MELBOURNE

April 26 - 28, 2024

Live at the DreamHack Festival

8 Teams and $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 Season 20
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teams

Rooster

Local Hero Invite

Apeks

ESL WR Global

MIBR

ESL WR Global

Rebels Gaming

ESL WR Global

TBD

EU Qualifier

Party Astronauts

NA Qualifier

sunday school

OCE Qualifier

NewHappy

AS Qualifier

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Qualifiers

Qualify to ESL Challenger Melbourne

9Pandas

Invite

Aurora

Invite

FORZE Esports

Open Qualifier

Spirit Academy

Open Qualifier

ex-ENEIDA

Open Qualifier

Lotus

Open Qualifier

Open Qualifier
26 - 27 February
Closed Qualifier
28 February - 1 March
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Schedule

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Day
Event
Local Time EST
Friday,
15th December
DreamHack Doors Open
10:00
First match of the day (Bo1)
10:00
Second match of the day (Bo1)
11:25
Third match of the day (Bo1)
12:50
Fourth match of the day (Bo1)
14:15
Fifth match of the day (Bo1)
15:40
Sixth match of the day (Bo1)
17:05
Final match of the day (Bo3)
18:30
Saturday,
16th December
DreamHack Doors Open
10:00
First match of the day (Bo3)
10:00
Second match of the day (Bo3)
13:00
Third match of the day (Bo3)
16:00
Sunday,
17th December
First semifinal of the day (Bo1)
9:00
DreamHack Doors Open
10:00
Second semifinal of the day (Bo3)
12:00
Grand Final (Bo3)
15:30

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Format

Closed Qualifer

Group Stage

PlayOffs

prize pool

Prize money distribution

Total
$100,000
1st
$50,000
2nd
$20,000
3rd - 4th
$10,000
$10,000
5th - 6th
$3,000
$3,000
7th - 8th
$2,000
$2,000
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