ESN Daily Brief – Monday, March 23, 2015

This is your eSportsNation Daily Brief for Monday, March 23, 2015

This is your eSportsNation Daily Brief for Monday, March 23, 2015

The Lead

Things You Need to Know

nV Win CS Masters

ESN Counter Strike hits Ten Thousand Followers



MLG Season Two

Standings Coming Into Today



Tonight’s Schedule

None, matches break until Tuesday.

Results From Thursday

Review: A 3-2 filled night saw Team EnVyUs rebound and win two straight, while Automatic Reload fell and lost both. FaZe Red and TCM took one a piece to end the week of matches.

7:00 PM Set

  • Team EnVyUs 3-2 Automatic Reload
  • FaZe Red 3-2 TCM

8:30 PM Set

  • TCM 3-2 Automatic Reload
  • Team EnVyUs 3-2 FaZe Red


Events & Tournaments

  • Season One Playoffs Winner: OpTic Gaming
  • CoD Champs EU Regional Winner: Epsilon eSports
  • CoD Champs NA Regional Winner: OpTic Gaming
  • Call of Duty Championships March 27-29 Los Angeles, CA, USA

On The Site – Call of Duty


Activision and Sledgehammer Games have officially announced Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s next downloadable content pack, known as Ascendance.



TCM Gaming, a professional Call of Duty team based in Europe, has just recently purchased the Season 2 MLG Pro League spot from Aware Gaming and will be moving to the US to play matches.



It was announced today that Drift, a map from the Havoc DLC pack, will be added to the map rotation for the Call of Duty Championships in about two weeks.



Today though, they have announced the details of their first ever open event.


 Call of Duty Championships

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Call of Duty Championship North American Regional Placings



We officially know the fourteen teams heading to the championship at the end of March.


Team Spotlights





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Halo Championship Series Rundown

Final Placings


Events & Tournaments 

  • Gamers for Giving 2015 Platinum LAN Winner: Evil Geniuses
  • Halo Championship Series Season One Finals Winner: Evil Geniuses



Events & Tournaments

  • ESL One Katowice Winner: Fnatic
  • Gfinity Spring Masters Winner: EnVyUs

On The Site



Here are the final placings for Counter Strike Masters I.



After an intense set of matches throughout the first two days of the event, it came down to the thrid day and a four team bracket consisting of Team EnVy, Ninjas in Pyjamas, Virtus.Pro and Cloud 9.



In a recent announcement by Major League Gaming, a partnership agreement for exclusive broadcasting rights between MLG.TV and CEVO has been completed.


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 Valve announced the release of their newest engine which will be more powerful than the source engine previously released



Valve has released an update for CS:GO which is centred around spectators