What is the ESL Challenger League?
The ESL Challenger League will be positioned below the ESL Pro League and offers a US$5,000 prize pool to its participants. A total of 8 teams will be participating in the season consisting of group stages and playoffs. At the end of the season the best teams from the league will get the chance to make it into the ESL Pro League.
- Places 1-2 in each group progress to the Playoffs
- Places 3-4 in each group are removed from the Challenger League structure
- 1st place Group A vs 2nd place Group B
- 2nd place Group A vs 1st place Group B