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, 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
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.
The pinnacle of Red Bull’s first global CS:GO competition will take place on August 9th and see 16 duos including Mathieu “ZywOo” Herbaut & Kévin “misutaaa” Rabier, and Kenny “kennyS” Schrub & Audric “JaCkz” Jug go head to head on Red Bull Flick’s custom maps, with James Bardolph, Daniel “ddk” Kapadia and Freya Spiers narrating the action live on Twitch.… Read the rest
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
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
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, 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
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
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
BLAST Pro Series Copenhagen will kick off for the third year in a row in Royal Arena. The match schedule is ready and there’s plenty to be excited about. Team Liquid, Astralis and FaZe Clan is already qualified for the Global Final in December. Both Cloud9, NiP and NaVi still have a chance to qualify for the Global Final.… Read the rest
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
Where can I watch ECS Season 8?
Introducing BLAST PREMIER – a new global tournament series that includes tons of Best of 3’s, one game at a time and a new play-in system that gives any team the chance to qualify for both the Global Final and the two seasonal finals. Winner of each Seasonal Final take home US$500.000, while the winner of the Global Final 2020 take home US$ 1,000,000.… Read the rest
The ECS Season 8 Pinnacle Cup kicks off, Wednesday 11th September, and here’s a handy guide to ensure you’re all clued up on who’s playing, when and how you can watch, and what the Pinnacle Cup means for the upcoming season of ECS.
Last season, the two Grand Finalists, Team Vitality and FURIA, were Pinnacle Cup qualifying teams, and we can’t wait to see how this season’s teams perform.… Read the rest