ESEA MDL S26 Global Challenge will feature the top teams from Europe, Australian and NA divisions. It will be held from January 4-8, 2018 and have a prize pool of $50,000.
The venue will be closed to spectators and instead be used for ESL Pro League Season 6 relegation matches. This is being done to ensure the highest quality of matches for all the teams concerned. There are eight teams in participation at the tournament. They are ;
The Prize money for the tournament will be divided amongst the top four teams as below :