ESL Pro League season 14 team list revealed
The tournament's roster has been finalized with the addition of the top sides from the ESL World Ranking.
The team list for ESL Pro League season 14 has been finalized with the addition of seven CS:GO squads that received invites due to their place in ESL’s world rankings, the tournament organizer announced today.
Gambit, who emerged as one of the best teams in the world in 2021, were the first squad to receive an invite for the 14th edition of the $750,000 CS:GO league. The Russian powerhouse was followed by Heroic (the ESL Pro League season 13 winner), Virtus Pro, BIG, FURIA, Team Spirit, and OG. The last two squads are the only non-partnered teams out of ESL’s top 10 to receive an invite to the league.
The 24 teams that will compete at ESL Pro League Season 14 have been set in stone with the addition of the top squads in the ESL World Ranking, as the final seven invites to the tournament were handed out to the highest placed teams outside of those already qualified.
The Season 14 is set to kick off on Aug. 16, one day after the summer player break ends. The tournament will conclude on Sept. 12. In the last edition, Heroic beat Gambit in the grand finals, while FURIA and NiP were stopped in the semifinals.