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Justin.tv and ESL sign distribution deal

Twitch.tv to broadcast ESL gaming tournaments

Live streaming site Justin.tv has signed a deal with e-sports brand ESL to show video game tournaments on its gaming spin-off site Twitch.tv.

ESL runs regular tournaments including the ESL Pro Series, ASUS European Nations Championships and the Intel Extreme Masters, which took place this week at the Comic Con in New York.

Twitch.tv launched as a separate website in June and currently has around 10 million monthly unique visitors. The site recently hired pro-gamers Marcus "djWHEAT" Graham and Marcus "djWHEAT" Graham to its executive team.

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