ESEA S25 Playoff Finalists Confirmed

by Nikhil Hathiramani

Mineski & Aerowolf are the ESEA S25 APAC Open Finalists

Running from Jun 2 – Aug 7, the ESEA open league saw sixty-six teams from all across the APAC region play weekly for a share of the US$2,500 prize pool. As the season nears its end, two finalists have emerged.

Aerowolf, previously playing as Recca Esports Academy, has had few chances to prove themselves regionally. However, they have begun to show form locally, most recently qualifying for the Indonesian offline qualifiers for ROG Masters 2017.  In contrast, the veteran Filipinos will out remind everyone that they are a team to contend with. By taking the title of Season 25 champions, both teams have much to gain, besides the US$750 for 1st place.

Both teams had close races in the semi-finals. Aerowolf took map one, Train, into overtime against Singapore’s Insidious Gaming. On the other side of the bracket, Mineski defeated Indonesia’s Recca in a convincing fashion, taking the series to three maps.

You can view the full playoff brackets here.

Earlier this month, ESEA revealed details about their upcoming ‘ESEA MDL Global Challenge LAN’. Unfortunately, due to poor sign-ups in the previous seasons of the APAC league, our region will not be getting a spot to the MDL Global Challenge LAN.

Registrations are now open for Season 26. We encourage all teams to participate. High attendance shows commitment to improving the trajectory of Asian CS:GO and could get our region the premier division and MDL Global Challenge spots we seek.

READ HERE: Aerowolf Wins ESEA APAC Open Season 25

READ HERE: Philippine CS:GO: Where Does it Stand?

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