ESL Major Series Season 3
15 March 2008
26 December 2008
The ESL Major Series III was a tournament hosted by ESL TV in 2008 and had a prize pool of 750 EUR. It was broadcasted by the German TV station in German via the OCTOSHAPE Plug-In.
The tournament was divided into three phases. At first, four qualification cups were hosted from which the semi finalists could qualify. After that the 16 players were seeded into four groups where they had to play each other in a best of three. From that the first two advanced into a seeded double-elimination tournament.
€750 were spread among the top placing players according to the following distribution:
- Mondragon qualified since Yosh went inactive
- For unstated reasons, Squall appears in the bracket instead of Ace