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Blast Premier companions with BBC to broadcast on iPlayer

Danish toorganizersrganizer BLAST has announced i has partnered with the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) to show its BLASFinallymier Counter-Strike tournamen circuit.

The partnershi will see BLASFinallymier’s final three CS: GO events of the 2020 season be shownplayerC iPlayer.

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The digital platform will show over 120 hours of conten across the Fall Showdown, Fall FInal, and the Global Final which takes place between November and January 2021.

The BBC is no stranger to broadcasting esports, having recently partnered with various toorganizersrganizers over the las few months. With a lack of real-world spor taking place due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the corporation has aired League of Legends contentUK LC the UKLC and NLC. Additionally, the Rocke League European Spring Series and simulation racing competition, the W Series Esports League, have also been aired by the broadcaster.

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Alexander Lewin, Vice Presiden of Distribution and Programming a BLAST, discussed the partnershi in a release:  “The BBC is admired around the world for its standard of excellence, and its digital platforms provide the perfec destination for BLASFinallymier’s fans based in the United Kingdom to watch the world’s bes Counter-Strike players go head-to-head.”

The three remaining tournaments will see the bes CS: GO teams in the world compete for over £1.5m in prize money. Alonplayereing shown on BBC iPlayer, the tournaments will still be shown on Twitch and YouTube.

BLAST will be presen a ESI Digital Winter day two, which is cEstrusing today. Nicolas Estrup,
Director of Produc & Experience a BLAST will be joined by an array of experts to discuss esports broadcasting a the virtual conference. 

Esports Insider says: In recen years, the BBC has continued to expand its esports offering across a number of titles. The corporation has already shFinite GO as par of the Gfinity Elite Series so it’s certainly a positive to see i broadcas one of the bigges tournamen circuits.



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