All Ladders

Awards for playing!

Playing in our Ladders is rewarding. You cannot only earn XP for each match, but you can also win some awards. Here is small overview of what you can achieve:


Reaching Overall Level 750

For being ranked #1 in a ladder
for 120 days in a row

For 2500 won matches on ESL

For 30 victories in a row
in a league

Awards are only visible on Premium player & team profiles.

Open Ladder

  • Play at any time
  • Free and open to everyone
  • No sign up limits
  • Earn awards for playing
  • Ladder Finals with special rewards

Three different challenge options

You can use the Matchmaker, Instant Challenge or free challenges to find opponents and compete in a match. The different options are explained in more details on our Ladder FAQ.

ESL Counter-Strike Game Integration - the easiest way to play a match

Only five steps to play a match in CS:GO:
  1. Update your SteamID
  2. Head to the match page
  3. Confirm that you are ready
  4. Do the map vote
  5. Play
Game server located in:
  • Amsterdam
  • Düsseldorf
  • Frankfurt
  • Stockholm
  • Warsaw
Get more details on the ESL Counter-Strike Game Integration Portal.
If you have any further questions regarding Ladders, make sure to check out our Ladder FAQ, where we also explain when penalty points are given in the Ladder or contact our support.