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FACEIT, viewing figures for the Minors for July

FACEIT are pleased to reveal viewing figures for the Minors that took place throughout July. The Minors saw teams from Asia, CIS, Americas and EU compete over the course of three weeks for a spot at the Major this September with the Europe Minor breaking records for the highest viewership. Total hours watched across the four regions amounted to over...

CS:GO Asia Championships 2018

With a prize pool of $300,000, the CS:GO Asia Championships 2018 features eight top teams from Asia and the rest of the world: Team EnVyUs, Natus Vincere, Ninjas in Pyjamas, Heroic, Virtus.pro, MVP.PK , VG.Flash Gaming and TyLoo. The event runs from June 14-18 at the Shanghai Indoor Stadium, a 12,000-seater multi-purpose gymnasium located close to the Shanghai Stadium. Perfect...

Rush 2018 – New partner, new venue, same eSports

A Rush of esports is set to take place at the Sun Arena at Time Square in Pretoria from 29 June to 01 July 2018. The Rush esports event will host a range of competitive tournaments for casual gamers and esports fans to watch or participate in, as well as give visitors the opportunity to experience the thrilling world of...

CS:GO tournament returns in June with $50,000 prize pot

After the successful Winter Series, Gfinity is excited to announce the Gfinity Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Spring Series 2018, which will see the best talent battle to become Champions of Europe and North America and take a share of the $50,000 prize pool. The Gfinity Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Spring Series 2018 is now open for registrations to teams of all skill...

The last week of ESL Pro League Season 7

Leonard Schilcher – ESL Gaming Thirteen teams across both EU & NA battle to claim one of the seven remaining playoff tickets to qualify for the LAN finals in Dallas, Texas on May the 14th. AGO and LDLC are entangled in a tight battle to avoid direct relegation, whereas Team Dignitas in NA is an almost certain lock for demotion. Let’s...

Collegiate StarLeague – Top Teams Competing at 2018 Grand Finals

he Collegiate StarLeague (CSL) is excited to announce the top teams competing at the 2018 North American Grand Finals on April 28-29. The two day tournament will take place at Ultimate Media Ventures in Huntington Beach, California and will feature top collegiate esports players from across North America competing for more than $100,000 in scholarships. The finalists include teams from:...

ESL Southeast Europe Championship Season VII

Hans Oelschlägel – ESL Gaming The longest running championship in Southeast Europe is going into its next iteration – the ESL Southeast Europe Championship Season VII! With 10,000€ prize pool on the line, SEC’s seventh rendition is going to be as exciting as ever! After six exciting seasons with LAN finals in Bucharest, Budapest, Sofia and Belgrade, Season VII will...

ESL Pro League – Week 6: seven playoff spots still up for grabs

Leonard Schilcher – ESL Pro League Team Liquid, NRG Esports, Space Soldiers, Ninjas in Pyjamas, Na’Vi and Astralis have claimed their playoff spots for the LAN Finals, starting on the 14th of May in Dallas. In Europe, three more spots are available and in North America four, meaning we will get crucial and tense matches in the final week of...

The penultimate week of ESL Pro League Season 7 kicks off

Leonard Schilcher  – ESL Gaming We’re now in the thick of crunch time, and the teams with the most clutch running through their veins are going to separate themselves from the rest, clinch those playoff berths and book their trip to Counter-Strike’s hometown, Dallas. The most prominent teams who are in desperate need of that clutching ability are SK Gaming...

Week 5 of ESL Pro League Season 7 Analysis

Hans Oelschlägel – ESL Gaming After another busy week, with 36 total maps in EU and 18 in NA, Pro League Season 7 is racing towards the finishing line. Some of the favorites are struggling tremendously in both regions. Most notably, FaZe has dropped out of the playoff ranks, and Fantic continue to struggle. At this point it’s likely we...

EPL’s crucial Week 5 looms ahead.

Leonard Schilcher – ESL Gaming While EPL was on break, the entire Counter-Strike scene has been in turmoil last week when rumors surfaced that SK Gaming is on the verge of signing S1mple and flamie to their roster. While the rumors turned out to be true, the deal never materialized. However, it set in motion an avalanche of player swapping...

Counter-Strike – Week 3 of ESL Pro League season 7

Leonard Schilcher – ESL Gaming Most EU teams have played roughly a third of their matches and in Na’Vi and Space Soldiers, we have two surprising rosters at the top. NA is lagging a bit behind with fewer matches played overall, which makes it more difficult to better understand who the favorites for this season are, especially as Cloud9 and...

ECS Reveals Lineup of CS:GO Teams for Season 5

The Esports Championship Series (ECS), FACEIT’s premiere Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) league, has revealed the full lineup of teams from North America and Europe that will compete in Season 5 for a slice of the $750,000 USD prize pool. Returning to SSE Arena, Wembley for the Season 5 Finals, the league kicks off on March 13, 2018 and will see...

ELEAGUE | Road to the Boston Major – Grand Final in Series Finale

ELEAGUE Turner and IMG’s ELEAGUE | Road to the Boston Major will revisit the thrilling Grand Final match of its most recent Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Major Championship, spotlighting Cloud9’s historic victory as the first American roster to win a Major, Friday, March 9, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on TBS. The final episode of the five-part series has explored the relationships...