Esports Championship Series, CS:GO competition returns on August 12

FACEIT, the world’s leading competitive gaming platform and organizers of some of the largest esports events in Europe and North America are thrilled to reveal everything fans need to know to follow Season 8 of the Esports Championship Series (ECS), their leading CS:GO competition. The season kicks off later this month with Open Qualifiers (12 – 25 August), followed by the Pinnacle Cup (10-15 September), before the Regular Season (16 Sept – 31 Oct) determines the eight teams who will travel to North America for the Finals.… Read the rest

BLAST Pro Series Moscow 19 invited teams

The French team Vitality completes the list of invited teams for BLAST Pro Series Moscow 19 on September 13-14, 2019. The young superstar player Mathieu “ZywOo” Herbaut, who’s recently impressed the global Counter-Strike community with his skills, is getting ready to take on the best player in the world Aleksandr “s1mple” Kostyliev in an anticipated battle.Read the rest

CS:GO – IEM Champions Stage

The quarterfinals of the Champions Stage begin on February 28th and culminate with the Grand Finals at Spodek Arena on March 3rd. Be sure to make your picks prior to the start of the Champions Stage – if your Katowice Event Coin has been upgraded to Silver you still have a chance to earn the Diamond Event Coin!… Read the rest

The Second CS:GO Major of 2019

The tournament organizer StarLadder is honored to present the fifteenth Major tournament in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. We are pleased to inform all fans of the game that for the first time in history we bring Major to Berlin, Germany. The final part of the tournament will be held from 5th to 8th September 2019 at the legendary Mercedes-Benz Arena.… Read the rest

The IEM Katowice 2019 Major Begins

Tune in February 13th at 1:00 PM CET (4:00 AM Pacific Time) for the opening matches of the IEM Katowice Major Challenger Stage.

Watch the matches live on, in-game through GOTV, or on Twitch.

Purchase the Katowice 2019 Viewer Pass in-game and receive an upgradable Event Coin that unlocks exclusive access to Katowice 2019 Souvenir Packages and the Pick’Em Challenge.… Read the rest

BLAST Pro Series Sao Paulo, Sells out in four hours

BLAST Pro Series Sao Paulo was sold out in less than 4 hours!

BLAST Pro Series Sao Paulo will be the biggest esports event in Brazil in 2019 and the tournament is expected to break the boundaries for live esports entertainment.

On 22nd and 23rd March 2019 the biggest stars of Counter-Strike will battle it out live on the iconic BLAST stage in front of a completely packed Ibirapuera arena with more than 6,000 fans!… Read the rest

WINNERS League, X6tence Galaxy triumphs in CS:GO contest

Dedicated esports company WIN has successfully concluded the debut season of WINNERS League. 720 teams participated in the Counter Strike: Global Offensive competition on the FACEIT platform. These teams were split between an open Starter Division and an elite Invite Division featuring some of the best Counter-Strike talent in Europe.

In the Invite Division, Sweden’s X6tence Galaxy took home a first-place prize of $7,000 USD, with Bpro Gaming taking second place after a hotly contested final.… Read the rest

ECS Season 6 Finals Schedule

The teams have been decided for the ECS Season 6 Finals.

Over the last 8 weeks, 20 teams in two divisions battled it out for a place at the ECS Season 6 Finals. The top two teams had the privilege of drafting their own groups for the finals, which include two NA teams and two EU teams each:

Group A

  1. Astralis
  2. mousesports
  3. MIBR
  4. Cloud9

Group B

  1. NRG Esports
  2. Team Liquid
  3. North
  4. Ninjas in Pyjamas

This season, we’ve taken on board feedback from players, fans, and community about our match scheduling to find a solution that we feel provides the best experience to those playing and watching.

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Esports Championship Series, Tickets available for finals of CSGO tournament

Ticket are available for the ECS Season 6 Finals where Astralis, MIBR, North, Liquid and more will battle for supremacy in the prestigious CSGO League, with fan favourites James Bardolph and Dan “ddk” Kapadia amongst the stellar talent roster.Ticket are available now for the ECS Season 6 Finals where Astralis, MIBR, North, Liquid and more will battle for supremacy in the prestigious CSGO League, with fan favourites James Bardolph and Dan “ddk” Kapadia amongst the stellar talent roster.… Read the rest

BLAST Pro Series, Counter-Strike competition

In front of a packed Royal Arena the Danish Prime Minister, Lars Løkke Rasmussen, on Saturday opened the major international Counter-Strike tournament BLAST Pro Series.

Millions of viewers online and on Flow TV around the globe followed the spectacular tournament live and more than 12,000 enthusiastic spectators in the arena created an electrifying atmosphere throughout the day and night.… Read the rest

FACEIT London Major, Grand finals viewed by a million viewers

FACEIT revealed the record breaking viewing figures for the FACEIT London Major. The Grand Finals on Sunday saw over 1M concurrent viewers tune in to watch Astralis take home the most acclaimed prize in CS:GO. The event became the third highest viewed esports tournament of all time, behind only Dota 2’s The International 2018 and League of Legends World Championship 2017, excluding Chinese viewership.… Read the rest