ESN Daily Brief – Thursday, April 16, 2015

This is your eSportsNation Daily Brief for Thursday, April 16, 2015

This is your eSportsNation Daily Brief for Thursday, April 16, 2015

The Lead – Things You Need to Know

ESN Halo to cover HCS 25K


Counter Logic Gaming Win CEVO LAN


Use code “FOCUS” for discount on new Gamma flavor, Blood Orange.




MLG Season Two

Standings Coming Into Today

Tonight’s Schedule

7:00 PM EST Set

  • Rise Nation vs. OpTic Gaming
  • FaZe vs. TCM Gaming
  • Denial eSports vs. Automatic Reload
  • Team JusTus vs. Team Kaliber

8:30 PM EST Set

  • Team Kaliber vs. Rise Nation
  • TCM Gaming vs. Team JusTus
  • OpTic Gaming vs. Denial eSports
  • Automatic Reload vs. FaZe


Results From Tuesday

7:00 PM Set

  • Rise Nation 3-0 OpTic Nation
  • OpTic Gaming 3-0 Prophecy
  • Team EnVy 3-1 TCM Gaming
  • eLevate 3-2 JusTus

8:30 PM Set

  • TCM Gaming 3-0 JusTus
  • OpTic Gaming 3-1 Rise Nation
  • eLevate 3-1 OpTic Nation
  • Team EnVy 3-2 Prophecy


On The Site


 Activision and Treyarch have officially announced Call of Duty’s twelfth main installment, Call of Duty: Black Ops 3.



Check back regularly to see what’s been announced.



Operation Supply Drop has announced the details for its next major event. Their 8-Bit Salute event will see its fourth year in a row, scheduled for May 16-17.



Matthew ‘NaDeSHoT’ Haag has officially announced that he will be taking a “leave of absence” from competitive Call of Duty.



Photos taken by Todd Gutierrez




On The Site

ESL Winter Pro League


ESL CS:GO Winter Pro League Final Placings.



Day One consisted of half of the group matches which determines a team’s fate in the tournament.



Day Two of the event concluded with only four teams remaining.



Day Three of the event concluded with one team being crowned champion and taking away $15,000.



This weekend, the final eight teams that still stand in the ESL CS:GO Pro League will gather together in Cologne, Germany.




Fabien “kioShiMa” Fiey revealed that Adil “ScreaM” Benrlitom will be playing for Team EnVy as a stand-in during their FACEIT League matches this week.