Where can I watch ECS Season 8?
You’ll also be able to catch our Community Caster Challenge entrants streaming and commentating matches on Caffeine.
When are the ECS game Weeks?
|Week 1||16th – 19th September|
|Week 2||30th September – 3rd October|
|Week 3||14th – 17th October|
|Week 4||21st – 24th October|
|Week 5||28th – 31st October|
When and where are the ECS Season 8 Finals?
The ECS Finals will take place in a North American venue after the ECS Season 8 regular Season. Stay tuned to ECS channels and ecs.faceit.com – we’ll be sharing details very soon.
Who is competing in ECS Season 8?
|EU Teams||NA Teams|
|Ninjas in Pyjamas||Complexity|
|OpTic Gaming||Team Liquid|
Following the ECS Season 8 Pinnacle Cup, here are the seedings for the remaining teams:
|Pinnacle Cup Team Seedings||EU Teams||NA Teams|
What are the first-round matchups?
AVANGAR vs. Virtus.Pro
Heretics vs. Fnatic
forZe vs. Ambush
Japaleno vs. Heroic
Team Liquid vs. eUnited
Sharks vs. INTZ
Cloud9 vs. Luminosity
Singularity vs. NRG
What is the format of ECS Season 8?
The ECS Regular Season is 5 BO3 single elimination brackets to determine who gets a spot at the finals.
8 teams from each region will compete from 16 September – 31 October, with the winners of each of the last three brackets getting an invitation directly to the ECS Season 8 Finals. For more information on the full ECS format, please visit our Tournament Info page.