EsportsTV expands throughout Europe

24/7 esports channel esportsTV has agreed a deal with M7 group, the European satellite and IPTV operator, for it to be broadcast in HD on its platforms.  This will see the ESL channel...

Cybersmile and ESL team up to stamp out online abuse

ESL and The Cybersmile Foundation have announced the launch of an exciting and much needed new partnership that is part of a wider incentive to address toxicity within the gaming and tech...

Stuart Ewen – ESL – Bridging the gap in esports with VR

ESL One New York will be the first event at which viewers have the option to consume their esports live streamed in virtual reality. Such a milestone event has been delivered...

Ultraplay unleashes OutLaws Esports Academy

Bulgaria's recent and largest esports tournament to date, Game Evolution, has inspired the competition's main partner and sponsor UltraPlay to open an esports academy, OutLaws, to nurture young talent in the region.  Advanced...

CSGOLounge relaunches with virtual coins instead of skins

Skins out, coins in. One of the sites which was at the centre of the recent skins betting controversy, CSGOLounge, has now relaunched with a new coin betting product.  The following announcement...

Big changes for the FIFA Interactive World Cup 2017

This year the FIFA Interactive World Cup champion, Mohamad Al-Bacha, won £20,000 for his hard fought victory in New York City in March. In the 2017 finale the victor will pocket £200,000.  Other esports...
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ELEAGUE to host next CS:GO Major

After less than a year of operation, Valve has handed over the reigns of CS:GO's 10th Major event to TBS' ELEAGUE. Set to take place over the week of the 22-29th...

Team Liquid follow Team Dignitas in selling controlling interest

Team Liquid have become the second major esports brand to sell a controlling interest in their team to an investor in a matter of days. The ownership group, aXiomatic eSports, will be headed up...

Overcharge and the evolution of Twitch

A platform titled Overcharge is live now and is aiming to improve the way consumers view Twitch and other live tournament streams by putting extensive information all in one place. Built in Toronto, Canada...

Are esports organisers anti-gambling?

So with skins dying a death and regulation forcing its way through esports betting, we should surely expect more partnerships between bookmakers and teams and competitions in the near future? Nick White, of...

Events

What’s on this week? – Break the Siege – March 19th...

“What’s on this week?” is ESI’s weekly feature letting you know just what’s going on in the wonderful world of esports in the next...