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 [...]
ECS, the eSports Championship League run by FACEIT and Twitch, have announced the Community Caster Challenge. The CCC is a effort by FACEIT and Twitch to get more grassroot community casters into the limelight, by offering them a chance to cast the ECS Season 2 games live from London
In order to make this possible, FACEIT and HLTV are teaming up to provide GOTV links to every game in the ECS Season 2 developmental league, so that any caster looking to enter this challenge can grab a game and start streaming. The developmental league will run from the 9th to the 19th of September and will feature the best upcoming teams that got through the open qualifiers against teams that [...]
We’re into the final day of ECS in Wembley and first up today will be the two semi-finals to determine the final. First up was G2 heading up against fnatic and then surprise package TSM facing off against Luminosity.
Up first was Overpass, and it’s safe to say there was only one immense force in this map. G2 took the pistol and then continued on to go 8-0 against the Swedes where they then dropped a round thanks to JW showing some skill to finally put them into the game. However, G2 decided to disagree as they went on, taking all but one more round on the way to the half – going in 13:2. The Frenchmen kept their immense form to the end, as they finished up [...]
UKCSGO’s Duck sat down with TSM player FNS for a short interview ahead of their game vs Luminosity
You came into this tournament with a surprise, beating Astralis convincingly then only just losing to fnatic – talk me through that
We expect that of ourselves, like ELeague people thought the rounds we got were a fluke, we didn’t, we believe in our team. We also had a standin – like we also thought we’d get destroyed in terms of rounds at ELeague. It all came to fundamental mistakes which we sorted out and we were able to beat Cloud9 today.
You got here through play-offs against both CLG + Optic Gaming, also you’ve never beat C9 [...]