FACEIT in corporation with Twitch have announced a new global league called the Esports Championship Series (ECS), which will pay out a massive $ 3,500,000 prize-pool over the course of two seasons.
Kicking off on April 9, the Esports Championship Series much like the Faceit Pro league, will have a European and a North American division, both featuring ten teams, eight invited and two qualified. The qualifiers for the Esports Championship Series will run from April 6-8 in Europe and North America.
The teams that compete will be co-owners in this one of a kind league where the teams are getting a share of the leagues revenue. The top teams from these two divisions will duke it out at an offline event at the end of the season.