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ELEAGUE to host the next CS:GO major in January 2017

ELEAGUE, the eSports brand created by Turner Broadcasting and aired on US TV network TBS, will host the next CS:GO major. Due to take place between January 22nd and 29th 2017, the ELEAGUE CS:GO major will be held at the ELEAGUE Arena within Turner Studios in Atlanta for the initial …

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ELEAGUE season two schedule revealed

Turner’s ELEAGUE CS:GO competition is returning for a second season, with the first round of qualifiers kicking off on September 7th. While the top eight teams from the first season have already booked a slot in the group stages for season two, the remaining teams that competed first time around …

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ELEAGUE’s first season pulls in millions of viewers

The first season of ELEAGUE, Turner’s CS:GO league, concluded on Saturday evening and pulled in some incredible numbers. There was more than 168,500 concurrent streams on Twitch for Saturday’s final, with approximately 48 million gross minutes of video consumption across TBS and Twitch. The final was also responsible for 2.9 …

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eSports Advertising Bureau aims to help advertisers enter eSports

The eSports Advertising Bureau has been founded to help brands enter the world of eSports sponsorship and advertisement. The group will offer tools to marketers that will help them understand eSports and it’s potential marketing opportunities, as well as help eSports companies with direct advertising issues. Elsewhere it will coordinate …

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ELEAGUE finals to be broadcast on Twitter tonight

The semi finals and grand final of ELEAGUE will be broadcast live on Twitter over the weekend. The social network will host the full stream of all three matches from across the final weekend. The stream will host the observer feed of the event, meaning panel segments with on air …

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ELEAGUE hosting $300,000 Overwatch competition

ELEAGUE has partnered with FACEIT to host the Overwatch Open, which has a massive $300,000 prize pool. The competition will feature an online portion for both the European league and the American league, with the top performers heading to Turner Studios’ ELEAGUE arena in Atlanta for the regional finals and …

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ELEAGUE debuts on TBS, brings in over 500,000 viewers

ELEAGUE, the $1.4 million Counter-Strike: Global Offensive competition, hit US TV network TBS for the first time on Friday and averaged 509,000 total viewers. According to ELEAGUE’S official stats, the show was the second most discussed program of the night on Twitter, with over 710 million impressions on the social …

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TyLoo to miss ELEAGUE due to denial of visas

Chinese Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team TyLoo will not be attending ELEAGUE as the team has failed to secure US visas for its players. The Daily Dot first reported that the team had failed on its first attempt to get an American visa, as tournament organiser Turner failed to give the …

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$1.4 million CS:GO competition ELEAGUE starts tonight, prize distribution revealed

The $1.4 million Counter-Strike: Global Offensive competition ELEAGUE starts later tonight, and the prize pool distribution has finally been announced. At the end of the 10 week season the winning team will walk away with a massive $390,000. Second place will grab $140,000 with third and fourth grabbing a still …

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ELEAGUE will be broadcast on Twitch thanks to multi year deal

Turner and WME | IMG, the two companies running ELEAGUE, have partnered with Twitch in order to broadcast the upcoming competition on the streaming platform. The multi year deal means all the live matches from ELEAGUE will be broadcast on Twitch along with on demand content. Each week will see …

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