Abios

Kambi Group acquires esports data firm Abios for up to £22m

Sports betting service provider Kambi Group has announced the acquisition of esports data and technology company Abios for SEK150m (~£12.57m) in cash. In addition, up to SEK120m (~£10.05m) will be paid in...
Samson Oh, CEO of Gosu Gamers | ESI Focus

VIDEO: Samson Oh on why data is integral to fan engagement | ESI Focus

Fan engagement has become a central topic in esports over the last 12-24 months as organisations and publishers look to connect with their fan bases on a deeper level. However, to...

Modelling Counter-Strike with Bayesian updating

From our sponsor: Bayes Esports In this piece, Darina Goldin, Director of Data Science at Bayes Esports, details how Bayes analyses CS:GO odds automatically using the Bayesian Updating method. Esports analytics has gained...

LEC unveils SAP as latest partner for 2021

The League of Legends European Championship (LEC) has entered a data partnership with German software corporation SAP for the 2021 Summer Playoffs. As part of the deal, SAP will collaborate with the LEC stats...
VIDEO: Esports data does what sports data doesn't with Chris King | ESI Focus

VIDEO: GRID Esports on why esports data does what sports data doesn’t | ESI...

Data collection in traditional sports is burdened by the constraints of messy manual processes, whereas esports data collection happens natively and automatically. But when every little thing can be measured in...
OG Esports x Shikenso Analytics

OG Esports unveils Shikenso Analytics as latest partner

European esports organisation OG Esports has announced a partnership with German IT company Shikenso Analytics. As a result of the deal, the analytics company will be able to provide an in-depth analysis of the...
TEAMS GG

TEAMS.gg expands matchmaking services to VALORANT

UK-based gaming matchmaker TEAMS.gg has expanded its service to include Riot Games's first-person shooter VALORANT. TEAMS.GG uses statistics and surveys to match players together in an attempt to provide more enjoyable team...
Malta Vibes 2021 Announcement

GRID secures data rights deal for Malta Vibes events

Data platform GRID Esports has announced a partnership with tournament organiser Eden Esports for the Malta Vibes Knockout Series. The online CS:GO series features a total of six single-elimination tournaments for teams...
KC Pioneers x Zoomph

KC Pioneers enters strategic partnership with Zoomph

Missouri-based esports organisation Kansas City Pioneers has partnered with social media analytics firm Zoomph. Through this partnership, the KC Pioneers will gain access to audience insights, logo detection, social analytics, and sponsorship tracking to...
Esports Viewership June

Esports viewership breakdown with Esports Charts: June 2021

Every month ESI, in collaboration with Esports Charts, delves into the world of esports viewership to highlight what audiences are currently watching, along with other emerging trends in the industry. June’s viewership...