An ESL One Frankfurt 2016 NA qualifier has now been added to the structure and will be taking place starting on April 12th. Eight teams have been directly invited, including Digital Chaos and compLexity Gaming. The teams will battle it out for the one allocated spot for the region in the main event. ESL One Frankfurt 2016 will take place June 17th-19th at Commerzbank-Arena in Germany featuring a $250,000 starting prize pool.
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An ESL One Frankfurt 2016 NA qualifier has now been added to the qualifier structure. Eight invited teams from the region – compLexity, EnemyGG, Team Freedom, Animal Kingdom, Digital Chaos, Tshow, Shazam and EverNovaS will battle it out for the one allocated NA spot for ESL One Frankfurt 2016.
ESL One Frankfurt 2016 NA qualifier
The North American qualifier will be a closed, single-elimination bracket format. All games will be best-of-three series with the grand finals being a best-of-five series.
ESL One Frankfurt 2016 NA qualifier Round One
April 12th 17:00 EDT/23:00 CEST – compLexity vs. EnemyGG
April 12th 20:00 EDT/02:00 CEST – Team Freedom vs. Animal Kingdom
April 13th 17:00 EDT/23:00 CEST – Digital Chaos vs. Tshow
April 13th 20:00 EDT/02:00 CEST – Shazam vs. EverNovaS
ESL One Frankfurt 2016 NA qualifier Semifinals
April 16th 17:00 EDT/23:00 CEST – Digital Chaos/Tshow vs. Shazam/EverNovaS*
April 16th 20:00 CET/02:00 CEST– compLexity/EnemyGG vs. Team Freedom/Animal Kingdom
ESL One Frankfurt 2016 NA qualifier Finals
April 17th 16:00 EDT/22:00 CEST
*if EverNovaS win round one, this match will be moved to April 14th
ESL One Frankfurt 2016
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.
The eight teams – three directly invited – OG, Alliance and one TBD – two qualified from Europe, one qualified from China, one qualified from the Americas and one qualified from SEA – 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.
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.