April 12, 2021

Heroic win ESL Pro League Season 13 after Two Overtimes and a 1v4 Clutch

In the Grand Finals of the ESL Pro League Season 13, Heroic took down Gambit to remain undefeated in a $750 thousand CS:GO esports event. The series had two overtime matches and ended with an incredible 1v4 clutch by the team’s captain, Casper “cadiaN” Mølle.  ESL Pro League Season 13 Heroic remained undefeated through […]

March 18, 2021

ESL Pro League Player Council saves CS:GO esports

Along with the Commissioner’s Office, ESL Pro League makes headlines as it embarks on a mission to involve the interests and collected decisions of CS:GO esports teams through its new Player Council. The EPL (ESL Pro League) Player Council consists of 12 teams that contribute ideas, votes and a voice for players. Ultimately, the council […]

January 22, 2021

ESL Gaming and Blizzard partner for Hearthstone esports

Today, ESL Gaming announced a two-year partnership with Blizzard Entertainment to operate its Hearthstone esports ecosystem. Taking hold of Hearthstone, ESL Gaming will orchestrate all upcoming esports-related events, such as the Grandmasters and the Hearthstone Masters Tours, all of which entails a prize pool of $3 million per calendar year. Today we're thrilled to announce […]

October 7, 2020

ESL announces the second season for Mobile Open

The second season of ESL Mobile Open was announced by the German esports organizer. Players from Europe, Middle East, and North Africa will be able to compete in four esports titles. As its name suggests, ESL Mobile Open is played on popular smartphone games and esports. PUBG Mobile, Auto Chess, Asphalt 9: Legends, and Clash […]

September 24, 2020

ESL replaces MIBR and Hard Legion in IEM New York

ESL just announced a few changes related to the teams participating in the IEM New York Online. The organization had to select two new teams after the removal of both MIBR and Hard Legion. ESL uses Regional Major Ranking to select teams worthy of participating in Intel Extreme Masters New York Online. Over the year, […]

September 18, 2020

A guide to IEM Global Challenge

ESL has announced that it will return to LAN after months of online tournaments. The esports organizer will host the IEM Global Challenge—a tournament with a prize pool of $800 thousand and eight teams participating. IEM Global Challenge is scheduled to progress from December 15-20. Despite no venue, the competition will take its place in […]

September 15, 2020

ESL One Germany 2020 Online announced for Dota 2

ESL One Germany 2020 Online just got announced and features Dota 2 teams from Europe and CIS. Between October 5 and November 1, sixteen squads will clash for a $400 thousand cash prize. In the past five years, ESL One always brought a huge audience for Dota 2 esports. Some of the greatest Dota 2 matches took […]

September 3, 2020

Mercedes-Benz Renews Sponsorship Contract with ESL

Yesterday, ESL UK announced that Mercedes-Benz renewed its sponsorship contract for ESL Premiership. Mercedes-Benz will sponsor Premiership until December 31, 2020. This partnership makes the German automotive company the official global mobility partner of ESL.  The renewed sponsorship targets the Dota 2 esports scene as it focuses on ESL Premiership. Initially signed in 2017, […]

September 1, 2020

ESL bans MIBR, Heroic and Hard Legion coaches for cheating

ESL has banned MIBR, Heroic and Hard Legion’s CS:GO coaches for abusing a visual bug in the game. The three teams will also forfeit their recent prize money and ESL Pro Tour points. ESL Bans CS:GO Esports Coaches As part of a recently concluded investigation into the exploitation of a spectating bug in ESL and […]

August 20, 2020

ESL Pro League season 12 goes online

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ESL Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Pro League Season 12 is going online. In addition, the government of Malta agreed to host any ESL Pro League tournaments in 2021. Despite the fact that the last ESL season went online, Malta’s government still wants this business relationship to continue. ESL Pro League Season […]