SZ Absolute replaces Flash Gaming as APAC Pro League groups are drawn

Unfortunately we have to announce a team change for the APAC Pro League finals in Sydney. After qualifying as the 3rd and final team in the Chinese qualifiers, Flash Gaming have run into visa issues regarding their trip to Australia and will therefore have to forfeit their spot at the finals. Replacing them will be SZ Absolute, as they are the first team in the succession line that is able to travel to Sydney.

Group Stage


Now without further ado, it’s time to unveil how the eight teams will be divided into two groups of four. The top two of each group will advance into the semifinals and determine the two teams going to the Global Pro League Finals in Dallas.
Group A

  • ORDER
  • Signature
  • MVP PK
  • SZ Absolute


Group B

  • Grayhound
  • B.O.O.T-d[S]
  • Mongolz
  • Tainted Minds


The action starts tomorrow already with the first games in Group B, beginning at 10am (GMT +10). Be sure to tune in live via Facebook to find out how the APAC Pro League Finals will play out! As always, you can follow ESL CS on both Twitter and Facebook to stay in the loop regarding tournament updates, highlights and more.

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