Ian Smith (ESIC Commissioner) presents report regarding allegations against Ninjas in Pyjamas (NiP) to WESA

On 2 September WESA received the independent, third-party report by Ian Smith (Commissioner of ESIC) into recent allegations against NiP. Together with Ian Smith, WESA has decided to publish the report in full. The report does not find that the current management of NiP (that was installed in March 2016 after the removal of the[…]

WESA mandates ESIC Commissioner, Ian Smith, to conduct independent third-party review of allegations against Ninjas in Pyjamas (NIP)

WESA has taken note of recent allegations put forward by former players and employees against the management of Ninjas in Pyjamas and WESA Executive Board Member Hicham Chahine. WESA takes these allegations very seriously as the organisation aims to amplify sustainable growth of esports, based on the shared values of fairness, transparency, and integrity among[…]


For the first time since the founding of the World Esports Association (WESA), the executive board has been reelected and enlarged to represent the WESA members from all regions. Cologne, Germany January, 18 2019 – The members of WESA, the World Esports Association, have elected new executive board members since the Members’ Meeting in London in[…]

New format of CS:GO Pro League introduces live studio matches in Europe and America for 2019

WESA and ESL are proud to reveal details of next years Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) Pro League, the longest running professional CS:GO league in history. The CS:GO Pro League will return with a brand new format featuring live studio matches, groups system and an increase to 16 teams in the regions Europe, Americas and Asia-Pacific.[…]

Pro League Season Seven Finals Return to Dallas With $1 Million Prize Pool

New Season Builds Off of Record Breaking Season Six Finals Cologne, Germany – February 20, 2018 – ESL, the world’s largest esports company, and WESA, the World Esports Association, today announced that the Counter Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) Pro League Season Seven Finals will return to Dallas, Texas, on May 18-20, 2018. Pro League is[…]