ESL One Katowice 2015 CS:GO Championship taking place at the Spodek Arena in Katowice, Poland from March 12-15, the upcoming Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament will feature the eight quarter-finalists from DreamHack Winter 2014. All of the matches will be streamed live via continuous high-quality coverage provided by ESL.
CS:GO Major tournaments draw record-breaking audiences, with more than 500,000 concurrent viewers watching the Grand Finals at DreamHack Winter 2014. Last year witnessed explosive growth for CS:GO, with player numbers growing by more than 250% and content contributors grossing more than $3.5 million dollars selling their items and maps for the game.
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