London to host Grand Finals of US$750,000 ESL Pro League

(Cologne, Germany)  – The United Kingdom is set to host its most prestigious Counter-Strike: Global Offensive competition to date as preparations begin for the ESL Pro League Season 3 Grand Finals in London from May 14-15. Featuring competition between four top teams from both Europe and North America, the Grand Finals will be the final […]

Counter-Strike at IEM Katowice recorded as the most watched non-Major!

With almost 10 million hours of content watched, the recent US$250,000 Intel® Extreme Masters Katowice Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament is officially the most-watched non-Major the game has ever seen. After intense qualifiers and shock upsets, it was ultimately Fnatic that beat out Luminosity Gaming for the World Championship title in front of an at-capacity Spodek […]

ESL partners with Microsoft on Xbox Live Tournaments Platform

(Cologne, Germany) – ESL’s technical development team has teamed up with Microsoft to integrate ESL tournament systems directly into the Xbox Live Tournaments Platform. This partnership represents a revolutionary step for the evolution of esports, by allowing developers and publishers to gain easy and automated access to live tournaments, as well as giving them the […]

Twitch Extends Long-Running Partnership with ESL

Twitch, the world’s leading social video platform and community for gamers, today announced it is renewing its multi-year partnership contract with ESL, the world’s largest esports company. The brands have worked closely together since 2011 with numerous esports viewership milestones set over the years. Among the Twitch records set by ESL is attracting more than […]

ESL and Yahoo partner up to bring world class esports content to Yahoo Esports

The world’s largest esports company, ESL, is happy to announce that it has partnered up with Yahoo Esports, a comprehensive guide for the esports industry, combining editorial and video commentary, match pages, team rosters, stats, related schedules and scores across each of the major esports titles. The companies have joined forces to deliver ESL’s core […]

ESL and Maestro partner to provide interactive IEM Katowice live stream experience

Using Maestro’s real-time engagement tools and state-of-the-art platform, ESL aims to provide fans with a unique live experience around esports’ biggest event of the year (Cologne, Germany) March 4, 2016 — ESL, the world’s largest esports company, is partnering with Maestro, the premier marketing tech platform for esports and gaming, to provide an engaging and […]

ESL’s esports content now available on Twitch, Azubu, Hitbox and Yahoo!

The world’s largest esports company, ESL, is happy to announce that it will be bringing its core content to multiple global streaming platforms. Starting with the Intel® Extreme Masters World Championship in Katowice from March 4-6, the broadcast of ESL’s content will be available on Twitch, Azubu, Hitbox and Yahoo streaming platforms.   ESL’s events have consistently broken viewership records, among them the record […]

ESL’s esports content now available on Azubu and Hitbox

The world’s largest esports company, ESL, is happy to announce that it will be bringing its core content to multiple global streaming platforms. Starting with the Intel® Extreme Masters World Championship in Katowice from March 4-6, the broadcast of ESL’s content will be available on Azubu and Hitbox streaming platforms. Welcoming Azubu and Hitbox as […]