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

The ECS Season 8 Pinnacle Cup kicks off

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

ESL Pro Tour 2020, The world’s Largest CS:GO Circuit

MTG’s ESL and DreamHack launches ESL Pro Tour in 2020; The World’s Largest Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Circuit with an aggregated prize pool of over $5 million
  • MTG portfolio companies ESL and DreamHack today jointly announces the forming of ESL Pro Tour; the world’s largest Counter-strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) circuit ever, co-developed and executed by the two companies
  • The circuit will link over twenty CS:GO tournaments and leagues on five continents and feature an aggregate prize pool of over USD 5 million for 2020
  • MTG owns 82 percent of the world’s largest esports company ESL and 100 % of Swedish premier gaming lifestyle festival DreamHack.
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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