ESL and SteelSeries present a UK-only Counter Strike tournament
ESL, one of the leading names in competitive mmo gaming have announced the CS:GO Community Challenge; a summer-long league that pits the UK's top mmofps teams, head to head against each other.
Pro-gaming tech boffins, Steel Series; known best for their gaming keyboards and controllers, are sponsoring the event, which hopes to cast some limelight onto the British mmo scene, and hopefully push UK-based pro-gamers into the forefront of eSports, starting with Counter Strike.
“With the support of SteelSeries, we want to create a home for UK players and teams alike to hone their skills and advance their prowess within the competitive arena. We want to create opportunities for players in the United Kingdom, so that one day fans may be found chanting the name of a UK team in an arena like Katowice.”
Starting on May 5th, and running into mid-June, the series will place combatants into six, individually prized cups, with the victors of each culminating in a single, livestreamed finale to determine their cut of the prizepot, although none of the top six qualifiers will be leaving empty handed.
For more info, or to register your own team (Only UK-based teams may apply), check out the official CS:GO Community Challenge page on ESL.