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ESL Mobile Open Announces A Season Six Return

ESL Mobile Open Announces A Season Six Return

The ESL revealed this week that they are bringing back the ESL Mobile Open for a sixth season after their last season was a huge success Most likely bolstered by COVID-19 and people watching and playing remotely, the organization reported that Season Five participation was up 48%, social engagement up 20%, and hours watched were[...]

Both The ESL &#038 DreamHack Enter New Streaming Deals With Twitch

Both The ESL & DreamHack Enter New Streaming Deals With Twitch

This week, both the ESL and DreamHack announced they have entered into a new streaming agreement with Twitch Both companies have entered into a three-year deal to bring esports events to the social-streaming platform, which will see some of the biggest esports tournaments organized by both organizations through at least 2022 That's a pretty major[...]

The ESL Updates Their Esports Schedule For Several Properties

The ESL Updates Their Esports Schedule For Several Properties

The ESL has announced further changes to some of its upcoming esports events in light of the continuing coronavirus spread around the world We now know that DreamHack Dallas and Jönköping have both been rescheduled to August 2020 for the time being, while the second half of 2020 is currently still on schedule We also[...]

The ESL Forced To Close Poland Event Due To Coronavirus

The ESL Forced To Close Poland Event Due To Coronavirus

In the latest "the coronavirus is messing with everything" news, the ESL has closed down the Intel Extreme Masters XIV in Spodek, Katowice, Poland We have the press release for you below, as the public has been denied access to the event due to health concerns from the government So while you can still watch the[...]

Blizzard Entertainment Enters Three-Year Deal With DreamHack &#038 ESL

Blizzard Entertainment Enters Three-Year Deal With DreamHack & ESL

Along with the Hearthstone news today, Blizzard Entertainment announced they have entered a three-year esports deal with DreamHack and the ESL The short version of the deal is that they will be presenting Warcraft III: Reforged and StarCraft II tournaments moving forward as part of their major events This means that they will take over[...]

DreamHack &#038 ESL Will Launch A CS:GO Global Circuit In 2020

DreamHack & ESL Will Launch A "CS:GO" Global Circuit In 2020

Dreamhack and the ESL announced new plans for their CS:GO tournament format headed into 2020 as they change the way their esports system will run The new ESL Pro Tour will feature an aggregate prize pool of more than $5 million from competitions across five continents What's more, it will be organized into Challenger and[...]

BBC Three to Broadcast the ESL One Birmingham DOTA 2 Major

BBC Three to Broadcast the ESL One Birmingham DOTA 2 Major

The BBC is partnering with the ESL to broadcast the semi-final and final matches from the UK’s first Dota 2 major The major will see a dozen world-class teams compete for a $1 million USD prize pool The tournament will coincide with a networking event for esports industry members.BBC Three will stream the semi-finals at[...]

ESL and Square Enix Partner for a Dissidia FF NT Tournament

ESL and Square Enix Partner for a Dissidia FF NT Tournament

The ESports League (ESL) and Square Enix are launching the first official Dissidia Final Fantasy NT tournament series in America and Europe, which will begin on May 13th, 2018.Available on the PlayStation 4, the 3v3 team-based brawler opens sign-ups today Interested teams can sign up for the European or North American circuits here.The Go4 Dissidia FF NT tournament offers the Dissidia community its[...]

ESI Birmingham Networking Event toTake Place During the Dota 2 Major

ESI Birmingham Networking Event toTake Place During the Dota 2 Major

The ESL Uk and Esports Inside have partnered up to bring us the ESI Birmingham, which will be an esports business symposium taking place the day before the ESL One Birmingham Dota 2 Major quarter-finals begin So anyone interested in networking in the esports industry will be able to attend the conference on May 24,[...]

ESL One Hamburg will Feature Six Days of Dota 2 Competition

ESL One Hamburg will Feature Six Days of Dota 2 Competition

ESL and Intel are combining to bring the ESL One Hamburg tournament to life, which will have sixteen Dota 2 teams compete across six days in the Barclaycard Arena from October 26-28 After last year's successful ESL One competition, this second year up the stakes with a longer competition including group stages and playoffs, with twice[...]

ESL Set to Have a Major Presence at E3 2018

ESL Set to Have a Major Presence at E3 2018

The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) sent out a press release today letting esports fans know that the ESL will have a much bigger presence at E3 than many anticipated, as they will be setting up an entire area in one of the convention center halls No games have been announced yet, but the organization will be[...]

The League of Legends Premiership Finals Take Place This Weekend in Leicester

The League of Legends Premiership Finals Take Place This Weekend in Leicester

[caption id="attachment_824131" align="aligncenter" width="600"] credit// eSports News UK[/caption]ESL UK and Riot Games have partnered to present the ESL Premiership League of Legends finals, with sponsors Intel and Currys PC World The championship finals will take place in Leicester on April 7th and 8th. As the most prestigious League of Legends competition in the UK, this season’s final[...]

ESLs Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Pro League Adds Asia-Pacific Region

ESL's Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Pro League Adds Asia-Pacific Region

The ESL and WESA have partnered up to create the division, which will take part in the CS:GO Pro League's seventh season.The ESL has also expressed their desire to expand the program into additional territories within the region and create a full league system in the future, meaning there will be more opportunities for CS:GO players[...]

The Rainbow Six Siege ESL Premiership Finals will Take Place This Weekend

The Rainbow Six Siege ESL Premiership Finals will Take Place This Weekend

The UK arm of the Esports League has paired up with Ubisoft to host the very first Rainbow Six Siege ESL Premiership Finals, which will take place on March 10th and 11th at the ESL UK's Studio 1 facility in Leicester, and will be broadcast on Twitch The matches will run using the latest version[...]

Moniker Inc. Launch New High Performance Esports Apparel Brand In H4X.gg

Moniker Inc. Launch New High Performance Esports Apparel Brand In H4X.gg

The company has launched their first esports lifestyle brand called H4X.gg ("hacks" for the uninitiated) and has partnered with ESL to be the first esports league to dawn the apparel Much like how Nike provides the uniforms to the NBA You'll be able to see the new gear first-hand during the ESL One in Katowice,[...]

The Hearthstone Finalists for the ESL Premiership have Been Announced

The Hearthstone Finalists for the ESL Premiership have Been Announced

ESL UK has confirmed the ESL Premiership Hearthstone finals will take place on Saturday, January 6th and Sunday, January 7th 2018 at ESL Studio One in Leicester, England The eight finalists qualified for the tournament are Deathsie, BoarControl, ColdHands, ToastMonster, Big Ben, Danswf, HelloLeeroy and Mysterious Because apparently, if your name is not some sort of reference,[...]

Ubisoft And The ESL Announce The Rainbow Six Siege Go4 Cup

Ubisoft And The ESL Announce The Rainbow Six Siege Go4 Cup

With a global audience of about 320 million people, eSports is the hot new ticket for game companies, so Ubisoft and the ESports League have partnered up to showcase the skills of Rainbow Six Siege’s massive fan base, which recently hit over 20 million registered players.Rainbow Six Siege already has a hotly contested eSports scene[...]

Bluehole Studios And The ESL Are Hosting A PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds Tourney At Gamescom

Bluehole Studios And The ESL Are Hosting A PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Tourney At Gamescom

 Bluehole Inc., developer and publisher of PlayerUnkown's Battlegrounds and the ESports League (ESL), announced that they’re partnering up to bring the popular Battle Royale game to the world’s largest video games and gaming convention The Gamescom PUBG Invitational Presented by Bluehole and ESL will take place at gamescom onAugust 23 – 26, 2017 in Cologne, Germany, and will feature eighty of the world’s[...]

SK Gaming Take The ESL CS:GO Cologne 2017 Championship

SK Gaming Take The ESL CS:GO Cologne 2017 Championship

The story headed into the Grand Finals of the ESL CS:GO Cologne 2017 championship had some interesting twists and turns, but when it was all said and done, SK Gaming claimed the title for the second year in a row in the town they're based in Despite having a crowd that was vocally pro Cloud 9,[...]

Ubisoft And The ESL Announce The For Honor Hero Series

Ubisoft And The ESL Announce The For Honor Hero Series

Today, Ubisoft announced the For Honor Hero Series, an international tournament program organised in partnership with ESL, taking place this summer starting July 8th across all platforms in Europe and the United States.  Following the weekly competitions, 16 of the top players will participate in a live event on August 12th in Burbank, California where they will play[...]