Announced earlier today in a tweet and video on the FACEIT’s Youtube, The Esports Championship Series or ECS for short is returning to England for the finals of their third season of Counter Strike.
The top eight teams of their regular season in both EU and NA will travel to the SSE Arena in London on the 24th and 25th of June, 2017 to fight for the championship and for a large share of the prize pool. As with previous seasons of ECS, the prize pool is not specified however, there is $1.5 million provided by ECS that goes towards the prize pool and supportive funds that will provide player and team stability.
The ECS Season 1 finals were hosted in the very same [...]
As we all know, the PGL Krakow major is coming up soon and teams from around the world will be battling it out for places in the Minors in order to earn their shot at glory in Poland.
Valve, however, have thrown a spanner in the works, sympathetic with the state of UK Counter Strike, they have offered one team a chance to compete in Poland by partnering with us for the UK Minor.
The UK Minor will see sixty-four teams compete at a BYOC LAN tournament hosted by our friends at Multiplay in a dark hall in the middle of the historic National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham. We can also reveal the schedule for this historic event in the UK Counter Strike scene:
Day 1 [...]
Today ESL announced the talent lineup for the ESL Premiership finals being held this weekend with FM eSports taking on fish123 in a best of 5 series taking place in their Leicester Studios.
The talent list includes the likes of Alex “Machine” Richardson, known for his CSGO casting and desk hosting across the world and previous ESL Head Admin Graham “Messioso” Pitt
The full talent lineup for the event is below:Adam Savage – Stage Host Alex “Machine” Richardson – Desk Host Jack “Jacky” Peters – Caster Alex “Snodz” Byfield – Caster Sonny “Herold” Neal – [...]
We’re entering week four of the renewed UKCSGO Weekly Tournament and we’ve seen some great talent shine so far in the matches.
Today we’re making a change that will impact all players in the tournaments whether you play it for fun or take it seriously. As part of our partnership with FACEIT we’ve been given access to enable their anti-cheat client on our tournaments.
So from now on when playing a UKCSGO Weekly, the FACEIT Anti-Cheat Client must be enabled at all times, you can find a link to the anti-cheat by clicking here and choosing the correct option for your version of windows (sorry Mac and Linux users.)
Once it’s installed and [...]