ESL Impact League S1 becomes the most popular women's tournament in CS:GO history

The recently concluded ESL Impact League Season 1 has become the most popular event among all women's team competitions in the history of the professional CS:GO scene, according to the analytical service Esports Charts.

ESL Impact League Season 1 reached the mark of 105,850 peak viewers, recorded during the semifinal between FURIA fe and CLG Red. The previous record for women's tournaments was set in November last year at Gamer Club Masters Feminina IV, with the peak concurrent viewers amounting to 45,716.  

The Esports Charts analysts note that the credit for such high attention to the concluded LAN goes to the Brazilian streamer Alexandre "⁠gAuLeS⁠" Chiqueta, his American colleague Erik "fl0m" Flom, as well as raids from the main ESL channel, which broadcasted IEM Dallas 2022.

ESL Impact League Season 1 turned out to be statistically successful not only in CS:GO but among female teams in all esports disciplines. The tournament’s peak viewers is second only to the Indonesian Mobile Legends: Bang Bang events, which are very popular in the region and gather up to 390K viewers.

ESL Impact League Season 1 Finals took place from June 3 to 5 in the USA and ended with the victory of Nigma Galaxy. The champions brought back home $50,000 from a total prize pool of $123,000.