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ESL signs two-year exclusive rights agreement with Huya

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Esports event organiser ESL has announced an exclusive media rights agreement with Chinese live streaming platform Huya.

The renewed agreement will span two years. Exclusive broadcast rights within the deal will include ESL’s Dota 2 and Mobile ecosystems, as well as its ESL Pro Tour for CS:GO and StarCraft II. Huya will cover tournaments in standard Mandarin and other Chinese dialects.

Image credit: ESL / Huya

The deal comes as an expansion to the July 2020 deal between the two firms, which saw Huya acquire the rights to ESL’s CS:GO and Dota 2 events.