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Euronics becomes Official Partner to ESL

We are proud to announce a landmark sponsorship deal with Euronics International, the leading retail group in electrical goods.

 

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Team Liquid and ENCE, a clash of squads on the rise

The first challengers for the Transatlantic Showdown are here: Team Liquid and ENCE. What does each of these top-tier rosters bring to the IEM Chicago 2019 mix? Read on for Duncan “Thorin” Shields’ breakdown of our first two invites!

 

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Team Liquid and ENCE, a clash of squads on the rise

The first challengers for the Transatlantic Showdown are here: Team Liquid and ENCE. What does each of these top-tier rosters bring to the IEM Chicago 2019 mix? Read on for Duncan “Thorin” Shields’ breakdown of our first two invites!

 

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On the horizon: Contenders for the ESL Pro League Season 9 Finals

After a hard-fought regular season, which saw 48 teams across three regions fight for a spot in the EPL S9 Finals in France, we have our qualifiers. Who will take home the lion's share of the  $750,000 USD prize pool & award themselves an Intel® Grand Slam contribution victory? Read on for our full analysis of the field.

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Mobile gamer? The future of gaming is open to everyone with Vodafone 5G ESL Mobile Open

Introducing the first international competitive mobile esports circuit. PUBG Mobile and Asphalt 9 players from different continents will have the chance to fight their way to the top in an open environment where everybody can be somebody. All players, from all skill levels, are welcome to participate!

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Europe - the Center of Counter-Strike

Europe has been the home of Counter-Strike excellence since the franchise began and CS:GO has not broken that habit despite the emergence of some truly legendary Brazilian line-ups and the occasional elite North American side.

 

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Team Liquid break their silver medal curse to win IEM Sydney 2019

IEM Sydney 2019 marked Team Liquid’s first premier event win of the year, ending their plague of over ten second place finishes.

 

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ESL One New York Powered by Intel® Returns to the Big Apple with Multiple Championship Tournaments

Barclays Center will host ESL One New York’s $200,000 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Tournament, ESL Mobile Open Finals, and MSI Gaming Arena on September 28-29, 2019.

 

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The end of an era in stats, farewell Go4SC2!

After 9 years the Go4SC2 - the longest running series of online cups ever hosted for StarCraft II - comes to an end. As a small thank you to the community, we've collected the most relevant numbers our beloved cup left behind.

 

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Keen Gaming win India's first major Dota 2 tournament; ESL One Mumbai

Fans gathered at the NSCI Dome in Mumbai to watch 8 teams from around the world compete for $300,000 at India’s first major Dota 2 event.

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"I often play LoL when I take a break from music": Meet IEM Katowice soundtrack artist Levianth

We love Music. And we love Games! That's why we want to find and support artists that can give you the perfect for your gaming experience. Artists that give you all the chills, all the feels and all the HYPE!  This time we introduce Levianth.

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NA vs EU - experience the showdown live at IEM Chicago 2019!

IEM Chicago returns to the Windy City in 2019 to celebrate one of the longest rivalries in esports: North America vs. Europe. The United Center will host eight of the best Counter-Strike teams in the world playing for a $250,000 prize pool on July 20 & 21.

 

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The Rise of North American Counter-Strike

North American CS:GO has never been stronger than it is in this moment.  Team Liquid is one of the world's elite teams and arguably the most skilled line-up in professional play, routinely making top placings at the biggest international tournaments and dangerous for every top team out there in the field.  NRG have come off a year of progressively improving and becoming more than just also-rans, developing instead into a legitimately good global side. Finally, 15 months or so ago Cloud9 lifted the first major in CS:GO history for the region.

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IEM Sydney team-by-team preview

Duncan “Thorin” Shields breaks down what we can expect from each of the teams at IEM Sydney.

 

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A farewell from the SC2 Go4 Series gods

After more than nine years of intense Starcraft II action, we are sad to announce that our weekly online cups on ESL Play open to the entire community will see their last matches on April 28. Meet the players that left their mark!

 

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ESL and MSI extend partnership for ESL One Powered by Intel® events

We are proud to announce our partnership extension with MSI, which designates them as the Official Gaming Partner for three upcoming ESL One Powered by Intel® events in 2019, including ESL One Birmingham and ESL One Cologne.

 

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