Tag Archives: ESL

Intel Invests in Echo Arena for VR Esports

By : Jason Segalla | Thu, Jun 15, 2017

During the PC Gaming Show E3 conference, Intel spokesman Doug Fischer showcased Intel’s investment in virtual reality technology through esports. In an effort to draw more players into the scene, Intel has partnered with the VR technology company Occulus to give all Rift owners a free copy of Echo Arena, a competitive five-versus-five arena sports...

Intel Grand Slam Brings More Than $1 Million To CS:GO

By : Jason Segalla | Mon, Jun 12, 2017

Taking the stage at the PC Gaming Show conference, Intel announced a large investment in competitive Counter-Strike: Global Offensive as the Global Technical Partner of the Electronic Sports League, an agreement that will have Intel provide gaming and streaming PCs for the following ESL competitions: Intel Extreme Masters ESL Pro League ESL One events ESL...

ESL Announces Destiny Esports Ruleset

By : Ryan Cox | Thu, Jan 5, 2017

In September of 2016, Bungie released Rise of Iron, the newest expansion for Destiny. Alongside the expansion came the arrival of a frequent item of community demand—Private Matches. Private matches in Destiny would of course pave the way for competition and esports, something that is on plenty of gamers’ minds. ESL, one of the leaders in esports...

HCS Pro League Fall Season Information Released

By : Ryan Cox | Mon, Aug 22, 2016

After a long season of ups and downs, as well as some stellar competition, the HCS Pro League Summer 2016 Season came to an end. With months of competition, roster changes, and more behind us, as well as CLG taking home another championship, fans are now looking ahead to find what comes next in Halo eSports. Today, ESL and the eSports team at 343 have...

European HCS Summer Season Playoffs Preview

By : Ryan Cox | Tue, Jul 19, 2016

The very first season of the Halo Championship Series Pro League is coming to a close as the competitors in North America and Europe round off their respective ends to weekly league play. Now that the standings have been decided, the Top 4 teams from each league will travel to an in-person LAN event to decide the season’s champions. Here is the...

European HCS Pro League Information Released

By : Ryan Cox | Tue, Apr 26, 2016

343 Industries recently revealed the details regarding the HCS Pro League, as well as a series of events and qualifiers that would lead up to the very first summer season. However, all of this information was for the hungry competitors in North America. Now, ESL and 343i have revealed the information for the European HCS Pro League. In a stellar...

Official HCS Pro League Information Released

By : Ryan Cox | Tue, Apr 12, 2016

After the stellar conclusion to the Halo World Championship, many Halo eSports enthusiasts became anxious to discover what would become of the Halo Championship Series. Luckily, 343 Industries announced the HCS Pro League to continue forth the competitive Halo 5 action. Today, 343 Industries and ESPN have unveiled the very first official HCS Pro League...

HCS Halo 2 Anniversary Pro Player Awards

By : Ray Smith | Mon, Aug 17, 2015

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been working with Pro Players of Halo, along with doing a Community Vote for the HCS Halo 2 Anniversary Pro Player Awards. These were always a special thing that Major League Gaming did during the Halo 2-Halo: Reach era. The results are surprisingly similar across the board, even though the Halo community had no idea...

Halo Championship Series Season 2 Finals Results

By : Ray Smith | Sun, Jul 26, 2015

The Halo Championship Series Season 2 Finals event went down this weekend in Burbank, California at the ESL Studios, and featured some of the best Halo 2: Anniversary players in the world. These top teams engaged in intense matches all weekend, battling it out for a prize pool of $150,000. Check out the complete Top 8 placings below! 1st) Evil Geniuses...