This week in esports

This week in esports: Overwatch League, Caffeine, Champion, OpTic Gaming

Another week, another round of big developments in the industry! This week in esports has a variety of interesting stories, from OpTic Gaming entering the Brazilian market to Overwatch League completing...

ESI Gambling Report: FACEIT London Major heats up early

The FACEIT Major touched down in London a few days ago, but it hasn’t taken long for the highly-anticipated tournament to heat up. Only eight of the sixteen teams competing in the...

Quan Zheng Xian appointed as CMO at PUBG Corp

Quan Zheng Xian, former head of esports for Riot Games Korea joined PUBG Corp as the new chief marketing officer. This year, Bluehole through its subsidiary PUBG Corp, announced a five-year plan...
OpTic Gaming Brasil

OpTic Gaming announces expansion into Brazil

North American esports organisation OpTic Gaming is continuing on its quest of expanding globally by entering the Brazilian scene. Announcing the news on Twitter, OpTic Gaming has signed a Brazilian Counter-Strike: Global...
Team Dignitas Champion

Team Dignitas enters multi-year partnership with Champion

International esports organisation Team Dignitas has entered a multi-year partnership with American sportswear manufacturer Champion. As part of this deal, Champion will become the official jersey, casual wear and athletic wear provider...

ESI London 2018 Preview: League and event operators – The unsung heroes of esports

As esports spectators we, on the outside, see the finished product of months of preparation for one single event practically every weekend throughout the year. What a great many of us...

Scythe Esports announce the Beard Club as first sponsor

Scythe Esports introduced the Beard Club as its new sponsor through a press release. The North American team announced its first non-endemic sponsor, the Beard Club. Scythe is an up and coming...

McLaren teams up to bring competition to Bahrain region

Bahrain-based TIG Holding and UK-based motorsport agency MPA Creative along with McLaren Esports have announced a partnership to bring esports competitions to the Bahrain Arabic region. The partnership will work to promote...

Fnatic opens bar for EU LCS Summer Split Finals

European esports organisation Fnatic announced the opening of a "pop-up" bar to host viewing parties for fans of its League of Legends team during the League Championship Series Summer Split Finals...

Overwatch League completes expansion, adds Vancouver and Chengdu

According to sources close to ESPN, Activision Blizzard has finalized the last two franchises coming into the second season of the Overwatch League. The two teams will reportedly be placed in...