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YouTube and FACEIT team up for ECS season 4 final rewards

FACEIT and YouTube have partnered up to offer viewers the chance to win Loot Drops while watching livestreams on YouTube Gaming, starting with the Esports Championship Series season four finals. These Loot Drops contain FACEIT Points rather than the more traditional CS:GO skins you might see watching events on Twitch, …

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FACEIT’s Michele Attisani talks sustainability, the ECS and it’s Cancun experiment

The Esports Championship Series, better known merely by the acronym ECS, is becoming an institution in the worldwide Counter-Strike calendar. With the news that the finals for ECS Season 4 are taking place in a luxury hotel in Cancun, instead of the crowded Wembley Arena, we spoke to Michele Attisani, …

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SK games snatch second LAN win in two weeks with ECS Season 3 victory

SK Gaming has beaten FaZe Clan in the ECS Season Three finals in London, notching up their second LAN victory in as many weeks during their European summer holiday. SK beat out Astralis in a drawn-out match to get to the finals, while Cloud9 fell to FaZe Clan to give them …

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ECS GS:GO competition returns to Wembley for Season 3 finals

FACEIT has announced that it is bringing the finals of its ECS Counter-Strike: Global Offensive competition to Wembley Arena for the second time.  The first season of the ECS competition concluded at the Wembley Arena last year, with French side G2 Esports taking home the trophy. The season two finals …

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Final teams confirmed for ECS Season 3

After a long qualifying process the final teams have been locked in for the $1.5 million ECS Counter-Strike League.  In Europe both Fnatic and Virtus Pro managed to retain their spots in the competition after beating North and Space Soldiers respectively in the promotion tournament. This means that North, who …

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FACEIT partners with YouTube for ECS broadcast deal

YouTube has acquired the exclusive broadcast rights to the ECS CS:GO competition.  The league, which is run by FACEIT, was previously broadcast on Twitch, however the new deal will see all of the ECS content, including live streams, be broadcast on YouTube. This will allow FACEIT to make use of …

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North joins the ECS Season 3 Development League

FACEIT and Twitch have announced the details of the ECS Development League, including the teams that will be playing in it.  The competition kicks off later today, with eight teams from Europe and eight teams from North America competing for a chance to play one of the relegation teams from …

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A look at the debut of ECS one of the biggest new leagues of 2016

The first year of the eSports Championship Series has had its ups and downs. The first season of the league was generally considered to be a massive success, and a surprise win for G2 Esports added another contender for the major that was due to take place just after the …

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Just how does ECS’ team co-ownership work?

The eSports Championship Series from FACEIT and Twitch is one of the biggest Counter-Strike: Global Offensive leagues in the world. Despite only kicking off earlier this year the competition offers large prize money, regular competition and impressive production values. But for some reason it is often overlooked as a top …

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