2012 IGN Pro Team League Season 1

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[e][h]IGN Pro Team League
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League Information
North America
USA United States
All-Kill Format
Premier Division
Ro8 Round Robin Group play
Ro4 and on Single Elimination
Contender Division
Ro8 Round Robin Group play
Top 4 Advance to Up&Downs
Amateur Division
Open Single Elimination Bracket
Prize pool:
Start Date:
End Date:
Number of Teams:
This article is about the "IGN Pro Team League" (IPTL), to learn more about the "incredible Panic Team League" (IPTL), click here


This tournament is the first iteration in the IGN Pro Team League (IPTL) series held by IGN. The IPTL consists of 3 divisions will be cast by IGN's in-house casting team.


The first map will be on a set rotation, and then it is loser's pick.


Premier Division[edit]

This is the IPTL's main tournament, where the top 8 teams from around the world will compete for a big prize money (prize pool still TBA). See the Premier Division for more details.

  • Round of 8:
  • Two 4 player groups, Round Robin, Matches are in an All-Kill format.
  • 1st and 2nd places in each group will advance to the Ro4
  • 3rd and 4th place in each group will drop into the Up and Down Matches
  • Head to head is the primary tiebreaker.
  • Round of 4:
  • Single-elimination tournament for the IPTL's championship
  • All 4 Teams who make it to this round are seeded in next season Premier Division's Tournament

Contender Division[edit]

Simultaneous "tournament" going on with Premier Division. These 8 Teams are looking to get into the Premier Division for the following Season. Only the Top 4 teams will receive prize money (Prize pool still TBA).

  • Round of 8:
  • Two 4 player groups, Round Robin, Matches are in an All-Kill format.
  • 1st and 2nd places in each group will advance into the Up and Down Matches.
  • 3rd and 4th places in each group will be demoted out of the Contender Division and be seeded into the Amateur Division.
  • Head to head is the primary tiebreaker.

Up & Down Matches[edit]

  • The losers from the Premier Division and the Winners from the Contender Division will participate. The Top 4 will qualify for the Premier Division and the Bottom 4 will be placed into the Contender Division.

Amateur Division[edit]

This is the rest of the field. The 4 teams dropping down from the Contender Division will be seeded into a massive open bracket that will contain all other interested teams. The top 4 teams will enter the Contender Division in the next season.

  • Open Bracket, Single Elimination, All-Kill Format for Matches
  • Top 4 advance to the contender division for next season.
  • NOTE: There is no challenge match between the Contender Division and Amateur Division. The teams finishing 3rd and 4th in the Contender Division must re-qualify through the Amateur Division.[1] There is no information available right now on how the teams demoted from the Contender Division will be seeded.[2]

Prize Pool[edit]


Premier Division Teams (8)
Group A Group B
Liquidlogo std.png Team Liquid Mvplogo std.png MVP Startalelogo std.png StarTale Primelogo std.png Prime
Eglogo std.png Evil Geniuses SlayerSlogo std.png SlayerS IMlogo std.png Incredible Miracle TSLlogo std.png Team SCV Life
Contender Division Team (8)
Group A Group B
Teamacerlogo std.png Team Acer ATnTypeLogo std.png aTn.Type HoSeologo std.png New Star HoSeo Karont3 std.png Karont3 e-Sports Club
FXOlogo std.png FXOpen e-Sports Complexitylogo std.png compLexity Gaming Empirelogo orig std.png Team Empire Dignitaslogo std.png Team Dignitas
Amateur Division Teams (26)
Fnaticlogo std.png Fnatic Gamers AbyssLogo filler std.png Gamers Abyss Tactical CarnageLogo filler std.png Tactical Carnage Team MetagamingLogo filler std.png Team Metagaming
FXOlogo std.png FXO Europe WesternWolvesLogo std.png Western Wolves Imaginarylogo std.png Imaginary Gaming Fusionlogo std.png Fusion eSports
Itsgosulogo std.png It's Gosu eSports MaxFloPlaYlogo std.png MaxFloPlaY Complexitylogo std.png compLexity Gaming RoHlogo std.png Renegades of Hell
RipZeezlogo std.png Rip zeez Isuruslogo std.png Isurus Gaming Lightesportslogo std.png LighT eSports Altlogoblack std.png Team ALT
DtGlogo std.png Dream Team Gaming CrownGaminglogo std.png Crown Gaming Monomaniaclogo std.png Monomaniac eSports Small eclypsia.png Eclypsia
nuBreedLogo filler std.png nuBreed Team4notlogo std.png Team 4Not Iplayesportslogo std.png iPLAY eSports Rootlogo std.png ROOT Gaming
Exion std.png ExioN Gaming InfintySevenlogo std.png Infinity Seven