ESL has announced ESL Poland #15, which prize pool will amount 60,000 PLN ($16,000)
Besides the prize pool, ESL has represented a system of payment, which will allow players to earn $270 during three months. Considering this, the prize pool amounts 180,000 PLN ($48,000).
Eight teams will take part in the main event of ESL Polish Championship. Three of them will receive direct invitations to the tournament from organizers of the league, while the rest of participants will have to pass through the open and the closed qualifiers.
Eight participants will face each other at the group stage with a Round Robin system, which matches will be run in a Bo2 format. Two best teams from each group will get to the LAN-final, which will be hosted in Lodz on September 15-17. While teams to hold the 3rd-6th places at groups will compete for the last two tickets to the LAN-final.
The comment of the managing director of ESL Poland, Rafal Pikiewicz:
«The new season of the ESL Polish Championship is a milestone towards the further professionalisation of the national esports tournaments.
We have set a clear goal—to give players as much support as possible, both in terms of improving their financial comfort and the possibility of advancement to world tournaments.»
The distribution of the prize pool of ESL Poland:
1st place — $8,000 + ESEA MDL spot
2nd place — $4,000
3rd-4th place — $2,000