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ELEAGUE is a professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive league that began broadcasting in Summer 2016 on TBS. On September 24, 2015 Turner Broadcasting announced that it was partnering with talent agency WME/IMG for a new esports project. [1] The league features 24 teams from across the world to compete in two 10-week league seasons annually,[2] which includes a regular season, playoffs, and a championship.,[3] Sources at Turner say there are no plans to lock teams into exclusivity, unlike the Championship Gaming Series, a previous attempt in 2006-2008 to bring professional video games to television in the United States. [4] Matches are broadcast live on TBS on Friday nights, which began in May 2016. [5] The broadcast is simultaneously available on the online streaming service Twitch. [6] Matches are played at the Turner Studios facility in Atlanta. [7][8] Esports programming is planned to be part of a revamped TBS. [9] The name "ELEAGUE" was officially unveiled on December 4, 2015. [10]

Turner will be partnering with online streaming services to bring additional video content. [11] One such program will feature the Renegades' move from Australia to the United States. Additional content will be available on Bleacher Report's Team Stream App. [12]


Event Date Prize Pool 1st 2nd
Invitational 2019
2019-01-25 2019-01-25 to 2019-01-27
FaZe Clan Cloud9
Premier 2018
2018-07-21 2018-07-21 to 2018-07-29
Astralis Team Liquid
Major: Boston 2018
2018-01-12 2018-01-12 to 2018-01-28
Cloud9 FaZe Clan
Premier 2017
2017-09-08 2017-09-08 to 2017-10-13
FaZe Clan Astralis
Clash for Cash: The Rematch
2017-06-16 2017-06-16
Major: Atlanta 2017
2017-01-22 2017-01-22 to 2017-01-29
Season 2
2016-10-21 2016-10-21 to 2016-12-03
OpTic Gaming Astralis
Season 1
2016-05-24 2016-05-24 to 2016-07-30
$1,400,000 Fnatic
Road to Vegas
2016-01-07 2016-01-07
OpTic Gaming Lounge Gaming