City League

City League announces eight city-based teams

City League, a competition based upon city-based teams competing in physical venues across Europe, has now announced the brands that will take part. The league was originally meant to be centered around...
Astralis Bet90

Astralis welcomed Bet90 as a sponsor for ESL One Cologne

Danish esports organisation Astralis had a brand new jersey sponsor for last week's ESL One Cologne in the form of bookmaker Bet90. Bet90 is an bookmaker that offers sports betting, live betting,...
FACEIT Minors

FACEIT Minors to be streamed on YouTube, Twitch

FACEIT, a London-based production company and competitive platform, has partnered with both Twitch and YouTube for its upcoming Minor tournaments for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. This deal covers all four Minors that FACEIT...

ESI Gambling Report: ESL One Cologne Preview

The LANXESS Arena in Cologne, Germany has come to be known as ‘the cathedral of Counter-Strike’ by its fans, and this competition looks set to stay true to its name as...
MIBR

Noah Whinston – Immortals – Successfully reviving MIBR

The iconic Brazilian Counter-Strike brand MIBR is back in action courtesy of Noah Whinston, CEO of Immortals and Los Angeles Valiant. Assuming the former SK Gaming roster, the team will be looking...

BIG announces OMEN by HP sponsorship

BIG, or Berlin International Gaming, announced its newest sponsorship coming from hardware company OMEN by HP. The announcement states OMEN will supply the team with hardware and the players will create "exclusive...
Tarik Cloud9

Counter-Strike Professional Players’ Association announced

After years of talk surrounding a professional union for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, the Counter-Strike Professional Players' Association (CSPPA) has officially been revealed. The union, which was set up earlier in 2018 by...
MIBR Immortals

Immortals acquires Brazilian organisation MIBR, partners with Tinder and Betway

Finally confirming months of rumours and speculation, it has been revealed that North American organisation Immortals has acquired MIBR, a popular Brazilian brand that had previously been defunct for over six...

ESI Gambling Report: Is Valve hanging on by the Skin of its teeth?

There’s been a lot of movement in the skin gambling market as of the last few weeks including surmounting pressure around the ongoing loot box debate. First, Valve issued a cease-and-desist order...

Valve forced to disable skin trading for Dutch customers

News broke on June 20 that Dutch gamers would no longer be able to trade CS:GO or Dota skins via the Steam marketplace; this action was made by Valve in response...

Events

ESL UK Premiership Finals to be held at EGX for the...

ESL UK has today announced that it will bring the finals of the UK Premiership in both Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and League of Legends...