Entries in 'esl' (17)

Creating a Dota festival at ESL One Frankfurt

Creating a Dota festival at ESL One Frankfurt

The first of ESL's season of Dota tournaments begins next month with ESL One Frankfurt taking over the Commerzbank-Arena.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on May 13th 2015 at 2:36PM in News
MTG has reportedly acquired ESL

MTG has reportedly acquired ESL

Reports online suggest that Swedish media organisation Modern Times Group (MTG) has acquired Germany’s Turtle Entertainment, owner of the Electronic Sports League (ESL).

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 12th 2015 at 12:09PM in News
Mobile MOBA Vainglory strikes deal with Electronic Sports League

Mobile MOBA Vainglory strikes deal with Electronic Sports League

Developer Super Evil Megacorp has partnered with ESL on a new eSports deal for its mobile MOBA Vainglory.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 11th 2015 at 3:00AM in News
ESL's Mortal Kombat X Fatal 8 event attracts big viewer numbers

ESL's Mortal Kombat X Fatal 8 event attracts big viewer numbers

Mortal Kombat has made its mark in the competitive eSports scene following the success of the ESL’s Fatal 8 tournament.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2015 at 2:00PM in News

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ESL and ESEA join forces for $1m CS:GO league

ESL and ESEA join forces for $1m CS:GO league

ESL and ESEA, the largest North American Counter-Strike: Global Offensive league provider, are working together on a league with a prize pool of $1million.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Apr 28th 2015 at 4:35PM in News
ESL One Katowice breaks Twitch record with million-viewer weekend

ESL One Katowice breaks Twitch record with million-viewer weekend

The Intel Extreme Masters and ESL One weekend in Katowice last month broke the Twitch concurrent viewership record as more than 1m people tuned in to watch.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Apr 8th 2015 at 5:11PM in News
OPINION: The pitfalls to avoid in eSports documentaries

OPINION: The pitfalls to avoid in eSports documentaries

With the rising cultural phenomenon eSports has become, it's no wonder there is a rush to explain its many (many) facets to the confused uninitiated.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Mar 19th 2015 at 4:30PM in News
ESL to show live eSports in cinemas

ESL to show live eSports in cinemas

Five live eSports events are to be shown by over 1,500 cinemas as part of ESL’s ‘eSports in Cinemas’ series.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2015 at 3:22PM in News

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Paul "ReDeYe" Chaloner ESL

Gfinity continues raft of new hires with ESL presenter Paul "ReDeYe" Chaloner

Gfinity today continued to expand their ranks with news that veteran shoutcaster, ESL One and WCS host Paul "ReDeYe" Chaloner would join the company as Head of Broadcasting.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Mar 11th 2015 at 11:55AM in News
ESL announces $1m prize pool for 2015's Dota 2 series

ESL announces $1m prize pool for 2015's Dota 2 series

ESL continues a raft of big eSports investments today with news that the $250,000 ESL Frankfurt Dota tournament this June will be the first in a 12-month series totalling $1m ...

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Feb 24th 2015 at 5:00PM in News
The LANXESS arena in Cologne

ESL hosting $250,000 CS:GO tournament in Cologne stadium

ESL announced today the "world's largest" Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament will be held this August in Cologne's LANXESS arena for a $250,000 prize pool.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Feb 19th 2015 at 5:29PM in News
ESL reveals biggest UK tournament for CS:GO and LoL

ESL reveals biggest UK tournament for CS:GO and LoL

The ESL UK Premiership, the company's largest tournament since 2010, has been announced today for UK-only Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and League of Legends players to win £12,000.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Feb 16th 2015 at 1:00PM in News

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ESL releases matchmaking devkit to debut in WipEout spiritual successor

The biggest eSports league in the world, ESL, has released a white label development toolkit called ESL Matchmaking.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Feb 12th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Brianna, AKA masq, is a pro player in the ESEA Main division

Intel's $30,000 female CS:GO tournament draws fire from pros

Intel has announced a $30,000 (£19,600) tournament for female Counter-Strike: Global Offensive teams.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Feb 5th 2015 at 2:36PM in News
PlayStation and Xbox Twitch accounts hacked

PlayStation and Xbox Twitch accounts hacked

The Twitch accounts of PlayStation, Xbox and ESL were compromised overnight.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 15th 2014 at 11:33AM in News
ESL teams up with MCM Expo for UK tournaments

ESL teams up with MCM Expo for UK tournaments

MCM has teamed up with the Electronic Sports League to launch what it hopes will be one of the biggest eSports events.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 12th 2014 at 12:29PM in News

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Electronic Sports League acquires ESS Agency

Electronic Sports League acquires ESS Agency

Leading esports firm ESL has announced the acquisition of event services and technologies agency ESS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2014 at 2:17PM in News