The ESL Pro League Season 15 MALTA 2022 has finally been announced by the event organizers, with a list of 24 teams to contest, divided among four groups with six teams each, named as A,B,C, and D. So far it is known that the tournament will be held on LAN in Malta with Group A to open the competition, March 9 onwards.
With that being said, the Pro League Season 15 will feature 24 teams, 14 based on their standings on the HLTV.org and ESL CSGO world leaderboards while three teams each from the ESEA Premier 38 and EPL Conference Season 15.
Tems finishing first from every table will march on to the quarter finals while those in the second and third places would advance to the playoffs i.e. Round of 12. The grand finale would be played out in a Best of 5 format on April 10.
Group Compositions, Post Major Roster Shuffles
Group D has been ruled out as the Group of Death with some heavyweights placed to lock horns along with the North Americans in the faces of Complexity and Evil Geniuses who recently overhauled their rosters ahead of the 2022 pro season. Defending champions and Major Winners Natus Vincere headline the Group D with Season 13 Champions Heroic and a new look Astralis feature the list. Group D play their matches from March 30 – April 3.
While Group B got a revamped Team Vitaly who most recently signed the Danish trio from Astralis, Emil “magisk” Reif, Peter “dupreeh” Rasmussen and Danny “zonic” Sørensen (Head Coach as they would be looking to take on Finn “karrigan” Anderson’s FaZe Clan.
Group A is bound to showcase some stupendous Counter Strike as it got G2 Esports who most recently added the prodigy from Na’Vi Junior Ilya ‘m0NESY’ Osipov and Aleksi “Aleksib” Virolainen to their active CSGO division.
Below we have attached the draw and are as follows:
|Group A: March 9-13|
|Ninjas In Pyjamas|
|Looking for ORG|
|Group B: March 16-20|
|Group C: March 23-27|
|Group D: March 30 – April|