10 Defining Esports Moments of 2016

TBS's ELeague Season 1 'CS: Go' Finals.

We've seen esports grow in fits and starts over the past decade, but we've yet to see a year with such strong momentum as 2016

We've seen esports grow in fits and starts over the past decade, but we've yet to see a year with such strong momentum as 2016

Turner runs multiple seasons of ELeague, with 'Counter-Strike' and 'Overwatch'

In May 2016, Turner Broadcasting launched ELeague, a 10-week Counter-Strike: Global Offensive league that aired on TBS and Twitch.tv. ELeague's premiere week averaged half a million viewers. The first season attracted 3.4 million new viewers to TBS; this was enough of a success that Turner renewed for a second season, and launched an Overwatch league as well.

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