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2014 Job Postings

by WellPlayed - Sep 29, 2014
We are recruiting! Project manager, graphic designer, live producer, YouTube manager, video editor, animator and more.
WellPlayed is looking for volunteers to expand our team.
The 16 teams that will compete in CLG Premier Series by WellPlayed Productions have been announced. Four teams per group, with the top 2 from each group advancing to bracket stage. Action starts Jan 28th at 5pm PST!
The CLG Premier Series has its prize pool seriously improved. Teams will now compete to for a qualifying spot in IPL6 at Las Vegas as well as a $5,000 prize pool.
The Ladder Deadline to qualify for the CLG Premier Series has been extended to Jan 16th at 11:59PM. Register your team and climb the ladder to compete for the $10,000 prize pool.

CLG Premier Series

by WellPlayed - Dec 28, 2012
WellPlayed is proud to announce our partnership with Counter Logic Gaming to bring you a new online League of Legends tournament: the CLG Premier Series.
Firsthand notes from an observant spectator.
There were a few looks of confusion inside Pluckers Wing Bar at the University of Texas as patrons expecting to watch baseball and basketball were treated to a new sport, StarCraft II.
The Lone Star Clash, held at the University of Texas in Austin, was created by the student organization, Texas E-Sports Association (TeSPA).
In the spirit of December, which for most of the world is a time to be charitable and help others in need. WellPlayed had a chance to interview Patrick Buckley, also known as Drogith in the eSports community, who is owner and organizer of the New England
With Dota 2 and CS:GO on the horizon, Valve is now making a more focused effort on entering the eSports scene, which, given their history, is an incredibly thrilling prospect. Who better to discuss the matter with than Gabe Newell, co-founder of Valve, an
There are few things as fun as hanging out on a Sunday afternoon with a pizza, some beer, and a group of friends watching your favorite team play an important match in whatever sport you and your friends most enjoy. And that’s pretty easy to do if you and
September’s over and October is well upon us, which means it’s time to start thinking about the next installment of perhaps one of the best eSports competitions around: Major League Gaming. The next event is taking place next week in Orlando, Florida, and
As StarCraft II continues to grow in popularity, we are going to see a huge influx of press and media coverage intent on weighing in on this new oddity. There will be articles and blogs and blurbs and clips – each and every one giving their two cents on t

Why Do We Watch?

by WellPlayed - Sep 22, 2011
What is it about sports like football, soccer, and basketball that draws hundreds of thousands of people to watch the games on a weekly basis while others like judo, gymnastics, and water polo get few viewers unless, perhaps, it is during the Olympics? Wh
WellPlayed Productions is pleased to present "StarCraft 2: Year One," a retrospective look at the first year of StarCraft II from the perspective of progamers and eSports personalities who have been first-hand witnesses to the growth of StarCraft II since
Let’s face it – we’re results-oriented people. What’s more, we are short-term results-oriented people. Many of us have played hundreds of games of StarCraft II since its release, so it’s nearly impossible and, more importantly, insignificant for us to rem
Origins In the south of France lies a city called Arles. Till recently, Arles was best known as the residence of one of the greatest artists our race has seen – Vincent Van Gogh. Another artist was born on the 20th of March, 1985 in the same city.
Have you ever been bored? I don't mean bored in the casual there's-nothing-on-TV kind of way, but at a general loss for stimulation: a feeling that you're not being pushed and motivated as thoroughly as you can be. A listlessness pertaining to your int
Some people rate companies by how well their stock is doing, others by the number of employees or the net worth of the company. Recently, however, a new metric has been introduced which will remove any doubt as to where each company falls with respect