Start your rise to the top and into the main series from the new Division #1!
On the second season of Telia Esports Series we have the very first qualifying series besides the main series. CS:GO Divison #1 starts now on the 2nd season of 2019 and it will be played at the same time as the main series from October 7 to November 21. Ten teams have already grabbed a spot to the division from season 2 qualifiers but there is room for xis more teams. The remaining spots will be filled with open online qualifiers starting on September 25.
Division #1 Qualifiers
The top two teams from each qualifier will earn a spot in the division.
Division #1 Format
The Division #1 will feature a maximum of sixteen teams. The series will follow the traditional format with a group stage followed by playoffs. The group stage is played in two groups of eight with round robin format and bo1 matches. The top two teams from each group advance to the playoffs. The playoffs follow the GSL style format with double elimination bracket ultimately deciding the two best teams of the division. Those two teams will have a chance to qualify to the main series in the next season, starting 2020.
Group stage - October 7 — November 8, 2019
Week off, main series ends
Playoffs - November 18 — November 21