Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® Pro League kicks off with US$100,000 season

Ubisoft®, Microsoft and ESL to partner for a Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® Pro League (Cologne, Germany) – ESL, the world’s largest esports company, has partnered with Ubisoft® and Xbox to host the global Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® Pro League competition starting the first week of March 2016 for Xbox One and Windows PC. The opening […]

IEM Katowice League of Legends teams confirmed!

Intel® Extreme Masters Katowice will host its World Championships in Poland this year (March 4-6) with the following invited teams: TSM, SK Telekom T1, Fnatic and Royal Never Give Up, who join Origen, CLG, Ever and QG Reapers, who earned their spots through past IEM performances in San Jose and Cologne. Awarding over US$100,000 in […]

ESL launches Brasilian National Championship

Games covered include League of Legends, Hearthstone and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive ESL competition is coming to Latin America with an all-new ESL Brasil Premier League, featuring BRL$80,000 in prize money across League of Legends, Hearthstone and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive competition. The announcement was made today at Campus Party Brasil, a technology event that brings together […]

This week: IEM Taipei kicks off with a World Champion & more!

Intel® Extreme Masters Taipei kicks off this week with the some of the world’s best Counter-Strike and StarCraft® II gamers fighting for US$75,000 in prize money. Premier Counter-Strike: Global Offensive teams from the surrounding Asia-Pacific region open the tournament on Friday (29 January, 11:00AM CST). The StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void™ invitational tournament joins […]

ESL Pro League: FaZe Clan and Renegades added to 2016 team line-up

With today’s addition of FaZe Clan to the ESL Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Pro League’s European division, and Renegades confirmation of their North American slot earlier this week, the premier esports competition seals its rosters for Season Three.  Both teams received a wildcard invitation to participate in their respective divisions and will join world class teams […]

IEM Katowice League of Legends teams and tournament format revealed

Eight League of Legends teams will make their way to the Intel® Extreme Masters World Championship in Katowice for a minimum of US$100,000 in prize money. Due to their success throughout this year’s 10th anniversary Intel Extreme Masters season, four teams have already been locked in. A further four (from Europe, North America, China and […]

ESL to host multiple US$100,000 Heroes of the Storm™ tournaments in 2016

Blizzard Entertainment and ESL to present top-tier esports competition in two continents in lead-up to Spring Global Championship (Los Angeles, CA) January 18, 2016 – ESL, the world’s largest esports company, has confirmed it will host at least two premier US$100,000 Heroes of the Storm™ tournaments in conjunction with Blizzard Entertainment in 2016. Competitions will […]

Intel® Challenge returns to IEM Katowice with $30,000 CS:GO tournament

The world’s top women’s Counter Strike: Global Offensive teams face-off again at this year’s Intel® Extreme Masters Expo to compete for $30,000 in prize money at the Intel® Challenge. Held in tandem with the Intel® Extreme Masters World Championship on March 4-6, 2016, the Intel Challenge remains the premier women’s competition organized by Intel Corporation […]

IEM Katowice legendary teams confirmed for US$250,000+ Counter-Strike tournament

Earlier this week the Intel® Extreme Masters World Championship in Katowice qualifier dates and tournament format were revealed (see here for more information). Whilst many have speculated as to the eight invited legendary teams, we can today confirm that the following teams will be contesting the revered title and trophy: Team EnVyUs (Winner of IEM […]