ELEAGUE Major: Atlanta 2017

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[e][h]ELEAGUE Major: Atlanta 2017
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Type:
Offline
Location:
USA Atlanta
Venue:
G-FUEL ELEAGUE Arena
Fox Theatre
Prize pool:
$1,000,000 USD
Start Date:
2017-01-22
End Date:
2017-01-29
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Maps
Cache • Cobblestone • Dust II • Mirage • Nuke • Overpass • Train
Teams
Number of Teams:
16

Overview[edit]

Format[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

A graphical explanation of the swiss tournament
  • First round seeded
    • Seeding Pool 1: Place 1-4 at ESL One: Cologne 2016
    • Seeding Pool 2: Place 5-8 at ESL One: Cologne 2016
    • Seeding Pool 3: Place 1-4 at ELEAGUE Major 2017 - Offline Qualifier
    • Seeding Pool 4: Place 5-8 at ELEAGUE Major 2017 - Offline Qualifier
    • Teams from Seeding Pool 1 versus Seeding Pool 4
    • Teams from Seeding Pool 2 versus Seeding Pool 3
  • Second round
    • Division into 2 groups:
      • Winners of the first round ("high")
      • Losers of the first round ("low")
    • Each team is drawn an opponent they have not played yet from their group
  • Third round
    • Division into 3 groups:
      • Teams with a score of 2:0 ("high")
      • Teams with a score of 1:1 ("mid")
      • Teams with a score of 0:2 ("low")
    • Each team is drawn an opponent they have not played yet from their group
    • Winners of the high group are qualified for the playoffs
    • Losers of the low group are eliminated
  • Fourth round
    • Division into 2 groups:
      • Teams with a score of 2:1 ("high")
      • Teams with a score of 1:2 ("low")
    • Each team is drawn an opponent they have not played yet from their group
    • Winners of the high group are qualified for the playoffs
    • Losers of the low group are eliminated
  • Fifth round
    • Each team is drawn an opponent they have not played yet from their group
    • Winners are qualified for the playoffs
    • Losers are eliminated
  • Tie-breakers for initial seeding of the tournament in pool 3 and 4:
    • Win-Loss ratio
    • Head-to-head match result
    • Random draw

Playoffs[edit]

  • Bo3
  • Single Elimination bracket

Prize Pool[edit]

$1,000,000 (USD) are spread among the teams as seen below:

Broadcast talent[edit]

  • Analysts:

Participants[edit]

Legends[edit]

Challengers[edit]

1 GODSENT acquire the spot of Fnatic by signing Sweden flusha, Sweden JW and Sweden KRiMZ.
2 Natus Vincere replace Ukraine Zeus with Ukraine s1mple.
3 FlipSid3 Tactics replace Ukraine Shara with Russia electronic.
4 Gambit Gaming replace Russia spaze and Russia hooch with Ukraine Zeus and Kazakhstan HObbit.
5 Gambit Gaming rebrands to Gambit Esports.
6 fnatic reacquire the spot of GODSENT by trading Sweden Lekr0 for Sweden KRiMZ .
7 Astralis replace Denmark karrigan with Denmark gla1ve.
8 fnatic replace Sweden wenton with Sweden disco doplan.
9 SK Gaming bench Brazil fnx following internal problems. Portugal fox will play as a substitute.
10 dignitas become North.

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Detailed Results[edit]

Round 1[edit]

Round 1 Matches
Gambit 16
January 22, 2017 - 10:00 EST
8 North
Fnatic 10
January 22, 2017 - 11:30 EST
109
1
616
10
16 G2
SK 16
HR
January 22, 2017 - 12:30 EST
1611
5
47
3
7 HR
VP 16
January 22, 2017 - 13:45 EST
166
10
913
4
13 OpTic
Na`Vi 16
January 22, 2017 - 15:00 EST
1613
3
23
1
3 mouz
Liquid 21
January 22, 2017 - 16:15 EST
216210
9120
321925
1126
25 Envy
Astralis 6
January 22, 2017 - 17:50 EST
63
3
1216
4
16 GOD
F3 9
January 22, 2017 - 18:50 EST
96
3
916
7
16 FaZe

Round 2[edit]

High[edit]
Round 2 High Matches
Na`Vi 16
January 23, 2017 - 11:15 EST
1612
4
36
3
6 Envy
FaZe 17
January 23, 2017 - 12:30 EST
1791
61
2619
29
19 SK
GOD 9
January 23, 2017 - 18:15 EST
94
5
1116
5
16 Gambit
VP 16
G2
January 23, 2017 - 19:30 EST
167
9
814
6
14 G2
Low[edit]
Round 2 Low Matches
mouz 16
January 23, 2017 - 10:15 EST
1612
4
37
4
7 HR
F3 14
January 23, 2017 - 13:45 EST
149
5
616
10
16 Liquid
North 13
January 23, 2017 - 15:00 EST
1310
3
516
11
16 Fnatic
OpTic 12
January 23, 2017 - 16:55 EST
127
5
816
8
16 Astralis

Round 3[edit]

High[edit]
Round 3 High Matches
VP 16
January 24, 2017 - 13:55 EST
168
8
710
3
10 Gambit
SK 3
January 24, 2017 - 16:15 EST
33
0
1216
4
16 Na`Vi
Mid[edit]
Round 3 Mid Matches
Fnatic 16
January 24, 2017 - 10:00 EST
166
10
911
2
11 mouz
GOD 3
January 24, 2017 - 11:30 EST
33
0
1216
4
16 Envy
G2 5
January 24, 2017 - 15:30 EST
54
1
1116
5
16 Astralis
Liquid 18
January 24, 2017 - 17:30 EST
18720
810
31822
127
22 FaZe
Low[edit]
Round 3 Low Matches
North 19
January 24, 2017 - 12:15 EST
1983
71
0715
08
15 HR
F3 13
January 24, 2017 - 19:15 EST
1310
3
516
11
16 OpTic

Round 4[edit]

High[edit]
Round 4 High Matches
Envy 11
January 25, 2017 - 11:30 EST
118
3
716
9
16 Fnatic
SK 19
January 25, 2017 - 15:00 EST
1971
83
2817
07
17 Astralis
Gambit 16
January 25, 2017 - 16:35 EST
168
8
714
7
14 FaZe
Low[edit]
Round 4 Low Matches
North 16
January 25, 2017 - 10:15 EST
1611
5
49
5
9 G2
mouz 4
January 25, 2017 - 12:55 EST
44
0
1116
5
16 Liquid
GOD 16
January 25, 2017 - 14:00 EST
1610
6
58
3
8 OpTic

Round 5[edit]

Round 5 Matches
North 19
January 25, 2017 - 18:15 EST
1972
82
1817
17
17 GOD
FaZe 16
January 25, 2017 - 20:20 EST
169
7
611
5
11 Envy
Liquid 3
January 25, 2017 - 21:20 EST
33
0
1216
4
16 Astralis

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals
Natus Vincere
1
January 27, 2017 - 10:00 EST
73
4
1216
4
169
7
614
8
108
2
716
9
Astralis
2
Fnatic
2
January 27, 2017 - 14:45 EST
1610
6
57
2
33
0
1216
4
169
7
67
1
Gambit Esports
1
Virtus.pro
2
January 27, 2017 - 18:35 EST
1614
2
14
3
126
6
916
7
163
13
1213
1
North
1
FaZe Clan
1
January 28, 2017 - 10:00 EST
1612
4
37
4
33
0
1216
4
55
0
1016
6
SK Gaming
2
Semifinals
Astralis
2
January 28, 2017 - 13:40 EST
1993
61
0616
19
1612
4
35
2
 
 
 
 
Fnatic
0
Virtus.pro
2
January 28, 2017 - 17:00 EST
19101
53
2517
010
166
10
914
5
 
 
 
 
SK Gaming
0
Finals
Astralis
2
January 29, 2017 - 10:00 EST
126
6
916
7
169
7
614
8
166
10
914
5
Virtus.pro
1

Additional Content[edit]

Streams[edit]

Previews[edit]

Interviews[edit]

Videos and Photos[edit]

Ambiance[edit]

Galleries[edit]

Highlights[edit]

Player Spotlights[edit]

Other Coverage[edit]


Country Representation[edit]

# Country/Region #P Players
1 Denmark Denmark 12 Pimp, dev1ce, dupreeh, Xyp9x, Kjaerbye, gla1ve, aizy, karrigan, MSL, k0nfig, cajunb, Magisk
2 Sweden Sweden 10 olofmeister, dennis, KRiMZ, twist, disco doplan, pronax, znajder, flusha, JW, Lekr0
2 France France 10 kioShiMa, Happy, Sixer, NBK, kennyS, apEX, Shox, RpK, SmithZz, bodyy
4 Ukraine Ukraine 7 Edward, s1mple, Zeus, B1ad3, markeloff, bondik, ANGE1
5 USA United States of America 6 nitr0, EliGE, Hiko, jdm64, RUSH, tarik
6 Poland Poland 5 TaZ, NEO, pasha, Snax, byali
6 Russia Russia 5 seized, flamie, Dosia, WorldEdit, electronic
8 Brazil Brazil 4 FalleN, fer, coldzera, TACO
9 Slovakia Slovakia 3 GuardiaN, STYKO, Zero
9 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 3 AdreN, mou, HObbit
11 Finland Finland 2 allu, wayLander
11 Norway Norway 2 rain, RUBINO
11 Germany Germany 2 denis, Spiidi
11 Spain Spain 2 loWel, mixwell
11 Canada Canada 2 NAF, stanislaw
16 Portugal Portugal 1 fox
16 Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia & Herzegovina 1 NiKo
16 Netherlands Netherlands 1 chrisJ
16 Belgium Belgium 1 ScreaM
16 Hungary Hungary 1 DeadFox

References[edit]