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CEVO Partners with MLG.tv to Broadcast CEVO CS:GO Season 7 $135K Pro League

CEVO Partners with MLG.tv to Broadcast CEVO CS:GO Season 7 $135K Pro League
Season 7 LAN Finals to take place at the MLG.tv Arena

NEW YORK (March 9, 2015) – CEVO, North America’s largest competitive online PC gaming league, and MLG, one of the fastest growing digital networks worldwide, today announced a partnership to become the exclusive broadcast partner for the CEVO CS:GO Season 7 Pro League and host the LAN Finals at the MLG.tv Arena in Columbus, Ohio on July 24-26, 2015. 

Season 7 will kick off with two Professional Placement Invitational Tournaments where 16 teams each from North America and Europe will compete for the last available coveted spots in their region’s Season 7 Professional skill division and an eventual shot at the lion’s share of over $135,000 USD in prize money and travel support.

“We were impressed with CEVO’s operation of CS: GO during our historic X Games Aspen broadcast,” said Adam Apicella, EVP, MLG Properties “We’re excited to be working with them again and look forward to what the future holds for this partnership.”

 “MLG.tv has been a great partner with us thus far in CS:GO,” said Chris Pipher , General Manager, CEVO “Their ability to produce top-tier events at the MLG.tv Arena and broadcasting acumen is second to none. Together we’ll be able to improve on virtually every aspect of our seasonal CS:GO events. ”

Team registration for Season 7 opens today for all skill divisions in both North America and Europe, and runs until April 6th. Participating teams will compete in CEVO’s signature 8 week season format in an attempt to qualify for the online playoffs, and the chance to climb the ladder of ranked skill divisions. You can find more details and register for the CEVO CS:GO Season 7 Pro League at http://cevo.com/csgo-season-7/.

Be sure to catch all of CEVO’s daily broadcasting (Sun-Thurs) of the CS:GO Season 7 Pro League at http://MLG.tv/playCEVO.

Further details on the CEVO CS:GO Season 7 Pro League including the complete event format, broadcast schedule, and information for spectators will be released in the coming weeks.

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About CEVO:
CEVO is a global eSports company built around North America’s largest competitive online PC gaming league. Founded in December of 2004 with the intention to transform competitive online gaming into a professional sport, CEVO has been hosting both free and pay-to-play tournaments across a variety of AAA titles for almost 10 years. Through CEVO-TV we are also engaged in online broadcasting and other digital media. Additionally, CEVO offers event management, marketing, development, and design solutions for clients looking to get involved in the business of eSports. For more information visit cevo.com.

About Major League Gaming (MLG):
MLG is the leader in eSports delivering premium gaming content to viewers through its streaming platform - MLG.tv and promoting eSports globally through premier competition. MLG.tv is one of the fastest growing broadcast networks worldwide reaching 20 million highly-engaged fans each month via web, mobile, connected TVs, gaming consoles and social media. MLG pioneered the eSports industry as the longest-running competitive gaming league in North America and through Gamebattles, the largest cross platform online gaming tournament system with 9 million registered users. For more information: MLG.tv.

About Counter-Strike: Global Offensive:
CS:GO is the latest installment in the Counter-Strike series. Since it was launched in August of 1999, Counter-Strike has become one the most played online games of all time, and the series has sold over 25 million copies. In the past year, CS:GO’s player numbers have increased by more than 250%, and over $3.5 mil have been paid to community content creators making and selling new items and levels for the games.

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Comments

progress.
progress.

been in the game since 99`

Posted Monday, March 9th, 2015 4:29 PM GMT
now only if theyd make the site look nicer and not so all over the place
now only if theyd make the site look nicer and not so all over the place

Posted Monday, March 9th, 2015 4:38 PM GMT
[quote="rickd"]progress.[/quote]hahahaha
rickd said:progress.
hahahaha

Posted Monday, March 9th, 2015 5:40 PM GMT
[quote="rickd"]progress.[/quote] ahahah i see what you did there
rickd said:progress.

ahahah i see what you did there

Just A Small Town Boy

Posted Monday, March 9th, 2015 6:00 PM GMT
[quote="rickd"]progress.[/quote] forcing us to use mlg tv seems like a step back LMAO
rickd said:progress.


forcing us to use mlg tv seems like a step back LMAO

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Posted Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 4:00 AM GMT