MSG Co. Acquires CLG

The Madison Square Garden Company is diving into the world of esports as the company has purchased a controlling stake in Counter Logic Gaming, an organization which wields teams for League of Legends, Counter Strike: Global Offensive, Overwatch and different versions of Super Smash Bros.

Madison Square Garden Company
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The terms of the deal were not disclosed. 
MSG’s first foray into esports was in 2015, when the flagship NYC venue hosted the North American League of Legends summer finals of its Championship Series, which was ultimately won by CLG. 
“The sport now stands on the verge of enormous change, which we believe has the potential to generate significant growth,” David O’Connor, President and CEO of The Madison Square Garden Company said on a statement. “We are thrilled to be taking this next step with CLG … and we look forward to collaborating with these influential trailblazers to build their brand in New York.”