ESL reveal APAC League


ESL Australia and ZEN ESPORTS NETWORK announce a new league for the Asia-Pacific region in 2017 with $100,000 up for grabs.

With ESL Australia & NZ Championship Season 2 Finals in action this weekend, ESL Australia and ZEN revealed on stream that the league will feature 8 teams split between the Oceanic region and the Asian region. There will be two seasons per year, which will involve a two to three week online season and LAN finals.

The first Asia-Pacific league in CS:GO

The online qualifiers will begin next month, in December 2016. Two spots have been secured by Athletico and Chiefs after defeatingImmunity and Parallax respectively in the semi-finals of ESL ANZ Season 2 Finals.

You can find the updated list of participants below:

Athletico Chiefs Australia #3 Australia #4
Asia #1 Asia #2 Asia #3 Asia #4

Here are the details given so far for the Oceanic region:

  • Online Qualifiers – beginning from December 4th 2016
  • Offline Qualifier – Melbourne: Crown Invitational – January 14th 2017
  • Season One League – February 4th to April 13th 2017