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Gillette sponsors IEM Katowice

ESL has announced a new partnership with Gillette, who will sponsor the upcoming Intel Extreme Masters Katowice League of Legends event.  The male grooming company will sponsor the LoL portion of the event, which runs in Katowice between February 24th and 26th. Gillette will allow fans to customize Gillette razor …

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ESL Play app now available on iOS and Android

ESL has announced that its ESL Play app is now available on iOS and Android devices.  The app is now available to devices worldwide, after extensive mobile testing. The app allows people to sign up for tournament across 50 games and will also offer other features such as logging results …

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ESL UK gives two top teams a chance to bootcamp

Bootcamps are a staple of all top level eSports, with big teams getting together a few weeks before a major tournament with the intention of training all day every day. But these cost a lot of money and a true boot camp is often out of reach of lower tier …

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IEM Katowice to hold $30,000 female CS:GO tournament

At the Intel Extreme Masters Katowice event eight of the best female CS:GO teams will compete for a share of $30,000.  The group stage of the competition will take place on March 2nd with the playoffs happening on March 3rd. All the action will take place on the floor of …

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SLIVER.tv signs deal with DreamHack and ESL to stream events in VR

SLIVER.tv has announced a new deal with both ESL and DreamHack that will see them stream 14 events from the organisers in virtual reality this year.  The deal will see the company offer VR streams for the following events in 2017: DreamHack Masters Vegas, DreamHack Masters (unconfirmed location), DreamHack ASTRO …

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ESL Pro League to be streamed on YouTube

ESL has confirmed rumours that the ESL Pro League Season 5 and 6 will be streamed exclusively on YouTube.  The deal was rumoured earlier in the week, and has now been confirmed. This means that the english language stream of the tournament will not be available on Twitch at all. …

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ESL Pro League to be streamed exclusively on YouTube according to report

The next season of the ESL Pro League CS:GO competition will be streamed exclusively on YouTube according to a report.  Slingshot eSports cites sources with a knowledge of the deal, who say that the deal between YouTube and the World eSports Association (WESA) will see season five of the Pro …

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PEA confirms its CS:GO league is dead

PEA has confirmed, as everyone suspected, that its CS:GO league is officially canceled.  The news comes as no surprise, as all PEA teams voted to play in the ESL Pro League instead of PEA’s offering. The vote comes after weeks of drama surrounding the issue.  "Since the time of the …

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ESL reveals format for the League of Legends UK Premiership

ESL has revealed the initial details for its UK League of Legends Premiership, with qualifiers starting next week.  The Premiership will allow anyone to enter in the first swiss qualifier, on January 11th. The top 16 teams from this event will then play on January 12th in a double elimination …

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Scott “SirScoots” Smith provides explanation as to why players voted to not play in PEA

The PEA drama finally seems to be coming to a close, with players voting to play in the ESL Pro League insead. Now thanks to player spokesperson Scott “SirScoots” Smith, we know why they chose ESL.  A lengthy Medium blog from SirScoots reveals a number of key points, such as …

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