BTS and Epic Esports Events expand cooperation on media rights to broadcast tournaments for 2022

Tournament operators Epic Esports Events and Beyond the Summit are expanding cooperation in the field of broadcasting Dota 2 esports competitions.

As part of the new agreement, operators will be able to exchange media rights for the airwaves of all their tournaments. RuHub Studio will cover the Beyond the Summit tournaments in Russian, Beyond the Summit will broadcast Epic Esports Events competitions in English, including the Dota 2 Champions League Season 6 matches from January 2022.

David Parker, Product Director at Beyond the Summit:

“We are excited to work with EEE for the 2022 Dota 2 season. This partnership sets us up to succeed in growing the audience and viewership of our events to the Russian speaking community. The CIS region has seen huge growth and success over the past year and we can’t wait to broadcast EEE events to our English speaking fans as well.”

Mark Averbukh, CEO of Epic Esports Events:

“We welcome the expansion of partnerships with colleagues from Beyond the Summit and we are confident that this partnership will allow us to attract even more attention to English-speaking audiences!”

Nikolay Petrossian, Head of RuHub Studio:

“This case once again confirms that the synergy between EEE and RuHub allows us to give new dynamics to the development of our business, turning into an additional competitive advantage in the market. I am sure that all parties to the agreement will be satisfied with the  partnership results.”

Earlier, the companies announced that they would exchange media channels for broadcasts within the Dota Pro Circuit tournament series of the 2021/22 season for Southeast Asia and Eastern Europe. Beyond the Summit plans to cover the matches of the Eastern Europe DPC tournament in English, and the broadcast of the Southeast Asian League in Russian will be conducted by RuHub Studio.


Beyond the Summit

is a beloved esports tournament organizer, content creator, and broadcast studio headquartered in Los Angeles, California. BTS is a world-class esports studio, producing 12+ Summit-style tournaments every year that reach millions of viewers around the globe. Beyond the Summit is most recognized for its unique blend of premium production value and grassroots vibes. 

Epic Esports Events (EEE)

is Russian largest esports tournaments operator. The only Russian company whose two tournaments have received the official status of “Major” and have become stages of the Dota 2 World Championship.

Epic Esports Events has been holding a series of EPICENTER tournaments among the world’s strongest esports players in Moscow and St. Petersburg since 2016. EPICENTER competitions are watched by tens of millions of viewers around the world, stadiums gather for the finals, and the organizers have repeatedly been awarded the prestigious EUBEA, Eventex, MarSpo, BISPO, BEMA, and Sport Leaders Awards.

Thanks to the experience of creating the largest esports events in the CIS, Epic Esports Events is trusted to organize premium tournaments for brands: MegaFon Winter Clash, Adrenaline Cyber League, KFC Battle, Parimatch League, and others. Each of them will be remembered by fans for a long time with bright shows and the highest level of organization.

Epic Esports Events helps gaming companies promote their products and increase the number of users. The tournament operator works with international and Russian titles, organizing individual esports tournaments or building entire competitive systems at the publisher’s request.

RuHub

is a key producer of media content for the esports audience and the largest Russian-language studio in the world. The studio consists of leading analysts and CIS esports commentators who officially cover the largest tournaments from Valve, including The International, in Russian. RuHub is part of ESforce Holding.

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