Wings Gaming enters Guinness World Records

Thanks to its victory at this year's Dota 2 The International, Wings Gaming has entered the Guinness World Records for recording the largest esports prize win to date.  The mostly crowdfunded sum,...

Former NBA player Stephen Malbury will entering esports

Stephen Marbury teased his own esports plans on the Weibo network this week.   Marbury currently lives in China and plays for the Beijing Ducks, but is best known globally for his...

Console esports boost – ESL to power up PS4 competitive gaming

In a big win for console esports supporters ESL has announced today that it will integrate ESL competitive gaming systems and technology into the new 'Tournaments' feature on PlayStation 4 (PS4™)...

Yamzu selected for BDL Accelerate in Lebanon

Swedish based startup firm, Yamzu, has revealed that it has been selected to participate in the upcoming global startup competition BDL Accelerate that takes place in Beirut, Lebanon from November 2nd...

StarCraft ProLeague ends after 14 years

The Korean e-Sports Association (KeSPA) announced yesterday that it will close down the StarCraft ProLeague, the world's first pro esports team league, which ran for 14 seasons.  Sadly this has also seen five of...

WCA launches tri-nation CS:GO tournament

An announcement came yesterday from the Chinese tournament organiser World Cyber Arena, that they will be launching a new tournament. The event, set to be taking place during the 12-18th October...

Mars Dota 2 League to kick off the new Dota 2 season

The dust has settled on the tumultuous post-International period in Dota 2. Valve's annual flagship event in Seattle marks the end of a season in the Dota 2 world as teams chop and change...

Nintendo: esports, Pokémon and ESL

Nintendo is making some serious investments into esports via its flagship brand of Pokémon. It has been reported that Pokémon Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby, the latest releases, alongside collectible card game Pokémon Trading Card...

Wings wins TI6 & biggest cash prize in esports

The winners of TI6 Wings Gaming has earned itself the biggest prize in esports history to the tune of $9.1m (£7m) after beating North American side Digital Chaos in the final. The...

Events

Manchester next on the menu as ESI Winter Forum sells out

The return of the Esports Insider Forum Series has officially SOLD OUT ahead of next week's event. 140 attendees will grace the Grosvenor Casino, The Victoria, London...