Yesterday, the first qualifier for the Extreme Masters by ESL came to a close. One Swedish spot was up for grabs at our kick-off event at Games Convention in Leipzig. Three Swedish teams were invited to play it out. Attendance was huge, several thousand people came by and watched the three games live at the GIGA 2 stage in the ESL Intel Arena.
Electronic Sports League proudly presents the official website of the next big thing in eSports: The Extreme Masters. This hot tournament is starting tomorrow so it is high time to show you what we are up to. This site will be the central contact point for all things concerning the Extreme Masters and its 160,000 Euro (about 205,000 USD) prize money.
A few weeks ago, the Electronic Sports League announced the first season of the Extreme Masters by ESL. With 160.000 Euro (about 205.000 USD) in prize money, the tournament is destined to attract all European star players in Counter-Strike and Warcraft 3. Now the ESL is ready to announce further details regarding the qualification mode and the upcoming Kick-Off Event at Games Convention in Leipzig.
Extreme Masters by ESL elevate eSports onto a new level entirely. This tournament organized by Intel and the Electronic Sports League brings together the eSports elite from 24 European countries. With prize money of €160,000 (about $205,000), topped off by offline events in large European cities, the Extreme Masters by ESL are setting new standards for European gaming tournaments.