Such teams as Aristocrasy (previously known as ex-devils.one), Fnatic, HellRaisers, and OpTic Gaming will struggle in Group A in the European division. BIG, Heroic, Natus Vincere, and North will fight for two invites to the LAN final in Group B.
Complexity Gaming, Isurus Gaming, MIBR, and Renegades got in Group A in North America, while Cloud9, eUnited, Ghost Gaming, and Infinity Esports were put in Group B.
Only one invite will be up for grabs for representatives of Eastern countries of Asia, while the second one will go to one team from countries of Oceania. Battles will start on May 14, in which ALPHA Red, Lucid Dream, MVP PK, and TYLOO will take part.
ESL Pro League Season 9 Finals will take place in Montpellier, France on June 18-23. The overall prize pool will amount $750,000 and Sud de France Arena will be a venue for the playoffs. The names of eight participants are known at the moment who have made it to the final stage. FaZe Clan, mousesports, G2 Esports, and Astralis passed through the European division, while NRG Esports, Team Liquid, Luminosity Gaming, and DETONA Gaming — through the North American one.