ESL Pro League 8: China Qualifier kick starts today

Aditya Singh Rawat

26th, Sep, 2018

Cover Image Courtesy: ESL Counter-Strike

Today marks the start of ESL Pro League CS:GO 8: China Qualifiers, which is scheduled to go on till 18th October. The event has been divided into two parts, with the first half commencing today and ending tomorrow while the latter half will take place from 17th-18th October. 

The event will witness participation from the following 8 teams: 

  • TyLoo 

  • ViCi Gaming 

  • CyberZen 

  • SZ Absolute 

  • Flash Gaming 

  • GOSU 

  • Ehome 

  • MVP PK


Out of the 8 teams participating GOSU has been added as a replacement for 5Power, who have backed out of the event due to visa issues concerning their Mongolian duo.

Ehome and ViCi Gaming have made it to the China qualifier fighting their way through open qualifier-1 and open qualifier 2, respectively. 

The 8 teams are following a double elimination format with all the matches being a BO3 with the exception of the grand finals which will witness a BO5 series. The winner of this qualifier will be moving on to the Asia finals, where it would face-off against the SEA finals winner.

The bracket for the tournament is as follows:


Image Credits: Liquipedia


Stay tuned as we keep you updated with the ongoings of the tournament

The matches can be streamed live at: 


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