The EEL Mini League was a European amateur Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. It took place over the weekend of November 23-25, 2018. 

Fli6ht Gaming won the tournament, and picked up their first title as a roster, beating Smiley Popcorn 2-0 in the best-of-three final. Fli6ht Academy, who played under the Rhino123 name, defeated Smiley Popcorn Black in the 3rd placed game. 

It was a one-off tournament ran by the staff in the E-mpire Esports League, who previously ran a similar tournament with the Alike Cup in summer 2018. 


Map Pool

  • Cache
  • Dust 2
  • Inferno
  • Mirage
  • Nuke
  • Overpass
  • Train


Reference[2]. Fli6ht Academy acquired the roster who played under 'Rhino123'.

Final Standings

Position Team
1st Fli6ht Gaming
2nd Smiley Popcorn
3rd Fli6ht Academy
4th Smiley Popcorn Black
5th-8th Adrift eSports
Nanded Esports
Pragmatic Esports
9th-16th Booty Bashers
Disco Bjorn
K9 Esports
Polar Weasels
Random Esports
Undertake Esports
Voltage eSports


Round 1 (best-of-one):

  • Random Esports 11-16 Adrift eSports
  • K9 Esports 7-16 Smiley Popcorn
  • Smiley Popcorn Black 16-1 Booty Bashers
  • Disco Bjorn 12-16 Hellbound
  • Rhino123 16-7 Phoenix
  • Pragmatic Esports 16-14 Undertake Esports
  • Nanded Esports 16-12 Polar Weasels
  • Fli6ht Gaming W-L Voltage eSports

Quarter-Finals (best-of-one)

  • Fli6ht 16-1 Nandad Esports
  • Rhino123 16-5 Pragmatic Esports
  • Smiley Popcorn Black 16-3 Hellbound
  • Smiley Popcorn 16-13 Adrift

Semi-Finals (best-of-three)

  • Fli6ht vs Rhino123
  • Smiley Popcorn vs Smiley Popcorn Black




  1. WarDog, Twitter <> Accessed 23-Nov-2018
  2. Lui2k, AmateurEsportsZone <> Accessed 23-Nov-2018
  3. EEL, <> Accessed 23-Nov-2018

External Links

E-mpire Esports League
Seasons Season 1, Season 2, Season 3, Season 4
Winners Scorpius eSports (Season 1), Newcastle Jaguars (Season 2), Smiley Popcorn (Season 3)
Other tournaments Alike Cup 1, EEL Mini League, EEL Community League 2019, Season 3.5, EEL King of Cache
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