get it. Teams that take second and third places make it into the second round, and the outsider of the group — into the Pre-Relegation stage. The second round: 4 groups of 4 teams are formed, the used system is Round-Robin with the bo3 format of matches. The finals meet 2 teams from each quartet.
Matches schedule (CEST):
- 17.10, 22:15 — Windigo Gaming vs G2 @bo3
- 18.10, 18:25 — Windigo Gaming vs Natus Vincere @bo3
- 19.10, 22:15 — Windigo Gaming vs HellRaisers @bo3
ESL Pro League Season 10 Finals will be held on December 3-8 in Odense, Denmark. According to the results of the European and American divisions, 16 best teams will fight for the title of the champions and a prize pool of $600,000. The winner of the tournament will receive $250,000 and a slot for IEM Katowice 2020.
Let us remind you that after the 9th season, ESL Pro League has completely switched to the offline format — now all matches are LAN, including the division group stages. According to the results of the ESL Pro League Season 9 Europe, Windigo Gaming has taken 13-16 place and thus made it into the Relegation stage. Later, the team successfully overcame the opponents and earned a slot to the 10th season of the league.