The ESL Pro League Season 16 is a true test to see which team is at the top of the scene. Will FaZe defend its ESL Pro League title?

The ESL Pro League Season 16 is currently underway and the world’s best CS: GO teams are in action. It’s not just the prize money but also the title of having won the prestigious ESL Pro League that’s on the line. Here is everything you need to know about the tournament including its format, prize pool, participating teams and regularly updated live results.

ESL Pro League Season 16 Live results

Here are the live results for the ESL Pro league Season 16. 

Group A

Team 1Team 1ScoreWinner
NAVITeam Spirit2-0NAVI
VitalityENDPOINT2-0Vitality
NIPFnatic0-2Fnatic
Team SpiritENDPOINT2-1Team Spirit
NAVIFnatic2-1NAVI
NIPVitality0-2Vitality
NAVIENDPOINT0-2ENDPOINT
NIPTeam Spirit0-2Team Spirit
VitalityFnatic2-1Vitality
NIPENDPOINT2-0NIP
FnaticTeam Spirit2-0Fnatic
NAVIVitality1-2Vitality
NAVINIP1-2NIP
VitalityTeam Spirit2-0Vitality
FnaticENDPOINT2-0Fnatic

Group B

Team 1Team 2ScoreMap 1Map 2Map 3Winner
FaZeFTW Esports2-016-416-4FaZe
OutsidersBIG 2-016-916-11Outsiders
G2MIBR2-016-516-10G2
OutsidersFTW Esports2-016-816-10Outsiders
G2BIG 2-019-1619-17G2
FaZeMIBR2-19-1616-816-4FaZe
G2FTW Esports2-016-516-6G2
BIG MIBR2-116-1414-1616-1BIG
FaZeOutsiders2-116-55-1616-11FaZe
BIG FTW Esports2-116-712-1616-6BIG
OutsidersMIBR2-016-216-7Outsiders
FaZeG20-27-1612-16G2
MIBRFTW Esports2-016-1219-17MIBR
G2Outsiders2-016-219-16G2
FaZeBIG 2-016-1116-11FaZe

Group C

Team 1Team 2ScoreWinner

Group D

Team 1Team 2ScoreWinner

ESL Pro League participating teams

There are 24 teams taking part in the ESL Pro League Season 16. The teams form four groups of six teams each. The high number of matches means CS: GO fans can witness various permutations and combinations of their favorite teams. 

  • Astralis
  • BIG
  • Complexity
  • ENCE
  • Evil Geniuses
  • FaZe Clan
  • Fnatic
  • FURIA 
  • G2 esports
  • Heroic
  • Navi
  • Mouz
  • Ninjas in Pyjamas 
  • Team Liquid
  • Team Vitality
  • Cloud9
  • Movistar Riders
  • Team Spirit
  • MIBR
  • Endpoint
  • Eternal Fire
  • Outsiders
  • HEET
  • For the Win

ESL Pro League S16 format

Image Credit: ESL

There are two stages to the ESL Pro League Season 16 – the group stage and the playoffs. The group stage will see the teams play each other in a round-robin format. Each team wil play the other five teams in the group once in the group stage. 

All matches are best-of-three series and each group takes place over a period of five days. The best team in the group stage advances directly to the quarterfinals. The next two teams move ahead to the round of 12. There is a clear and distinct advantage for any team that tops the group stage. 


The playoffs feature best of three series throughout. As one of the most prestigious tournaments in the CS: GO circuit, ESL Pro League prides itself on best-of-three series all across the event. Unlike the group stage, however, the playoffs are all single-elimination matches, The Grand final is a best-of-five affair. The playoffs kick off on September 27 and will continue till October 2.

Tournament Prize pool distribution

Here’s the prize pool distribution for ESL Pro League Season 16.

PlaceTeamPrize $
1$175,000
2$70,000
3-4$35,000
3-4$35,000
5-8$17,500
5-8$17,500
5-8$17,500
5-8$17,500
9-12$12,000
9-12$12,000
9-12$12,000
9-12$12,000
13-16Team Spirit$19,000
13-16$9,000
13-16$9,000
13-16$9,000
17-20Ninjas in Pyjamas$17,500
17-20$7,500
17-20$7,500
17-20$7,500
21-24Endpoint$11,000
21-24$6,000
21-24$6,000
21-24$6,000
Teams are awarded $5,000 for each group stage win.

Where can I watch ESL Pro League Season 16?

ESL Pro League Season 16 will be streamed live on Twitch. CS: GO fans can check out the live stream here.

Stay tuned to esports.gg for the latest CS: GO news and updates.

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