Hold onto your seats gamers, because we’ve got some exciting news for you!
ESL Australia, the local division of the world’s largest esports company, has announced a sponsorship agreement with Media Design School at Torrens University Australia for Season 2 of the ESL Zen League.
ESL is the world’s largest esports company, leading the industry across the most popular video games with numerous online and offline competitions. It operates high profile, branded international and national leagues and tournaments such as the Intel® Extreme Masters, ESL One, ESL National Championships and other top tier stadium-size events, as well as grassroots amateur cups, leagues and matchmaking systems. ESL covers a broad field of services in gaming technology, event management, advertising and television production, fully catering to the needs of the esports ecosystem. With offices in North America, Germany, Russia, France, Poland, Spain, China, and partners in many other countries, it has a truly global footprint.
Himanshu Khanna, the Program Director of Gaming at Media Design School explains;
‘The Media Design School at Torrens University is obsessed with equipping students with the right mix of fundamentals and hands-on professional skills sought after by the games industry. By playing a role in the promotion of an iconic event, our students will gain the type of experience which cannot be learned in a classroom environment,’
Nick Vanzetti, the Managing Director of ESL Australia welcomed Media Design School at Torrens University into the Australian esports community:
‘As both gaming and esports continue to grow in popularity around the world, so will the many new and exciting opportunities for related jobs and industry. As such, we are particularly excited to announce this partnership with a higher education provider who is helping students from across Australia and New Zealand to gain the skills needed to both succeed in, and help grow, an industry which we are passionate about.’
Broadcast of Season 2 of the ZEN Esports Network League will being on Tuesday September 12th at 8pm AEST on the global ESL Counter-Strike channel, www.twitch.tv/esl_csgo. This will culminates in a live finals event held in Melbourne on the ESL esports stage at PAX Australia 2017. This season will grow to a massive three live broadcasts per week, as twelve teams from across the Asia-Pacific region compete for $30,000 in cash prizes. Fans can keep up to date with all of ESL Zen League news via the official Zen League hub at www.esl.gg/zenleague.
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