Entries in 'esl' (44)

ESL

ESL to launch first 24/7 eSports TV channel

ESL has announced a new 24/7 eSports TV channel that is due to launch in May.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 27th 2016 at 1:20PM in News
Team YP

Team YP banned from all ESL events

ESL has banned Team YP from competing in any ESL hosted event, along with any other team sponsored by a company known for adult content.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 24th 2016 at 11:30AM in News
Hitbox Logo

Streaming platform Hitbox partners with ESL, DreamHack and Wargaming

eSports streaming platform Hitbox has announced new partnerships to secure content from ESL, DreamHack and Wargaming.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 4th 2016 at 5:05PM in News
London's O2 plays host to $750,000 CS:GO ESL Pro League finals

London's O2 plays host to $750,000 CS:GO ESL Pro League finals

London's O2 arena will host the final stage of ESL Pro League Season 3 as eight CS:GO teams from Europe and North America compete for $750,000 prize money.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Mar 30th 2016 at 4:34PM in News

Advertisement

Microsoft teams up with ESL for eSports platform on Xbox, Windows

Microsoft teams up with ESL for eSports platform on Xbox, Windows

Microsoft has enlisted the help of ESL to produce a standardised tournament system for Xbox Live games.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Mar 17th 2016 at 12:22PM in News
Azubu grabs exclusive rights to ESL content

Azubu grabs exclusive rights to ESL content

Streaming platform Azubu will be the only place to watch certain ESL eSports coverage following the agreement of a two-year deal between the pair.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 16th 2016 at 12:51PM in News
ESL and Intel create AnyKey diversity program for eSports

ESL and Intel create AnyKey diversity program for eSports

A partnership between ESL and Intel is hoping to improve and support the diversity around competitive gaming with the launch of the AnyKey initiative this week.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Feb 29th 2016 at 5:17PM in News
Overwatch beta returns with eSports-friendly options

Overwatch beta returns with eSports-friendly options

The Overwatch beta returned from winter hibernation this week, boasting a new progression system, and a look at how competitive games will be established.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Feb 11th 2016 at 3:09PM in News

Advertisement

ESL-Riot partnership gives UK teams shot at the big leagues

ESL-Riot partnership gives UK teams shot at the big leagues

The ESL UK Premiership will now offer League of Legends teams from the United Kingdom and Ireland the chance to progress into the Challenger Series.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Jan 21st 2016 at 3:16PM in News
MTG acquires DreamHack, adding to controlling share of ESL

MTG acquires DreamHack, adding to controlling share of ESL

Modern Times Group has completed the acquisition of Swedish eSports and events organiser DreamHack four months after buying a 74% share in ESL's parent company.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Nov 12th 2015 at 12:07PM in News
Total War: Arena opens up to US players this month

Total War: Arena opens up to US players this month

US servers for MOBA strategy hybrid Total War: Arena will go live next week, Creative Assembly has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 3rd 2015 at 10:32PM in News
ArenaNet teams up with ESL for Guild Wars 2 Pro League

ArenaNet teams up with ESL for Guild Wars 2 Pro League

Guild Wars 2 developer ArenaNet has joined forces with eSports organizer ESL to form an official Pro League for the MMO.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 20th 2015 at 4:41PM in News

Advertisement

Can the BBC finally take eSports to the mainstream?

Can the BBC finally take eSports to the mainstream?

The BBC’s investment in eSports marks a potential turning point for the sector, leading experts say.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 15th 2015 at 9:46AM in News
ESL team up with Sportradar to prevent betting fraud

ESL team up with Sportradar to prevent betting fraud

ESL has today announced a partnership with Sportradar which will see industry-level statistics and anti-fraud support brought to eSports betting.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Oct 8th 2015 at 2:59PM in News
Raptr's Plays.tv service partners with ESL, Wargaming

Raptr's Plays.tv service partners with ESL, Wargaming

Gaming social network Raptr has announced new deals for its video sharing service Plays.tv, partnering with the Electronic Sports League and World of Tanks developer Wargraming.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 7th 2015 at 5:53PM in News
WRC eSports tournament to race alongside 2016 rally season

WRC eSports tournament to race alongside 2016 rally season

The WRC Championship, a new eSports racing tournament co-organised by ESL, will run alongside the FIA World Rally Championship during its 2016 season.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Oct 5th 2015 at 3:23PM in News

Advertisement

ESL UK appoints ex-Warner Bros as Managing Director

ESL UK appoints ex-Warner Bros as Managing Director

The ESL has appointed Spike Laurie as business partner and co-Managing Director of their UK operations.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Sep 21st 2015 at 3:20PM in News
ESL goes down under to strengthen Oceanic eSports scene

ESL goes down under to strengthen Oceanic eSports scene

ESL has partnered with the Australian Cyber League to strengthen eSports' community presence in the Oceanic region.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Sep 2nd 2015 at 3:30PM in News
ESL Cologne (via Steffie Wunderl)

27m CS:GO fans tune in to ESL Cologne as doping tests give all clear

More than 27m unique viewers watched Fnatic claim their third Major title at last weekend's ESL Cologne CS:GO finals as all competitors tested negative for drug use.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Aug 26th 2015 at 12:29PM in News
FEATURE: Drugs are a problem, but not just for eSports' integrity and image

FEATURE: Drugs are a problem, but not just for eSports' integrity and image

The shockwaves of Kory "Semphis" Friesen's innocuous doping confession are still shuddering their way through the eSports industry this week.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Aug 19th 2015 at 3:14PM in News
ESL outlines new anti-doping program

ESL outlines new anti-doping program

The Electronic Sports League has revealed its new anti-doping program, with random saliva tests for ESL event players starting in September.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 13th 2015 at 4:48AM in News
Dubai to host ESL ESEA Pro League Invitational

Dubai to host ESL ESEA Pro League Invitational

eSports giant ESL has announced a huge Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament taking place in Dubai this September.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 3rd 2015 at 3:35PM in News
Gfinity working with other organisations on common drug testing framework

Gfinity working with other organisations on common drug testing framework

In the wake of ESL's decision to implement drug testing at their next event, Gfinity has also begun working to combat the use of PEDs.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Jul 24th 2015 at 1:50PM in News
ESL introduces eSports drug testing policy, to debut at ESL One Cologne

ESL introduces eSports drug testing policy, to debut at ESL One Cologne

One of the biggest eSports organisations has teamed up with two drugs testing bodies to help address the growing concern about performance enhancing drugs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 24th 2015 at 9:52AM in News
ESL One Frankfurt attracts over 1m viewers

ESL One Frankfurt attracts over 1m viewers

Dota 2 tournament ESL One Frankfurt 2015 attracted over 1m online viewers, with numbers sharply up year-on-year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 7th 2015 at 2:16PM in News