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Challengers Stage


  • The New Challengers Stage: February 13th - 17th, 2019
    • 16 Team Swiss System Format
      • The initial matches-ups are seeded using an improved "Player-Selected Seeding"
      • Following rounds are seeded using a "Live ELO Rating" system with the initial seeding as the baseline
      • Elimination and Advancement matches are Bo3
      • All other matches are Bo1
  • Top 8 Teams proceed to The New Legends Stage
  • Bottom 8 Teams are eliminated
Team 1 Team 2
Fnatic ViCi Gaming
NRG Esports Winstrike Team
Cloud9 Grayhound Gaming
Ninjas in Pyjamas FURIA Esports
ENCE eSports Team Spirit
Team Vitality TYLOO
G2 Esports Vega Squadron
AVANGAR Renegades

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Who will be eliminated with a 0:3 score in Challengers Stage?

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Ninjas in Pyjamas (Returning Challenger)
Fnatic (Returning Challenger)
G2 Esports (Returning Challenger)
Vega Squadron (Returning Challenger)
Cloud9 (Returning Challenger)
TYLOO (Returning Challenger)
ENCE eSports (Minor Challenger)
NRG Esports (Minor Challenger)
AVANGAR (Minor Challenger)
Renegades (Minor Challenger)
Team Vitality (Minor Challenger)
FURIA Esports (Minor Challenger)
Team Spirit (Minor Challenger)
Grayhound Gaming (Minor Challenger)
Winstrike Team (Minor Challenger)
ViCi Gaming (Minor Challenger)


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