The Rainbow Six US Nationals are headed back to Las Vegas!

The Rainbow Six US Nationals is now in its second year and with the qualifiers completed and teams locked in, it’s time to head back to the Penn & Teller Theater in Las Vegas for the finals on December 13th-15th!

Flawless victory for Astralis at IEM Beijing

Astralis continued their dominant run back to undisputed no. 1 status in the CS:GO scene by winning IEM Beijing-Haidian without dropping a single map.


StarCraft®II celebrates a Decade as a Leading Title on Intel® Extreme Masters

We'll host our 33rd SC2 competition with 76 players competing for their share of a US$ 400,000 prize pool in Katowice, Poland.


Start your Dota2 esports career with the ESL Academy delivered by DHL

Immortal rank is nice and all, but are you ready to go pro?


LG Enters Season 3 of the ESL Mobile Open Presented by AT&T

We are proud to announce our exciting new partnership with LG Electronics as an Official Partner for Season 3 of ESL Mobile Open presented by AT&T. This marks the first-ever phone provider and second sponsor for the ESL Mobile Open in North America.


Evil Geniuses Expel Greatness at ESL One New York

The typhoon of ESL One New York 2019 has settled with the debut of Evil Geniuses’ shiny new roster conquering recent Major champions Astralis in 3:1 fashion. The mostly American squad lead by coach “ImAPet” & IGL “stanislaw” prevailed, claiming the lion’s share of $200,000 and their first Intel Grand Slam contribution victory in the Barclays Center!


ESL One Cologne features $1M and returns to the LANXESS arena as a Masters Championship

ESL One powered by Intel® will again return to the LANXESS arena, Germany’s largest indoor arena and most renowned center of elite gameplay.


Become the first ever UEFA eEURO champion!

Put on your national team jersey and represent your country in the first ever UEFA eEURO in 2020. Sign up and qualify with your country for next July’s final tournament in London.


ESL Southeast Europe Championship Season X

The ESL Southeast Europe Championship is back for its exciting tenth edition!


Announcing the ESL Pro Tour

ESL and DreamHack are joining forces to bring you the next evolution in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive esports; the ESL Pro Tour.

ESL's major tournaments record 90% growth in viewership by increasing esports content worldwide in 2019

Over the course of the first seven months of 2019, average minute audience (+90%), hours watched (+190%) and video views (+55%) have all heavily increased as a result of fans tuning into ESL One, Intel Extreme Masters and ESL Pro League tournaments, shattering the numbers recorded in 2018.


Team Liquid extend their winning streak at IEM Chicago 2019

The American squad's run as the world no. 1 in Counter-Strike continues after a flawless victory on home soil at the United Center.


Team Liquid conquer ESL One Cologne, seal $1,000,000 Intel® Grand Slam in record time

The North American roster made their current status as the no. 1 CS:GO team on the planet count at the Cathedral of Counter-Strike with a convincing victory at the LANXESS Arena.


All-New Look & Feel Premiered at ESL One Cologne

ESL One Cologne will feature an all-new look and feel. Together with you, the fans, we were the first ones to bring esports to big sport stadiums in 2014. Today, esports is a global phenomenon featuring stadium events all around the globe. It connects fans and players from all over the world through their shared passion. It was you - the players, the fans and creators, the community - that built those events and shaped the esports community to what it is today.

Pro League returns to Denmark for Season 10 Finals

The longest-running CS:GO league in the professional circuit celebrates its tenth anniversary returning to Odense, Denmark!

League of Legends EU Masters tickets now live!

The EU Masters is back in Poland for the 2019 Summer Season!


Race against EliGE at ESL One New York

Attendees of ESL One New York will be able to test their skills against one of the best Counter-Strike players in the world; Elige from Team Liquid!


ESL Pro League Season 10 APAC & Latam Relegation dates announced

It’s the last chance to qualify for the 10th season of Pro League! The dates, times and matchups that will decide the last spots for the APAC & Latam regions are now set, these are all the details you need to know:


Intel® Extreme Masters celebrates 10th-year Anniversary in China

We are bringing the 77th edition of IEM to Beijing-Haidian to celebrate our 10th-year anniversary in China on November 7-10, 2019.


ESL and esports at gamescom 2019

gamescom 2019 is right around the corner, and this year ESL will as usual be setting up camp at the prestigious convention for video games and esports. As is tradition a wide variety of esport tournaments will be organised and broadcasted from the venue, including games such as League of Legends, CS GO and more.


Why 'Midas Mode 2' is bad for esports

Ever since ESL’s inception, we’ve kept a saying close to our heart; ‘everybody can be somebody’. The beauty of esports is that no matter your background, you have a chance at making it big and becoming a global icon, whether that be in well established games such as Dota 2 and CSGO, or new and upcoming mobile games. Whilst only the best can make it to the top, there is no barrier to entry, making the playing field level and equal for everyone.



UK grand summer of eSports continues with the FIFA eWorld Cup 2019

Following the excitement of ESL One Birmingham in June, UK esports fans can look forward to another landmark date in the competitive calendar on home soil. On August 2-4, the best 32 EA SPORTS FIFA 19 players in the planet will gather at London’s The O2 for the FIFA eWorld Cup Grand Final with a $500,000 prize pool on the line.



The Peaking Pioneers: ESL Pro League Season 3

The ESL Pro League Season 3 Finals saw the Bold Brazilians Luminosity Gaming earn their first ESL Pro League title in our marquee studios during mid 2016. Bolstering their impact on the professional scene, the Brazilians went on to cement themselves as the No. 1 team in the world with their fairytale storyline.