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Day visitors: November 24 – 26
LAN attendees:  November 23 – 26

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ESL Challenger
Returning to Jönköping

November 24 – 26, 2023
Elmia, Jönköping, Sweden

8 participating Teams

$100,000 in Cash Prizes!

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. This Challenger level tournament will grant qualification to the next EPT event: ESL Pro League

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Qualifiers

Qualify to ESL Challenger Jönköping at DreamHack Winter

EU QUALIFIER

Open Qualifier: 3-4 October Closed Qualifier: 9-11 October

NA QUALIFIER

Open Qualifier: 3-4 October Closed Qualifier: 10-11 October

SA QUALIFIER

Open Qualifier: 11-12 October Closed Qualifier: 19-20 October

AS QUALIFIER

Open Qualifier: 11-12 October Closed Qualifier: 28-29 October

participating teams

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EU Qualifier
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NA Qualifier
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SA Qualifier
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AS Qualifier

CLOSE 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.