On January 13, the group stage of the 7th season of the European Development Championship will begin. Sixteen teams, the best four from the Play-in phase and twelve invited teams, will fight for the knockout phase and the grand prize of $45,000, and a bootcamp in Malta.


The play-in stage of the seventh season of the European Development Championship has ended. The top four teams have secured a spot in the group stage, where they will fight for the play-off stage with a prize pool of $45,000 and a bootcamp in Malta. The play-in winners are:


Into the Breach



Nexus Gaming


GAM3RS_X and Eden Esports announced two new seasons of the European Development Championship last year, giving the teams currently in Europe a field to compete. The second season began on January 30, and on February 13 the group stage of the competition will begin. All European Development Championship matches will be streamed on Twitch on the Eden Esports channel. The following teams have been invited to the group stage:



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The tournament organizers have revealed the Group A match pairings for the start of the group stage. The group stage will be played in the GSL system. Here is the schedule of upcoming meetings:


Monday, February 13:


  • 13:00 | BO1| Monte vs Forward
  • 14:00 | BO1| MOUZ NXT vs PPROSPECTS
  • 15:00 | BO3| TBD vs TBD


The organizers of the European Development Championship are GAM3RS_X and Eden Esports, which have many years of experience in organizing esports events and esports tournaments. GAM3RS_X has collaborated with partners such as BLAST, Starladder and PGL and has produced thousands of hours of CS:GO esports broadcasts and other games Eden Esports organizes international online and offline esports competitions such as SuperNova, Champions Cup, EDC, Malta Vibes and is a fundamental partner Champion of Champions Tour. Eden Esports aims to make Malta one of the esports hubs by organizing events, live streaming and bringing industry companies to the island. Gaming Malta, Hellcase, ENDORFY, Displate and GRID became partners of the two new seasons of the European Development Championship.


About GamingMalta

GamingMalta is an independent non-profit foundation set up by the Government of Malta and the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA). Tasked with the remit of promoting Malta as a center of excellence in the digital and remote gaming sector globally, it is also responsible for liaising with the local relevant authorities to improve Malta’s attractiveness as a jurisdiction and enhance the ecosystem surrounding the gaming industry.


About Hellcase

Hellcase is a case opening website with the biggest fan base over the World. You can choose one of dozens of unique cases, enjoy bright memorable design, play several improved or completely redesigned features like case battle and upgrader. Hellcase provides support for several esports tournaments as well as gives hundreds of skins for free to users in giveaways.


About GRID

GRID is a technology-as-a-service platform that specializes in esports data solutions designed to unlock the potential of official data assets for leagues, teams, and brands. GRID aims to consolidate esports data and enrich feeds through the processing layer of its platform, i.e. to carry out predictive modelling or contextualization in different phases of a match, to ultimate satisfy different data-driven purposes from fan experiences to coaching/talent-scouting.


About Endorfy

ENDORFY is a global brand made by passionate people for passionate people. Created by experienced specialists and avid gamers, ENDORFY’s goal is to bring cutting-edge tech straight to the comforts of your house. Top-notch tools to help you do whatever you love to do — at 100%. Functional, elegant and reliable, ENDORFY gear is designed for gamers, PC enthusiasts, creators, and everyone else who appreciates quality hardware that can keep up with their daily challenges.


About Displate

Displate print collectible metal posters that make this reaaally sweet wup-wup sound when you spin them around. Plus, they look super cool no matter where you put them! Every Displate consists of three main ingredients: 51% excellent art, 46% highly sophisticated tech, and 3% magic. These numbers are not just random gibberish. They come straight from our resident technowizards who oversee production.