Monthly Archive: June 2016

Modern Combat 5 is coming to ESL Play with its €1,350 Go4 cup

BY ESL Gaming We are broadening our mobile game selection on ESL Play by adding popular iOS title Modern Combat 5 to the repertoire. We’re thrilled to give the growing mobile FPS game a platform on which its large following can compete in weekly and monthly cups. We’ve already had the chance to showcase the …

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Intel® Extreme Masters and KeSPA partner to bring StarCraft® II Proleague Round 3 Grand Finals to IEM Shanghai

Intel® Extreme Masters will join forces with the Korean eSports Association (KeSPA) to host the StarCraft® II Proleague outside of Korea for the first time in history. ESL, the world’s largest esports company, will produce the event for IEM Shanghai as KeSPA brings the top Korean players to compete in a best of seven Grand …

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Formation of the British eSports Association

Following authority from the UK Government, today sees the establishment of the British eSports Association. Located at Pinewood Studios, British eSports, acting as the National Governing Body for eSports in the United Kingdom, will work in conjunction with the Department for Culture, Media and Sport to help and represent players at all levels; develop a …

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THIS WEEKEND WATCH ARK: SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST SUMMER CUP SEMI-FINALS AND JUNE ‘SURVIVOR LEAGUE’ CHAMPIONSHIP ON TWITCH

Winners Take Home Part of the $65K Prize Pool, Plus the Chance to Travel to ChinaJoy for International Tournament Studio Wildcard, the developer that brought gamers the definitive online dinosaur survival experience ARK: Survival Evolved, announced today its broadcast schedule for the ARK: Survival of the Fittest competitive tournaments. Starting at 11 am EST, Saturday, …

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A comeback worthy of Game of Thrones – meet the ESL One Cologne broadcast team!

The biggest CS:GO tournament is just around the corner and these are the great people who will be bringing you all the action. ESL One Cologne is just days away and with it, the world’s biggest CS:GO event. Sixteen of the best teams from around the globe will battle it out for a share of …

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ELEAGUE’s Season One Semifinals and Championship to be held July 29-30 at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta

ELEAGUE, a professional eSports league formed in partnership between Turner and WME | IMG, will host the semifinals and championship – featuring Valve’s popular Counter-Strike Global Offensive game – for its inaugural season at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta. The first semifinal will take place Friday, July 29, at 5 p.m. ET, followed …

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The North American Overwatch Go4 tournament series kicks off this weekend!

After the successful launch of the European Go4Overwatch tournament series, North American teams will now also get the chance to test their team play and earn prizes in weekly online Overwatch competitions thanks to Thermaltake. There is no limit to the open signups, so if your team decides to join, you will definitely be able …

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ESL to host the Heroes of the Storm North America Fall Regional events

Just last week, Tempest hoisted the trophy at the Heroes of the Storm Summer Global Championship in Jönköping, Sweden after one of the most thrilling matches in Heroes history, and the competition is already gearing up for teams around the world to snag their title. ESL will be hosting the two North American Fall season …

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Major League Gaming & Call of Duty® World League announce CWL Pro Points

Major League Gaming (MLG) is happy to announce our participation in the Call of Duty® World League, Presented by PlayStation®4. As part of the integration between the CWL and MLG, MLG has started working on live and online events that have CWL Pro Point awards. Recently, MLG hosted the Call of Duty® MLG Anaheim Open …

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Full Details on Qualifiers for DreamHack ZOWIE Open: Montreal Featuring WCS Circuit: Summer Championship!

DreamHack and Blizzard Entertainment would like to announce the DreamHack ZOWIE Open: Montreal Qualifiers for WCS Circuit Summer Championship – where 32 players will compete for a $150,000 prize pool, 11,000 WCS Circuit points, and a direct seed into the WCS Global Playoffs at BlizzCon 2016. Qualifiers Regional Challengers 8 Players from Regional Challengers: •2 …

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Sign up for the Overwatch® Atlantic Showdown qualifiers!

By ESL At this year’s gamescom in Cologne, Germany, ESL will host the Overwatch Atlantic Showdown – an international competition with a six figure prize pool. A total of eight teams, four from North America and four from Europe, will battle it out on the ESL Arena stage at gamescom on August 20-21. It is …

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Meet the PGL Summer Tavern Tales 2016 casters. Qualifier details released

The English broadcast of the PGL Summer Tavern Tales 2016 LAN playoff will include three of PGL’s favorite Hearthstone casters. Marcin “Gnimsh” Filipowicz, Jakub “Lothar” Szylguski and Alex “Raven” Baguley will return to Bucharest, Romania, on July 29 – 31 as part of the talent line-up for the PGL Summer Tavern Tales 2016 tournament. 32 …

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AMAZON APPSTORE JOINS AS PLATINUM SPONSOR OF VAINGLORY SUMMER SEASON BEGINNING TODAY

Vainglory, the world’s leading touchscreen esport, announced a premier sponsorship with the Amazon Appstore to support their Summer 2016 esports season in both North America and Europe. The Vainglory Summer season begins today and runs through September 11. The top eight teams per region will compete at the Summer Live Championships in North America (September …

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PREMIER TOURNAMENT: Community Effort Orlando (CEO) 2016

Community Effort Orlando (CEO) 2016 CEO 2016 is here, and this year’s event is enormous! Over 800 players from around the world are competing in Street Fighter 5. CEO is a Premier Tournament, so there is an automatic qualifying spot to Capcom Cup on the line for taking 1st place as well as double the …

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Guild Wars 2® World Championship Announced With Largest Ever Guild Wars Prize Pool of $200,000

ArenaNet™, publisher and developer of the award-winning Guild Wars franchise, and ESL™, the world’s largest eSports company, have announced the upcoming Guild Wars 2 World Championship; the culmination of the 2016 season and the previous two seasons of Pro Leagues. Developing on their eSports partnership, ArenaNet and ESL are introducing with the World Championship the …

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