ESL Premiership to feature Apex Legends Tournament for the first time

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  • 20 teams will participate in the first-ever ESL Apex Legends Premiership
  • Open qualifiers kick off on the 9th of November where teams can fight it out for a spot in the main tournament
  • There will be a live finals event between December 13 - 15 where the best-performing teams will battle it out for a share of the £5,000 prize pool and the chance to be crowned the ESL Premiership Apex Legends Winners

London, November 1, 2022 - ESL FACEIT Group (EFG) is today announcing its first-ever ESL Apex Legends Premiership Tournament. The ESL Premiership is the longest-standing esports tournament in operation since 2015 and has played an integral part in the evolution and growth of UK Esports. The tournament will kick off with open qualifiers on the 9th of November where up to 20 teams will qualify for the league, which runs from November 15 through to the live finals in December.

The competition will feature a week-by-week points system where top-performing teams will advance to the next week, with the poorest-performing teams dropping out of the tournament. Ten teams from the original 20 will qualify for the live finals, with seeding for the finals based on final point standings from the regular season. The live finals will take place between 13-15 December 2022 and will feature a £5,000 prize pool.

The tournament also welcomes Intel and Logitech as official sponsors - so keep your eyes out on the ESLUK social media channels for some exciting content as the tournament progresses. Qualifiers kick off on November 9 and if you want to register either yourself or your team to compete for a spot in the ESL Premiership, you can do so here

Key dates:

  • 9 November - Qualifiers Start
  • 15 November - Regular Split Starts, play dates are as follows:
    • 15-16 November
    • 22-23 November
    • 29-30 November
    • 6-7 December
  • 13-14, 16 December - Live Finals

Make sure to also follow the ESL Premiership on Twitter and keep up to date with all the tournament information, highlights from the broadcast, and vote for which players deserve the weekly “PREMVP” award. You can also catch the livestream on Twitch, with the Regular Split broadcast kicking off at 6 PM GMT on playdays.