ESL India Premiership 2018 - Summer Season - Survival Guide

Shounak Sengupta

4th, Apr, 2018

One of India’s biggest and most comprehensive Indian esports competitions kicks off tomorrow with the first of its three seasons.The ESL India Premiership Summer Season is about to begin! In case you’ve been living under a rock, here’s a small survival guide to get you up to speed on things.

The Format

The ESL India Premiership will focus on three titles just like last time - Clash Royale, Dota 2 and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Each of them will have 3 tiers across which games will take place - The Masters League, the Challenger Series and the Starter Cups. Here’s a small video which explains their format in detail.


(Also read: ESL India Premiership 2018 - A critical look at the format and potential problems)

The Teams

The list of Dota 2 teams in the Masters League are as follows:

Signify                                                                 ROG Titans

Reckoning Esports                                            Reckoning.Infinity

Nefarious                                                            The Council

Akatsuki                                                              Alpha Esports

Cullies                                                                 Buriza

Buriza.Youth                                                       Ate Gaming


For CS:GO the teams are:

Malhar                                                                       Team Brutality

Entity Gaming                                                           Invictus

Ate Gaming                                                               2ez Gaming

Slaughter Rage Army                                              WAR

VAC Banned                                                             Portal Esports

Intencity Pune5                                                        Iyati

Matches will be streamed live every day starting 6 30 pm in the evening, starting today! Follow the ESL India YT channel to catch all the games. Visit the ESL India Premiership 2018 official website for more information. 


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