News

Summer Qualifier - Online Groups Revealed

By -

Last weekend at PAX East, four teams took the ESL Arena stage fighting not just for placement, but for pride. After all the flags were captured, Strongholds secured, and Spartans slain, it was Evil Geniuses that stood atop the rest, claimed a highly coveted spot in the HCS Pro League alongside defending World Champions Counter Logic Gaming.

This weekend, qualification continues with the online portion of the Summer Qualifier, and today we’re excited to reveal the teams that have been invited, as well as which groups they’ve been placed in. But first, let’s take a quick look at the format these teams will be competing in.

FORMAT

  • Double elimination groups
  • Top 2 teams from each group advance to ESL Studios in Burbank, California
  • Halo World Championship map pool

GROUPS

After brief but eventful offseason following the Halo World Championship Finals, several rosters have been substantially shuffled , setting the stage for some very intriguing matchups over the next few months. Let’s see where Halo’s top players have landed.

Renegades

  • Commonly
  • Ninja
  • Victory X
  • Penguin

Soul Red

  • Gabriel
  • JuicyFruit
  • Who is KingNick
  • Munoz

Team Liquid

  • Spartan
  • Stellur
  • APG
  • Eco (formerly Unlegit)

Enigma6

  • Cratos
  • Shooter
  • Huke
  • bubu dubu

Legendary

  • Winntur
  • Squallaye
  • Cpt Anarchy
  • Soul Swish

Ambush

  • Kephrii
  • MudVayne
  • KuavoKen
  • JR2

Crowd Control

  • Very Nerdy
  • Levy
  • Scaryotic
  • Tragic

Allegiance

  • G00fy
  • RyaNoob
  • Contra
  • PreDevoNatoR

eLevate

  • Heinz
  • Hysteria
  • Randa
  • Aries Caries

Team EnVyUs

  • eL ToWn
  • Mikwen
  • iGotUrPistola
  • Rayne

Indecisive

  • Lifestyl3
  • Blakerz
  • Zenchaser
  • Prototype

Denial esports

  • Ogre 2
  • Seduce
  • Nemassist
  • Arkanum

OpTic Gaming

  • MaNiaC
  • Naded
  • Str8 Sick
  • ACE

God Tier

  • Cloud
  • Swift Kill
  • Danoxide
  • Tire Ironic

Sentinels

  • Vetoed
  • Kampy
  • Trunks
  • Yoshi

Str8 Rippin

  • TSquared
  • Rammy
  • DomeRocked
  • ShaZaM

Be sure to tune in on Saturday, April 30 at 11AM PT by heading to the Halo 5: Guardians page on Twitch.tv to watch from your favorite player’s perspective. Best of luck to all teams competing!

As always, follow @HCS and @ESLHalo for the latest on the HCS Pro League and join the discussion!

Related


European Pro League Details Revealed

Halo Championship Series

European Pro League Details Revealed

By Official HCS -

Just a few short weeks ago, the top competitive Halo teams from around the world took the stage at the Halo World Championship in Hollywood, CA looking to call themselves the best Halo players on Earth. While the entire tournament was rife with unpredictable upsets and shocking comebacks, in the end there would be no doubt as Counter Logic Gaming saved perhaps their most dominant display for when the stakes were at their highest, dominating Allegiance in the finals to take the crown.

HCS Pro League 2016 Summer Qualifier Recap

Halo Championship Series

HCS Pro League 2016 Summer Qualifier Recap

By Official HCS -

This weekend, the world tuned in as we took one more step towards the completing the puzzle of the North American and European Halo Championship Series: Pro League lineups. When the dust had settled, Allegiance, Team EnVyUs, Enigma 6, and Renegades secured the four available North American spots, while the two available European openings were claimed by X-MEN and Online Warriors. Let’s look at how it all played out…

Pro League Invitational at PAX East

Halo Championship Series

Pro League Invitational at PAX East

By Official HCS -

Just a few weeks ago, Team Allegiance and Counter Logic Gaming met in Hollywood, California to determine which team would stand atop the rest as the 2016 Halo World Champion. While only one team came away with the $1 million prize, both teams were to be invited directly into the HCS Pro League as a commendation for their incredible performance throughout the Halo World Championship season and final tournament. CLG’s dominant roster currently remains intact, but the members of Team Allegiance...