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ESL has released the completed team list for a majority of the regions for their upcoming ESL One: Road to Rio in addition to the removal of one Challenger spot at the ESL One Rio Major for North America and moved it to Europe.

Things had to change upon c0ntact’s move from North American to the European region. This has led to a change in the prize pool for the two regions as well as Europe moves up to $115,000 and North America drops to $60,000.

Orgless and Yeah were the final two teams revealed brought into the North America region.

ESL explained how they selected the remaining teams and how they’ll be determining the tiebreakers in the official post.

“For most regions we used rankings from the Minor Closed Qualifiers. In cases where multiple teams were on the same ranking within the last round of the Closed Qualifiers, tiebreaker matches will be played,” ESL explained.

You can find the full list of teams for the regional games, the dates, and the prize pools below.


Dates: April 22-May 17
Prizepool: $115,000

  • Astralis
  • Complexity
  • ENCE
  • Heretics
  • Vitality
  • mousesports
  • G2
  • FaZe
  • North
  • fnatic
  • NiP
  • Movistar Riders
  • Copenhagen Flames
  • Dignitas
  • c0ntact

North America

Dates: April 22-May 10
Prizepool: $60,000

  • Evil Geniuses
  • Liquid
  • 100 Thieves
  • Gen.G
  • Cloud9
  • Triumph
  • MIBR
  • Envy
  • Orgless
  • Bad News Bears
  • Yeah


Dates: April 30-May 17
Prizepool: $50,000

  • Natus Vincere
  • Spirit
  • Espada
  • Winstrike
  • Hard Legion
  • Gambit Youngsters
  • Unique
  • Syman
  • forZe
  • Tiebreaker matches
  • Tiebreaker matches

South America

Dates: April 22-26
Prizepool: $10,000

  • RED Canids
  • BOOM
  • Isurus
  • Team One


Dates: May 6-10
Prizepool: $10,000

  • Renegades
  • Chiefs
  • Ground Zero


Dates: May 6-10
Prizepool: $10,000

  • ViCi
  • Lucid Dream
  • Mazaalai
  • Camel Riders
  • Tiebreaker matches
  • Tiebreaker matches

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