Collegiate StarLeague 2020 Grand Finals Winners Announced

SANTA MONICA, Calif. – JUNE 3, 2020 – The world’s biggest collegiate esports league, Collegiate StarLeague (CSL) today announced the winners of its 2019-2020 collegiate season finale, which took place over the weekend on Saturday May 30 and Sunday May 31. The Collegiate Champions, are walking away with scholarships and prizing totaling $230,000.

Collegiate Champions

  • CSL Grand Finals Day One

    • Street Fighter V: Wentworth Institute of Technology 3-1 over Sheridan College

    • Rocket League: University of Akron 4-0 over University of Michigan

    • DOTA 2: University of Illinois at Chicago 3-1 over University of Toronto

  • CSL Grand Finals Day Two

    • Magic: The Gathering Arena: University of California, San Diego 2-0 over Worcester Polytechnic Institute

    • CS:GO: University of Central Florida 3-1 over the University of California, Santa Cruz

    • League of Legends: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign 3-2 over the University of Texas at Austin

Produced with remote production staff and with casters entirely online to ensure the safety of all participants during the continuing shelter in place initiatives across the nation, the CSL Grand Finals nevertheless attracted esports enthusiasts in droves, tuning in to watch the competition on Twitch, indicating the appetite for collegiate esports is on the rise.

CSL has seen a 39 percent increase in registered players year over year (YoY), a 40 percent YoY growth in the number of registered teams, and a 24 percent increase in registered universities. Total Twitch impressions for the regular season come in at 35,750,000 and Twitch total unique viewers clock in at 2,094,000, streaming over 170 hours of CSL content on the platform. Most compellingly, the number of competitive matches played on the CSL platform totaled 12,930, a 32 percent increase in activity since last year.

For more information, visit the official Collegiate StarLeague website. Additional CSL updates can be found on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.

About Collegiate StarLeague

Collegiate StarLeague, a division of WorldGaming Network, is the world’s largest collegiate gaming league. Since 2009, it has awarded over $600,000 in scholarship money to student gamers from around the world. It has over 70,000 registered players across 1,800 + registered schools. For more information, visit www.cstarleague.com.

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