Women’s Intel Challenge Katowice US$30,000 CS:GO tournament confirms line-up

All teams for the US$30,000 women-only Intel Challenge Katowice 2016 tournament have been confirmed. For the second consecutive year, both Intel and ESL will host the Intel Challenge as part of the Intel Extreme Masters Katowice tournament in the Spodek Arena and adjoining Expo Hall in a bid to foster healthy and inclusive spaces for […]

ESL Heroes of the Storm™ Championship teams confirmed for Katowice!

Intel® Extreme Masters Katowice will host its World Championships in Poland this year (March 4-6), and alongside it the ESL Heroes of the Storm™ Europe Spring Regional Katowice. The US$100,000 competition will see eight of the top Heroes of the Storm teams battle it out for a lion’s share of the prize money and the […]

ESL Hearthstone® Legendary Series Katowice lineup revealed!

Alongside the Intel® Extreme Masters World Championships in Katowice, Poland this year (March 4-6), the ESL Hearthstone® Legendary Series Katowice will host a US$10,000 top-tier competition. See below for the top eight players that have made it through qualifications and will face off in the Spodek Arena’s Expo Hall come March: Esteban Ignacio “espumito” Opazo […]

Champions at IEM Taipei secure spot at World Championship in Katowice!

Last week saw Intel® Extreme Masters Taipei crown two champions: Kim “sOs” Yoo Jin in the StarCraft® II: Legacy of the Void™ invitational tournament and The MongolZ in the official Valve Counter-Strike: Global Offensive™ regional Minor. Through their victory, The MongolZ have earned themselves a ticket to the next stop on the Intel Extreme Masters […]

ESL Hearthstone® Legendary Series returns to Intel® Extreme Masters Katowice 2016

ESL, the world’s largest esports company, is pleased to announce ESL Hearthstone® Legendary Series Katowice 2016, set to take place at the Intel® Extreme Masters World Championship Katowice 2016 (March 4-6). Organized in cooperation with Intel and HP, the event will offer a total prize pool of US$10,000. Online qualifiers will precede the ESL Legendary […]

ESL’s Mortal Kombat X Pro League makes television history with Chasing the Cup!

On February 15, ESL will become a part of television history as the Machinima-produced “Chasing the Cup” airs on The CW network during primetime programming The ESL Mortal Kombat X Pro League Finals may have concluded, but the story is far from over. Throughout the season, a documentary crew from Machinima with the full cooperation of Warner […]

Counter-Strike teams lined up for IEM Katowice 2016!

Intel® Extreme Masters Katowice will host its World Championships in Poland this year with the following Counter-Strike: Global Offensive teams: Team EnVyUs, Virtus.pro, Natus Vincere, Fnatic, Ninjas in Pyjamas, Astralis, Luminosity Gaming, FaZe Clan, The MongolZ, E-Frag, mousesports and Tempo Storm. The US$250,000 top-tier tournament thereby features greats from previous Intel Extreme Masters stops along […]

Logitech signs on as official ESL partner in 2016

ESL and Logitech are set to partner on numerous events throughout 2016: spanning across global ESL One events and multiple ESL National Championships, the partnership marks one of the largest that the leading esports company has ever made with a peripheral company. Logitech will provide all the latest gear for professional gamers and all ESL […]

Multi-Award Winning Executive David Hill and ESL Launch Esports by Hill

New Premium Production Service Will Enhance Fan Experiences Across Select Games and Events ESL, the world’s largest esports company and a part of the international entertainment group MTG, and David Hill today announced that the launch of Esports by Hill, a new premium production service. Hill will work exclusively with ESL on special projects with […]

ESL’s $250,000 Dota 2 competition finds new home in Hamburg

(Cologne) February 1st – Europe’s largest Dota 2 festival moves to a new location in Germany, for the eighth installment of the tournament organized by the world’s largest esports company, ESL. With its 16,000 seats and world class infrastructure designed to host large scale entertainment and sporting events, the Barclaycard Arena is a fitting new […]