T1 expands Twitch streaming alliance in multi-year deal

T1 Entertainment & Sports, the joint venture established between SK Telecom and Comcast Spectacor, announced today that it has signed an expanded streaming deal with Twitch. The exclusive multi-year agreement, which previously...

Bilibili lands exclusive Chinese rights for League of Legends World Championship, more

Riot Games today announced an agreement with Chinese streaming video platform Bilibili that grants it exclusive broadcasting rights to its major League of Legends global events. The three-year deal will begin with...

Parimatch named Omega League betting partner

Bookmaker Parimatch has become the betting partner of the international Dota 2 competition, Omega League. The online tournament, presented by WePlay! Esports and Epic Esports Events, will feature teams across Asia, Europe,...

League of Legends World Championship 2020 to be held entirely in Shanghai

The 2020 League of Legends World Championship will still be held in Shanghai, as originally planned, but now all stages of the competition will take place within the city. Originally, Riot Games announced plans...
Riot Games LEC NEOM

LEC announces NEOM as main partner for summer split

Update - 30/07/2020: LEC has terminated the partnership with NEOM after facing backlash from broadcast talent, employees, partner teams, and fans alike. "After further reflection, while we remain steadfastly committed to...
Find Your Grind Rogue

Find Your Grind announced as Rogue, London Royal Ravens sponsor

ReKTGlobal announced today that it has expanded its partnership with educational foundation Find Your Grind, which will now sponsor its Rogue and London Royal Ravens team brands. Find Your Grind and ReKTGlobal...
T1 Hana Bank

T1 establishes deal with Hana Bank

T1 Entertainment & Sports, a joint venture between SK Telecom and Comcast Spectacor, has established a deal with Hana Bank. The South Korean bank will develop financial products for T1's fans, according...
ESI Digest #2 24/07/2020

MTG personnel changes, Herman Miller expands presence | ESI Digest #2 (24/07/20)

Each week, ESI Digest breaks down the weekly happenings in the esports industry, making sense of things so you don’t have to. As well as being housed on YouTube, ESI Digest is available...
Riot Games European Esports Restructuring

Riot Games restructures European esports efforts

League of Legends developer Riot Games has consolidated its European esports initiatives for the popular MOBA title. As part of an internal change, all European competitions ran by Riot Games will now...
ESL x HUYA

HUYA acquires broadcast rights to ESL CS:GO and Dota 2 events

Tournament organisers ESL and DreamHack have entered an exclusive broadcast deal with Chinese live streaming platform HUYA. The one-year deal will see the CS:GO Pro Tour and prominent Dota 2 tournaments broadcast...