SEASON 13 - Malta
March 8 - April 11
esports at its purest
Groups Online, Play-in on Lan
ESL Pro League returns on March 8th with its 13th season and a 24 team global tournament. After two seasons of regional competitions, the worlds best teams will travel to Europe to compete for their chance at an ESL Pro League Championship and crucial points in the ESL Pro Tour.
Due to the ongoing global health dynamics, ESL Pro League Season 13 is currently planned with the group stages being held as an online competition with a return to offline play being planned from the Play-ins all the way through to the Grand Final. We will reveal more information on this as it becomes available!
Group A: 8.03 - 12.03
Group B: 13.03 - 18.03
Group C: 19.03 - 24.03
Group D: 25.03 - 29.03
12 Partner teams
2 ESEA Premier TEAMS
10 World Ranking Invites
more condensed, more intense!
The ESL Pro League is a 24 team global competition spanning four weeks in Season 13. The best teams from Asia, Europe, Oceania, North and South America have been invited to participate in the tournament and a shot to earn an ESL Pro League title and ESL Pro Tour Points in the Road to Cologne 2021 and Katowice 2022.
esl World Ranking & Open Ecosystem
Season 13 of ESL Pro League invites 10 teams from the ESL World Ranking and two teams from the ESEA NA and European league.
All other Season 10 teams have received invitations to Mountain Dew League, where they can win direct slots to the ESL Pro League Season 12. They will also be able to qualify through the ESL World Ranking. More information about the Season 12 and future seasons provided in the coming weeks.
Also, in order to ensure that the new composition of the league is fair and fierce, but open to the wider CS:GO ecosystem, the plays a key role in determining team invites to the league starting next season and onwards!
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Seeding for the groups of ESL Pro League is done based on the ESL World Ranking and independent of partner status.
The partner teams get a number of slots in ESL Pro Tour events if they are ranked top 20 in the world. A 16 team event for example has 6 slots for partner teams.