The prize money distribution for Season 1 of the ESL ESEA Pro League

We are halfway into the first season of the ESL ESEA Pro League. As the teams fight it out for the top spots in the league, we would like to shed some light on what exactly are they fighting for.


The ESL ESEA Pro League Season 1 features a prize money total of $500,000 distributed as follows:

  • $250,000 is split amongst the European and North American division as prize money based on the team's ranking at the end of the season.
  • $250,000 will be up for grabs at the ESL ESEA Pro League finals.
  • Additionally, the 8 teams that qualify for the ESL ESEA Pro League finals will receive full travel support.



The European and North American division will each have $125,000 prize money based on season rankings. The distribution will be as follows:

1st Place

$18,000

2nd Place

$16,500

3rd Place

$15,000

4th Place

$13,500

5th Place

$13,000

6th Place

$11,500

7th Place

$10,000

8th Place

$8,500

9th Place

$7,000

10th Place

$5,500

11th Place

$4,000

12th Place

$2,500


The top four teams in each division will make their way to the ESL ESEA Pro League Season 1 finals in Cologne, Germany. There they will fight it out for their share of the $250,000 prize pool. The ESL ESEA Pro League Season 1 finals prize pool will be distributed as follows:

1st Place

$100,000

2nd Place

$60,000

3rd/4th Place

$25,000

5th/6th Place

$12,500

7th/8th Place

$7,500



More information on the format of the ESL ESEA Pro League Season 1 finals will be released in the coming weeks.
For the latest updates on the ESL ESEA Pro League be sure to follow @ESLCS and @ESEA on Twitter and Like the ESL Counter-Strike and ESEA pages on Facebook.

Season 15

Placement
Prize Money
ESL Pro Tour Points
1ST
$175.000
1300 points
2ND
$70.000
1000 points
3RD-4TH
$35.000
780 points
5TH-8TH
$17.500
485 points
9TH-12TH
$12.000
250 points
13TH-16TH
$9.000
130 points
17TH-20TH
$7.500
100 points
21ST-24TH
$6.000
70 points
CONF LB RO2A
$5.000
60 points
CONF LB RO4B
$3.500
45 points
CONF LB RO4A
$2.500
30 points
CONF LB RO8B
$1.500
15 points
CONF LB RO8A
$1.000
0 points

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Season 13

Prize Money
ESL Pro Tour POints
1ST
$175.000
1300 points
2ND
$60.000
1000 points
3RD-4TH
$30.000
775 points
5TH-6TH
$15.000
575 points
7TH-8TH
$12.500
400 points
9TH-12TH
$10.000
250 points
13TH-16TH
$7.000
100 points
17TH-20TH
$5.000
50 points
21ST-24TH
$3.000
0 points
Teams are awarded an additional $5.000 for every win in the group stage