Beside the great weather and the Balkan Peninsula, starting this fall there will be something new. Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece and Romania is presenting the gamers community another great competition under the name of ‘Balkan League’. The Balkan League is an eSports tournament presented by the Electronic Sports League in its first year.
Balkan League concept is the result of the community cooperation between the Balkan countries as Greece, Bulgaria, Croatia and Romania. The best teams and players from these four countries will compete in an organized tournament, fighting for glory against top gaming teams. The Balkan league is the playground for Balkan nations’ best gamers.
Counter Strike 1.6 – 5on5 competitionFour teams from each country will compete in the Counter Strike competition, fighting in one of the most exclusive tournament. With a 10-year history, Counter Strike is one of the greatest shooters that ever created, with an impressive community worldwide.
Defense of the Ancients – 5on5 competitionDotA has one of the biggest communities around the world with 6 million active players. Four teams per country will fight for the title “Balkan DotA Champion”.
FIFA 2009 – 1on1 competitionOne of the best selling gaming titles released this year was FIFA 2009 by Electronic Arts. With a good and competitive community of players in Bulgaria, Romania, Greece and Croatia we decided to choose this discipline in order to give the best FIFA players in the world the chance to compete in an international tournament.
Counter Strike 1.6 – 5on5 Female competitionFemale gaming has always been attracting the masses. ESL Balkan League will invite the best female teams from the region to compete for honor and glory.
Tournament StructureESL Balkan League will have three stages:
Qualifiers will start from 1st of September - more information about slot distribution and national cups you can be found on your ESL pages. The group stage is scheduled from October 5th till November 15th followed by playoffs which will decide the Balkan Champions in each discipline. Stay tuned on ESL for more information and start practicing for the qualifiers coming up in September.
vpap, Saturday, 15/08/09 12:03
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