[14:50] The first big upset of the Counter-Strike tournament just occured. Chinese team TyLoo won over defending champion Natus Vincere with 16-6. A big hit to the Ukrainian quest for the third straight title.
[13:30] German players Socke and HasuObs remain in the top 3 of their respective groups which means they are on play-off course so far. In League of Legends aAa and fnatic are leading the group with 2-0 at the moment while American teams Diginitas and TSM sit on 1-1. Millenium and ALTERNATE sit at the bottom of Group A with 0-2.
[12:30] We released a statement regarding the player housing situation at the World Championship: Official Statement
[12:20] MMA, JYP and HasuObs are the group leaders in SC2 right now. Both won their first matches and so stay on the save spot for the semi finals for now. Tune in to see who will remain on the playoffs spots by the end of the day. Next match will be Socke VS. MMA.
[12:00] So far the first matches in LoL are all played and beside Dignitas, aAa and fnatic took the first 3 points on stake. fnatic and dignitas are playing on ESL TV right now to determine the first winner keeping the white vest.
[11:15] Next CS match on ESL TV will be Na'Vi VS. mousesports. For the German record champion this would be very welcome and important three points for reaching the playoffs.
[11:07] So far some of the first matches have been finished. In LoL CLG lost to Dignitas and now ALTERNATE is facing aAa. In SC2 HasuObs is facing Grubby, with the better start for HasuObs on this first day of the tournament. In CS ESC took over the lead in Group A as they won 16:9 over mousesports while Na'Vi and SK Gaming played draw. Get your favorite game live on ESL TV now!
[10:35] The CeBIT is slowly starting getting louder and louder while the first matches are on air right now. Check out all the streams in our stream overview news or on ESL TV.
[08:58] Good morning and welcome to the first day of the Intel Extreme Masters World Championship, live from CeBIT in Hanover, Germany. Today the first day of group stage will be played with Counter-Strike and League of Legends Group A and StarCraft II Group A and B.
Go over to ESL TV and check out all of our live streams. You may also try the new ESL TV Beta website. Keep in mind it is beta, so not all the functionality is there yet.