ESL Pro League Finals: Live stream and Season 7 tournament guide
ESL Pro League Season 7 Finals start in Dallas where 16 leading CS:GO teams will do battle for a share of the $1m prizepool.
The teams reached the offline finals in Texas after the regular online season and the top six teams from each group will qualify for the play-offs on May 18 to May 20.
ESL Pro League is the longest running and most prestigious league in Counter-Strike.
This week's tournament will be staged in Dallas’ Verizon Theatre.
ESL Pro League Season 7 Finals live stream
If you're looking for an ESL Pro League Finals stream that's not on Facebook, then you will find them via Abios (though the commentary is not in English).
ESL Pro League Season 7 teams and rosters
- mousesports (oskar, chrisJ, suNny, STYKO, ropz)
- Sharks (nak, exit, leo_druNky, RCF, jnt)
- FaZe (karrigan, Xizt, GuardiaN, NiKo, rain)
- Cloud 9 (FNS, Skadoodle, RUSH, tarik, autimatic)
- NRG eSports (daps, FugLy, Brehze, nahtE, CeRq)
- Heroic (MODDII, RUBINO, friberg, es3tag, niko)
- Natus Vincere (Edward, Zeus, flamie, s1mple, electronic)
- MVP PK (solo, glow, zeff, XigN, HSK)
- Team Liquid (nitr0, NAF, EliGE, TACO, Twistzz)
- Grayhound (dexter, Gratisfaction, erkaSt, malta, Dickstacy)
- Space Soldiers (MAJ3R, XANTARES, Despe, paz, ngiN)
- Renegades (jks, AZR, jkaem, USTILO, Nifty)
- OpTic Gaming (Snappi, cajunb, JUGi, gade, k0nfig)
- Astralis Denmark (Xyp9x, dupreeh, gla1ve, device, Magisk)
- Ninjas in Pyjamas (f0rest, GeT_RiGhT, dennis, draken, REZ)
- SK Gaming (FalleN, fer, boltz, Stewie2K, coldzera)
The teams are split into two groups, with each offering three play-off spots. The upper bracket winners progress directly to the semi-finals, while runners-up must play the lower-bracket winners in the quarter finals.
The quarters and semis are best-of-three matches, while the final on May 20 is best-of-five.
ESL Pro League prize money
The total prizepool for Season 7 finals is $1m, broken down like this:
- 1st place - $250,000
- 2nd place - $110,000
- 3rd-4th place - $55,000
- 5th-6th place - $32,000
- 7th-8th place - $24,000
- 9th-12th place - $22,000
- 13th-16th place - $20,000
Homecoming in Dallas
The Dallas event has been labelled “Counter-Strike’s homecoming” after the inception of the Cyberathlete Professional League in the city in 1997.