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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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Capcom and FACEIT partner up for Street Fighter V Milan Games Week finals

FACEIT has announced that it has teamed up with the Capcom Pro Tour and Milan Games Week to host Street Fighter V’s EU Regional Finals at the event this weekend. Taking place on Sunday October 1st, the FACEIT-organised event makes it three years in a row for the cherished fighting …

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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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FACEIT partners with GeniusSports to analyse eSports betting trends

Alongside the announcement of the ECS Season 3 finals FACEIT has also revealed a new partnership with GeniusSports.  GeniusSports is a company that creates data analytics solutions for multiple sports leagues across the world, including the NBA and Premier League. They have now developed a CS:GO analytics platform that provides …

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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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FACEIT organising the open qualifiers for the Dota 2 Kiev Major

FACEIT and Valve have announced the details of the open qualifiers for the Dota 2 Kiev Major.  FACEIT will be in charge of it all, including the new Champions Cup qualification tournament that sees Tier 8 Battle Cup winning teams invited to fight it out for a slot in the …

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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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