• Yahoo Esports Partners With ESL To Bring Esports To A Larger Audience

    Yahoo! Inc. today announced that Yahoo Esports is entering into a two year agreement with ESL, the world’s largest esports company, to bring esports to mainstream audiences via distribution across Yahoo’s properties. Additionally, Yahoo Esports and ESL will collaborate on the development of new tournaments to be covered and...
  • ASUS And Nvidia Partner To Bring Powerful Tech To CS:GO Event

    ESL has partnered with ASUS ROG and Nivdia to bring the best gaming technology and hardware to the world’s largest Counter-Strike: Global Offensive event. Players participating in ESL One Cologne this weekend can look forward to playing on the newest, most advanced gaming gear provided by two leading manufacturers....
  • Quake Champions Announced

    Bethesda and iD Software opened their E3 conference by announcing a new Quake. The game is guaranteed to be fast, with graphics at 120Hz with unlocked framerates. The game will feature new, unique badass characters. With ESL championships becoming the new big thing in gaming, some games will need...
  • World Esports Association Founded

    The foundation of the World Esports Association (WESA) has been announced today, as the result of joint efforts between industry-leading professional esports teams and ESL, the world’s largest esports company. Based on similar traditional sports associations, WESA is an open and inclusive organization that will further professionalize esports by...
  • YouPorn eSports Team Banned Due To Sponsorship

    ESL has gone and banned the YouPorn eSports team from any and all competitions due to the nature of their sponsor. The fact YouPorn is their sponsor and ESL is flexing their rules about prohibiting any pornographic content. The team and their sponsor is not work safe or family...
  • Microsoft Teams Up With ESL For Tournament Integration

    Microsoft has partnered up with ESL’s tech development team for the integration of ESL tournament systems directly into the Xbox Live Tournaments Platform. This is definitely a revolutionary step for the evolution of esports. By allowing developers and publishers easy access to live tournaments, as well as giving them...
  • ESL Mortal Kombat X Pro League Begins

    The second season which begins on November 1st will see kombatants from all over the world fighting it out to earn $1,000 per week over a period of eight weeks. The best of these competitors will earn a spot in the Grand Finals, which pays out a total of...
  • ESL And Counter-Strike: GO Broke Records Last Weekend

    Last weekend, ESL delivered the biggest and most-watched Counter-Strike: Global Offensive event to date. The world’s largest esports company’s first stand-alone event for this title attracted over 11,000 visitors per day to Germany’s largest indoor arena on each of the event days. Millions more tuned in online, with over 27...
  • ESL Will Be Implementing A Drug Test Program

    The growing visibility and popularity of esports, as well as increasing prize pools make it not only more tempting for teams and players to break the rules, but also more damaging to our sport as a whole when they do. ESL has an ongoing commitment to safeguarding the integrity...
  • ESL Frankfurt Hit One Million Viewers Last Week

    The ESL tournament has hit one million viewers last weekend which spells out just how popular esports are becoming all around the world. Last weekend, ESL hosted Europe’s most-watched Dota 2 tournament of all time:ESL One Frankfurt 2015 hit a peak concurrent viewership of over one million, more than...