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First wave of ESL One Frankfurt 2014 Early Bird tickets go on sale today

Ticket sales begin for Dota 2 eSports competition in World Cup football stadium - Grab a ticket for two-days of some of the worlds best Dota 2 action - Watch eight teams fight for a US$150,000 prize pool

COLOGNE, 28th February 2014 - The first wave of ESL One Frankfurt 2014 Early Bird tickets go on sale today (1800 CET / 1200 ET) for those wanting to be a part of the Dota 2 tournament series in the Commerzbank-Arena. Set over two days, the tournament will see eight of the best Dota 2 teams battle it out for US$150,000 in prize money in the iconic football stadium in South Western Germany.

Three different types of tickets are available for purchase: Weekend Tickets will grant access to both days of the competition (28th and 29th June) and are priced at €29.90. - Alternatively, for those only wanting to visit on one day, a Single Day Ticket (€18.90) is also available. Premium Tickets (€149.90) will not only grant access to the event on both days of competition but will also offer comfortable seating in the access restricted area near the Team VIP boxes. Additionally food and drink will be free of charge for Premium Ticket holders who will also receive an ESL One Goodie Bag, Dota 2 Ingame Item Bundle and more!

More information concerning the event, ticketing and travel can be found over on http://www.esl-one.com where tickets can also be bought.

About ESL One

In ESL One, teams and players from all over the world compete in an eSports tournament unlike any other. Featuring the games Dota 2, Counter-Strike Global Offensive and Battlefield 4, ESL One gives out hundreds of thousands in prize money every year. With events taking place in sports stadiums all over the world, 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.

About ESL

ESL is the world's largest eSports company leading the industry in raising eSport production and audience levels to those of mainstream sports. With offices in Germany, Russia, France, Poland, Italy, Russia, China and the USA, it has a true global footprint. Aided by two daughter companies in the form of ESL.TV and ESL.Tech, Turtle Entertainment & ESL create products that cover the entire eSports spectrum. This includes high profile international and national leagues and tournaments such as the Intel Extreme Masters, ESL Major Series, ESL Pro Series, Starcraft II World Championship Series, Wargaming.net League Europe as well as grassroots amateur cups, leagues and matchmaking systems. From its six state of the art event and production studios with a total of 1.000 m² it runs daily broadcasts of a multitude of leagues and games, while its mobile production team hosts massive offline tournaments in large stadiums and trade fairs around the world. With nearly one million attendees in its last Intel Extreme Masters season and tens of millions more watching over streams and video at home it has been increasingly successful in its ambition to deliver amazing gaming experiences and to convey the thrill, emotions and excitement of competing and performing at the highest level.

About Dota 2®

Dota 2®, released in 2013, is an Action RTS (Real Time Strategy) game from developer, Valve Software. Acting as a stand-alone sequel to Defense of the Ancients, the computer game combines action and strategy in an exciting fantasy world. Players pick from a pool of over a hundred heroes, forming two teams of five players. Actively played by millions of individuals, the game continues to grow and excite the gaming community.


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