ESL Pro League Season 6 Now Underway This Week In Esports Betting

Published: Aug 31, 2017 - Last Updated: Jul 10, 2023

With a quiet Dota 2 front and the League of Legends Summer Playoffs almost completed, the esports world turns toward a wide range of CS:GO tournaments.

One of the biggest is the ESL Pro League Season 6. Its qualification phase began Aug. 22. There are two qualifying sections, North America and Europe, and the teams are battling to earn a place in the Season 6 Finals, which will take place in December.

The qualifiers will run through Nov. 12, and each features 14 teams.

League ladder and qualification

In both the European and North American qualification groups, the league ladder positions matter a lot. It will determine not only whether they qualify for the finals but also whether lower-placed teams are able to compete in next year’s Season 7.

The finishing positions in the league table equate to the following:

ESL Pro League Season 6 – North America

The North American section has just completed its first week, with a second group of fixtures set to be played during the coming days. Currently the league table stands as follows.

Position Team Name Record Score Differential Aggregate Points
1 SK Gaming 6-2 116-83 +33 18
2 OpTic Gaming 4-0 64-31 +33 12
3 Team Liquid 4-2 81-70 +9 12
4 Misfits 3-1 57-52 +5 9
5 Counter Logic Gaming 3-3 73-80 -7 9
6 NRG Esports 3-1 64-45 +19 8
7 Immortals 2-2 60-54 +6 7
8 compLexity Gaming 2-2 52-48 +42 6
9 Renegades 2-2 50-49 +1 5
10 Splyce 1-3 38-55 -17 4
11 Cloud9 1-3 47-61 -14 3
12 Ghost Gaming 1-3 40-62 -22 3
13 Luminosity Gaming 0-4 44-64 -20 0
14 Rogue 0-4 32-64 -32 0

The second week begins Sept. 5 and features 20 matches in total.

ESL Pro League Season 6 – Europe

Qualifying in the European section began on Aug. 22.  The league table for Europe is below.

Position Team Name Record Score Differential Aggregate Points
1 FaZe Clan 6-2 115-88 +27 18
2 North 5-1 89-59 +30 15
3 Fnatic 5-1 85-55 +30 15
4 Heroic 5-3 107-104 +3 15
5 G2 Esports 4-4 108-104 +4 13
6 Astralis 2-2 47-50 -3 6
7 Mousesports 2-3 78-82 -4 6
8 Natus Vincere 2-4 78-78 0 6
9 BIG 2-4 67-85 -18 6
10 GODSENT 2-1 45-41 +4 5
11 Team EnVyUs 2-4 73-94 -21 5
12 Hellraisers 1-5 79-90 -11 4
13 Ninjas in Pyjamas 1-3 42-61 -19 3
14 Team LDLC.com 0-2 10-32 -22 0

There are just 12 matches scheduled to take place in Week Two of the European Qualifier. As with the American qualifiers, these games will get underway on Sept. 5.

Esports betting at Bet365

In addition to betting on the ESL Pro League matches above, there are plenty of other opportunities this week at Bet365 esports.

We’ve already covered the DreamHack Masters in Malmo, but Bet365 is also offering pre-tournament betting on the ESG Mykonos events. There are also some great pre-event markets available for the forthcoming ESL One New York event.

Alongside these top tier events, CS:GO fans can enjoy betting on a number of current smaller events: DaddySkins Cup, Dust2.dk Masters, ECS D-League, Liga Pro Gamers Club, Mother Russia, and Stream.me Gauntlet.

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On another page, StarCraft II fans have a choice of betting in the SSL Challenge Season 2, SSL Premier Season 2, GSL Season 3, and WCS Montreal events at the moment. Bet365 is also offering betting on the WCIII Neo Star League, as well as the Gfinity Rocket League and Overwatch Premier Series events.

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Ian John

Since: August 10, 2015

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