Cloud LCS Fine

Cloud9 fined by Riot Games for violating LCS rules

North American organisation Cloud9 has been fined by Riot Games after it was found to have violated LCS rules. According to Riot Games, Cloud9 issued equity through an "employee stock plan" to seven...
This week in Chinese esports

This week in Chinese esports: LPL All-Stars, Li-Ning

As part of our partnership with China Electronic Athletics, we’re bringing you the biggest headlines from the esports industry in China every week. This week in Chinese esports saw the LPL All-Stars event announce...
Riot Games Belgian League Dutch League

Riot Games and 4Entertainment to launch Belgian and Dutch leagues

Riot Games has partnered with events and broadcasting company 4Entertainment to create national League of Legends leagues for the Netherlands and Belgium. Although Riot Games still considers the Benelux as one region, Belgium and the Netherlands will...
UK Proving Grounds Partnerships

British Esports Association, Esports News UK assist UK Proving Grounds

Grassroots League of Legends event UK Proving Grounds has received support from British Esports Association and Esports News UK. In return for British Esports Association and Esports News UK both providing £200 in prizes...
Premier Tour Tchibo FOR BLACK 'N WHITE

Premier Tour brews up partnership with Tchibo

Coffee brand Tchibo FOR BLACK 'N WHITE is the latest partner to be announced for Riot Games' Premier Tour. Tchibo will give free coffee to the attendees of Premier Tour Winter Cup finals in...
ESL Collegiate West Coast Conference

ESL Collegiate partners with West Coast Conference

ESL has announced a partnership with the West Coast Conference (WCC) for ESL Collegiate's Fall 2019 season. The West Coast Conference will join the BIG EAST Conference as the latest to join ESL Collegiate’s...
New Jersey League of Legends World Championship

New Jersey accepts first esports wagers

The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) gave approval for the state’s licensed sportsbooks to accept wagers on the recent League of Legends World Championship finals. The ruling marks the first time...
League of Legends World Championship Shanghai

League of Legends World Championship to head to Shanghai in 2020

Riot Games has revealed that the 2020 League of Legends World Championship finals will be held at the Shanghai Stadium. Next year's tournament will be the 10th annual world championship for the MOBA title. RELATED:...
This week in Chinese esports

This week in Chinese esports: Beijing-Haidian, Shanghai

As part of our partnership with China Electronic Athletics, we’re bringing you the biggest headlines from the esports industry in China every week. This week in Chinese esports saw Shanghai announced as the host...
G2 Esports Mastercard

G2 Esports enters League of Legends partnership with Mastercard

Berlin-based organisation G2 Esports has announced a League of Legends-specific partnership with financial services corporation Mastercard. The deal will see the two parties collaborate on behind-the-scenes content and fan-focused activations. RELATED: G2 Esports enters strategic...

Events

The first #ESIForum, in association with Digital Fuel, is set to...

The level of intrigue around esports has been made clear once again with the ticket sales for the first of our Esports Insider Forum...