compLexity Gaming have come out on top in the ESL One Frankfurt 2016 Americas qualifiers, after besting Shazam, 3:1, in the Grand Finals. compLexity will join Alliance, OG, Team Liquid, Fnatic, and other three teams yet to be determined to compete for a slice of the $250,000 prize pool. ESL One Frankfurt 2016 will take place between June 17-19, at the Commerzbank-Arena in Frankfurt, Germany.
compLexity Gaming has earned a spot to represent the Americas at ESL One Frankfurt, after taking down BananaSlamJamma’s EnemyGG in the quarterfinals (2:1), ixmike88’s Team Freedom in the semifinals (2:1) and Shazam – a squad consisting of revered NA players TC, Brax, and MSS – in the regional qualifiers’ Grand Finals, with a final score of 3:1.
This will be compLexity’s first ESL One Frankfurt event.
On April 1st, compLexity Gaming overpowered Shazam, 3:2, to secure a spot in the EPICENTER Moscow closed qualifiers, scheduled to take place in Moscow, on May 9th. Before EPICENTER, the popular “band of brothers” will attend ESL One Manila this week, between April 22-24.
ESL One Frankfurt 2016 closes out ESL’s $1,000,000 pledge to Dota 2 and brings the festivities back to Germany this June with eight of the best teams from around the world fighting for a $250,000 starting prize pool.
The event will unfold over the course of three days, between June 17-19. The closed group stages that will determine the seeding will be played on June 17th, followed by the main event scheduled to take place on June 18th and 19th at the Commerzbank-Arena in Frankfurt, Germany.
Eight teams – three directly invited (Alliance, OG, Team Liquid), two qualified from Europe, one qualified from China, one qualified from the Americas (compLexity Gaming) and one qualified from SEA (Fnatic) – will compete in a single elimination best-of-three bracket, with best-of-five Grand Finals. The format features a classic GSL style group stage ahead of the playoffs, that will determine the seeding.
The Americas and Southeast Asia are the only regions to have completed the online qualifiers so far. The European qualifiers are still underway. Details about the Chinese qualifiers are expected to be announced soon.
ESL One Frankfurt 2016 participating teams
- Alliance – direct invite
- OG – direct invite
- Team Liquid – direct invite
- Fnatic – SEA qualifiers
- compLexity Gaming – Americas qualifiers
- TBD – European qualifiers
- TBD – European qualifiers
- TBD – Chinese qualifiers
ESL One Frankfurt 2016 tickets
Tickets are available on Ticketmaster.de, at prices ranging from €29 to €2,999.
- Rank Seating – €29 (Sit on the rank seats, while at the same time saving a bit on the ticket cost. Access to the festival remains the same.)
- Infield Seating ticket – €39 (Free seating on pitch level. Ticket holders are free to move around as they please. They will still have access to all the festival activities.)
- Premium ticket – €249 (Seating right in front of the stage with exclusive signing sessions, exclusive Secret Shop premium ticket, unlimited food and drinks and a bonus surprise to be announced soon.)
- The Aegis Experience – €2,999 (Access to a private lounge for a group of five. All the premium perks apply plus front of the line access to signing sessions and venue entry.)
ESL One Frankfurt 2015
Team Secret won ESL One Frankfurt 2015, after taking down Evil Geniuses, 3:1, in the Grand Finals.