The group stage of ESL Pro League Season 13 has ended, which resulted in the formation of the playoff bracket, represented by the 12 best teams. Note that the form of the championship playoffs is presented in an interesting way: the four best teams of the group stage will meet at the Play-In stage to play a direct ticket to the semifinals. The winners of their groups also received an additional $ 5,000.
The playoffs will begin with the first round, in which FURIA will try to figure out the daring FunPlus Phoenix, which left a pleasant mark after the group stage. Next, Team Liquid and G2 will join the battle. Note that both meetings will take place on Friday, April 2. Next day we will watch the match between Complexity and Natus Vincere. Virtus.pro and ENCE are next to come into play. Both meetings will take place on Saturday, April 3rd.
Both 1/8 finals matches will take place on Sunday, April 4th. Here the winners of Friday and Saturday matches will compete for a place in the quarterfinals of the tournament.
On Thursday, April 8, battles will begin as part of the Play-In stage. In the opening match, Heroic will host NiP, and in the evening Astralis will try to solve the Gambit riddle.[break]matches_V1l9idlXHK[break]
ESL Pro League Season 13 runs from March 8 to April 11. 24 teams compete for $ 750,000, as well as ESL Pro Tour and BLAST Premier points. The winner of the tournament will receive not only a solid prize pool of $ 175,000, but also a direct invite to BLAST Premier: Global Final 2021.
Note that following the results of the ESL Pro League Season 13 group stage, OG, Vitality, mousesports, Renegades, BIG, MIBR, Endpoint, FaZe Clan, Team One, Cloud9, Evil Geniuses and fnatic left.