The Tournament

Everything you need to know ... AND More

Schedule

  • April 8th - 11th: Play-Ins
  • April 15th - 18th: Groups
  • April 20th - 21st: Quarter Finals
  • April 27th: Semi Finals
  • April 28th: Finals

Format

European Masters will begin with the Play-In stage from April 8th to 11th, where the 2nd place teams from Spain, France, UK, German, Balkans, Nordics, and Poland will compete in a single round robin bracket for three available spots in the Group Stage. The top team will move directly to Groups, while the teams coming in 2nd and 5th will compete for a spot, as will the teams coming in 3rd and 4th.

The Group Stage will begin on April 15th and last until the 18th. The three qualifying teams from Play-Ins will join the 13 first place teams from each Regional League, and will be divided into four groups of four teams via a group draw. Once in their groups they will compete in a single round robin competition, with the top two teams from each group moving on to the Knockout Stage.

The eight teams competing in the Knockout Stage will fight in a single elimination Best of 3 (Bo3) bracket, with the top 2 teams competing in the live Finals on April 28th.

Don't have a ticket, yet?

The regions

The regions which will be sending teams to the EU Masters are as follows:

Baltic National Esports League (Lithuania, Estonia, Latvia): Qualified team: eNsure (Group Stage)

Ligue Française (France): Qualified teams: Team LDLC (Group Stage) and Misfits Premier (Play-ins)

Premier Tour (Germany, Austria, Switzerland): Qualified teams: BIG (Group Stage) and SK Gaming Prime (Play-ins)

Nordic Championship (Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland): Qualified teams: Ventus Esports (Group Stage) and NYYRIKKI White (Play-ins)

Ultraliga (Poland): Qualified teams: Rogue Esports Club (Group Stage) and devils.one (Play-ins)

Superliga Orange (Spain): Splyce Vipers (Group Stage) and MAD Lions (Play-ins)

UKLC (UK & Ireland): Qualified teams: Fnatic Rising (Group Stage) and Diabolus (Play-ins)

Esports Balkan League (Balkans): Qualified teams: Random 5 (Group Stage) and Crvena zvezda (Play-ins).

Benelux Premier League (Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg): Qualified teams: Defusekids (Group Stage)

Hitpoint Masters (Czech Republic, Slovakia): Qualified team: AS Trenčín eSports (Group Stage).

Greek League (Greece, Cyprus): Qualified team: TBC April 7th.

PG Nationals (Italy): Qualified team: TBC April 7th.

LPLOL (Portugal): Qualified teams: For The Win Esports (Group Stage)

Format

Play-In Stage

European Masters will begin with the Play-In stage from April 8th to 11th, where the 2nd place teams from Spain, France, UK, German, Balkans, Nordics, and Poland will compete in a single round robin bracket for three available spots in the Group Stage. The top team will move directly to Groups, while the teams coming in 2nd and 5th will compete for a spot, as will the teams coming in 3rd and 4th.

Group Stage

The Group Stage will begin on April 15th and last until the 18th. The three qualifying teams from Play-Ins will join the 13 first place teams from each Regional League, and will be divided into four groups of four teams via a group draw. Once in their groups they will compete in a single round robin competition, with the top two teams from each group moving on to the Knockout Stage.

Knockout Stage and Finals

The eight teams competing in the Knockout Stage will fight in a single elimination Best of 3 (Bo3) bracket, with the top 2 teams competing in the live Finals on April 28th.