ESN Daily Brief – Wednesday, March 18, 2015

This is your eSportsNation Daily Brief for Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Smittyj and S0NSTAR have been released from Giants Gaming in an official statement from the organization.

This is your eSportsNation Daily Brief for Wednesday, March 18, 2015

The Lead

Three Things You Need to Know

Nine Days Until Call of Duty Championships

Fnatic ESL One Katowice Trophy

Halo 2 Classic Showdown



MLG Season Two

Tonight’s Schedule

7:00 PM EST Set

  • TCM Gaming vs. Prophecy
  • Team eLevate vs. OpTic Gaming

8:30 PM EST Set

  • Prophecy vs. Team eLevate
  • OpTic Gaming vs. TCM Gaming

Results From Tuesday 

7:00 PM Set

Rise Nation win two game fives as EnVyUs falls in a close Tuesday night.

  • OpTic Nation 3-0 Team EnVyUs
  • Rise Nation 3-2 Team JusTus

8:30 PM Set

  • JusTus 3-0 OpTic Nation
  • Rise Nation 3-2 Team EnVyUs


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


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 

On The Site


With the end of ESL One Katowice last weekend, the community is being treated to another huge CS:GO tournament.



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