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

Collegiate StarLeague and TikTok Create ‘The TikTok Cup’

North American’s largest collegiate esports league, Collegiate StarLeague (CSL), announced a partnership with leading short-form video platform TikTok to create a brand new esports event, the TikTok Cup. Collegiate players will have the opportunity to compete online across four popular titles, earning their share of the $60K in prize money to support education expenses; that will be split amongst the winners.… Read the rest

FLASHPOINT, CS:GO League owned and run by teams

FLASHPOINT, the world’s first Counter-Strike: Global Offensive league owned and run by team organizations, launches today. The groundbreaking new league was devised by the world’s top esports organizations, experts and talent to address the core issues threatening the future of CS:GO esports: a lack of stability and long term investments and the immediate threat to team organizations of the establishment of a tournament organizer monopoly.… Read the rest

Esports Championship Series, Broadcast Talent Revealed

FACEIT is pleased to reveal the final lineup of broadcast talent set to appear at the prestigious ECS Season 8 Finals from Nov 28th – Dec 1st at the Esports Stadium Arlington. The Dallas Finals will mark the conclusion of a Regular Season filled with fast-paced action and will see the best CS:GO teams from Europe and North America compete for a prize pool of $500,000 and the title of the ECS Season 8 champions.… Read the rest

ECS Season 8 Dallas Finals, Groups and Schedule

FACEIT revealed the groups and schedule for  the prestigious ECS Season 8 Finals from Nov 28th – Dec 1st at the Esports Stadium Arlington. The Dallas Finals will mark the conclusion of a Regular Season filled with fast-paced action and will see the best CS:GO teams from Europe and North America compete for a prize pool of $500,000 and the title of the ECS Season 8 champions.… Read the rest

CoolNation Masters CS:GO, Danish eSports tournament

Asetek, the creator of the all-in-one liquid cooler and the global leader in liquid cooling solutions for gaming PCs and DIY enthusiasts, announced that online gameplay has kicked off in a major way. The CoolNation Masters Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) tournament is now open to the Danish eSports community.

Thirty eight teams are competing through group and knockout stages to see who wins top prizes, including GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER Graphic Cards, Asetek’s renowned liquid coolers and plenty of cool gear and swag from many of its top brand OEM partners.… Read the rest