Esports Calendar: May 2018

Mid-Season Invitational 2018 is one of the most important esports event in competitive League of Legends May 4-6: IEM Sydney 2018 Taking place at Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney, 16 teams will compete for the top spot in CS:GO, over three action-packed days. May 4-6: EPICENTER XL Epic Esports Events will hold the final stage …

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ESL One Hamburg 2017: What does the ‘letters’ say?

When the eight qualifying teams reached Hamburg, they met with a sweet surprise; one Mercedes-Benz car for each team, with custom team logos. When they reached their official residence for the event, they were greated with another sweet gesture: a personalized letter for each team from the ESL management, highlighting their journey so far. Though …

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IEM Katowice Most Watched Esports Event Ever, 35 Percent Increase in Viewership YoY

IEM Katowice was a success in every metric. The high profile two weekend tournament from ESL will easily become what esports fans point to when telling their friends that esports are here to stay. The event was record breaking in many ways, innovative in others, and lucrative as a whole. The tournament saw 173,000 fans …

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The 10 highest earners in League of Legends

Prize money in League of Legends is not as famously ostentatious as Dota’s frankly ridiculous International prize pots, but earnings tell the story nonetheless. On top of that, many organisations play salaries close to their chest, but you can bet at least some of these players are earning many times their tournament winnings listed here, …

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These are the CS:GO teams to watch in 2017

Last year’s Majors were dominated by SK, but 2017 could see a number of teams reign supreme. 2017 may already be a few weeks old, but only over the last few days has the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive world woken from its holiday slumber. The ELEAGUE Major is practically upon us, and while WESG and DreamHack …

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mouz, NiP secure spots to ESL Pro League Season 4 Finals

mousesports and Ninjas in Pyjamas have secured their slots into the ESL Pro League Season 4 Finals after their respective games on Tuesday. NiP took a clean 2-0 sweep over PENTA Sports as the Swedes took Nuke 16-7 and Cache 16-5. Meanwhile, mouz swept HellRaisers 2-0 as they won Mirage 16-8 and Train 16-12. Both …

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MTN DEW® and ESEA provide a path to the ESL CS:GO Pro League with the MDL!

In partnership with ESL, MTN DEW® and ESEA have created the Mountain Dew League to give thousands of amateur gaming teams the opportunity to qualify directly into the next season of ESL’s Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Pro League. MDL teams will battle for eight weeks and the top teams will face off at the Mountain Dew …

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