News Archive

20.09.2017 15:31 (Cat: English)

“It will be horribly hard to judge - again!” - we chat to Kairi about cosplay, ESL One Hamburg and more!

We talk to ESL One Frankfurt 2015 cosplay competition runner-up and ESL One Frankfurt 2016 and ESL One Hamburg 2017 cosplay judge, Kairi.


19.09.2017 18:00 (Cat: English, Deutsch)

ESL One Hamburg’s Closed Qualifiers are shaping up

Check out the gauntlets thrown down for the teams trying to secure a spot at ESL One Hamburg.


14.09.2017 14:00 (Cat: English, Deutsch)

Revealing the direct closed qualifier invites for ESL One Hamburg 2017

Who’s gonna qualify to the first Major of the season?


13.09.2017 16:30 (Cat: English, Deutsch)

TI7 rematch at ESL One Hamburg - Team Liquid and Newbee join the fray

None other than the top two teams from TI7 are the first direct invites to the ESL One Hamburg Major!


01.09.2017 11:42 (Cat: English)

Announcing qualifiers for ESL One Hamburg!

Teams from six different regions will compete for a slot in the first Dota 2 major of the upcoming season. Here’s how it’s going to happen.


21.08.2017 12:15 (Cat: Hamburg 2017, English)

Mercedes-Benz partnership with ESL kicks off in Hamburg

ESL One Hamburg to be the first tournament benefitting from the new partnership.


01.08.2017 21:00 (Cat: Hamburg 2017, English, Deutsch)

ESL One Hamburg 2017 receives Major status

ESL One Hamburg to be the 3rd Major on European soil and second one in Germany


24.07.2017 16:40 (Cat: ESL One Dota 2, English, Deutsch)

ESL aligns with ESIC’s recommendation on sanctions for cheating in esports

Updating the tournament rules for IEM, ESL One, ESL Pro League series, ESEA and amateur competitions.


17.03.2017 13:00 (Cat: Hamburg 2017, English)

Announcing the ESL One Hamburg Cosplay competition

Be a part of Europe’s biggest Dota 2 cosplay festival!


17.03.2017 13:00 (Cat: Deutsch)

Der ESL One Hamburg Cosplay Contest wartet auf euch

3.000 US-Dollar und weitere Preise warten auf die Teilnehmer.


01.02.2017 18:00 (Cat: Hamburg 2017, Deutsch)

Unser zweites Dota 2 ESL One Event in 2017 steht fest - ESL One Hamburg

ESL One und Dota 2 kommen zurück nach Deutschland und dieses Mal gilt es eine neue Stadt zu erobern!


01.02.2017 15:49 (Cat: Hamburg 2017, English)

Announcing our second Dota 2 stop of 2017 - ESL One Hamburg

ESL One and Dota 2 return to Germany with whole new city to conquer.


08.01.2017 20:05 (Cat: Genting 2016)

The ESL One Genting 2017 champions have been crowned!

See how the final matches unfolded in the Arena of Stars in the Genting Highlands, Malaysia.


07.01.2017 17:18 (Cat: Genting 2016)

Day two of ESL One Genting set the stage for a big final day

Catch up with how the remaining matches of the groups unfolded.


06.01.2017 16:47 (Cat: Genting 2016)

Day one of ESL One Genting sees Digital Chaos and Newbee advancing to the semifinals

See how the first matches of the first Dota 2 LAN of 2017 played out.


06.01.2017 04:42 (Cat: Genting 2016)

NVIDIA GeForce GTX and G-SYNC Power ESL One Genting

Cheer for your favorite team and win a GeForce GTX 10 Series graphics card


04.01.2017 08:20 (Cat: Genting 2016)

ESL One Genting sees Digi joining as official sponsor

After supporting the qualifier, Malaysia's leading telecommunication service join for the full event!


03.01.2017 14:00 (Cat: Genting 2016)

Logitech G join ESL One Genting as official sponsors

Logitech G will provide ESL One Genting with headsets, mice, keyboards and mousepads.


23.12.2016 14:00 (Cat: Genting 2016)

Upgrade your ESL One Genting experience with a Plus or VIP ticket

Get some awesome loot in form of the event goodie bag, free drinks and more!


23.12.2016 12:00 (Cat: Genting 2016)

Microsoft and Lenovo to sponsor ESL One Genting

Microsoft and Lenovo will supply ESL One Genting with operating systems and gaming computers for players, teams and talent.


22.12.2016 11:00 (Cat: Genting 2016)

Malaysian qualifier winners WG.Unity complete the ESL One Genting line-up

The final qualifier is in the books and ESL One Genting is set!


19.12.2016 11:00 (Cat: Genting 2016)

Explore the Resorts World Genting in Malaysia’s Highlands

Dota 2 isn’t the only attraction at ESL One Genting.


14.12.2016 18:00 (Cat: Genting 2016)

Revealing the talented ESL One Genting broadcast team

Check out the complete, Malaysia-bound ESL One Genting broadcast crew!


14.12.2016 14:00 (Cat: Genting 2016)

Announcing the ESL One Genting groups and first matches

The ESL One Genting groups were drawn - check out who’s facing who to start the event.


25.11.2016 18:00 (Cat: Genting 2016)

Newbee are the lucky number seven at ESL One Genting

The Chinese powerhouse joins the ESL One Genting lineup after winning the Chinese qualifiers!


21.11.2016 15:00 (Cat: Genting 2016)

And then there were six - Execration are ESL One Genting bound

Check out Execration’s run through the ESL One Genting SEA qualifier bracket.


11.11.2016 11:21 (Cat: Genting 2016)

Virtus.pro and Team NP reign supreme in the ESL One Genting EU and NA qualifiers

Check out how the EU and NA qualifiers played out.


09.11.2016 11:30 (Cat: Genting 2016)

Introducing our two phase ESL One Genting Malaysian qualifiers

Check out how to participate in the Malaysian Open Qualifiers for ESL One Genting.


27.10.2016 14:00 (Cat: Genting 2016)

Third and final direct ESL One Genting invite goes to Wings Gaming

The TI6 winners are coming to the Resort World Genting in January.


20.10.2016 14:00 (Cat: Genting 2016)

Digital Chaos confirm their direct invite to ESL One Genting

Digital Chaos join Fnatic as ESL One Genting’s second invited team.


17.10.2016 18:00 (Cat: Genting 2016)

The ESL One Genting qualifier dates and format

Check out how to qualify for ESL One Genting.


06.10.2016 11:00 (Cat: Genting 2016)

First direct ESL One Genting invite goes to Fnatic

Mushi’s new roster have secured themselves a direct invite to ESL One Genting in January.


27.07.2016 12:11 (Cat: Genting 2016)

ESL One returns to South East Asia with US$250,000 Dota 2 tournament, January 6-8 2017

ESL will kick 2017 off with an event in South East Asia, as the company announced today that next year’s first stop for the ESL One circuit will take place in the prestigious Arena of Stars in Genting, Malaysia.


16.06.2016 16:58 (Cat: Frankfurt 2016)

The ESL One Frankfurt 2016 survival guide

Everything you need to know about the upcoming Dota 2 event at the Commerzbank Arena


15.06.2016 20:41 (Cat: Frankfurt 2016)

Virtus.Pro to replace LGD Gaming at ESL One Frankfurt

Virtus.Pro have agreed to replace LGD Gaming, who had to withdraw due to health reasons, at ESL One Frankfurt.


14.06.2016 22:56 (Cat: Frankfurt 2016)

Get personally REKT by N0tail

Play 1on1 Mid against N0tail and have a chance to win an NVDIA GTX 1070!


13.06.2016 20:42 (Cat: Frankfurt 2016)

550 square meter of awesomeness. The biggest screen Dota 2 has ever been shown on!

ESL One Frankfurt 2016 will feature the largest screen ever used in esports history!


08.06.2016 17:00 (Cat: Frankfurt 2016)

ESL One Frankfurt welcomes Kinguin as one of its gold sponsors!

Kinguin will help making the event Europe’s greatest Dota 2 festival which you will not want to miss.


02.06.2016 16:11 (Cat: Frankfurt 2016)

Fourth time's the charm? Fnatic are ready for ESL One Frankfurt!

Four in a row. We take a closer look at Fnatic before their fourth ESL One appearance at ESL One Frankfurt 2016.


31.05.2016 15:00 (Cat: Frankfurt 2016)

“We are the best obviously, come at us!”: an interview with Team Liquid’s MATUMBAMAN

We sat down with Team Liquid’s carry ahead of ESL One Frankfurt 2016.


25.05.2016 16:56 (Cat: Frankfurt 2016)

Announcing the groups and schedule for ESL One Frankfurt 2016!

See who will be facing who and when at Commerzbank Area.


17.05.2016 15:00 (Cat: Frankfurt 2016)

LGD to round out the ESL One Frankfurt lineup after winning the Chinese qualifiers

We’ve got our last confirmed team for ESL One Frankfurt 2016! Check out how LGD booked their ticket.


13.05.2016 13:00 (Cat: Frankfurt 2016)

Looking for the eighth and final team for ESL One Frankfurt 2016 in the Chinese qualifiers

Which Chinese team can close out the ESL One Frankfurt lineup?


05.05.2016 18:00 (Cat: Frankfurt 2016)

Gathering the best ESL One Frankfurt talent from across the seven kingdoms

Great battles deserve embellishment and as such we are thrilled to announce our ESL One Frankfurt watchers on the wall.


03.05.2016 17:00 (Cat: Frankfurt 2016)

On to the next one! ESL One Frankfurt is ready to continue the ESL One Manila hype

ESL One Frankfurt 2016 is set to expand on the ESL One Manila spirit.


26.04.2016 16:01 (Cat: Frankfurt 2016)

"The Dota 2 cosplay scene is a bunch of lovely people": interviewing cosplayer rage ahead of ESL One Frankfurt 2016

We interview cosplayer rage about her craft, Dota 2 and ESL One Frankfurt.


23.04.2016 16:00 (Cat: Frankfurt 2016)

Vega Squadron and Na’Vi take charge in the ESL One Frankfurt EU qualifiers

Two more ESL One veterans have booked their trip to Frankfurt.


18.04.2016 15:59 (Cat: Frankfurt 2016)

compLexity set themselves apart in the ESL One Frankfurt NA qualifiers

The Americans have managed to secure their second ESL One showing - take a look at how they did it.


16.04.2016 11:25 (Cat: Frankfurt 2016)

"I like HATS and ESPORTS": Anuxinamoon is heading to ESL One Frankfurt and Artists’ Alley!

Dota 2 item set creator Stephanie “Anuxinamoon” Everett will be a part of the ESL One Frankfurt 2016 Artists’ Alley - check out our interview with her here


15.04.2016 11:15 (Cat: Frankfurt 2016)

Party like a rock star at the official ESL One Frankfurt aftershow party!

Great music, drinks, games and more - join the fun at moon13!


12.04.2016 15:40 (Cat: Manila 2016)

Announcing the groups and schedule for ESL One Manila 2016!

See who will be facing who and when at Southeast Asia’s first premium Dota 2 tournament.


11.04.2016 14:47 (Cat: Frankfurt 2016)

Team Liquid joins the ESL One Frankfurt 2016 lineup!

The third and final direct invitation to ESL One Frankfurt goes to the vice champions of the Shanghai Major 2016


09.04.2016 11:53 (Cat: Frankfurt 2016)

"I’m looking forward to the hype and the people!": Fwosh to be a part of the Artists’ Alley at ESL One Frankfurt 2016!

We chat to Fwosh about her ESL One Frankfurt attendance, Dota creations and more.


08.04.2016 16:10 (Cat: Frankfurt 2016)

Announcing the North American qualifier details for ESL One Frankfurt 2016!

See who’ll be fighting who in the battle for the slot at ESL One Frankfurt 2016.


07.04.2016 16:30 (Cat: Frankfurt 2016)

The Frankfurt Major champions are coming to ESL One Frankfurt 2016!

OG join the ESL One Frankfurt team lineup and will be competing at the Commerzbank Arena this June.


05.04.2016 16:00 (Cat: Frankfurt 2016)

We’re thrilled to welcome Alliance to ESL One Frankfurt 2016!

Alliance is the first confirmed team to attend this year’s ESL One Frankfurt.


04.04.2016 14:15 (Cat: Frankfurt 2016)

Updating the ESL One Frankfurt 2016 qualifiers!

The closed qualifiers for Europe and SEA begin this week - see what updates were made to the qualifier structure.


03.04.2016 12:09 (Cat: Frankfurt 2016)

"ESL really provides an excellent experience for all cosplayers": we interview Meruna about ESL One Frankfurt

We chat with ESL One Frankfurt cosplay veteran Meruna about her experiences with the event as well as what she has in store for us this year.


31.03.2016 12:08 (Cat: Frankfurt 2016)

“Dota 2 offers a lot of great characters. That is the perfect base for my work”: interviewing ESL One Frankfurt’s official graffiti artist

We chat to Sebastian “kL52” Lohmaier, who will be bringing ESL One Frankfurt 2016 attendees some amazing Dota 2


30.03.2016 14:37 (Cat: Frankfurt 2016)

Announcing the ESL One Frankfurt 2016 format and public viewing!

See how the tournament will be played out and how you can watch the group stage.


29.03.2016 14:47 (Cat: Frankfurt 2016)

Announcing the ESL One Frankfurt 2016 qualifiers!

Join the world’s top teams in the battle for the ESL One championship in Frankfurt this June.


28.03.2016 12:07 (Cat: Frankfurt 2016)

"I’m not ashamed to say rat Doto best Doto": interviewing Rehab Cosplay!

We interview Rehab Cosplay about her hobby, costumes from past Frankfurt events and more.


23.03.2016 16:00 (Cat: Manila 2016)

Revealing the soon-to-be-jetlagged ESL One Manila broadcast crew

SirActionSlacks goes to the Philippines.


23.03.2016 15:00 (Cat: Frankfurt 2016)

Escape the MMR trench at ESL One Frankfurt 2016!

Up for a real challenge? Try escaping from the MMR trench at ESL One Frankfurt!


21.03.2016 15:45 (Cat: Manila 2016)

Mineski join the ESL One Manila team lineup!

The Filipino qualifier is over and we now know the sixth team who will be competing in Manila.


21.03.2016 12:44 (Cat: Manila 2016)

Announcing the ESL One Manila Chinese qualifiers

The Chinese battle for SEA’s biggest Dota 2 tournament commences today - who’s going to make it?


19.03.2016 11:56 (Cat: Frankfurt 2016)

"I love Dota, I love the people behind it, I love the atmosphere": interviewing TanakhT Cosplay ahead of ESL One Frankfurt 2016

We interview the winner of the ESL One Frankfurt 2015 cosplay competition ahead of this year’s event.


17.03.2016 11:53 (Cat: Frankfurt 2016)

One for the fans: find out how you can connect with fellow attendees of ESL One Frankfurt 2016

ESL One Frankfurt is not just about the games - it’s also about the fans, and we’re giving you multiple ways of getting together at the event.


15.03.2016 12:05 (Cat: Frankfurt 2016)

“Where is your lord now?”: Kunkka is coming to ESL One Frankfurt 2016!

Legendary Dota artist Kendrick “Kunkka” Lim will be at ESL One Frankfurt 2016 - check out our interview with him here.


12.03.2016 14:50 (Cat: Manila 2016)

Check out the ESL One Manila PH and SEA main qualifier schedules

Get all the details on the upcoming ESL One Manila qualifiers for the South East Asian and Filipino regions.


11.03.2016 14:39 (Cat: Frankfurt 2016)

Introducing the ESL One Frankfurt 2016 art competition!

Does all the Dota 2 action at ESL One get your creativity flowing?


10.03.2016 15:47 (Cat: Frankfurt 2016)

Check in to the ESL One Frankfurt 2016 Fan Hotel!

Looking for somewhere to stay during ESL One Frankfurt 2016? Look no further!


24.02.2016 17:00 (Cat: Dota 2, Frankfurt 2016, Manila 2016)

HyperX becomes official SSD and memory partner for ESL One in 2016

HyperX will provide premier gaming hardware for all ESL One competitions.


22.02.2016 19:00 (Cat: Frankfurt 2016, Cologne 2016)

Announcing our ESL One Road Trips to Frankfurt and Cologne

Travel to ESL One Frankfurt and ESL One Cologne with like-minded fans from five major German cities.


16.02.2016 15:58 (Cat: Frankfurt 2016)

Experience amazing Dota 2 art at the ESL One Frankfurt Artists’ Alley!

Celebrate the incredible Dota creative community at ESL One Frankfurt 2016


12.02.2016 17:42 (Cat: Frankfurt 2016)

Show off your talent in the ESL One Frankfurt cosplay competition and win great prizes!

Cosplay returns to Commerzbank Arena with the ESL One Frankfurt annual cosplay competition


11.02.2016 17:00 (Cat: Manila 2016)

Team Secret to be the final invited team at ESL One Manila!

Our final ESL One Manila invite is in the books and we welcome Team Secret to the Philippines.


10.02.2016 18:00 (Cat: Manila 2016)

Revealing an adjusted ESL One Manila format

Our ESL One format underwent some changes for ESL One Manila - check out the new group stage.


05.02.2016 19:00 (Cat: Frankfurt 2016)

Kick off ESL One the right way at the ESL One Frankfurt 2016 opening party

Meet fellow Dota 2 fans and prepare for ESL One Frankfurt 2016 at our opening party.


02.02.2016 19:00 (Cat: Manila 2016)

Announcing the ESL One Manila EU/NA main qualifiers

The open qualifiers have concluded - check out what the main qualifiers have in store for us.


01.02.2016 16:33 (Cat: ESL One Dota 2, Frankfurt 2016, Manila 2016)

Logitech signs on as official ESL partner in 2016

The new ESL and Logitech partnership will affect a large number of competitions in 2016 - check out which tournaments will benefit!


28.01.2016 17:00 (Cat: Frankfurt 2016)

ESL One Frankfurt: Origins - an event for a truly global audience

Dota 2 fans from all around the world gathered for ESL One Frankfurt 2015 - check out where they travelled from.


25.01.2016 17:00 (Cat: Manila 2016)

Team Liquid confirm invite to ESL One Manila

Following EHOME, Team Liquid have answered the call to compete at ESL One Manila.


23.01.2016 20:00 (Cat: Manila 2016)

Revealing the starting date of the ESL One Manila NA open qualifiers!

Sign your team up for the ESL One Manila NA open qualifiers and compete against some of the best teams from around the world!


22.01.2016 17:00 (Cat: Manila 2016)

EHOME to attend ESL One Manila

The legendary organization confirmed their invite to the first top level Dota 2 event in the Philippines.


19.01.2016 14:41 (Cat: Manila 2016)

Join the world’s best Dota 2 teams at ESL One Manila through the European Open qualifier!

Sign up for the European Open qualifier and secure your team a slot in Southeast Asia’s first ever premium Dota 2 event. More information regarding the NA / SEA qualifier will come soon.


30.09.2015 23:08 (Cat: New York 2015)

AlphaDraft to join ESL One at New York Super Week as a sponsor

We’re happy to be welcoming AlphaDraft as ESL One at New York Super Week fantasy league sponsor!


30.09.2015 13:57 (Cat: New York 2015)

Invictus Gaming to replace EHOME at ESL One at New York Super Week

As they are unable to attend due to visa issues, EHOME will be being replaced by Invictus Gaming.


28.09.2015 17:18 (Cat: New York 2015)

Logitech joins the ESL One at New York Super Week sponsor line-up

We are proud to announce that we will be teaming up with Logitech G at ESL One at New York Super Week.


26.09.2015 18:40 (Cat: New York 2015)

Introducing the schedule and bracket for ESL One at New York Super Week

See what will be happening when at the Madison Square Garden Theater.


25.09.2015 19:41 (Cat: New York 2015)

The Secret Shop is coming to ESL One at New York Super Week

Get exclusive Dota 2 merchandise in the Secret Shop at ESL One!


16.09.2015 18:42 (Cat: New York 2015)

Introducing the broadcast team for ESL One at New York Super Week!

Meet the team who’ll be bringing you all the action from the Madison Square Garden Theater.


02.09.2015 16:53 (Cat: New York 2015)

Reigning TI champions Evil Geniuses are coming to ESL One at New York Super Week!

Evil Geniuses join the lineup of teams heading to New York’s Madison Square Garden Theater.


01.09.2015 17:05 (Cat: New York 2015)

CDEC Gaming joins the ESL One at New York Super Week team lineup!

The biggest surprise of The International will be performing on the ESL One stage in New York.


31.08.2015 16:43 (Cat: New York 2015)

Virtus.pro is coming to ESL One at New York Super Week!

We’re excited to announce that Virtus.pro will be joining Team Secret in New York to compete for the ESL One trophy.


28.08.2015 16:36 (Cat: New York 2015)

Team Secret to attend ESL One at New York Super Week!

We’re excited happy to be able to announce the first team who’ll be attending the biggest Dota 2 event on the East Coast.


04.08.2015 19:49 (Cat: New York 2015)

ESL One at New York Super Week ticket price reduction

An important update for ESL One at New York Super Week attendees and ticket holders


22.07.2015 21:50 (Cat: New York 2015)

Improving your ESL One New York experience

Check out all the improvements we’ll be making for ESL One at New York Super Week this year.


09.07.2015 16:43 (Cat: New York 2015)

Balloon artist Daniel "FuDD" Ravia to return to ESL One at New York Super Week!

Get your favorite Dota heroes in balloon form thanks to ESL One Frankfurt 2015’s official balloon twister.


17.06.2015 14:01 (Cat: Frankfurt 2015)

The official ESL One Frankfurt 2015 Survival Guide for attendees

All the information you need for making ensuring the best experience at the biggest Dota 2 tournament in Europe!


16.06.2015 15:28 (Cat: Frankfurt 2015)

War Thunder returns to ESL One Frankfurt!

Gaijin returns to ESL One Frankfurt 2015 with War Thunder!


15.06.2015 15:58 (Cat: Frankfurt 2015)

The Commerzbank-Arena's roof will be open at ESL One Frankfurt 2015

We've added rain protection to the venue due to a roof tear at Commerzbank Arena.


11.06.2015 17:40 (Cat: Frankfurt 2015, New York 2015)

NVIDIA to sponsor ESL One and more!

NVIDIA signs as global partner for the world’s largest Counter-Strike league, the ESL ESEA Pro League and ESL One.


11.06.2015 13:50 (Cat: Frankfurt 2015)

G2A to sponsor ESL One Frankfurt 2015!

Leading online software and game marketplace G2A joins ESL One Frankfurt 2015’s sponsor lineup!


11.06.2015 12:54 (Cat: Frankfurt 2015)

Unveiling the ESL One Frankfurt 2015 seeding bracket and main schedule

The schedule and starting times for all ESL One Frankfurt matches in one convenient place.


10.06.2015 17:02 (Cat: Frankfurt 2015)

Planet radio joins ESL One Frankfurt 2015 as media sponsor

Hessen’s most popular radio program to give away ESL One Frankfurt 2015 premium tickets


10.06.2015 12:56 (Cat: Frankfurt 2015)

The Secret Shop comes to ESL One Frankfurt 2015!

Check out what fantastic Dota 2 goodies ESL One Frankfurt will have in store for you!


04.06.2015 13:59 (Cat: New York 2015)

ESL, Twitch and ReedPOP Return to the Theater at Madison Square Garden to Host East Coast’s Largest Esports Tournament

ESL One at New York Super Week to feature $250,000 prize pool


26.05.2015 12:11 (Cat: Frankfurt 2015, Cosplay)

"It’s really the people that make a good event great": interviewing Vengeful Spirit before ESL One Frankfurt 2015

Former cosplay competition judge and now participant Meruna talks ESL One Frankfurt and her cosplay adventure.


26.05.2015 12:08 (Cat: Frankfurt 2015, Cosplay)

"I like breaking boundaries. Making something this big scares a lot of people": interviewing Timbersaw before ESL One Frankfurt!

ESL One Frankfurt will see many amazing cosplays this year but one to definitely keep an eye out for is Roman Pivec’s Timbersaw!


21.05.2015 17:37 (Cat: Frankfurt 2015)

Introducing the ESL One Frankfurt 2015 format

All information on the ESL One Frankfurt 2015 format and more!


15.05.2015 16:36 (Cat: Frankfurt 2015)

Unveiling the ESL One Frankfurt 2015 talent Lineup

A premier Dota 2 event deserves a stellar broadcasting crew - introducing the ESL One Frankfurt 2015 talent!


28.04.2015 11:48 (Cat: Frankfurt 2015)

ESL welcomes GIGABYTE as sponsor for ESL One Frankfurt 2015

GIGABYTE joins ESL One Frankfurt 2015 as official motherboard and graphics card sponsor


27.04.2015 16:20 (Cat: Frankfurt 2015, Cosplay)

“Expect some great quality costumes!”: interviewing Kittycricri, ESL One Frankfurt 2014 cosplay winner

Last year, Kittycricri won the ESL One Frankfurt cosplay competition. Let’s see what she has in store for us this year!


24.04.2015 12:35 (Cat: Frankfurt 2015)

Introducing the latest two teams to have qualified for ESL One Frankfurt!

With the Asian ESL One qualifiers over, we find out who secured a slot at Frankfurt and take a closer look at the results of all of the matches.


14.04.2015 14:24 (Cat: Frankfurt 2015)

paysafecard offers special ticket bundles for ESL One Frankfurt attendees!

paysafecard prepared a special offer for those who have yet to buy their ESL One Frankfurt ticket


10.04.2015 16:29 (Cat: Frankfurt 2015)

Who will come out on top in the Chinese ESL One Frankfurt main qualifier?

Revealing the Chinese qualifier teams, bracket and schedule!


07.04.2015 15:38 (Cat: Frankfurt 2015)

Grab your ticket for the Twitch after show party!

Party with the pros at the official ESL One Frankfurt 2015 afterparty!


07.04.2015 12:34 (Cat: Frankfurt 2015)

Win great gear thanks to Corsair Gaming and the ESL Shop!

Compete in our ESL One Frankfurt 2015 raffle and win great gaming gear from Corsair and the ESL Shop!


31.03.2015 14:42 (Cat: Frankfurt 2015, Cosplay)

Announcing the ESL One Frankfurt 2015 cosplay competition!

Take part in this year’s official ESL One Frankfurt cosplay competition and win your share of a prize pool of over €5,000!


27.03.2015 13:41 (Cat: Frankfurt 2015)

paysafecard to join ESL One as a sponsor!

paysafecard will be lending its support our massive ESL One Frankfurt and Cologne events this year.


23.03.2015 21:07 (Cat: Frankfurt 2015)

The ESL One Frankfurt SEA main qualifier kicks off this week

Which team will represent the region? Check out the matchups and schedule for the ESL One Frankfurt SEA main qualifier!


20.03.2015 17:04 (Cat: Frankfurt 2015)

Current ESL One champions Vici Gaming look to defend their title at ESL One Frankfurt 2015

The final direct invite to ESL One Frankfurt has been confirmed - Vici Gaming will get the chance to defend their title!


09.03.2015 17:23 (Cat: Frankfurt 2015)

Corsair Gaming to join ESL One Frankfurt 2015 as a sponsor

Corsair will be providing ESL One Frankfurt participants with top-notch peripherals to help ensure the best possible Dota 2 is played.


06.03.2015 18:05 (Cat: Frankfurt 2015)

Cloud 9 and Hellraisers highlight the EU main qualifier for ESL One Frankfurt 2015

16 teams have made it to the EU main qualifier for ESL One Frankfurt, but only three can advance!


06.03.2015 16:50 (Cat: Frankfurt 2015)

Evil Geniuses join the fray for ESL One Frankfurt 2015

The Americans are looking to end their second place streak at ESL One with a successful new roster!


25.02.2015 12:44 (Cat: Frankfurt 2015)

The ESL One Frankfurt 2015 SEA qualifier is kicking off next week!

All the information you need about the SEA qualifier for ESL One Frankfurt 2015.


24.02.2015 18:00 (Cat: Frankfurt 2015)

Announcing a US$1 million prize pool for the ESL One Dota 2 series

ESL is proud to announce US$1 million for ESL One Dota 2 tournament prize pools, beginning with this year’s ESL One Frankfurt.


18.02.2015 14:40 (Cat: Frankfurt 2015)

Team Secret heading to ESL One Frankfurt 2015

The first directly invited team has been revealed!


17.02.2015 18:02 (Cat: Frankfurt 2015)

Sign up for the ESL One Frankfurt 2015 European open bracket today!

Grab your chance at glory and sign up for the European open bracket of ESL One Frankfurt now.


13.02.2015 16:07 (Cat: Frankfurt 2015)

ESL One Frankfurt 2015 qualification information

8 teams will fight it out at ESL One Frankfurt 2015. Find out more about how the teams can qualify for the tournament.


15.12.2014 16:46 (Cat: Frankfurt 2015)

ESL One Frankfurt 2015 ticket sales are now live!

Now’s your chance to be at the second round of nailbiting Dota 2 competition at the Commerzbank Arena in Frankfurt - are you ready?


11.12.2014 14:42 (Cat: Frankfurt 2015)

ESL One to return to Frankfurt’s Commerzbank Arena for more Dota 2 action in 2015

After the massive turnout for ESL One Frankfurt 2014, its second iteration promises another stand-out Dota 2 experience


08.10.2014 05:03 (Cat: Announcement)

The many languages and schedule for ESL One New York

Enjoy ESL One New York in your own language thanks to one of our many partners streams bringing you the epic event straight to your doorstep.


06.10.2014 12:39 (Cat: New York 2014)

Park hassle-free in New York thanks to Parking Panda

Heading to ESL One New York by car and can't find a place to park? Don't worry - Parking Panda has you covered!


02.10.2014 17:50 (Cat: New York 2014)

Enjoy ESL One New York at one of many pubstomps

Can’t get to New York in person? Don’t worry - you can still get together with a load of other Dota 2 fans to watch the action live!


02.10.2014 14:16 (Cat: New York 2014)

ESL teams up with iBUYPOWER for ESL One New York

With top gaming hardware producer iBUYPOWER now on board, the pros are sure to have only the best at their fingertips during the competition.


01.10.2014 15:46 (Cat: New York 2014)

The ESL One New York Bracket

ESL One New York is only one week away and the action is already heating up in the Big Apple. Who will take home the trophy?


01.10.2014 14:21 (Cat: New York 2014)

The Secret Shop heads to ESL One New York

A massive selection of apparel, plush toys and more are waiting for you at ESL One New York.


30.09.2014 17:03 (Cat: New York 2014)

Introducing the ESL One New York event shirt

The perfect memento for an epic event. Grab your part of ESL One history and pre-order your ESL One New York event shirt today!


29.09.2014 19:12 (Cat: New York 2014)

Alliance, Natus Vincere and Sneaky Nyx Assassins head to New York

The ESL One New York qualifiers have come to an end and the final three slots have been awarded. Who will become the new champion?


26.09.2014 15:50 (Cat: New York 2014)

Evil Geniuses and Na'Vi.US smash the competition

With EG and Na’Vi.US having secured their spots in blowouts, everyone else is fighting for that final ticket.


24.09.2014 13:05 (Cat: New York 2014)

Team Secret qualifies for ESL One New York

The second European team for ESL One New York has been decided, with Team Secret having secured themselves a ticket to the Big Apple.


23.09.2014 19:38 (Cat: New York 2014)

Cloud 9 fly straight to NYC and upsets continue

Three spots in the European qualifier for ESL One New York remain. Cloud 9 is through, but big name teams Alliance and Na’Vi and are still waiting to punch their ticket.


23.09.2014 16:43 (Cat: New York 2014)

ESL welcomes Mad Catz as sponsor for ESL One New York

ESL is proud to welcome Mad Catz as a sponsor for ESL One New York at the Theatre at Madison Square Garden this October.


22.09.2014 17:40 (Cat: New York 2014)

ESL and DotaCinema to partner for ESL One New York

ESL is very happy to announce a partnership with DotaCinema for the upcoming ESL One New York event at The Theatre at Madison Square Gardens. The DotaCinema team will work to provide video content ahead of the event in October.


22.09.2014 14:24 (Cat: New York 2014)

Evil Geniuses and Na'Vi.US look to defend their honor on home soil

Two of the three American slots for ESL One New York have been taken, with Evil Geniuses and Natus Vincere USA having qualified for the main event this October.


19.09.2014 13:30 (Cat: New York 2014)

Chinese qualifier ends with Vici Gaming on top

The Chinese qualifier for ESL One New York has come to an end in quite an amazing fashion. A rematch of The International 4 finals, Vici Gaming once more faced off against Newbee to decide who would be heading to the Big Apple this October.


18.09.2014 11:55 (Cat: New York 2014)

The talent lineup for ESL One New York

ESL is proud to announce the talented lineup for ESL One New York who will be bringing you all the action-packed games, interviews and more.


15.09.2014 15:31 (Cat: New York 2014)

Old names make a comeback in the ESL One New York qualifier

The new Dota 2 season starts off in style with the ESL One New York qualifier. Alliance makes a statement, Na’Vi and Secret Team work towards an epic matchup and Team Tinker is in jeopardy.


15.09.2014 15:27 (Cat: New York 2014)

China's fight for New York commences

The first matches of the Chinese qualifier for ESL One New York have already played out and two teams have made it to the playoffs. We take a look at what happened so far.


10.09.2014 21:26 (Cat: New York 2014)

Ups and downs in the European ESL One New York qualifier

The European qualifiers for ESL One New York are well underway, with the first team already having been knocked out of the tournament. Here we take a look at some of the matches that took place in the last days.


09.09.2014 14:38 (Cat: New York 2014)

Chinese qualifier information for ESL One New York

ESL One New York will feature eight of the best teams in the world, with one of these teams representing China as they battle it out against the rest of the world.


07.09.2014 20:22 (Cat: New York 2014)

The rocky road to New York begins with round one of the ESL One New York qualifiers

he battle for ESL One New York starts now with the best teams in Europe fighting for a place. Who will fall, who will triumph and who will surprise the masses?


05.09.2014 16:51 (Cat: New York 2014)

ESL One New York DotaTV tickets now available!

Watch the ESL One New York qualifiers live through DotaTV and help support the competing teams by purchasing the ESL One New York DotaTV ticket!


04.09.2014 13:45 (Cat: New York 2014)

The European qualifiers have kicked off

The European qualifiers for ESL One New York have kicked off, and the first matches have been played out. We take a look at the current results and upcoming matches.


25.08.2014 16:44 (Cat: New York 2014)

ESL One New York Ticket Information

Be part of an experience to never forget! Join us this October at the Theater at Madison Square Garden for ESL One New York 2014.


21.08.2014 12:14 (Cat: New York 2014)

ESL One New York Qualifier Information

ESL is working together with joinDOTA to determine which top teams will qualify for ESL One New York 2014.


12.08.2014 16:58 (Cat: New York 2014)

ESL One to make history during New York Super Week this October

ESL, Twitch and ReedPOP Unite for New York's Largest eSports Event with ESL One Dota 2 Tournament at Madison Square Garden.


28.06.2014 12:29 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

Travel easily during ESL One Frankfurt thanks to Uber

Traveling during ESL One Frankfurt? Be sure to try out Uber, an easy way to get you in touch with a driver that will pick you up and take you to your destination.


26.06.2014 16:51 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

The ESL One Cosplay Competition Prizes

Next to a massive tournament, ESL One Frankfurt is also host to a big cosplay contest with a massive amount of prizes.


25.06.2014 19:05 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

Introducing the ESL One Frankfurt afterparty

To end ESL One Frankfurt in style, ESL will be hosting an after show party on Sunday 29th at The Odeon in Frankfurt.


25.06.2014 15:40 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

NEEDforSEAT sponsors ESL One Frankfurt

Premier source for professional gaming and office chairs, NEEDforSEAT will be ensuring that players will be playing in the most optimal conditions at ESL One Frankfurt.


25.06.2014 10:54 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

Important information regarding public transportation for Frankfurt

If you are heading down to ESL One Frankfurt this weekend and will be using the public transportation be sure to check out this information.


24.06.2014 17:50 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

The ESL One Frankfurt event shirt and shops

ESL One Frankfurt will not only feature the best teams but also the best merchandise available. Game Legends will be helping make this become a reality.


23.06.2014 18:26 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

The ESL One Frankfurt Survival Guide

Attending ESL One Frankfurt? We have gathered all the information you will need to make your trip as easy and enjoyable as possible.


23.06.2014 15:45 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

Three Paths to Frankfurt: a Mousesports team profile

One of the newest teams in Dota has impressed many but do they have enough momentum to become ESL One champions through their high-aggression playstyle?


20.06.2014 15:50 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

Veni, Vidi, Vici: Vici Gaming set to Conquer at ESL One

Vici Gaming are one of China's best Dota 2 teams and one of the favorites heading into ESL One Frankfurt. We talk to them about their way here and expectations for the tournament.


20.06.2014 15:28 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

Insights from SyndereN

ESL had a chance to catch up with one of the commentators for ESL One Frankfurt to talk about his expectations for the event as well as his eSports career.


18.06.2014 17:31 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

ESL joins hands with Twitch for ESL One Frankfurt

We recently announced that we have signed a multi-year, extensive partnership with Twitch, with the first event benefiting from this renewed deal being ESL One Frankfurt.


17.06.2014 16:24 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

How to watch Dota 2 on a 412m² TV

ESL One Frankfurt's massive 412m² screen has a story of it's own. We take a look at how it was build.


17.06.2014 14:54 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

The ESL One Frankfurt schedule and bracket

In a bit more than ten days, the Commerzbank-Arena in Frankfurt will be filled with Dota fans from all over the world. Our crew is already in full preparation mode, so sit back and let us share all the information about the tournament with you.


11.06.2014 15:14 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

Join us for the ESL One Frankfurt pre-event meetup

Meet your fellow attendees and some of the ESL One Frankfurt crew at the Long Island Summer Lounge in Frankfurt!


10.06.2014 18:01 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

Vote for your favorite rifle to appear in Dota 2

ESL One Frankfurt's premium ticket holders will receive an additional exclusive ingame item as promised. Cast your vote and decide which style gets used.


06.06.2014 12:33 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

ESL One Frankfurt welcomes Razer as sponsor

It is with great pleasure that we announce Razer, world leader in entertainment devices and software, as a sponsor for ESL One Frankfurt.


05.06.2014 11:49 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

ASUS and Intel sponsor ESL One Frankfurt

As ESL One Frankfurt approaches, we are happy to announce our partnership with ASUS and Intel. This means our players will play on ASUS Republic of Gamers PC systems powered by Intel as well as using ASUS displays to provide them with the very best experience while competing.


04.06.2014 15:26 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

ESL One Frankfurt Talent Announced

With less than a month remaining until the tournament, ESL is proud to announce the line-up of amazingly talented people joining us in bringing ESL One Frankfurt to life.


30.05.2014 17:40 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

The final eight teams have been decided

The final team for ESL One Frankfurt has qualified. Vici Gaming was able to defeat LGD Gaming in the finals of the Asian Qualifier and secure the final slot for ESL One Frankfurt.


30.05.2014 11:04 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

The Final Asian standoff for Frankfurt

The mystical aura surrounding Chinese teams and their strength in Dota 2 might have taken a dip on the international stage with European standouts like Alliance and Na’Vi going toe-to-toe with them, but in Asia it is still unblemished.


29.05.2014 16:17 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

Meet The Red Moon Workshop at ESL One Frankfurt!

Meet Red Moon at ESL One Frankfurt and learn all about their items and the creation process behind them.


28.05.2014 15:28 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

Tvidotto to host a workshop at ESL One Frankfurt

Third in our line-up of Dota 2 artists at ESL One Frankfurt is Thiago "tvidotto" Vidotto. Join him at ESL One Frankfurt to learn all about his creations and share your ideas with him!


27.05.2014 16:37 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

Anuxi joins the artists line-up for ESL One Frankfurt

ESL One Frankfurt will not only feature the best Dota 2 teams in the world, but also some of the best Dota 2 items creators. Meet your favorite artist, see live demos and get their autograph!


26.05.2014 16:24 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

Motenai heads to ESL One Frankfurt

ESL One Frankfurt will be more than just watching Dota 2. Next to the big cosplay competition, the secret shop and signing sessions, it will also feature community artist workshops.


23.05.2014 18:18 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

Updated Compendium Stretchgoals

After community feedback, we have decided to alter our stretch goals and make items available sooner to all those who bought the ESL One Frankfurt Compendium! If you haven't purchased yours yet be sure to do so!


21.05.2014 16:38 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

The fight for the final spot

As the European qualifier comes to a close, all eyes are on Asia where the Asian Qualifiers are entering it's final stages. After a massive open bracket and a though group stage, eight teams remain to fight it out amongst each other. Next week, the battles will begin and the final entry to ESL One Frankfurt will be awarded to the champion of the Asian Qualifier.   Schedule:   May 26, Monday 17 SGT (11 CEST) - Vici Gaming vs Invasion 21 SGT (15 CEST) - Scythe vs Arrow Gaming   May 27, Tu


21.05.2014 16:25 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

Cloud 9 qualifies for ESL One Frankfurt

After many battles, the final European team has qualified for ESL One Frankfurt. After being defeated by Fnatic, Cloud 9 fell into the final grid, looking for a chance at that final and prestigious slot for ESL One Frankfurt. Having defeated MeetYourMakers, Cloud 9 went up against Team Empire in the final of the European Qualifier.   The team came to a quick 2-0 lead thanks to a great Bane & Mirana combination and great tactical play. The third game looked to go the favor of Team Empire, but i


19.05.2014 15:23 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

Last call for Frankfurt: Empire, Cloud 9 or MYM?

A second chance is a rare occurrence in life, something you don’t want to pass you by. This has never been as true as it is these days in the world of Dota 2.


19.05.2014 10:20 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

Three teams remain in the European Qualifier

After a month of battles, the end of the European qualifiers is in sight. Only three teams still have a shot at qualifying for ESL One Frankfurt. Join us tonight as MeetYourMakers takes on Cloud 9 in a best of three to decide who will head to the qualifier finals. The victor will go up against Team Empire in a best of 5 to decide who will head to ESL One Frankfurt.   Schedule: All times are CEST   Monday May 19th 19:00 - MeetYourMakers vs Cloud 9   Tuesday May 20th 18:00 - MYM/C9 vs T


14.05.2014 11:33 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

Invictus Gaming qualifies for ESL One Frankfurt

Congratulations to Invictus Gaming for qualifying for ESL One Frankfurt! The team played an amazing set of games in the Chinese qualifier and really showed their strength against LGD Gaming in the finals.Invictus Gaming joins Alliance and Natus Vincere at ESL One Frankfurt, completing the line-up of The International Champions at the event. Fnatic, Evil Geniuses and Team Dog have also already qualified for the tournament.Two more teams will join the six ones already attending, one from the Europ


12.05.2014 17:57 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

Cosplay at ESL One Frankfurt

ESL One Frankfurt is set to be one of the best eSports events in the world this year. Next to the massive Dota 2 tournament, there will also be a big cosplay competition where you can win prizes from a prizepool of over €3,000. All cosplayers will also receive free access to the event.   For more information on the competition and free entrance check out the cosplay page.


06.05.2014 17:56 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

Shocks and upsets in the ESL One Qualifiers

After several days of intense Dota 2 action, we are even closer to knowing which eight teams will be competing for the trophy in Frankfurt’s Commerzbank Arena. In some regions it was the favorites who managed to move forward, while in others we saw massive upsets. Let’s take a look at what happened.


05.05.2014 14:09 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

Day Tickets Now Available

Unable to make it the entire weekend but still want to event on either Saturday or Sunday? Day tickets are now available for purchase. For € 19.90 you can buy a single day ticket to ESL One Frankfurt for either Saturday or Sunday. The ticket will grant you access to the event and everything that comes with it: Secret Shop, Signing sessions and much much more.


02.05.2014 17:59 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

A look inside the Red Moon Workshop

The ESL One Frankfurt Compendium just hit the Dota 2 in-game store, with the Red Moon Workshop having created some amazing items for it. We got in touch and asked them a few questions about their work and the life of a workshop artist.


02.05.2014 16:00 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

The pressure is on as the ESL One qualifiers draw to a close

While Fnatic and Team Dog have already secured their spots next to Alliance and Navi in Frankfurt’s World Cup stadium for the ESL One, the qualifiers for the other regions are reaching their climax as teams battle it out for the remaining four tickets.


02.05.2014 13:51 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

Chinese and Asian Qualifier Information

Only two months remain until ESL One Frankfurt. A total of six qualified teams together with two invited teams will be attending the event - three from Europe, two from Asia and one from America. With the American and European qualifier in full swing, we wanted to share a few more details about the Chinese and Asian qualifiers.   Chinese qualifier The Chinese Dota 2 scene is host to some of the best teams in the world, so they definitely won't be missing from the ESL One Frankfurt competitor


30.04.2014 13:38 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

ESL One Frankfurt compendium released

The ESL One Frankfurt compendium is now available in the Dota 2 store. The compendium will allow you to predict the tournament results, support the teams and receive rewards. The compendium is also filled with useful information about the tournament including results, team information and much more.   You can purchase the ESL One Compendium in the Dota 2 store.   The ESL One Compendium Stretch Goals: Tier 1 - Battle Booster - $150,000 Tier 2 - ESL One Frankfurt loading screen - $160,000


29.04.2014 15:28 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

Team Dog qualifies for ESL One Frankfurt

After two weeks of harsh qualifiers, the first team has qualified for ESL One Frankfurt. Team Dog fought their way through a difficult group, a tiebreaker and a best of five matchup against a team that looked unstoppable.   Starting in Group B, the team found a though opponent in Relax and tied their series against them. The other teams in the group didn't stand any chance against the might of Team Dog, but Relax's road went just as smoothly. Both teams had to face off against each other in a


28.04.2014 15:20 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

American and European Playoffs begin

After two great weeks of matches, the ESL One Frankfurt European Qualifier groupstage has come to an end. Sixteen teams started but only three can make it to Frankfurt. Four teams have already dropped out and over the course of the next weeks, nine more will join them.   Tonight one team will secure their ticket to Frankfurt already! Team Empire is awaiting the victor of the tiebreaker between Relax and Team Dog. Whoever makes it out of the tiebreaker will have a though match ahead of them aga


24.04.2014 10:43 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

Endless possibilities in the European Qualifier


22.04.2014 15:00 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

Sigma.int removed from European Qualifier


19.04.2014 10:59 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

European Qualifier Week One Recap


16.04.2014 11:04 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

Friends Referall and Cosplay at Frankfurt


14.04.2014 16:43 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

The European Battle Begins


12.04.2014 11:00 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

Asian Qualifier Revealed


31.03.2014 14:14 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

European and American Qualifiers revealed


28.03.2014 11:24 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

Red Moon and ESL team up for ESL One Frankfurt


20.03.2014 16:36 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

The Invites

ESL One Frankfurt will see the best teams in the world competing in front of thousands of fans. Two of the best teams in the world are, without question, Alliance and Natus Vincere - the finalists of the The International 3.


07.03.2014 10:32 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

Qualification Information

ESL’s long and strong history in eSports will only continue with ESL One Frankfurt 2014. ESL has always prided itself on it’s open components for any tournament in any game and we are excited to have openness featured at ESL One Frankfurt 2014.


25.02.2014 10:43 (Cat: Frankfurt 2014)

ESL brings eSports to World Cup Stadium with largest Dota 2 event to date

ESL One will see a World Cup football stadium, Commerzbank-Arena, host a massive Dota 2 eSports event in Frankfurt, Germany. With a maximum capacity of over 35,000 and millions more expected to tune in over live streaming platform, Twitch.tv, the event promises to be spectacular.