Asia

Find out all the latest news from the Asian esports industry here! From the newest partners in the LPL to what is happening to the Asian esports mobile landscape.

LCK Franchising 2021

Riot Games to implement long-term partnerships in LCK

Riot Games has announced that the League of Legends Champions Korea (LCK) will adopt a long-term partnership model in 2021. LCK will adopt the same model - which sees teams enter long-term partnerships with the...
Allan Phang EVOS Esports

Allan Phang boards EVOS Esports in marketing role

Allan Phang has joined Southeast Asian organisation EVOS Esports as its Regional Head of Marketing & PR. This move quickly follows Phang's departure as the head of  AirAsia Esports, the esports initiative...
DPL and CDA unite to host Dota 2 League

Chinese Dota 2 leagues join forces for DPL-CDA

Dota Professional League (DPL) and Chinese Dota 2 Professional Association (CDA) are set to join forces. The DPL-CDA has been formed to consolidate competitions after a substantial increase in Dota 2 tournaments has hit China....
Allan Phang AirAsia Esports

Allan Phang takes off from AirAsia Esports

Allan Phang has departed his leading role at AirAsia Esports, the esports initiative by Malaysian airline AirAsia. He started working on AirAsia Esports in September 2017 after working in other departments at the...
Fnatic Charity Tournament

Fnatic and Loco to host PUBG Mobile charity tournament

London-based organisation Fnatic has teamed up with Loco to organise #GamingForGood, a charity event for the Indian esports community. The PUBG Mobile event is an initiative devised to help those affected by...
More Labs Gen.G Partnership

Gen.G enters performance-based partnership with More Labs

Multinational organisation Gen.G has partnered with supplement brand More Labs to aid its Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team. The partnership is based around More Labs' new drink, Liquid Focus, a nootropic shot made...
Japan Government Esports Plans

Japanese government devises plan for esports expansion

The Government of Japan has announced plans to boost the economy through a major esports expansion, according to The Japan Times. The government is set to team up with the private sector...
Esports Partnerships and Sponsorships March 2020

Esports partnerships and sponsorships highlights for March 2020

Each and every month, dozens of partnerships and sponsorships are announced in esports. It’s hard to keep track of every development if you don’t follow Esports Insider religiously, but even then,...
AVANGAR Ceases Operations

AVANGAR ceases operations to focus on building esports venues

Kazakhstani organisation AVANGAR has ceased operations to concentrate on building esports venues in its home nation. The organisation announced the decision on April 1st through Twitter, though HLTV.org and Cybersport.ru have confirmed it's genuine. RELATED: Essendon...
Four new nations join International Esports Federation

Four more nations join International Esports Federation

The International Esports Federation (IESF) has announced that four more nations have joined as members: Colombia, Kazakhstan, Turkey, and Ukraine. The International Esports Federation, a South Korean-based non-profit organisation, was established in 2008....