At the heart of all these tournaments are teams consisting of individual players. These teams can be pretty busy. Fnatic, one of the best CS: GO teams, recently competed in the ESL Pro League, Twitch's Esports Championship, the Major League Gaming Major Championship: Columbus and the Intel Extreme Masters X -World Championship, just within two months.


"ELeague" is part of a rapidly growing eSports scene, but it is also the first multi-week eSports tournament ever to air on television. Created by Turner Sports, in partnership with WME-IMG, the competitive gaming league runs for 10 weeks. Game publisher Valve Corporation was the cheap csgo skins first to sign on with "ELeague. " Turner Sports plans to air two seasons, with the first season set to kick off Friday. Valve's "Counter-Strike: Global Offensive" will be the featured game for the inaugural season. The fall season of "ELeague" will feature a different game.


Competitive gaming has been featured on television before, but this is the first time a major broadcaster has dedicated 10 weeks of airtime to live tournaments. The matches stream on Twitch every Tuesday beginning at noon EDT. Group play will see teams play one another twice over the course of two days. Each victory is worth one point. Based on point totals, the four teams will be ranked, with the first-place team playing the fourth-place team and the second playing the third on Thursday. The winners will advance to the weekly final, which will air live on TBS. The two losing teams will compete to advance to the "Last Chance Qualifier" round.