ESEA PremierSeason 36

From Zero to hero

Your path to the ESL Pro Tour

With 4 seasons per year, ESEA Premier is now a direct path to ESL Pro League and DreamHack Open Tournament within the ESL Pro Tour. The regional NA and EU winners from each Season of ESEA Premier will receive a direct invite to the upcoming ESL Pro League Season, furthermore Australian and New Zealand teams and players will get the chance to become part of ESL Pro League. This strengthens the ESL Pro Tour Challenger level and allows teams to battle their way through to the ESL Pro Tour Masters level.

Highlight matches of each week on Tuesday will be broadcasted on ESL's official Twitch ESL_CSGO channel, so make sure to tune in weekly!

Next Match

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Participate & Watch


Enjoy the best CS:GO experience and join this path to the world's biggest stages with ESEA PREMIUM or INSIDER. Start your journey today.

Watch Live

Watch ESEA Premier matches live at ESL's official Twitch channel every Tuesday and Wednesday. Find more details at our schedule.



Seasons per year


Prize pool per Season

EU: $50,000 | NA: $50,000 | ANZ: $11,000


Per ESEA Premier Season

1x NA | 1x EU | 1x ANZ to Decider Tournament

Top 1 ESEA Premier Ranking

regional DreamHack Open Closed Qualifier

Path to ESL Pro League

Regional Divisions



Latest News

ESEA League in 2021

ESEA League in 2021

In 2021, ESEA will increase the number of seasons within its league system from three to four seasons a year. The goal is to give players more opportunities to climb up the divisions and play…


Winner Invites

2x EU winner
2x NA winner
1x ANZ winner (Decider Tournament)

Ranking Invites

Top 1 ESEA Premier Ranking

The winner of each of the 4 Seasons will be invited to ESL Pro League and the best teams in ESEA Premier based on current standings will receive invites to the closed qualifiers of DreamHack Open events going forward through which they can fight their way into ESL Pro Tour Masters events (IEM & DH Masters).