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October 4-6, 2024
Atlanta, Georgia

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ESL Challenger
NOW PLAYED ON CS2

December 15–17, 2023
Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, GA

8 participating Teams

$100,000 up for grabs

The goal of ESL Challenger is to be the number one place for aspiring teams to prove themselves as world-class teams, and now with the participation in the ESL Pro Tour, further strengthen their position in Counter-Strike 2. This Challenger level tournament will grant qualification to the next EPT event: ESL Pro League

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ESL Challenger

Area info

Schedule and map are subject to change

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official partner predator
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Qualifiers

Qualify to ESL Challenger Atlanta for DreamHack Atlanta

EU QUALIFIER

Concluded

AS QUALIFIER

Concluded

NA QUALIFIER

Concluded

SA QUALIFIER

Concluded

participating teams

Complexity

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DreamHackAtlanta cs Monte

Monte

ESL WR Global
DreamHackAtlanta cs GamerLegion

GamerLegion

ESL WR Global
DreamHackAtlanta cs VirtusPro

Virtus.pro

ESL WR Global
DreamHackAtlanta CS M80

M80

NA Qualifier
DreamHackAtlanta cs Apeks

Apeks

EU Qualifier
DreamHackAtlanta cs BESTIA

BESTIA

SA Qualifier
DreamHackAtlanta cs TheMongolz

The Mongolz

AS Qualifier

CLOSED QUALIFIER
– 8 Team Double Elimination (EU)
– 4 Team Double Elimination (NA)
– 4 Team Double Elimination (SA)
– 4 Team Double Elimination (AS)
– All matches Bo3
– 4 Teams advance to the Group Stage

GROUP STAGE
– 2 Groups of 4 Teams
– GSL Groups
– Opening Matches Bo1 (All on Day One)
– Winner’s Matches Bo1 (All on Day One)
– Group B Elimination match Bo3 (Day One)
– Remaining group stage matches Bo3 (Day Two)
– Top 4 Teams qualify to Playoffs (Day Three)

PLAYOFFS
– 4 Teams
– Single Elimination Bracket Bo3
– Winning Team qualifies to the upcoming ESL Pro League

Total $100,000
– 1st $50,000
– 2nd $20,000
– 3rd $10,000
– 4th $10,000
– 5th $3,000
– 6th $3,000
– 7th $2,000
– 8th $2,000

Explore the ESL Challenger Brand Guidelines here.