Played online since the advent of Coronavirus, the Counter-Strike and Dota 2 tournaments should be held in physical competitions next April.
Soon the end of the online tournaments. However, ESL and its subsidiary Dreamhack have announced good news for gamers. Indeed, the resumption of physical tournaments is expected in April 2021. "These events are primarily about Counter-Strike and Dota 2," explains the Team.
The competitions CSGO, StarCraft II, IEM Katowice scheduled in Poland (16 to 28 February) will nevertheless be played in an online version.
The first studio tournament should indeed be, "the ESL Pro League play-offs season 13, for Counter-Strike", informs the French newspaper. "The group phases would be played online, then a bubble would be set up in Malta to welcome the players in compliance with health rules", adds the same source.
In addition, ESL hopes that the audience will be back with ESL One Cologne. This tournament is scheduled to take place in Germany from July 6 to 18.