Changes to the IEM Katowice 2019 CS:GO Major explained

The 14th CS:GO Major Championship in history will feature a series of innovations aimed at improving the competition’s format.

Introducing India’s first-ever Dota 2 mega event: ESL One Mumbai 2019

We're pleased to announce the debut of ESL One powered by Intel in Mumbai, India on April 19 - 21, 2019. The NSCI Dome will host 12 of the world’s best Dota 2 teams competing for a prize pool of $300,000.

ESL and Weavr Consortium will redefine esports with £4m of UK Government funding

The Weavr Consortium, consisting of ESL, York University, dock10, Cybula, Focal Point VR & Rewind will operate a £5.8mil project over two years, £4mil of which is funded by UK Research and Innovation.

ESL Pro League CS:GO revamps format, goes LAN for Season 9

The world’s longest-running professional CS:GO league will return on April 12, 2019, for Season 9 with more teams and a brand new format that replaces online play with studio matches for the EU and AM regions.

Intel and ESL extend partnership to invest $100 million in esports

It will be the largest brand and tech partnership in esports history

$400,000 prize pool for StarCraft® II at Intel® Extreme Masters Katowice 2019 confirmed

Mission accomplished! The $400,000 prize pool for IEM Katowice 2019 is now fully funded thanks to the SC2 community and the success of the War Chest: Katowice 2019 Complete Bundle.

 

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Intel® Extreme Masters Minor Championships group stage brackets announced

The last chance to qualify for the IEM Katowice 2019 CS:GO Major is upon us. The groups have been drawn and this is how the four regional Minors will play out.

The IEM Katowice 2019 CS:GO Major format explained

What's the difference between the Challengers, Legends and Champions stages in a CS:GO Major? Read on to find out!

The story so far: IEM Sydney 2017 + 2018 recap

Relive the excitement of the first two editions of IEM Sydney as we gear up for another Australian esports party!

StarCraft® II returns to Intel® Extreme Masters Katowice 2019

Seventy-six of the world’s best StarCraft® II players will once again travel to Poland to compete for a share of more than $250,000 USD.

ESL One Cologne celebrates 5th year anniversary at LANXESS arena in 2019

The Cathedral of Counter-Strike calls on the faithful once again.

TheFatRat: "games would not be what they are without the music"

We talked to TheFatRat ahead of his new release "The Chosen One" by Enter Records.

Sign up for the Alliance of Valliant Arms Open Cups EU

The Closed Beta of A.V.A will run from 18 January until 31 January, with our first ESL cup starting on 20 January.

Brawl Stars joins Red Bull M.E.O. by ESL

A new game joins the roster of Red Bull's Mobile Open Cup. Enter now to qualify for the World Finals in Germany!

Intel® Extreme Masters Katowice 2019 format adjustments

After an exciting round of qualifiers, it’s time to prepare for the CS:GO Minor Championships. This is how the path that will determine the final ten participants at the IEM Katowice 2019 CS:GO Major looks like:

Qualifiers for StarCraft® II at Intel® Extreme Masters Katowice 2019 announced

The road to one of the most coveted prizes in competitive SC2 is now open for all competitors across the globe.

Astralis conquer ESL Pro League S8 and $1,000,000 Intel® Grand Slam

Astralis are the best Counter-Strike team in the history of the game. This is no longer an opinion, it’s a fact.