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Daigo Umehara will head up new Cygames esports team

The developer behind Shadowverse, Cygames, has revealed that it is now sponsoring a new esports team which will be headed up by fighting games community star Daigo Umehara. The Japanese game developer announced...

ESI Gambling Report: Pro-Gaming licenses and esports in Japan

In early February, news broke there would be an addendum to an age-old law in Japan aimed at illegal gambling that restricted paid esports tournaments from being hosted in the country. This...

Dr. Alan Bunney – Panda Global – I saw a lot of behavior in...

There's no doubt that esports is on the rise and with every new game release comes a new competitive atmosphere along with organisations popping up left and right. Some may assume...

EVO Japan reports $1.13m loss due to lack of sponsorship

According to financial reports by Hearts United Group EVO Japan 2018, the first Evolution Championship Series event held out of the United States, resulted in a loss of $1.13m (£837,000). Despite the...

ELEAGUE partners with GEICO for amateur esports tournament series

In a match made in heaven between two capitalisation loving entities, it has been announced that ELEAGUE has teamed up GEICO for a new amateur tournament series. This will kick off...

ELEAGUE to partner with Nintendo for Smash Bros. Ultimate broadcast

ELEAGUE has announced a new partnership with developer Nintendo to bring a three-part episodic series around the Smash Bros. Ultimate Invitational 2018 which was held at E3 earlier this year in Los Angeles, California....

Red Bull offer a wider shot at glory in Street Fighter V

The Proving Grounds Street Fighter V competitions will return this year. The aim of this is to allow amateur players an opportunity to prove they've got what it takes by playing...

ESI & SpecialEffect Tekken Showdown

We at Esports Insider are happy to announce that we will be hosting a Tekken tournament alongside UK charity SpecialEffect at the ESI Super Forum on Thursday 22nd March. The tournament will...
gfinity elite series - team endpoint

Gfinity announce Team Endpoint to the Elite Series

After the announcement of the first five teams in Gfinity's Elite Series, speculation has been rife as to who the next teams in the series would be. This, alongside the recent oversubscribed...
Gfinity Elite Series Australia

Gfinity Elite Series Australia strikes deal with Twitch

Gfinity Esports Australia has entered an exclusive partnership with Twitch that will see every match from Season 1 of the 2018 Gfinity Elite Series Australia broadcast exclusively on the streaming platform. Kicking off on...

Events

LA Buzz Workshop announces speakers from Cloud9, Immortals and more

The full speaker list for the LA Intel Buzz Workshop taking place on November 9th has now been revealed and it features some big...