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David de Gea launches esports organisation Rebels Gaming

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea has entered the esports industry by launching a new organisation called Rebels Gaming. According to the release, the organisation will look to initially compete in League of Legends,...

VALORANT Champions Tour expands Aim Lab partnership

Game publisher Riot Games has expanded its partnership with FPS performance and training platform Aim Lab to include VALORANT Champions Tour (VCT) Latin America and EMEA, as well as the series'...

CSL Esports partners with University of Maryland for NACE Starleague finals

Collegiate esports company CSL Esports has named the University of Maryland as the host for the NACE Starleague Fall 2021 Grand Finals in December. The tournament, taking place on December 4th –...

North Carolina launches $5m esports fund, Weibo enters the LPL | ESI Digest #70

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...

Frenzy to produce Polish broadcast of VALORANT Champions 2021

Esports technology company ESE Entertainment has announced that its subsidiary, Polish esports media production firm Frenzy, and Riot Games have signed a license agreement for the VALORANT Champions 2021 tournament.  As per...
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BLAST Rising unveils LATAM expansion

BLAST Rising, an online CS:GO series hosted by tournament organiser BLAST, has expanded into the Latin American (LATAM) region. As a result, the third BLAST Rising tournament will feature 16 invited teams...

Jesse Lingard discusses JLINGZ esports and Boost Gaming partnership

Online digital gaming shop Boost Gaming has announced a partnership with JLINGZ esports, the UK-based esports organisation owned by professional footballer Jesse Lingard.  As a result of the partnership, both entities will...
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HyperX named as UNIVERSITY Esports Saudi sponsor

Peripherals brand HyperX has secured a partnership with MENATech to support UNIVERSITY Esports Saudi, a new collegiate esports tournament for the Middle East and North African (MENA) region. As a result, the brand will...
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OverActive Media reports $5.5m CAD revenue for Q3 2021

OverActive Media (OAM), the parent company of Toronto Ultra, Toronto Defiant, and MAD Lions, has reported its earnings for the third quarter of 2021. According to the report, the total revenue was...

JBL partners with ESL and IGN for JBL Quantum Cup

American audio brand JBL has partnered with ESL and IGN Entertainment for the return of the JBL Quantum Cup, a three-day tournament featuring Fortnite, CS:GO and Apex Legends. The JBL Quantum Cup...