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ESL’s “Gaming for Good” Initiative Will Donate A Portion of Intel® Extreme Masters Chicago Ticket Sales To Gamers Outreach

We are proud to announce that we’ve entered a partnership with Gamers Outreach, a charity organization providing gaming equipment, technology, and software to help children and teenagers cope with treatments in hospitals, as part of ESL’s new “Gaming for Good” initiative.

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Amid the Fnatic Era: ESL Pro League Season 1

Our old school ESL Studio saw FNATIC hoist the Swedish flag at the inaugural ESL Pro League Finals held in Cologne, Germany. The first season of the ESL Pro League Finals witnessed four elite teams from both Europe and North America compete over four days and concluded with FNATIC subduing a vintage Cloud9 roster to lift the trophy.

 

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Jang 'Moon' Jae Ho Inducted into the Esports Hall of Fame

A revolutionary Warcraft III player that set the benchmark for competitive play, the Korean is the latest to be inducted into the Esports Hall of Fame presented by paysafecard!

 

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Team Liquid riding wave of momentum to no. 1 World Ranking

Team Liquid recently toppled Astralis to achieve the status of the no. 1 ranked CS:GO team. After claiming a trophy at both IEM Sydney & DreamHack Dallas this year, the Americans look to continue snowballing their lead as we near the ESL Pro League Season 9 Finals in Montpellier, Occitanie. Can they keep riding this wave of momentum? Let’s crunch the numbers behind their meteoric rise to find out.

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The Frenetic Array of France

G2 will fly the French Tricolore at the ESL Pro League Finals in Montpellier, Occitanie, while Team Vitality will drop by for a special meeting with the local CS fan scene. Both squads represent the best their country has to offer at the moment, but can they bring France back into the game's avant-garde?

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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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