ESL Pro League Season 8 North America
The ESL Pro League is ESL's premier league for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. The best teams in the world compete over a season spanning across 10 weeks, culminating in an offline finals held at a stadium in front of a live audience.
For 2018 the ESL Pro League Finals will be held in Odense, Denmark, at the Sparekassen Fyn Arena.
Double round robin with Best-of-One series.
- In regulation (standard 30 round matches) winners receive 3 points
- In overtime (matches exceeding 30 rounds) winners receive 2 points and losers 2 points.
The top seven teams proceed to the offline finals. The top eleven advance to the next season. The teams placing 12th and 13th are sent to relegation, and the bottom placed team is relegated to ESEA Premier.