Official 100k Top Prize GWENT Tournament Announced

CD PROJEKT RED, creators of The Witcher series of games, announce GWENT Challenger — an official GWENT: The Witcher Card Game tournament organized in partnership with ESL. The tournament will pit 4 best players from the community against professional gamers: Trump (Jeffrey Shih), Lifecoach (Adrian Koy), Noxious (Kacem Khilaji) and ppd (Peter Dager). GWENT Challenger finalists will compete for a total prize pool of $100,000. “It’s a real privilege to observe how active GWENT players are in the realm of competitive gaming. Community-powered tournaments like The Passiflora Championship, The Seven Cats Brawl or The Gwentlemen’s Open are a source of … Continue reading Official 100k Top Prize GWENT Tournament Announced

Cybersmile and ESL Announce Abuse-Fighting Charity Partnership

Today, ESL and The Cybersmile Foundation announce the launch of an exciting new partnership that is part of a wider incentive to address toxicity within the gaming and tech industries. ESL and Cybersmile will work to make sure that everyone can enjoy everything that the amazing world of technology has to offer without fear of threats and abuse. ESL, a part of the international digital entertainment group MTG, is the world’s largest esports company and hosts many of the world’s major gaming tournaments. Hundreds of professional esports teams compete globally every year in fiercely fought contests for huge prizes. ESL … Continue reading Cybersmile and ESL Announce Abuse-Fighting Charity Partnership

Yahoo Enters eSports Distribution Deal With ESL

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 distributed by Yahoo, with new exciting integrated sponsorship opportunities for advertisers.