We are the new era of digital entertainment

Discover how we create and promote gaming experiences. The modern culture of Esports offers gaming enthusiasts, fans and sponsors thrilling entertainment in an all-new, interactive environment.

Our global tournaments offer exciting highlights and daily content, which we broadcast directly to the fans at home. Inspired by their idols, young gamers visit our websites daily where they train and communicate – motivated to become the next Esport legend.

Our four biggest skills and assets

Create amazing gaming events

From studio to trade fair size. Broadcast them live & globally

World's #1 portal for esports

Develop industry leading matchmaking, anti-cheat technologies, scalable websites and game-integrations

Integrate partners & products

into our brand’s storyline & help with our 15+ year gaming experience

World's largest independent esports followership

We understand, grow and entertain a highly attractive target group

Active on six continents. Global company with local experts

Our headquarters in Cologne are the node of our international work. Core products such as our online platforms are directed from here. Local subsidiaries in North and South America, UK, France, Italy, Poland, Spain, Russia, Australia and South East Asia, as well as partners in many countries create national highlights and first class local events

Our Work

We create branded gaming content & deliver it across all media

Explore how gaming can create authentic stories and branded content that allows you to communicate your brand and products. Our 15 years of experience helps you reach the highly attractive target group of young, opinion leading gamers

Our main partners

We believe that the most legendary esport moments reaching fans across the globe are the result of a join effort with all leaders in the industry: Publishers, technology and broadcasting companies

Gamers: A highly attractive target group

“One Gaming Enthusiast influences an average of four people's tech choices among his friends and family.”
Intel Market Research

Young digital natives are the main opinion leaders when it comes to tech and entertainment buying decisions. While traditional advertisement barely reaches them, their brand loyalty is created through their entertainment choices such as gaming

They are:

  • 16-26 years old males
  • Active, social, communicative
  • Tech savvy
  • Open-minded towards growing product ranges
  • Multiplier, innovator, early-adopter
  • Very strong buying influencer
  • Gaming is passion & social activity

Tools and services for game developers and publishers

ESL Matchmaking is your professional tool for perfect multiplayer matchmaking. It’s a service that ensures that your great game design is extended into a great multiplayer experience.

For games on PC, consoles and mobile. Find out more


Esports: The competitive play of video games

Gamers hungry for fame have always tried their hardest to beat the highscore, they are constantly looking for competition and clash against one another, increasingly surpassing their limits. With the help of the Internet, unaffected by geographical boundaries, esports has experienced a massive boom and keeps impressing teenagers and adults alike on a worldwide scale

ESL Play is a social network for gamers

It combines the daily league routine with community functions such as detailed profiles, friend list, guestbook and photo galleries, bringing gamers together. People here communicate, experience and discover their shared hobby of video games. is an information portal

The esports magazine for all content created inside the ESL Gaming Network and contributing projects. A mix of videos, opinion and interviews give a great insight into the world of esport!

The pro leagues: Amazing skills & global champions!

In ESL One players from all over the world compete in an Esports tournament unlike any other. With events taking place in sports stadiums, it puts the players in front of enthusiastic audiences, cheering them on in their attempt to secure the one trophy and the glory that comes with it.

The Intel Extreme Masters (IEM) are the global league of Esports champions.
At each of its stops around the world, the best players clash in a battle for massive cash prizes and a spot at the World Championship.

The ESL National Championships are the leagues that determine national champions.
Each country’s best players are determined through our live events, accompanied by thousands of fans.  With leagues in the UK, France, Poland, Germany, Russia, Spain and South East Europe

The ESL Pro Leagues is our highest international league with fresh daily content across multiple games.  Over 100 million sessions and almost 30 million hours watched in 2015

The gaming TV station

We create amazing gaming events – and want fans from all over the globe to be part of it. ESL TV, our very own TV station and production company takes care of all video broadcasts, making sure events are as epic as can be. Each show consists of live-gaming and experts commenting the play, interviews, highlight videos and live raffles. We deliver unforgettable gaming experiences and help people remember why exactly they love esports - watch all the games!

All this takes place on ESL TVs website, providing visitors with all the live coverage and videos of our events.

What makes competitive gaming a real sport?

Esport combines abilities such as hand-eye-coordination, dexterity and reaction speed as well as tactical understanding. Players are organized in teams (so called clans) which take over the functions of associations and often are sponsored internationally


A unique place to work

Every one of us was born in the zenith of new kinds of media and gaming. We understand and actively live this type of entertainment and its associated industry and offer our fans a unique and global program. We are the digital revolution and thrust forward with constantly new impulses to an increasingly faster pace.

This is our passion. What about yours?


Turtle Entertainment UK Ltd

81a Charles Street


Telephone: 02032899955

Company Number: 7230944
VAT: GB105 6487 17