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Life after Frankfurt: the ESL One Frankfurt 2015 coverage roundup

Ella McConnell
Senior Editor
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ESL One Frankfurt 2015 was a record-breaking event that saw eight of the world’s best Dota 2 teams fight it out for a US$298,135 prize pool. Although only one team could emerge victorious in the end, it was a hell of a ride, and here we’ve assembled some of the best ESLGaming.com coverage of the event for your perusal - enjoy!

ESL One Frankfurt 2015 team spotlights

In the leadup to the event, we took a look at most of the teams who would be attending ESL One Frankfurt 2015 in order to assess their chances of success. Although there could only be one winner, in the beginning the Frankfurt trophy looked to have a number of potential suitors.

Personality predictions

ESL One Frankfurt 2015 had a truly star-studded talent team, with familiar faces from last year’s event mixing with fresh blood in order to create the perfect lineup to take fans through the games. We asked some of the team for their opinions on the tournament’s outcome and weren’t disappointed!

Keeping up with the cosplayers

ESL One Frankfurt 2015 was attended by more than 40 cosplayers from 10 different countries cosplaying as over 20 different Dota 2 characters. As well as frequently chatting with cosplayers in order to see how their costumes were progressing, we also interviewed ESL One Frankfurt cosplay attendees past and future in the leadup to the event.

Post-event coverage and beyond

Many factors contributed towards making ESL One Frankfurt 2015 great, from its record-breaking viewership numbers to the fantastic fans watching both at the Commerzbank Arena and online.

And that about sums up ESL One Frankfurt 2015! You can find the full Flickr album of the event here, and don’t forget to check out the VODs if you want to relive all the nailbiting Dota 2 action!

Next stop: ESL One at New York Super Week...