Astralis win ECS Season 2 Finals

The Esports Championship Series (ECS) Season 2 Finals came to a close yesterday evening after three solid days of CS:GO and it was Astralis who emerged champions.  The Danish team took home...

Marco Cuesta – FirstBlood.io – Bringing blockchain technology to esports

Marco Cuesta is one of the cofounders of FirstBlood.io, a company which recently raised over $6 million (£4.72m), and he spoke to Esports Insider with the blockchain esports focused platform set...

Scrub League Weekly – James Chen on Capcom Cup, Akuma and Street Fighter S2

Will the X-Men ever make it into Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite? How will Street Fighter V’s “all new” season 2 DLC sit with fans? Is Akuma’s new design fugly, or is...

This week in Esports: Malta and UK launch associations, Pinnacle take home award and...

It's been another busy week in the wonderful world of esports, with particularly notable news coming from both the UK and Malta this week. Here's a brief recap in case you...

888poker partners up with FlowEsports

There are obvious similarities between poker and Hearthstone, both use cards, and poker has chips whilst Hearthstone has life chips.  As such news that 888Poker has joined forces with Hearthstone team FlowEsports makes...

Health care, the White House and esports

It has been revealed that Twitch will be livestreaming an esports marathon from the White House in a bid to convince people to sign up for health insurance via HealthCare.gov in...

Matthieu Dallon – Webedia Group – Little by little

Matthieu Dallon is one of the key players in European esports. He's been the CEO of Toornament, the Founder of ESWC and the President of France Esports. Since September he's become...

Pinnacle scoops Best Esports Bookmaker at SBC Awards

Pinnacle will be celebrating this week after they picked up Esports Bookmaker of the Year at the SBC Awards held at the prestigious Under the Bridge club on Wednesday evening.  Coming in a...

Betting preview: the Boston Major Day Two

We've chosen a double on Betway for day two of the Boston Major that seems to represent pretty good value. The second day of competition sees the remainder of the Round of 16 games...

Boston Major Day One – Recap

The main event of Valve's $3 million (~£2.37 million) Dota 2 Boston Major got underway at the Wang Theatre, Boston on Wednesday. The format is following a previously unused single elimination format, meaning there's no...

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Meltdown team up with HTC to bring VR to bars with...

A partnership has been signed between HTC and esports bar franchise Meltdown which will see bar patrons given the opportunity to try out and compete against...