In October 2020 we released an update to unify the ESL World Ranking during the online era of Counter Strike. This was aimed to reevaluate and make changes to the mechanics of how all competitions are classified and therefore how much they contribute to a team’s standing within the ESL WR.
This ranking update corrects an error that appeared with the introduction of the new “Covid-19 online” ranking.
Furia has withdrawn from IEM Beijing-Haidian due to the roster currently being located in Europe. The New England Whalers are the team to replace Furia in the ESL Pro Tour event after recently jumping up in the World Rankings after their solid performance in IEM New York.