Favorites of ESL Pro League Season 18

Yesterday, August 30, the group stage of ESL Pro League Season 18 has started. Team Vitality are rightfully considered to be the favorites of the championship, heading the first line of the HLTV rating. 

They are followed by Heroic and G2 Esports, the leaders of the top three.

Natus Vincere, Monte, Fnatic and others have an average chance of success and first place in the tournament. BIG, Apeks and other teams have the least chance to win. 

The tournament will be held from August 30 to October 1 in Malta. Among 32 teams will be drawn a prize pool of $ 850 thousand, and the champion will take a slot at IEM Katowice 2024 and BLAST World Final 2023.