ESL Thomas Schmidt

ESL Pro League 2019 to feature live studio group stage matches in new format

ESL and WESA have announced details of the new CS:GO Pro League format for the 9th season which will get underway in April 2019. The brand new format will feature live...
Soulja Boy Ninja

Soulja Boy intends to start his own esports organisation

Recording artist and entrepreneur DeAndre Cortez Way, better known under the guise of Soulja Boy, has announced his intentions of starting his own esports organisation. He has dabbled in the gaming industry...
Challengermode DreamHack Spain

Challengermode partners with DreamHack Spain to expand NEL

Tournament platform Challengermode has partnered with DreamHack Spain to expand its National Esports Leagues (NEL) initiative into the Iberian Peninsula, now providing leagues in Spain and Portugal. Encom Games is the license-holder of...
Astralis Intel Grand Slam

Astralis cements legendary run with Intel Grand Slam victory

The inaugural Intel Grand Slam - a monumental initiative used to award the most dominant team in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive - has come to a close. RFRSH Entertainment-owned team Astralis, made up...

What’s on this week? – We’re ready to CS:GO – December 10th – 17th

“What’s on this week?” is ESI’s weekly feature letting you know just what’s going on in the wonderful world of esports in the next seven days. Each week, ESI picks three events and...

CS:GO releases battle royale and becomes free-to-play

Valve announced late yesterday evening that Counter-Strike: Global Offensive will now become free to play, as well as a smaller iteration of the ever-popular battle royale game mode we've seen dominated...

ECS Season 6 Finals the most watched live CS:GO event in YouTube history

FACEIT has revealed that the Esports Championship Series (ECS) Season 6 Finals was officially the most watched CS:GO Livestream ever on YouTube. The stream reached a peak concurrent viewership of 233,950 on...

What’s on this week? – Variety’s the spice of life – December 3rd –...

“What’s on this week?” is ESI’s weekly feature letting you know just what’s going on in the wonderful world of esports in the next seven days. Each week, ESI picks three events and...

Unibet announces partnership with CS:GO Giant Astralis

Unibet signs a global partnership with the leading esports organisation Astralis. The two-year partnership will see Unibet as the ‘Official Betting Partner’, working closely with the Astralis team to further increase...

Mika Kuusisto appointed as CEO of ENCE eSports

Finnish organisation ENCE eSports, has confirmed the appointment of new CEO Mika Kuusisto. Kuusisto joins ENCE with 15-years of experience in building various sales and marketing teams in both technology and...

Events

ChallengeMe.GG, Unikrn launch United Masters League

Online tournament platform ChallengeMe.GG has announced the arrival of a new Counter-Strike: Global Offensive competition, the United Masters League. Sponsored by esports content and betting...