ELEAGUE Major: Boston 2018

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[e][h]ELEAGUE Major: Boston 2018
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Type:
Offline
Location:
USA Atlanta
USA Boston
Format:
Single Elimination Bo3
Prize pool:
$1,000,000 USD
Start Date:
2018-01-19
End Date:
2018-01-28
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Maps
Cache • Cobblestone • Inferno • Mirage • Nuke • Overpass • Train
Teams
Number of Teams:
16

Overview[edit]

Following their success with the ELEAGUE Major: Atlanta 2017, Valve announced that the ELEAGUE shall return to host the third CS:GO Major Championship to be held in North America, Boston 2018. The event is to feature an expected prize pool of $1,000,000 USD, to be fought over by another 16 teams.

The group stage, lasting from January 19th to 22nd, is to be held at the ELEAGUE Arena in Atlanta, Georgia, but will be closed to spectators. The Major playoffs are to be held later at the spectacular Agganis Arena in Boston, Massachusetts, starting on January 26th, and concluding with the Grand finals on January 28th, 2018.[1][2]

Format[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

  • To be announced in the coming future.

Playoffs[edit]

  • Each match (including the finals) will be decided in a Bo3 series.
  • Single Elimination, with no consolidation bracket.

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Prize Pool[edit]

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

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1 North replace Denmark Magisk with Denmark valde.
2 Natus Vincere acquire Ukraine Zeus and Ukraine kane from Gambit Esports.
3 Gambit Esports acquire Kazakhstan fitch on a trial basis.
4 Sweden Golden is promoted to Fnatic's main roster, replacing Sweden olofmeister.
5 Fnatic swap Sweden dennis with Sweden Lekr0 from GODSENT.
6 Brazil kNgV- leaves Immortals
7 Brazil HEN1 and Brazil LUCAS1 are benched. No announcement has been made regarding the status of the Major spot of Immortals, but it is assumed to belong to the departed trio of players, after Immortals failed to qualify for the major through the minor system.
8 Gambit Esports sign Ukraine Andi as a coach.

Results[edit]

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Finals
 
 

Showmatch[edit]

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Broadcast Talent[edit]

  • Commentators
  • Observer

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Highlights[edit]

Player Spotlights[edit]

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Country Representation[edit]

# Country/Region #P Players
1 Denmark Denmark 10 device, dupreeh, Xyp9x, Kjaerbye, gla1ve, MSL, k0nfig, cajunb, aizy, valde
2 Brazil Brazil 10 FalleN, fer, coldzera, TACO, felps, HEN1, LUCAS1, kNgV-, fnx, bit
3 Poland Poland 5 TaZ, NEO, pashaBiceps, Snax, byali
3 Sweden Sweden 5 KRIMZ, JW, flusha, Golden, Lekr0
5 Germany Germany 4 gob b, tabseN, nex, keev
5 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 4 AdreN, mou, HObbit, fitch
7 Russia Russia 1 Dosia
7 Serbia Serbia 1 LEGIJA

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