ESL Australia, Torrens University team up for ESL Zen League season 2


ESL Australia has teamed up with Torrens University’s Media Design School for season 2 of the Counter Strike: Global Offensive ESL Zen League.

The second season of the league starts up at 8.00 pm AEST on Tuesday, 12 September. Its eight-week season — with three live broadcasts each week — will conclude in a live final held at PAX AUS 2017. Players will compete for a $30,000 AUD prize pool.

“Media Design School at Torrens University Australia are obsessed with equipping students with the right mix of fundamentals and hands-on professional skills sought after by the games industry. By playing a role in the promotion of an iconic event, our students will gain the type of experience which cannot be learned in a classroom environment,” said Himanshu Khanna, Program Director of Gaming at Media Design School.

“As both gaming and Esports continue to grow in popularity around the world, so will the many new and exciting opportunities for related jobs and industry,” added the ESL’s Nick Vanzetti. “As such, we are particularly excited to announce this partnership with a higher education provider who is helping students from across Australia and New Zealand to gain the skills needed to both succeed in, and help grow, an industry which we are passionate about.”

For more on the ESL Zen League, head here.