New tournament together with American teams discipline CS:GO
08 September 2016
A number of North American organizations decided to unite in one association under the name Professional Esports Association. The immediate purpose of the association, which includes Cloud9, Team SoloMid and others hold the league with a prize fund of one million dollars.
In addition Cloud9 and Team SoloMid in the composition of Professional Esports Association (PEA) entered Team Liquid, Counter Logic Gaming, NRG eSports, Immortals and compLexity Gaming. The uniqueness of this association is that the right players are equal to the rights of the owners of companies. Players will be able to participate actively in the meetings of the PEA, which will decide all questions relating to their performance in tournaments and other events related to their activities.
The main purpose of the establishment of the association called PEA original NBA eSports. Their first step towards this goal would be ambitious League for CS: GO with a total prize fund of one million dollars. The first season will be extended to ten weeks, and his prize is $ 500 000. According to the commission the association Jason Ketz: «PEA highlights the link between the players and owners."
May 13 the community was officially launched World Esports Association - association of predominantly European organizations and companies ESL. Its structure includes Fnatic, Ninjas in Pyjamas, Team EnVyUs, Natus Vincere G2A, Virtus.pro G2A, mousesports, G2.Esports and FaZe Clan (later emerged from the association). As stated in the official announcement, WESA - is an open organization that will continue to develop computer sport as a profession by introducing elements of representation of the interests of players, regulation and distribution of income teams.