Ronaldo has invested in a Brazilian esports team

The former Brazil, Real Madrid and Inter Milan striker Ronaldo has become the latest high profile figure to invest in esports.  Alongside professional poker player André Akkari and Igor Trafane Federal, CEO of...

Big Ten Network and Riot Games partner to launch League of Legends college season

Big Ten Network and Riot Games have announced the launch of the official BTN League of Legends season; in which teams from Big Ten Universities will take part in a season-long competition.  The competition will be...
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ESL UK returns with its Premiership for 2017

Investment in esports has been plentiful so far in 2017 and esports in the UK is keeping up with the times. ESL UK has announced that it's returning with the Spring...

Red Bull docu-series focuses on Bjergsen – Leader in the Lane

Red Bull Media House has unveiled the trailer for Leader in the Lane, a new web-only docu-series focusing on League of Legends and TSM star Søren "Bjergsen" Bjerg. The series tells the story of...

Korean BBQ and League of Legends

Genesis BBQ Chicken, a Korean BBQ chain, has purchased the ESC Ever League of Legends team.  The name ESC Ever is no more however, and the organisation has been reborn as BBQ Olivers....
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Tim Sevenhuysen – Oracle’s Elixir – Trust the stats

Tim ‘Magic’ Sevenhuysen is the Founder of Oracle's Elixir and one of the world’s foremost League of Legends statisticians. Many have called for those involved in esports to use stats in...

Team Vitality sign one-year deal with Adidas

French organisation Team Vitality has announced that it's secured a one-year deal with Adidas France. The organisation holds teams in the EU LCS (League of Legends), Overwatch, Call of Duty, FIFA, Halo and Rainbow Six: Siege. The...

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...

Riot Games partner with BAMTech in deal worth $300million

Riot Games, the League of Legends publisher announced on Friday that they have established a long-term partnership with BAMTech, a subsidiary of MLB Advanced Media. The deal, first reported by esports journalist Richard Lewis is reported to...

PSG announce League of Legends roster in style with epic video

Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) yet again showcased their prowess and understanding of esports with a fantastic introduction video as they unveiled their European Challenger Series team for the world's largest esports title: League of Legends. The...

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British Esports Association launches tournament for alternative provision schools

Not-for-profit organisation British Esports Association has partnered with computer-building companies PC Specialist and Fierce PC to host a championship for Alternative Provision (AP) schools. This one-off...