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Overwatch & Hearthstone Summer Tournaments for 2019

June 11, 2019

School might be out for summer, but the games are still on! CSL is hosting a series of Overwatch and Hearthstone tournaments during the Summer with a $4,000 and $2,000 prize pool, respectively. Win some cool cash while honing your skills with your collegiate team!

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CSL and Bethesda Present the Quake Collegiate Championship!

April 11, 2018

CSL is happy to announce our partnership with Bethesda to bring you the official Quake Collegiate Championship! This summer we’re bringing 2v2 format to the collegiate space. Read on for more.

Interview

The Collegiate Contender: Daniel “TurkeyDano” Fernandes in Nation Wars V

April 10, 2018

On April 4th, 2018, University of Connecticut’s Daniel “TurkeyDano” Fernandes shined during his performance in Nation Wars V. Playing for Team Brazil, Fernandes ended up beating players who might surprise you!

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Student Services + Esports = South Carolina, Sumter

April 10, 2018

Esports = Sports, sure, but what about student services? University of South Carolina, Sumter developed a unique way of integrating esports into the campus, and they're including more than just college students!

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"Who's Who" at CSL Grand Finals: Host, Casters, and Panels Announced!

April 9, 2018

Just like we promised, this year's CSL Grand Finals is going to be the biggest collegiate event yet and we've got the best in esports coming to make it happen!

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Orange County High School Esports League Opens the Way for A Comprehensive Ecosystem

April 4, 2018

As more colleges and universities get involved with esports, high schools have taken note and are following suit with leagues of their own. Now high schoolers across the nation can play and get recruited by the big scholarship programs through a more formal setting.

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CSL Grand Finals 2018 Tournament Schedule

April 4, 2018

The biggest live CSL experience is preparing to invade Huntington Beach at Ultimate Media Ventures with tournaments, panels, music, food, and more!

Recap

StarCraft II Playoffs: Salty Sixteen Update

March 30, 2018

The Salty Sixteen are in the midst of battling each other for a chance to advance in the playoffs. The post-season has been underway for a little over a week now, with a few teams already falling. Check out my commentary on the remaining schools in the tournament.

Interview

Joshua Buchanan: Ashland University's Esports Ace

March 28, 2018

With more and more varsity esports programs popping up across the country, Ashland University's stands out, thanks to the passionate leadership of its Head Esports Coach, Joshua Buchanan.

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Becker College: At the Forefront of Collegiate Esports

March 22, 2018

As the advent of livestreaming and social media paved the way for esports nationwide, so did colleges by adopting scholarships to clubs. Schools have played a large part in aiding the esports scene just as they have for physical sports for decades.

Breaking News

Harrisburg University to Hold International Tryouts for Varsity Squads

March 21, 2018

Harrisburg University continues to raise the bar in the world of collegiate esports by announcing international tryouts for their 2018-2019 varsity teams.

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Video Games = Violence? Lakeview High School Cancels Esports Program

March 18, 2018

With the recent unfortunate events revolving around gun violence, video games are getting the short end of the stick. Lakeview High School was on the brink of starting an esports program for CS:GO, Overwatch, and Rocket League until recently.

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StarCraft II Playoffs: Predictions

March 15, 2018

The start of the 2018 Collegiate StarCraft playoffs is right around the corner. The post-season will get underway next Tuesday, March 20th. Make sure you fill out your own bracket!