Behind the AADE and the first esports bill in Latin America

Argentina is close to becoming the first country in Latin America where professional players are recognised as athletes by law. Behind the project is the Argentinian Esports Association (AADE in Spanish), a...
DreamHack

DreamHack announces full event line-up for 2019

Sweden-based tournament organiser DreamHack is wrapping up the year by looking ahead to the next - announcing its full line-up of events for 2019. DreamHack will host its multi-event festivals in three...

What’s on this week? – We’re ready to CS:GO – December 10th – 17th

“What’s on this week?” is ESI’s weekly feature letting you know just what’s going on in the wonderful world of esports in the next seven days. Each week, ESI picks three events and...
This week in esports

This week in esports: Fanatics, INTERSPORT, Allegiance, Overwatch League

This week in esports was another busy one with the full roster of Overwatch League expansion franchises being unveiled, INTERSPORT entering the industry, Allegiance announcing its impending closure, and more. We also...

CS:GO releases battle royale and becomes free-to-play

Valve announced late yesterday evening that Counter-Strike: Global Offensive will now become free to play, as well as a smaller iteration of the ever-popular battle royale game mode we've seen dominated...
Tim Ebner

Tim Ebner – Supercell – Reflecting on the Clash Royale League

On December 1st, the West's first premier mobile esports tournament culminated in Tokyo, Japan. The Clash Royale League World Finals played host to six of the best teams from the inaugural...

Jeath, Eric and Preheat – Limit Guild – First to the Moon, first to...

Limit is one of the leading guilds in World of Warcraft raiding. The guild formed to become a bastion of hope for North American raiding and the regions hopes at claiming...
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Stéphane Gambetta – Reed MIDEM – The return of Esports BAR

Disclaimer: Esports Insider is a media partner of Esports BAR.  Esports BAR Cannes returns again in February, and the organisers, Reed MIDEM, have big plans for it yet again. With events in...
100 Thieves

100 Thieves makes series of new hires

North American organisation 100 Thieves is continuing on its quest for growth with a series of new hires. Founded by former Call of Duty professional Matthew "Nadeshot" Haag, the organisation has been...
Allegiance

Allegiance to shut down operations in 2019

Allegiance has announced that it will officially stop running from 2019 in a mutual decision with its parent company, Infinite Esports and Entertainment. In February, it was announced that Allegiance had been...

Events

League of Legends Big East Conference

Big East partners with Riot Games for collegiate competition

Riot Games has entered a partnership with the American collegiate athletic programme Big East Conference to launch the Big East League of Legends Championship in...