The second major of 2018 has just been announced with FACEIT hosting the event in London. This is the 13th major and the first one being hosted by FACEIT, it will feature a $1,000,000 prize pool and will run from the 20-23 of September in the SSE Arena, Wembley.
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 [...]