Melbourne

2 - 4 September

Live at the DreamHack Melbourne 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 CS:GO. This Challenger level tournament will grant points towards the next EPT Championship: Intel®️ Extreme Masters: Katowice

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Qualifiers

Qualify to ESL Challenger Melbourne

Open Qualifier #1
07 - 08 July
Open Qualifier #2
09 - 10 July
Closed Qualifier
12 -14 July
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Schedule

Day
Event
Local Time AEST
Time CEST
Friday September 2nd
DreamHack Doors Open
09:00
01:00
Group Stage 1st MOTD
10:30
02:30
Group Stage Last MOTD
20:30
12:30
Saturday September 3rd
DreamHack Doors Open
09:00
01:00
Group Stage Last MOTD
18:40
10:40
Sunday September 4th
DreamHack Doors Open
09:00
01:00
First Semi Final
9:00
01:00
Grand Final
16:00
08:00
Festival Close
21:00
13:00

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Format

Closed Qualifer:

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PlayOffs

prize pool

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

All ESL Challenger rules can be found over here

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