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ESL and Intel Welcomed 169,000 Fans Across Two Weekends of World Class Esports in Katowice, Poland


 

ESL’s North American flagship event and the biggest esports tournament on the East Coast returned to Barclays Center in New York on September 16 - 17, 2017. ESL hosted competition between eight of the top Counter-Strike: Global Offensive teams in the world, battling it out for a total prize pool of US$250,000.


 

Intel® Extreme Masters (IEM), the longest-running global pro gaming circuit in the world, celebrated its fourth stop to the Bay Area with IEM Oakland 2017. Part of the 12th season of IEM, more than 6,500 esports fans filled the Oracle Arena November 18 and 19, 2017. IEM Oakland 2017 hosted teams and fans from around the world for the elite esports competition featuring the world’s best teams in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO).


 

ESL and Intel Welcomed 169,000 Fans Across Two Weekends of World Class Esports in Katowice, Poland


 

The Wizards District Gaming practice space was built with one clear goal in mind: to make its occupants feel like they are stepping into their avatars and becoming the athletes they are.