NA LCS roundup: teams officially confirm entry

It's been a long time coming, but amidst the dramatic hubbub of a crazy start to the transfer window, North American LCS teams have been making official statements on their bids...

Esports Life to launch on November 30th allowing players to “become an esports star”

U-Play Online is set to release "Esports Life", an esports simulator in which players are able to assume the role of an amateur video games enthusiast with the ultimate aim of...

Vorsprung durch Astralis (noch einmal) as Audi pen permanent jersey deal

Following an initial "pilot case" shirt sponsorship in January, Astralis and Audi are back together: this time with a permanent deal.  The deal in January was a three month pilot case which...
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Golden State Warriors unveil Hunter Leigh as head of esports

The Golden State Warriors esports arm has named Hunter Leigh as its head of esports.  It comes after the NBA Championship team were confirmed as an partner in Riot Games' new North...
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Rick Fox’s Echo Fox confirm North American LCS franchise spot

Echo Fox, the esports organisation with roots in the FGC has confirmed it has secured one of ten North American League of Legends Championship Series ("NALCS") spots in the new permanent...

Immortals release statement confirming exclusion from the LCS

Immortals has confirmed that it will not feature in the LCS going forward having not been accepted into Riot Games' North American League Championship Series permanent partnership system.  When the news broke...

Esports Insider Careers Series – Isabel Davies – a legal perspective

Welcome to the first proper piece of the Esports Insider Careers Series. After I gave a brief introduction to my own personal background in what probably comes across as an extensive...
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League of Legends NA LCS team names revealed ahead of first franchised season

Three NBA teams were accepted into the newly-franchised North American League of Legends Championship Series league back in October. This week, the names for the incumbent NBA organisations have been revealed.  The...
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G2 Esports announce global partnership with Logitech G

G2 Esports have today announced a global partnership with Logitech G, the gaming brand of Logitech International. The deal, which was published on both G2's website and Logitech's own blog, will see the...
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Australia’s first Esports High Performance Centre launches at the Sydney Cricket Ground

Australia’s first “Esports High Performance Centre” has been launched at the Sydney Cricket Ground. The centre will play host to League of Legends Oceania champions LG Dire Wolves as well as...

Events

ESL Arena Wacken to take place at Wacken Open Air 2018

ESL is working in collaboration with ICS, the organiser of the Wacken Open Air festival, to launch ESL Arena Wacken - an event that'll...