Twitch and FACEIT to launch team-owned Counter-Strike league today - MCV

Twitch and FACEIT to launch team-owned Counter-Strike league today

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The race to create the world's premier Counter-Strike league is well and truly underway, and Twitch are the latest to announce their effort.

Twitch has partnered with tournament organizer FACEIT to create the Esports Championship Series (ECS), a $3.5 million Counter-Strike league which will launch later today.

The league, which will include 10 teams from North America and 10 from Europe, will have one unique aspect: It will be the first esports league to offer teams co-ownership akin to the NFL or other traditional sports leagues.

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