ESL One Frankfurt 2014

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  • Type:
    LAN Event
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  • Location:
    Germany, Frankfurt
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Basic Information

The Electronic Sports League (ESL) is hosting the largest eSports event in Europe ever, with space for about 30.000 visitors in a football stadium. 8 world class Dota 2 teams attend.

Date: 28th & 29th of July 2014
Location: Commerzbank Arena in Frankfurt, Germany

5-8th place: 4x $10,113

Tournament Grid

Quarter Finals and Semi Finals are Bo3. Grand Final will be Bo5.


Ticket & Compendium

The ESL One compendium can be purchased in the Dota 2 Store for 10,00 USD. Every sold copy raises the prize pool by 2,50 USD.

Videos - VODs and Interviews

Qualifier Results

TI finalists se The Alliance and ua Natus Vincere have been directly invited to Frankfurt. The remaining six slots have been played out in continental online qualifiers. Three additional teams from Europe qualified as well as two from Asia and one from America.


12 teams were invited to the groupstage, with 4 joining them from an open qualifier. The winners of the 4 groups played out two slots in two best of five finals, granting de Mousesports and eu Fnatic their tickets to Frankfurt. The losers of those group finals as well as the second and third placed teams from the groups fought for the final slot in single elimination playoffs, with eu Cloud 9 being the lucky winner.

I. Open qualifier

Open Qualifier results

II. Groupstage & Group Finals

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III. Playoffs


4 teams from North and South America have been invited to the playoffs with 4 more joining them from an open qualifier. In single elimination, best of three format (best of five final), the American slot was played out. us Evil Geniuses came out on top.

I. Open qualifier

Open qualifier results

II. Playoffs


While two slots were assigned to Asia overall, the first one was reserved for China only. Eight top teams were invited to compete in single elimination, best of three playoffs (best of fiva final). cn Invictus Gaming secured its participation in Frankfurt. The second and third place got to move on to the Asian qualifier.

I. Playoffs


The final slots was fought out in all of Asia. Four teams got directly invited to the playoffs. The second and third place from the Chinese qualifier joined them as well as two teams from the groupstage. Prior to that, teams have qualified for the groupstage through national qualifiers. cn LGD Gaming made it to the event.

I. National qualifiers

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II. Groupstage

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III. Playoffs