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ESL UK Announces Landmark Bootcamp for UK Teams Impulse and Endpoint Gaming

Press Release   •   Jan 25, 2017 11:00 GMT

ESL UK establish a more active presence in the development of the UK Esports Community with ground-breaking three-day CS:GO bootcamp.

ESL UK are pleased to announce that Team Endpoint and Team Impulse, two ESL Premiership organisations, have been awarded the chance to attend a three day, all-expenses-paid bootcamp to develop their skills and cohesion as developing professional teams.

Both teams will attend from the third to the sixth of February this year, competing in their ESL Premiership games live from the studio, before spending two full days bootcamping as teams and with each other. 

Will Attwood, Product Manager for the ESL Premiership, said on behalf of the Premiership team: "We’re incredibly pleased to be able to offer this kind of opportunity to the best and brightest teams in the United Kingdom. Developing the skill and cohesion of esports teams in the United Kingdom is paramount to the transition from semi-professional to full-time professional. We’re excited to be part of this journey with both Endpoint and Impulse. We look forward to finding new ways to support the growth of esports in the United Kingdom as move forward through 2017."

Adam Jessop, CEO of Team Endpoint, had this to say: "Having the opportunity to bootcamp at the ESL studio is a great chance for the team to continue working on their progression. Whilst the majority of the team were in attendance at Insomnia 59, it's the first time they will have met up together offline with our newest addition, George 'HudzG' Hoskins. We are proud to be a part of this seasons ESL UK & Ireland Premiership, and playing our game under the studio lights will provide the team with additional focus and experience."

Lewis James, of Impulse Gaming, said: "At Impulse Gaming we are always trying to provide the best opportunities for our players to support them in the scene, thanks to ESL for inviting us to their upcoming bootcamp our players are again able to experience even more. Thank You."

ESL is the world's largest esports company, leading the industry across various games with numerous online and offline competitions. It operates high profile, branded international and national leagues and tournaments such as the Intel® Extreme Masters, ESL One, ESL Pro Series, StarCraft® II World Championship Series, as well as grassroots amateur cups, leagues and matchmaking systems. ESL covers a broad field of services in gaming technology, event management, advertising and TV production, fully catering to the needs of the esport’s ecosystem. With offices in Germany, UK, Russia, France, Poland, Spain, China, Australia, North America and partners in many other countries, it has a truly global footprint.