The United Kingdom satellite tv channel XLEAGUE.TV broadcast esports competitions from 2007 to 2009. The online esports only channel ESL TV briefly attempted a paid television mannequin renamed GIGA II from June 2006 to autumn 2007.
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The French channel Game One broadcast esports matches in a present called Arena Online for the Xfire Trophy. The United States channel ESPN hosted Madden NFL competitions in a present known as Madden Nation from 2005 to 2008. DirecTV broadcast the Championship Gaming Series tournament for two seasons in 2007 and 2008. CBS aired prerecorded footage of the 2007 World Series of Video Games tournament that was held in Louisville, Kentucky.
- Teams will play a number of games throughout a season as to vie for prime positioning within the league by the tip of that season.
- In August 2018, The International 2018, Valve’s annual premier Dota 2 tournament, was held and