All Road to Rio teams confirmed; Challenger spot moved from NA to EU

Apr 08 2020 2 min read
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ESL has announced all teams competing in the ESL One: Road to Rio event, which is an event that will determine teams that will be competing in ESL One Rio 2020

ESL One: Road to Rio was announced last week as the new method for qualifying for the ESL One Rio 2020 Major. This new system replaces the prior Minors system after the event had to be rescheduled due to coronavirus concerns. Now, all teams have been confirmed, along with one Challenger spot being removed from North America and being added to Europe.

Here is how all the regional events will shake out:


Dates: April 22 - May 17

Prizepool: $115,000

  • Astralis
  • Complexity
  • ENCE
  • Vitality
  • Heretics
  • Vitality
  • NiP
  • mousesports
  • Movistar Riders
  • G2
  • Copenhagen Flames
  • FaZe
  • North
  • Dignitas
  • fnatic
  • c0ntact

North America

Dates: April 22 - May 10

Prizepool: $60,000

  • Evil Geniuses
  • Gen.G
  • Liquid
  • Cloud9
  • 100 Thieves
  • Triumph
  • MIBR
  • Envy
  • Orgless
  • Bad News Bears
  • Yeah


Dates: April 30-May 17

Prizepool: $50,000

  • Spirit
  • Natus Vincere
  • Espada
  • Winstrike
  • Hard Legion
  • Gambit Youngsters
  • Unique
  • Syman
  • forZe
  • Tiebreaker
  • Tiebreaker

South America

Dates: April 22-26

Prizepool: $10,000

  • RED Canids
  • Isurus
  • BOOM
  • TeamOne


Dates: May 6-10

Prizepool: $10,000

  • Renegades
  • Chiefs
  • Ground Zero


Dates: May 6-10

Prizepool: $10,000

  • ViCi
  • Lucid Dream
  • Mazaalai
  • Camel Riders
  • Tiebreaker
  • Tiebreaker

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