Follow us on Twitter @LiquipediaCS if you'd like to be kept up to date on all things Counter-Strike!
Download the Liquipedia App here!Download the Liquipedia App on Android or iOS!Want to be updated on everything you love in esports? Download the Liquipedia app on iOS or Android and never miss a beat of your favorite tournaments, teams, players, and matches!


From Liquipedia Counter-Strike Wiki
Company Information
Online Gaming Platform
Esports Production
London, United Kingdom United Kingdom
51-200 [1]

Founded in London in 2011, FACEIT is a leading independent competitive gaming platform for online multiplayer games, with more than 13 million users logging in a total of over 15 million online game sessions each month.


FACEIT allows players to easily play in tournaments and leagues for virtual and real-world prizes through automated tournament management and matchmaking technology.

For developers, FACEIT’s advanced software development kit (SDK) allows game creators to easily integrate user-friendly matchmaking and tournaments into their titles to allow gamers to take part in competitive online games at all skill levels. Esports organizers, players and communities use FACEIT to create and manage online competitions.


Esports Championship Series[edit]

EventDatePrize Pool 1st 2nd
Season 8 - Finals2019-11-28 to 2019-12-01$500,000Astralis AstralisTeam LiquidTeam Liquid Team Liquid
Season 7 - Finals2019-06-06 to 2019-06-09$500,000Team Vitality Team VitalityFURIA Esports FURIA Esports
Season 6 - Finals2018-11-22 to 2018-11-25$660,000Astralis AstralisMIBRMIBR MIBR
Season 5 - Finals2018-06-08 to 2018-06-10$660,000Astralis AstralisTeam LiquidTeam Liquid Team Liquid
Season 4 - Finals2017-12-15 to 2017-12-17$660,000FaZe Clan FaZe Clanmousesports mousesports
Season 3 - Finals2017-06-23 to 2017-06-25$660,000SK GamingSK Gaming SK GamingFaZe Clan FaZe Clan
Season 2 - Finals2016-12-09 to 2016-12-11$660,000Astralis AstralisOpTic GamingOpTic Gaming OpTic Gaming
Season 1 - Finals2016-06-24 to 2016-06-26$765,000G2 Esports G2 EsportsLuminosity Gaming Luminosity Gaming

FACEIT League[edit]

Event Date Winner Runner-Up
Spring 2014 (Season 1) 2014-04-30 to 2014-06-01 Team Dignitas Team Dignitas
Season 2 2014-10-24 to 2014-10-26 Fnatic Fnatic Team iBUYPOWERTeam iBUYPOWER Team iBUYPOWER
Season 2015 Stage 1 2015-02-18 to 2015-05-03 TSMTSM TSM Ninjas in Pyjamas Ninjas in Pyjamas
Season 2015 Stage 2 2015-05-03 to 2015-07-18 TSMTSM TSM Cloud9 Cloud9
Season 2015 Stage 3 2015-09-15 to 2015-11-29 Fnatic Fnatic Luminosity Gaming Luminosity Gaming
Other I NA 2014-12-01 to 2014-12-20 mouseSpaz mouseSpaz Team iBUYPOWERTeam iBUYPOWER Team iBUYPOWER I EU 2014-12-11 to 2014-12-20 Team LDLC.comTeam Team HellRaisers HellRaisers

FACEIT Cup[edit]

Event Date Winner Runner-Up
May 2013-05-30 to 2013-05-30 Ninjas in Pyjamas Ninjas in Pyjamas
June 2013-07-02 to 2013-07-03 Epsilon EsportsEpsilon Esports Epsilon Esports Five CrownsFive Crowns Five Crowns
July 2013-08-08 to 2013-08-09 VeryGames VeryGames Fnatic Fnatic
August 2013-09-09 Ninjas in Pyjamas Ninjas in Pyjamas VeryGames VeryGames
September 2013-10-15 to 2013-10-16 VeryGames VeryGames LGB eSports LGB eSports
October 2013-11-13 Astana Dragons Astana Dragons MOUZ MOUZ
December 2013-12-19 LGB eSports LGB eSports Fnatic Fnatic
January 2014-01-23 EL1TEGAM3RS1337EL1TEGAM3RS1337 EL1TEGAM3RS1337 NamelessNameless Nameless
March 2014-03-25 to 2014-03-26 Ninjas in Pyjamas Ninjas in Pyjamas LGB eSports LGB eSports