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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.

TJ Sports opens LPL franchise slot bids for 2020

At the Tencent Global Esports Annual Summit in the Hainan Boao Asia International Conference Center,  TJ Sports spoke about the past and future of its League of Legends series, the LPL. At the...
Cyberport Digital Entertainment Leadership Forum

Cyberport to host Digital Entertainment Leadership Forum

Over July 16-18th, Cyberport will host Hong Kong's first international conference that focuses solely on esports. Hosting esteemed and recognisable figures from the industry across Japan, Korea, United Kingdom, United States, and...

Gen.G partner with Elite Open School for Gen.G Elite Esports Academy

Korean esports organisation Gen.G has announced a new partnership with Elite Open School, a global education company. As part of the partnership, the two will open a professional esports academy Gen.G...
Team Liquid HUYA

Team Liquid makes HUYA its Chinese streaming partner

Netherlands-based esports organisation Team Liquid has partnered with Chinese content platform HUYA. The deal will see select players live stream on the platform in aid of connecting with the organisation's audience in China. Players...
PUBG Nations Cup Announced

PUBG Corp. to host $500K Nations Cup in Seoul

PUBG Corp. has announced PUBG Nations Cup, a global event that will be hosted in Seoul, South Korea. Taking place on August 9-11th, 16 national teams will compete for a total prize...
Rainbow Six Pro League Predator

Ubisoft adds Predator as Rainbow Six Esports sponsor

Ubisoft has appointed Acer's Predator brand as the official PC and monitor sponsor of the upcoming Rainbow Six Pro League. The deal also covers the forthcoming Majors and involves co-branding and co-promotion...

TJ Sports launches Asia’s largest esports broadcast centre

League of Legends Pro League 2019 organiser, TJ Sports has launched Asia's largest esports live broadcast centre. Since the implementation of the home and away format, LPL teams have established six home...

Esport 8 International announces Esports Summer Camp 2019

Esport 8 International has announced Esports Summer Camp 2019, its League of Legends training camp in China. The 11-day camp is open to both individuals and teams looking to improve their game skill...
John Needham Riot Games

Riot Games names John Needham as Global Head of LoL Esports

Riot Games has appointed John Needham as its new Global Head of League of Legends esports. Before his new role, Needham was the Managing Director of Europe and North America at Riot...

Clash Royale player dealt 12 month ban for cheating by ESIC

Clash Royale player, Jimit ‘Jimit’ Bhatt, has been dealt a 12-month ban by the Esports Integrity Coalition (ESIC) for cheating. According to a statement released by ESIC, Bhatt was found guilty of...

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Blizzard eye Overwatch League expansion in second season

Blizzard has revealed that it will be looking to expand the Overwatch League later this year with the second season. A representative from Blizzard confirmed...