North Challengermode

North announces strategic partnership with Challengermode

Danish organisation North has announced a new strategic partnership with online tournament platform Challengermode. This partnership aims to help grassroots esports in the Nordic region, providing a more straight forward path to...

DJ Premier, Rick Ross, SNIPES and mousesports team up for esports anime short

SNIPES has expanded its presence in esports by announcing a new collection with esports team mousesports. The announcement comes with a short esports anime movie which features the voice of Hip...

RMU Eagles announce Champion as sponsor for 2019

North Carolina-based company Champion is the new apparel sponsor for the Robert Morris University-Illinois (RMU) esports program, the institution announced on its website. In the 2019-2020 competitive season, the Eagles from RMU...
DreamHack Austin Open Voodoo Ranger IPA

DreamHack Atlanta adds Voodoo Ranger IPA as sponsor

DreamHack is partnering up with Voodoo Ranger IPA once again for the DreamHack Open at DreamHack Atlanta 2018. The drinks brand, which is owned by New Belgium Brewing, will be a main...

ESI Sponsor Spotlight – October 2018 Edition

"Sponsor Spotlight" is a new monthly series here at Esports Insider that will highlight some of the top sponsorship or partnership stories from the previous month on ESI. The main aim...
Sprout Trust Gaming

Sprout finds peripheral partner in Trust Gaming

German esports organisation Sprout has enlisted Trust Gaming as its official peripheral partner. There's no word on whether Trust Gaming will provide its peripherals for Sprout's players to practice with or not,...

Red Bull and North announce fresh partnership

Esports organisation North and lifestyle and energy drink Red Bull have today announced a fresh partnership running for the rest of 2018 and 2019.  The partnership will allow North's players to utilise...

What’s on this week? –Stop! DOTA time – November 5th – 12th

“What’s on this week?” Released every Monday to let you know just what’s going on in the wonderful world of esports in the next seven days. Each week, ESI will pick...
BLAST Pro Series Lisbon

BLAST Pro Series reveals Lisbon as last stop of 2018

RFRSH Entertainment is looking to hit one more city with its BLAST Pro Series before it sees 2018 out, and it has chosen Lisbon, Portugal as the destination. Taking place on December...

ESI Gambling Report: CSGO Cheating scandal puts industry on back foot

Followers of competitive Counter-Strike were dealt a heavy blow last week when OpTic India member Nikhil 'forsaken' Kumawat, was caught cheating on LAN at eXTREMESLAND Asia Finals; the incident itself was...

Events

Martin Wyatt – Gfinity – Esports, it’s coming home? #ESILondon

Martin Wyatt is Head of Global Partnerships at Gfinity. He'll be speaking on one of the 19 sessions at ESI London (18-20th September), and...