ESL Premiership, Spring season sponsored by T2M

Mobile gaming controller developer T2M has partnered with ESL Gaming, the world’s largest esports and gaming lifestyle company, to announce a new sponsorship for the Spring Season of the ESL Premiership.

The season got underway on March 1, with Counter Strike: Global Offensive (ESLUK – Twitch), continuing with the ESL Wild Rift Premiership and concluding with the Grand Finals of a soon to be announced title on Sunday, June 27.… Read the rest

CS:GO Legend Series Tournament, Featuring Live Animated Casters

Allied Esports, a global esports entertainment company and a subsidiary of Allied Esports Entertainment, Inc. , has teamed up with Xsens, a global leader in inertial motion capture products, to bring live animated casters to a professional esports tournament production for the first time.

Through the use of Xsens’ MVN motion capture systems, used in popular films and series such as Black Panther and The Mandalorian, Allied Esports will transform its tournament casters into animated characters.… Read the rest

EPOS and BLAST Premier Partnership

Premium audio device company EPOS has agreed a partnership expansion with esports tournament organizer BLAST Premier for 2021.

Over the first year of the partnership both companies have worked together to help give esports fans a deeper appreciation and understanding of the vital role audio and communication plays in gaming.

The expanded partnership will see EPOS work with the tournament organizer to show the gaming community how audio holds the power to unleash the gaming experience.… Read the rest

High School Esports League Winter Challenge, Open for registrations

Generation Esports (GenE) announced that registration to the 2021 Winter Challenge seasonal gaming tournament from the High School Esports League (HSEL) — North America’s largest competitive gaming organization for high schools — is now open to high school students nationwide. This January, high school esports clubs will compete for college scholarships and real-world prizes from top gaming brands, like ASUS, by mastering a variety of game genres.… Read the rest

Gaming In Turkey and FACEIT to develop collegiate CS:GO league

Gaming in Turkey, a media hub and esports agency serving the gaming and esports market in Turkey has partnered with FACEIT, the world’s leading platform for online competitive gaming to help develop the collegiate esports ecosystem in Turkey. The partnership will start with a collegiate Counter Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) league, providing university students with an opportunity to showcase and hone their skills through competitions hosted on FACEIT.… Read the rest

FACEIT, League of Legends, CS:GO and Valorant Collegiate Leagues

FACEIT revealed the launch of its first Collegiate programs for Counter Strike: Global Offensive, League of Legends and Valorant with a combined prizepool of $55k. The programs represent the further development of the FACEIT Collegiate Division which recently partnered with Ubisoft on the first collegiate esports league for Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® Siege

The FACEIT Collegiate Leagues will see tournaments across three leading games, CS:GO League of Legends, and VALORANT, offering competitive opportunities for collegiate players of all levels.… Read the rest

GoBIG League, CS:GO players in Germany, Switzerland & Austria

FACEIT, the world’s leading platform for competitive online gaming and premier esports organization BIG are pleased to announce the GoBIG League, a new CS:GO program for players in Germany, Switzerland and Austria on FACEIT. The region-exclusive program gives the community a new and unique competitive experience, and the chance to join a level-based hub environment and play with like minded players in a closed and fully moderated environment.… Read the rest

YCE Charity CSGO Esport Tournament, September 5th & 6th

Youth Cancer Europe (YCE) announced that it’ll be hosting its first ever Charity Esport Tournament on September 5th and 6th, 2020. The tournament will take place online with participants from all over Europe with the aim to raise funds for the work carried out by the patient organization, which represents half a million young people affected by cancer, aged 18-39 across 31 countries, while also addressing mental health in both the cancer and gaming communities.… Read the rest

Red Bull Flick Invitational, Team Germany walk off with the crown

Red Bull, together with the gaming monitor professionals and esports experts from AOC Gaming are pleased to reveal that Elias “s1n-” Stein and Tom “skyye” Hagedorn, representing Team Germany are the inaugural Red Bull Flick Invitational Champions. Yesterday, Sunday 9th, saw 16 duos from some of the best CS:GO teams in the world including Team Vitality, G2, BIG and ENCE go head to head with teams that qualified through the global Red Bull Flick circuit.… Read the rest

ESL and DreamHack, media rights deal with Brazil’s media outlets

Modern Times Group MTG AB (publ) (“MTG”) portfolio companies ESL and DreamHack have today announced the entering into a three-year media rights deal with Brazil’s leading media outlets Globo and Omelete.

The partnership aims to bring Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) in Portuguese to the passionate Brazilian CS:GO community. As part of the deal, all tournaments within ESL Pro Tour for CS:GO, including the ESL Pro League, ESL One, Intel® Extreme Masters, DreamHack Masters & DreamHack Open, will be broadcast in Portuguese language via respective distribution channels of Globo and Omelete.

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ESL/DreamHack/Huya, streaming Chinese-language tournaments

ESL and DreamHack have jointly announced the entering into a new agreement with Huya Inc (Huya) as exclusive digital media partner of major esports competitions in Mandarin-language and other Chinese languages and dialects.

ESL and DreamHack announced the one-year deal with Huya, a leading game live-streaming platform in China. The agreement will see the ESL Pro Tour for CS:GO and Dota 2 live streamed exclusively to Huya in 2020, delivering a dedicated stream in standard Mandarin and other Chinese languages and dialects.… Read the rest

Reload Collegiate CS:GO Invitational – May 9-10, 2020

Esports Stadium Arlington is proud to partner with the U.S. Army to host U.S. Army presents Reload Collegiate CS:GO Invitational. The 28-team online tournament began on April 27 and wraps up on May 9-10, 2020 weekend, with the top teams competing for a $5,000 prize pool. All matches have been broadcasted on the official Esports Stadium Arlington Twitch channel using ESA’s in-house production.… Read the rest