WESA partners with YouTube for 2017 CS:GO Pro League

  English Language Streaming Rights to be Broadcast Exclusively on YouTube for Pro League Seasons 5 and 6 NEW YORK CITY (January 13, 2017) – Today WESA announced its new 2017 Pro League streaming partnership. The world’s largest professional league for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive will be primarily broadcast on YouTube. YouTube will be the new[…]

WESA APPROVES ESL PRO LEAGUE CHANGES

New WESA Players Council Members Influence Changes to Impact ESL Pro League Finals Format and Prize Money Distribution NEW YORK CITY (September 16, 2016) – The WESA Executive Board, including new Players Council Chairman Viktor Jendeby, unanimously agreed to format changes in the ESL Pro League Finals, as well as new prize money distribution protocols that[…]

WORLD ESPORTS ASSOCIATION INTRODUCES PLAYER COUNCIL

First-Ever Player-Elected Council to Advocate on Behalf of Pro Gamers on Policies, Rules, Player Transfers and More NEW YORK CITY (September 14, 2016) – Today the World Esports Association (WESA) introduced the inaugural members of the organization’s “Players Council,” including Viktor Jendeby as Council Chairman. WESA will be the first esports institution to feature an[…]

WORLD ESPORTS ASSOCIATION TAPS VETERAN TELEVISION SPORTS EXECUTIVE KEN HERSHMAN TO SERVE AS EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN AND COMMISSIONER

NEW YORK CITY (August 24, 2016) – Today the World Esports Association (WESA) announced its Board of Directors unanimously voted to appoint Ken Hershman as the organization’s new Executive Chairman and Commissioner, effective immediately. Hershman will take the reins from Pietro Fringuelli, who served as Interim Commissioner since the introduction of WESA this past May. Hershman was also named[…]

WESA (World Esports Association) founded

[London, May 13, 2016] – The foundation of the WESA (World Esports Association) has been announced today, as the result of joint efforts between industry-leading professional esports teams and ESL, the world’s largest esports company. Based on similar traditional sports associations, WESA is an open and inclusive organization that will further professionalize esports by introducing elements[…]