Gamasutra is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
View All     RSS
May 22, 2019
arrowPress Releases

If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM Tech sites:

Press Releases sponsors season four of the ESL CS:GO Pro League!
  Share on Twitter RSS

[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

A little over two weeks from now, on Aug. 17, a total of 28 teams split into two divisions will start competing for a place in the finals at the Ginásio do Ibirapuera in São Paulo, Brazil (Oct. 28 - 30). Among the teams viewers can see will be super-stars like G2 Esports, Astralis, Natus Vincere, Fnatic, Ninjas in Pyjamas or Cloud9. The full list of participants is available on ESL’s website.

Here’s what Ulrich Schulze, VP Pro Gaming at ESL had to say about this partnership:

“Kinguin are a strong proponent of esports and have been with us at multiple major events this year, including ESL One Frankfurt in the Commerzbank Arena. Their support of yet another ESL event means the world to us and we are confident that together we will be able to achieve great things in this space.”

It is yet another ESL event sponsored by Kinguin this year, after ESL One Frankfurt, DreamHack Summer in Jönköping and Intel ® Extreme Masters Shanghai. There are still more events to take place related to this partnership:

-       Aug. 18-21, ESL Meisterschaft - Cologne, Germany

-       Oct. 1-2, ESL One New York - New York, USA

-       Oct. 28-30, ESL CS:GO Pro League Season 4 Finals, São Paulo, Brazil

-       Nov. 19-20, IEM Oakland - Oakland, USA

-       Dec. 16-18, IEM Gyeonggi - Gyeonggi, South Korea

-       March 2017, IEM Katowice - Katowice, Poland

“We are thrilled to participate in yet another ESL event. Every tournament we visit is meticulously prepared for and it is a pure joy to observe how eSports fans all around the world enjoy these events. Nothing makes us happier than being part of something bigger than all of us. We're making eSports history here and we cannot imagine a better partner to do it with than ESL,” added Viktor Wanli, Founder of Kinguin.

To make this event even more special, Kinguin has prepared a unique ESL Pro League CS:GO case. Head on over to to get one for yourself!

Be sure to always stay up to date with Kinguin news. Check out their social media:, @KinguinNet on Twitter and @KinguinOfficial on Instagram!

About Kinguin is a global marketplace for buying digital products. Safe shopping, a variety of genres, in-game items and very competitive prices make it one of the most popular platforms across the Internet. With tens of thousands of products offered including AAA titles, indie games and in-game items like CS:GO and Dota 2 skins, Kinguin is also well known within the eSports community for creating its own tournaments and leagues.