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Unveiling the ESL Southeast Europe Championship Season VII

Hans Oelschlägel
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The longest running championship in Southeast Europe is going into its next iteration - the ESL Southeast Europe Championship Season VII! With 10,000€ prize pool on the line, SEC’s seventh rendition is going to be as exciting as ever!

After six exciting seasons with LAN finals in Bucharest, Budapest, Sofia and Belgrade, Season VII will be the first online-only tournament in all competitions. In an attempt to return back to its roots and further foster the esports environment for every team within the region that might feel startled by the perspective of a LAN appearance, it was decided to remove this obstacle and encourage them join its battlefields!  A total of 10,000€ will be evenly split amongst the two main titles, distributed as follows:

Game Prize Pool Prize distribution
CS:GO (5v5) 5000€ 1st place 2500€
2nd place 1500€
3rd place 600€
4th place 400€
LoL (5v5) 5000€ 1st place 2500€
2nd place 1500€
3rd place 600€
4th place 400€


Structure

The ESL SEC is open to players from thirteen countries: Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Greece, Hungary, Macedonia (FYROM), Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia

  • 4 Qualifiers for each game from which 7 teams qualify in total
  • 2 groups of 4 teams that will play double round robin
  • The top 2 from each group qualify to Double elimination playoff

Dates

Phase Qualifier #1 Qualifier #2 Qualifier #3 Qualifier #4
Qualifying teams/
players
2 teams 2 teams 2 teams 1 team
Advance to the
next phase
TOP 2 TOP 2 TOP 2 TOP 1
Schedule LoL 28.04.2018 5.05.2018 12.05.2018 19.05.2018
Schedule CS:GO 29.04.2018 6.05.2018 13.05.2018 20.05.2018


Sign up to the open qualifiers today!
CS:GO / League of Legends

You can find more detailed information regarding each competition on the official ESL Southeast Europe Championship website!

Be sure to follow ESL SEC on both Twitter and Facebook to get the latest tournament and qualifier updates! If you wanna catch the action live, you can find both CS:GO and League of Legends on their respective Twitch channel and be sure to keep an eye on social media for the full coverage of the tournament as well as for alternate language streams.