Updated: Oct 2, 2022
ESL Pro League Season 16 is in its final stage. Team Liquid and Tram Vitality are the final two teams of the ESL pro-League, they will play each other in the grand finals on October 2nd. The winner of the ESL Pro League grand finals will receive 175,000 USD, a direct spot in IEM Katowice 2023 and Blast World Final 2022.
ESL Pro League 16 Semi-Finals Result
In the semi-finals, Team Liquid faced Cloud 9 and won 2-1, Inferno 16-11, Ancient 13-16 and Dust II 16-13. Team Liquid won this super close series and eliminated Cloud 9 from the ESL Pro League. Cloud 9 only lost two games in this event and it was team Liquid that beat them both times, once in group stages and now in semi-finals.
The second semi-finals were in between Vitality and G2 Esports. Vitality won 2-0, Mirage 16-8 and Inferno 19-16. Vitality made an insane comeback in the Inferno to secure the series, they were down 7-15 and managed to win the map.
Vitality and Liquid struggled in the entire 2022 season and tried experimenting a bit with their roster. But in the ESL Pro League Season 16 they finally managed to achieve a good result.
ESL Pro League 16 Predictions: Playoffs
G2 Esports and Cloud 9 finished ESL Pro League Season 16 with a 3rd-4th place finish. G2 won 60K USD and Cloud 9 won 55K USD. These teams will now play in RMR which will decide the participants in Rio Major.