The organizers of ESL Pro League Season 7 – NA reduced the number of participants

The organizers of ESL Pro League announced new details of the seven season of their championship. In North America only 12 teams will play as the organizations Misfits and CLG now have no full rosters and their licenses were not prolonged.

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The claim ESL concerning the licenses:

«Two of the licenses for Pro League Season 7 have not been renewed (Misfits & CLG), bringing the total number of North American participating teams to 12. Despite no changes made to the relegation system, this adjustment will affect the structure of the season finals, which will be announced in the coming days. The league administration will re-evaluate the structure for Season 8 later this year with the option to go back to 14 teams».

Also, the management reported about increasing of the prize pool: in the final stage which is planned in May $1,000,000 will be competed for. Official livestreams will be on Facebook in English and Portuguese.

The renewed list of ESL Pro League Season 7 - NA participants:

Team Liquid
OpTic Gaming
SK Gaming