This Week in esports

This week in esports: Infinite, eSuperliga, PUBG, Betway & NiP

This week in esports has seen PUBG Corp. start to roll out its regional Pro Leagues, the announcement of a Danish eSuperliga, and unfortunate staff cuts at Infinite Esports and Entertainment. We...

Former NBA player Chris Bosh joins Gen.G as Advisor

Esports organisation, Gen.G have announced the addition of former Miami Heat NBA player Chris Bosh as Player Management Advisor for all teams. Gen.G owns and operates Overwatch League team, Seoul Dynasty, and hold...
ELEAGUE Riot Games Esports 101

ELEAGUE, Riot Games partner for one-hour televised feature show

Turner and IMG's esports tournament brand ELEAGUE has partnered with Riot Games to produce a one-hour feature show on League of Legends. The special, titled ELEAGUE's Esports 101: League of Legends, will premiere on October...
New York Excelsior

New York Excelsior hires Mike Sepso, Co-founder of MLG

Overwatch League franchise New York Excelsior (NYXL) has hired Mike Sepso, Co-founder of Major League Gaming (MLG) and former Senior Vice President at Activision Blizzard. Sepso is now a Strategic Partner of the...

Manchester City partner with Epsilon eSports for Gfinity Elite Series

English Premier League champions Manchester City has announced they will partner with esports organisation Epsilon eSports for the FIFA portion of the upcoming Gfinity Elite Series. As part of the partnership, Manchester...

Fimalac, Matthieu Dallon launch venture capital fund Trust Esports

Fimalac and Matthieu Dallon have partnered to create Trust Esports, the first French venture capital fund for esports startups. The fund will aim to support between 10 to 12 innovative esports businesses...

Infinite Esports and Entertainment culls staff

Infinite Esports and Entertainment, the holding company for OpTic Gaming, is currently undergoing a staff restructuring - laying off 19 members of staff as well as its president, Chris Chaney. He remains an...

epic.LAN partner with Scan and ASUS as retail and hardware partners

epic.LAN has announced Scan and ASUS as their official retail and hardware partners for the next 12 months. epic.LAN will use the partnership to bring major improvements for future epic.LAN events. As...

WODuels launches player v player wager platform

WODuels announced the launch for its wager platform which features player v player competitive duels for real-money. The announcement states the platform has advanced matchmaking and a zero-tolerance cheating policy.  Duels are done...
National PUBG League Arena

PUBG Corp., OGN team for National PUBG League

PUBG Corp. has partnered with esports network OGN to launch the first official North American PUBG league, the National PUBG League (NPL). OGN was the broadcaster for the League of Legends Champions Korea...

Events

AirAsia becomes official airline partner of WESG Asean

AirAsia has entered a deal with the World Electronic Sports Games (WESG) Asean that will see it become the official airline partner of the championship. This...