GAME announce fourth UK Masters season with £30,000 in prizes

The video game retailer GAME, who bought esports event company Multiplay in 2015, have announced the fourth season of their UK Masters esports tournament. This time they're offering £30,000 in prizes...
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ESEA announce teams for S24 Mountain Dew League Global Challenge

The North-American based tournament operator ESEA have announced the eight teams set for their Global Challenge LAN event in May. The tournament, sponsored by PepsiCo brand Mountain Dew, offers up a...
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BITKRAFT launches the first dedicated global venture fund for esports

Led by Jens Hilgers, BITKRAFT Esports Ventures, an early stage investor and incubator exclusively focused on esports, has launched the world’s first esports specific fund.  The group is based in Berlin and...
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Team Liquid renews its partnership with Twitch

It was announced yesterday that esports juggernaut Team Liquid has renewed its partnership with Twitch, the world's largest streaming site. https://twitter.com/TeamLiquid/status/857295968777187328 Team Liquid join the ranks of TSM, Cloud9 and Evil Geniuses in...

Unikrn to acquire casino focused esports company LEET

Esports only bookmaker Unikrn has revealed that it has moved to acquire LEET.  LEET works with casinos primarily in Las Vegas but elsewhere too. The company is focused on helping them to run their...

Millennial Esports to acquire Stream Hatchet

Millennial Esports has announced it will acquire Stream Hatchet as they look to expand their esports offering. The deal will see Millennial Esports issue 2,951,973 common shares of Millennial Esports at an issuance...

Moritz Maurer – Genius Sports – Protecting integrity and unlocking data with FACEIT

In early April, Genius Sports announced a partnership with gaming platform provider and creators of the Esports Championship Series (ECS), FACEIT. The partnership got underway with Season 3 of the ECS on April...

SK Gaming partner with Lagardère Sports

The latest team to partner with Lagardère Sports are the winners of the cs_summit SK Gaming.  The win coupled with this announcement mean it's been quite a 24 hours for the Cologne based organisation.  Alexander T....
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Team Secret announce NVIDIA GeForce as graphics platform of choice

Team Secret yesterday took to Twitter to announce a partnership with NVIDIA GeForce.  https://twitter.com/teamsecret/status/856235857115832326 Although no further details have been revealed, it's safe to assume that the partnership will see NVIDIA graphics cards, specifically...
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This week in Esports: Spartak, Olympics, broadcast rights and MediaMarkt

It has been reported this week that a Alisports and the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) have struck a deal which will see esports feature in the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games. Furthermore, Spartak Moscow the esteemed...

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Five predictions for the esports industry in 2019

2018 is over, and nobody will deny that it was a ridiculous year for the esports industry. Celebrity investors, new competitions, almost-unbelievable organisation valuations,...