Years of hard work and dedication has paid off for UK esports organisation Endpoint, who have reached the big leagues of CSGO.
They have qualified for Season 13 of the ESL Pro League and will face the likes of Fnatic, G2, Astralis, Team Liquid and more when the tournament gets underway in March 2021.
Endpoint defeated German side Sprout in Season 35 of the ESEA CSGO Mountain Dew League yesterday, advancing them to the ESL Pro League.
Endpoint finished 5th in the regular season of the MDL to reach the playoffs.
In the quarter finals they went up against Team Secret and beat them 2-1.
Endpoint then beat Nexus Gaming 2-0 in the upper bracket semi final and Saw 2-1 in the upper bracket final.
Endpoint defeated Sprout 3-2 in the grand final to win the ESEA MDL and reach the promised land of the ESL Pro League.
Their achievement comes two weeks after Endpoint was awarded Organisation of the Year at the 2020 UK Esports Awards.
Endpoint have won a string of ESL UK & Ireland Premierships over the past few years.
Two months ago, British CSGO player Thomas ‘Thomas’ Utting left Endpoint to join Team Envy, prompting the org to bring Israeli player Shahar ‘flameZ’ Shushan on board.
Other players on Endpoint’s CSGO roster include Brits Kia ‘Surreal’ Man and Max ‘MiGHTYMAX’ Heath, Dutch player Joey ‘CRUC1AL’ Steusel and Swede Robin ‘robiin’ Sjögren. Their coach is Ross ‘RossR’ Rooney from Ireland.
Endpoint have had several UK players represent them over the years, including smooya, Luzuh, pickles, Esio, Immi and more.
Dom is an award-winning writer who graduated from Bournemouth University with a 2:1 degree in Multi-Media Journalism in 2007.
As a long-time gamer having first picked up the NES controller in the late ’80s, he has written for a range of publications including GamesTM, Nintendo Official Magazine, industry publication MCV as well as Riot Games and others. He worked as head of content for the British Esports Association up until February 2021, when he stepped back to work full-time on Esports News UK and as an esports consultant helping brands and businesses better understand the industry.