This week in Esports: Investment, investment, investment

This week we've seen a plethora of investment in the esports space. It's been from an array of different sources as well. The highlights include: bookmaker Unikrn investing in CS:GO team BIG; Genesis BBQ Chicken getting involved...

Unikrn invests in CS:GO team BIG

Unikrn has announced its investment into the newly formed German CS:GO team Berlin International Gaming (BIG).  Formed by former mousesports, Alternate aTTaX, and NRG players, BIG is here to prove that German Counter-Strike...

SK Gaming team up with Visa

In the biggest announcement of the week and year to date SK Gaming has announced that it has joined forces with Visa with the company becoming its Official Payment Partner.  Managing Director...

Players vote to play in ESL Pro League over PEA

Scott "SirScoots" Smith has revealed that the players of Cloud9, Counter Logic Gaming, Immortals, NRG Esports, Team Liquid and Team SoloMid have unanimously decided to compete in the ESL Pro League (EPL) over the Professional Esports...
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FC Copenhagen sign ex-Dignitas roster and launch North

When FC Copenhagen announced their intention to join the world of esports in the middle of December, it came just after Dignitas parted with their CS:GO roster. Reports then came out...
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2016 in CS:GO – Part two – July to December

The second half of the year was one of roster moves, declining dynasties and a glut of tournaments. CS:GO has had a bumper year, and the most exciting period was summer...
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ESforce Holding and Borewik announce a money refund program for CSGOLounge & DOTA2Lounge users

Tis the season to return your unwanted Christmas gifts and claim your refunds, and in the spirit of the holidays ESforce Holding and Robert Borewik have announced a refund program for CSGOLounge and...

This week in Esports: Riot Games reveal partnership, F.C. Copenhagen to enter esports and...

It's been a busy week in the business world of esports, with Riot Games signing a partnership worth a minimum of $300million (~£245million), Team Dignitas releasing their CS:GO roster that looks set...
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2016 in CS:GO – Part one – January to June

An entire year in esports is a long time, especially when it comes to CS:GO. A typical allotted season is around three months, so teams being dominant for more than that...

TSM cut seang@res over letter to PEA

Earlier in the week, players of five of the seven teams that are signed up to the North American based Professional Esports Association (PEA) signed an open letter to the association,...

Events

PUBG Corp. chooses MET Events for third PUBG Classic

PUBG Corp. has chosen Asian event organiser MET Events to host the third and final PUBG Classic tournament of the 2019 season. The MET Asia Series:...