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Kevin Garnett, former NBA MVP, invests in Triumph Esports

Kevin Garnett has become the latest notable NBA name to invest in the esports sphere, with an investment in Triumph Esports - a newly formed esports company.  Garnett boasts an impressive set...
Call of Duty World League Franchising

Celtic FC Esports enter Call of Duty with roster for CWL Champs

Celtic FC Esports, the esports organisation associated with Scottish Premier League Champions Celtic, has announced it will support a team competing in the Call of Duty World League ("CWL") Championship. Prior to...

US university offers first Smash Ultimate scholarship program

The University of California, Irvine (UCI) plans to institute a Super Smash Bros. Ultimate scholarship team for the upcoming 2019-2020 academic year. Thanks to a $50,000 donation from the owners of Street...
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Mogul and Alliance announce the Dota 2 Alliance League

Australian esports tournament platform Mogul has announced the Dota 2 Alliance League tournament series with a $100,000 (£82,000) prize pool up for grabs. The league is in partnership with esports organisation Alliance who...
This week in esports

This week in esports: Kappa, Bumble, Honda, Toyota

This week in esports saw Kappa become the latest sportswear brand to enter esports, dating app Bumble launch an all-female team with Gen.G esports, Honda expand its presence through Riot Games'...
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MiDNiTE on joining the Minnesota Call of Duty franchise

Only a few players and personalities within esports have had the opportunity to be part of the iconic OpTic Gaming family, and one of those people is Ashley "MiDNiTE" - a popular...

ESI Gambling Report: StarLadder Major Preview

Counter-Strike’s most elite teams are enjoying a well-deserved player break before the dial gets cranked right back up to eleven. In two weeks, the best of the best will clash in...
ESI London

A look at the ESI London agenda: four tracks, 100 speakers

The countdown is on! There is just over a month until ESI London returns on September 16-17th. This year's event is heading to a new location in Twickenham Stadium, the home of English Rugby. Going bigger...
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Bayes Esports Solutions acquires data distribution rights for League of Legends esports

Riot Games has announced a partnership with Bayes Esports Solutions which includes the acquisition of exclusive worldwide data distribution rights for League of Legends esports. To start, live data from three regional leagues LCK...

Shanghai unveils plans to boost domestic esports industry

A number of departments within the Shanghai government organised the 2019 Global Esports Conference on August 3rd, discussing how to accelerate the development of its national esports industry. At the conference, Pudong...

Events

ESL One Dota 2 returns to Genting, Malaysia with $400,000 up...

ESL has announced its first Dota 2 event of 2018, which will take place in Malaysia between the 23rd-28th January. The tournament will be...