ESL Gaming and Maincast extend media rights agreement for four years, running until IEM Katowice 2027

The long-term collaboration sees Maincast as exclusive broadcast partner in Russian and other CIS languages Extension covers tournaments from ESL Gaming’s full premium product portfolio Cologne/New York/Stockholm – ESL Gaming, the world’s leading esports company, has today announced that it will extend its exclusive collaboration with Maincast for a further four years. With the current agreement running […]

Introducing the #GGFORALL Program and Launching the CS:GO Women’s Circuit

We at ESL Gaming truly believe in a world where everybody can be somebody. Sometimes, however, one key ingredient that is missing is a solid infrastructure. As the next big leap in fulfilling this long-term ambition, we are super excited to launch an all-new competitive women’s ecosystem for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) together with our […]

ESL Gaming Announces New #GGFORALL Program and Launches $500,000 Prize Pool Women’s Circuit for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive as First 2022 Initiative

Intel® and DHL first partners to support progressive women’s competitive ecosystem Cologne/New York/Stockholm – ESL Gaming, the world’s leading esports company, together with Intel® and DHL, today announced the women’s CS:GO circuit. As part of ESL Gaming’s long-term ambition to create a world where everybody can be somebody, this all-new competitive ecosystem around Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO), one of […]

IEM Winter 2021 closes the year with a dominant victory for Team Vitality, defining the further line-up of teams for IEM Katowice 2022

Team Vitality swiftly took down Ninjas in Pyjamas 3-0 at the third ESL in-person competition in 2021 for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive  Cologne/Stockholm/New York – ESL’s calendar for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 2021 rounds off with Intel® Extreme Masters Winter, in Stockholm, Sweden. In Sunday’s grand final, the French powerhouse Team Vitality defeated the Swedes Ninjas in Pyjamas […]

DreamHack Anaheim 2022 Cancelled

The HCS NA Regional Championship will Take Place as a Stand-Alone Event STOCKHOLM/COLOGNE/NEW YORK — DreamHack has announced the cancellation of DreamHack Anaheim, previously scheduled to be an in-person event at Anaheim Congress Center, February 11-13, 2022. The decision was made due to increased difficulties in hosting the festival in a qualitative way. “We were all really looking […]

New ESL Challenger League in Asia-Pacific on ESEA

Cologne/Stockholm/New York – ESL Gaming, the world’s leading esports company today announces the roll-out of a further improved ESL Challenger structure within the esports ecosystem of ESL Pro Tour for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. For the upcoming Season 40 on ESEA, ESL is adding a new League division for Asia-Pacific, providing a clear path for Asian teams […]

ESL Outlines Plans to Create New Grassroots Ecosystem for CS:GO in Australia & New Zealand

The ESL ANZ Champs will feature 2 new sub-leagues in 2022 – ANZ Main & ANZ Amateur, accommodating for a wider range of players Sydney, Australia, Monday, December 13 — ESL Gaming Australia, local division of the world’s largest esports company, today announced the construction of a new ecosystem for the popular FPS title Counter-Strike: Global Offensive […]

Building the ESL Gaming Family

The people working at ESL Gaming are the company’s biggest and most important assets — that’s one of the reasons why we see them all as part of our world-spanning family. The person responsible for making the family feel at home, and to get even more talented members, is Roberta Hernandez. She is a true Human Resources professional with an impressive background in the field. Let’s get to know Roberta and experience her view on the work she’s doing to better ESL Gaming.

DreamHack Announces 2022 World Tour Schedule

The Immersive, Gaming Lifestyle Experience Slated to Visit 9 Cities in Europe, North America, Asia and Oceania as In-Person Festivals Return DreamHack Dallas to Feature Intel® Extreme Masters DreamHack Returns to Anaheim, Dallas, Jönköping, Valencia, Rotterdam, Hyderabad, and Atlanta DreamHack to Make Australian Debut in Melbourne and to Host First-Ever Festival in Madrid, Spain STOCKHOLM — DreamHack has announced the 2022 world […]