SFV Comes to ELEAGUE: Week One

SFV Comes to ELEAGUE: Week One

This week, ELEAGUE stepped onto the Street Fighter V scene with its Invitational event, and the fighting game community took notice. In his first "Sajam's World" special, Stephen "Sajam" Lyon gives his insight on ELEAGUE thus far, and his outlook on the season to come. 

What Awaits The Most Expensive Player In Counter-Strike?

What Awaits The Most Expensive Player In Counter-Strike?

Nikola "NiKo" Kovač leaves Mousesports for the presumably greener pastures of FaZe. In this week's "In Focus", Richard Lewis profiles the player many believe is on track to become the best player in the world.

In Focus: What to See with OpTic Gaming

In Focus: What to See with OpTic Gaming

In this week's installment of "In Focus", Richard Lewis profiles OpTic Gaming. Through the ups and downs of 2016, the team won ELEAGUE’s second season and set their sights on January’s Major, only to come up short in disappointing fashion. The question now is: Where do they go from here? 

The ELEAGUE Major delivers multi-platform audience records

The ELEAGUE Major delivers multi-platform audience records

The first-ever ELEAGUE Major delivered audience records across  platforms, with Astralis winning the championship.  Take a look at this immersive infographic with key insights from the weekend’s action.

HyperX Continues as Official Headset Sponsor of ELEAGUE Season 2017

HyperX Continues as Official Headset Sponsor of ELEAGUE Season 2017

HyperX® announced continued support of the eSports community by sponsoring ELEAGUE and the 2017 tournament season. HyperX was the official gaming headset sponsor of ELEAGUE in its inaugural year and is pleased to continue to support the growth of eSports.

ELEAGUE Major Coming to YouTube

ELEAGUE Major Coming to YouTube

ELEAGUE is coming to YouTube with live event coverage of the ELEAGUE Major (Jan. 22-29, 2017) available via the ELEAGUE YouTube channel.

Gambit can Upset

Gambit can Upset

In this week's Major edition of "The Green Room", Duncan "Thorin" Shields profiles Gambit, a team that has the upset potential to make it back to the hallowed ground of the top eight.

End of Season Awards, Part II

End of Season Awards, Part II

It’s been a long and wild year for Counter-Strike, and Richard Lewis sums up his picks for part 2 of the 2016 best and worst in Counter-Strike.

End of Season Awards, Part I

End of Season Awards, Part I

It’s been a long and wild year for Counter-Strike. In this week's "In Focus", Richard Lewis sticks with New Year's tradition and hands out a few awards. Here are his picks for the 2016 best and worst in Counter-Strike.

Majors Matter More

Majors Matter More

The ELEAGUE major is just over two weeks away, and the air is already abuzz with anticipation for what may unfold in Atlanta.  In this week's edition of "The Green Room", Duncan Shields sheds light on why the majors matter more than any other tournament.

Hellraisers are Back

Hellraisers are Back

In an ELEAGUE Major Edition of "The Green Room", Duncan "Thorin" Shields profiles HellRaisers, who came into the ELEAGUE Major Qualifier as a team with some upset potential. The Eastern European team looked revitalized in their successful run to the major.

Counter-Strike: Free Agent Targets

Counter-Strike: Free Agent Targets

With the group stages of ELEAGUE in the books, and the tenth major looming large in January, teams will be looking to add some of the better free agents on the Counter-Strike market. In this week's "In Focus", Richard Lewis reports on a few European players likely to find their way to new teams before the end of the year.

Muffin Lightning to Replace Echo Fox in Americas Qualifier Finals

Due to unforeseen roster changes, Echo Fox has withdrawn from the upcoming ELEAGUE Major. As a result of the team’s decision, Muffin Lightning will replace Echo Fox in the upcoming Americas Qualifier Finals, to be held Saturday-Sunday, Dec. 3-4, at ELEAGUE Arena in Atlanta.

Muffin Lightning was the next highest ranking team in the closed online qualifier stage. They will join Immortals, Cloud9 and Team SoloMid (TSM) with the top two teams from the Americas Qualifier advancing to the ELEAGUE Major Qualifier, to be held Thursday, Dec. 15, through Sunday, Dec. 18.

In The Firing Line

In The Firing Line

When it comes to the culture of Counter-Strike, it’s easy to get bogged down with the drama.  In this week's "In Focus", Richard Lewis discusses how esports continues to evolve and raises the question: "Does broadcast talent go too far in their critique of a player?"

ELEAGUE Major – Roster Rules

ELEAGUE Major – Roster Rules

View the latest information for team rosters and rules to be applied for the ELEAGUE Major.

Disco Doplan And The Second-String Swedes

Disco Doplan And The Second-String Swedes

Fnatic made Joakim "disco doplan" Gidetun an offer he couldn’t refuse. Now, he's been propelled into a career milestone with his first major appearance, here at the ELEAGUE Major. In this week's In Focus, Richard Lewis reports on the Epsilon fallout and Fnatic's potential future.

Register Now for Americas Qualifier CS:GO Tournament

Register Now for Americas Qualifier CS:GO Tournament

ELEAGUE will host the Americas Qualifier Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) Tournament starting Wednesday, Nov. 2, with the Open Qualifier stage via FACEIT. The Americas Qualifier will showcase four invited organizations – Cloud 9, Immortals, Echo Fox and Team SoloMid – against four advancing teams from the Open Qualifier stage.

Autimatic For The People

Autimatic For The People

Who saw Cloud 9's victory in the ESL Pro Series Finals coming? In this week's "In Focus", Richard Lewis reports on how the team's improbable run defied the odds and did something no North American team has done in about a decade; win a major international CS tournament.

A New Counter-Strike Challenger Emerges

A New Counter-Strike Challenger Emerges

Team Dignitas is proving themselves to be genuine contenders for every tournament remaining this year, and a worthy topic of discussion around ELeague's January major. In this week's "In Focus", Richard Lewis describes the team's surprising and sudden rise to the top.