Astralis continued their dominant run back to undisputed no. 1 status in the CS:GO scene by winning IEM Beijing-Haidian without dropping a single map.
The typhoon of ESL One New York 2019 has settled with the debut of Evil Geniuses’ shiny new roster conquering recent Major champions Astralis in 3:1 fashion. The mostly American squad lead by coach “ImAPet” & IGL “stanislaw” prevailed, claiming the lion’s share of $200,000 and their first Intel Grand Slam contribution victory in the Barclays Center!
The ESL Pro League Season 3 Finals saw the Bold Brazilians Luminosity Gaming earn their first ESL Pro League title in our marquee studios during mid 2016. Bolstering their impact on the professional scene, the Brazilians went on to cement themselves as the No. 1 team in the world with their fairytale storyline.
Swedish sensations FNATIC ushered in their second ESL Pro League championship in Season 2 on the colourful shores of California. The ESL Pro League Season 2 Finals exhibited the best four teams from the European and North American regions in December of 2015.
Our old school ESL Studio saw FNATIC hoist the Swedish flag at the inaugural ESL Pro League Finals held in Cologne, Germany. The first season of the ESL Pro League Finals witnessed four elite teams from both Europe and North America compete over four days and concluded with FNATIC subduing a vintage Cloud9 roster to lift the trophy.
Team Liquid recently toppled Astralis to achieve the status of the no. 1 ranked CS:GO team. After claiming a trophy at both IEM Sydney & DreamHack Dallas this year, the Americans look to continue snowballing their lead as we near the ESL Pro League Season 9 Finals in Montpellier, Occitanie. Can they keep riding this wave of momentum? Let’s crunch the numbers behind their meteoric rise to find out.