Transforming the Future of Esports Gaming Technology
With industry-leading PC gaming innovations and unrivaled support for the esports ecosystem, Intel has fueled the progression of professional gaming — from the beginning.
Propelling the Growth of the Sport
Continuing a 15-year history, Intel is setting the pace as the technology leader in PC gaming and esports experiences — delivering world-class technology that pushes the boundaries of performance and supporting a growing ecosystem of key leagues, brands, and publishers.
Building Amazing Technology for Gaming
Intel is driving innovation for a thriving PC gaming market with technology advancements for the ecosystem of developers, leagues, and players — making the PC the place to play and create now and going forward.
Delivering World-Class Esports Experiences
With a strong history in pro gaming, Intel is well positioned to continue elevating esports experiences for mainstream audiences and key partners, including empowering diversity and inclusion initiatives like the Intel Challenge, AnyKey, and Fair Play Alliance.
Expanding Intel’s Stewardship
Intel continues to enable the esports ecosystem through high-touch partnerships that develop and scale new gaming usages, and with gamer-centric innovations for the PC — across CPU, GPU, and memory — to improve player capabilities and lower costs.
Intel has partnered with the leading esports leagues, brands, and publishers for nearly two decades, delivering end-to-end pro gaming solutions built on world-class technology that bring spectacular events to the world.
Electronic Sports League
Intel is the global technology partner of the Electronic Sports League (ESL), the world’s largest esports network and pioneer of competitive gaming. Founded in 2000, ESL operates high profile, international leagues, and events — all running on Intel.
The Intel® Grand Slam awards $1 million USD to the first team that wins four eligible CS:GO tournaments in a span of 10 events.
ESL National Championships
Intel supports local esports around the world through the ESL National Championships, encompassing many games and countries.
Brings 16 of the best teams in the game Counter-Strike: Global Offensive together for a large-scale tournament.
A circuit for aspiring Counter-Strike: Global Offensive teams to prove themselves as world-class teams.
Intel World Open
Intel, a leader in gaming technology, presents the Intel World Open, a global esports tournament ahead of the Olympic Games.
With support from the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Intel will host and showcase the best players and teams in the world, featuring Capcom’s “Street Fighter V” and Psyonix’s “Rocket League”. The Intel World Open brings the excitement and influence of esports to the world’s stage.
Intel Inspires, provides unprecedented opportunities for the next generation of gamers in Fortnite, League of Legends, and Rocket League.
Each player will have exposure to colleges, universities and industry professionals. The connections forged at Intel Inspires may lead to valuable industry relationships and to university and college scholarships.
Since its founding in 2013, the LPL* has been the premier League of Legends* competition in China. Powered by Intel, the league delivers world-class esports experiences to players and fans around the world.
In 2023, Intel sponsors Valorant Master in China.
Powered by Intel, the league delivers world-class esports experiences to players and fans around the world.