BLAST has entered an unique deal with Winstrike for the CIS broadcast and sponsorship rights of BLAST Premier.

The deal sees Winstrike safe the broadcast rights within the CIS area for the BLAST Premier, a brand new competitors that boasts a complete prize pool of $four.25 million (£three.four million) for 2020.

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Winstrike will broadcast BLAST Premier on tv, on-line, and throughout theatrical platforms with its protection of the BLAST Premier 2020 within the CIS area. The deal additionally grants the company with unique sponsorship, betting, and advertising rights within the area.

Robbie Douek, CEO of BLAST commented on the settlement in a launch: “We are very glad with this new broadcast settlement and to broaden our partnership with Winstrike. We had an important partnership with Winstrike throughout BLAST Pro Series Moscow in September and we’re trying very a lot ahead to increasing our presence in CIS with BLAST Premier in 2020.

“This deal further cements BLAST as the go-to proposition for broadcasters, sponsors and fans across the esports world. Some of the best players and most engaged fans come from the CIS region and we are delighted to be able to bring them more Counter-Strike and more engaging content.”

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This deal is a continuation of a earlier partnership between BLAST and Winstrike, having beforehand co-produced BLAST Pro Series Moscow in September. Winstrike dealt with native and regional manufacturing for the occasion.

Lina Komkova, CEO of Winstrike Agency additionally weighed in on the deal: “We are thrilled to step into a new phase of partnership with BLAST. After having BLAST Pro Series in Moscow in 2019 which was a huge success, this step is a logical evolution of our relationships into strategic partnership covering media rights for Russian broadcast and content in CIS market for the whole BLAST Premier in 2020 as well as expansion of BLAST license aimed at development of CIS market for BLAST through regional championships and other possible products under BLAST IP.”

TV 2 Denmark renewed its licensing deal with BLAST earlier this month to see it purchase the unique Danish broadcast rights for BLAST Premier.

Esports Insider says: Considering the events are working collectively once more following Moscow, Winstrike has seemingly confirmed itself worthy of solely dealing with the broadcasting and advertising for BLAST Premier within the CIS area. BLAST is rapidly securing offers internationally forward of the competitors’s arrival, we count on extra to come back quickly!

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