The much anticipated new CS:GO competition ELEAGUE debuted last week and hit a total viewership of 509,000 on a primetime Friday night slot.

It was broadcast on TBS and internationally via local networks throughout Europe, South East Asia and Latin America as well as via Huamao in China and Starladder in Russia.

During the debut week of the competition the ELEAGUE social media accounts hit over 27 million impressions on Facebook and Twitter, with over 710 million impressions on the ELEAGUE in general.

Also impressively it was the second most discussed programme on Friday night on Twitter. It was also the most watched channel on Twitch with over 4.3 million video starts over the first four days of the competition.

This week sees Group B teams including Ninjas in Pyjamas, OpTic Gaming, Selfless Gaming and G2 Esports fight it out for a place in the finals.