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Intel ESL Premiership has been prolonged, as Intel decided to extend sponsorship to cover the seasons 2019.

The Intel ESL Premiership is one of the best Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Rainbow Six Siege tournaments in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.

Intel has been sponsoring this event for the past four seasons. The goal is to give consistent opportunities and resources for semi-professional players to showcase their skills and improve them.

Intel ESL Premiership

Late 2018, Intel and ESL announced that their partnership will be extending for another three years and Intel will be investing another $100 million dollars in ESL.

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Many players who have been part of Intel ESL Premiership have moved on to international tournaments and became professional players. This solidifies that ESL’s efforts to give people a chance to follow their dreams is not in vain.

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The Intel ESL Premiership titles for 2019 upcoming three seasons will have a prize pool of £78,500, which translates to roughly 103,000 USD.

James Dean, the Managing Director of ESL UK, said: “Intel’s involvement since the early days of the ESL Premiership has provided so many opportunities for aspiring professional players and talent throughout the recent years. It’s tremendous news for the UK and Irish esports scene to see Intel extend its headline sponsorship for 2019; allowing for the collaboration of companies to create a really outstanding tournament on a whole new level.”


Scott Gillingham, Gaming & Esports Lead at Intel UK said: “Intel is proud to be returning as the headline sponsor for the ESL UK Premiership in 2019. The partnership with ESL showcases our commitment to support the growth of esports to bring fans the biggest and best events globally and across the UK.
We are focused on giving our community a platform to develop skills, whilst working with partners to drive amazing experiences played on our Intel® Core i7 processors. Our work with ESL aims to develop the esports industry by showcasing current talent as well as searching for next stars across the UK. 2019 is going to be another great year for UK esports and we are very excited to be a key partner driving the success and growth of the sport.


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