More than 5,000 fans sold out Odense’s Sparekassen Fyn Arena for three days straight in December as ESL’s CS:GO Pro League, the world’s longest running professional ‘Counter-Strike: Global Offensive’ league, wrapped up another action-packed season.
And what a finish – with a cool US $1 million prize pool at stake, Europe and North America’s top 12 CS:GO teams wowed the crowd with their incredible skills before SK Gaming overcame FaZe Clan 3-1 in the grand finale.
As a result, SK took another step towards the historic Intel® Grand Slam, which offers $1 million to the first team to win four of 10 consecutive ESL or DreamHack CS:GO tournaments.
The CS:GO Pro League Season Six Finals were more just than a landmark for Denmark – globally, the event delivered:
- A peak of over 388,000 concurrent online viewers (excluding China). That’s up 95% from the Season Five Finals and is an all-time Pro League record!
- More than four million hours of content – a 34% increase – consumed through 27 live streams in 18 languages and eight linear TV broadcasts
- 110 million impressions on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
CS:GO Pro League returns on 13 February 2018 for Season Seven. Matches are every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday – check out the official Pro League website and follow ESL CS:GO on Twitter and Facebook.
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