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EUL Finals dates, format revealed: Everything you need to know

The EUL Finals are quickly approaching.

EUL Finals dates, format revealed: Everything you need to know

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Finally, the dates and format of the EUL Finals tournament have been revealed, along with other key details. 

The event will be split over two weekends: Dec. 11-12 and Dec. 18-19. 

The first weekend of the event will feature the semifinal matches on Dec. 11, and the EU Challenger League finals on Dec. 12. On Dec. 18, the Relegation matches will be held, and on Dec. 19 the grand finals of the event will take place. 

The semifinals of the event will be held in a best-of-three format, with the grand finals as a best-of-five. The Challenger League finals and the EUL relegation match will be best-of-fives.

The participating teams are NAVI, BDS, G2, and Team Empire on the EUL side, and the Challenger League participants are Hellraisers and MnM Gaming.

EUL Finals schedule

  • Dec. 11
    Team Empire vs. NAVI - 14:00 CET
    BDS vs. G2 - 17:00 CET
  • Dec. 12
    MnM Gaming vs. Hellraisers - 14:00 CET
  • Dec. 18
    Promotion/Relegation match - Loser of MnM Gaming vs. Hellraisers vs. Team Secret - 14:00 CET
  • Dec. 19
    Loser of Team Empire-NAVI vs. loser of BDS-G2 - 13:00 CET (Third place match)
    Winner of Team Empire-NAVI vs. winner of BDS-G2 - 16:00 CET

The semifinal between BDS and G2 is a rematch of last year's EUL Finals grand final matchup, which G2 won by a 3-2 scoreline. The match featured the Esports Awards "Play of the Year", which was performed by Jake "Virtue" Grannan during the first map of the series. 

The other semifinal features Team Empire, an all-Russian historical power in EU, and NAVI, a UK-majority roster looking to recapture the glory of 2021 stages past. 

Twitch drops will be available for the duration of the event. 

EUL Finals prize pool

  • 1st place: €50,000
  • 2nd place: €25,000
  • 3rd place: €15,000
  • 4th place: €10,000