A brand new season of ESL Premiership kicks off once again tonight, and what a cracking unpredictable season we have in store here. As the UK scene comes out of a lengthy vacation period between last events of 2017 and the beginning of events this year, we now have the crown jewel back at the top of our agenda. ESL Premiership this season boasts £12,000 in Prize pool, and instead of the 8 teams we have become accustomed to, we have 10. This merited a bit more exposure on the league itself, and a chance for players to chip in and build some branding to help them elevate to new levels in the UK Counter-Strike scene.
It’s a little bit of time since the end of ESEA Season 26, but thanks to ESL’s announcement we now know the teams who have managed to qualify to the ESL Premiership – the highest possible (now that Gfinity Elite Series has dropped CS:GO) and longest running (7 seasons) league within the UK. After a very long and tiring season for many teams, over 89 teams competed in the season with 32 teams making the playoffs to find the four teams who would join the other four teams in ESL Premiership.
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Impulse Gaming have recently announced they have built a new roster, and with that look to be competing in ESEA Season 27, and other events as and when they get announced. They most likely will be heading to insomnia62 at the end of March.
With the news of Multiplay’s iSeries Winter LAN being cancelled, this means the UK LAN events come to a close early for 2017, and our next UK LAN event won’t take place until February next year with epic23. That’s right, back to back epic.LANs now until the first iSeries of next year, so you get to enjoy all the action in Kettering first.
A sell-out event, the first October event (since it was reintroduced) to sell out and with a higher capacity, this event will be incredibly lively. In Counter-Strike, twenty-two (at time of writing) teams will be heading to Kettering on Thursday, and it looks like it will be a very tightly contested LAN event, with several [...]