This week in esports 190620

This week in esports: CTRL, MAD Lions, Motorola, VALORANT

As always, we’ve rounded up the biggest and best stories from the past week so you can stay abreast of the industry’s biggest happenings. This week in esports saw FaZe Clan...
G2 Esports VALORANT Ignition Series VulkanBet

VulkanBet offers odds on VALORANT Ignition Series events

On June 16th, Riot Games announced the Ignition Series, an endeavour devised to help boost and support competitive initiatives surrounding its newly-released tactical shooter, VALORANT. The European G2 Esports Invitational, an event...
Puntt Aquarius AI

Puntt enters commercial agreement with Aquarius AI

Consumer acquisition technology firm Aquarius AI has signed a letter of intent to enter a commercial agreement with RPGG Media, owner and operator of UK-based esports wagering platform Puntt. The proposed license...
Montecristo on The Blind Spot

Christopher “MonteCristo” Mykles shares his vision for Flashpoint

It's not surprising that being heard is a priority for Christopher "MonteCristo" Mykles, one of the most experienced shoutcasters in esports. Now, as as Commissioner of Flashpoint and Vice President of Brand for...
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Christopher “MonteCristo” Mykles named Commissioner of Flashpoint

Christopher “MonteCristo” Mykles has been named Commissioner of Flashpoint and Vice President of Brand for its parent company B Site. MonteCristo previously held a full-time content position at North American organisation Cloud9,...
VALORANT Ignition Series

Riot Games announces next stage of VALORANT esports, Ignition Series

Riot Games has announced the Ignition Series, the developer's next step in establishing as esports scene for its newly-released VALORANT. The developer is said to have partnered with over 20 organisations to create...
CDL Launch Weekend Minnesota ROKKR

Minnesota RØKKR COO weighs in on Call of Duty League changes

Call of Duty League has had to adapt quickly. While the coronavirus has caused every esports league to change in some way, CDL was making changes before the coronavirus took over....
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Betway sponsors Beyond the Summit’s CS_Summit 6

Online bookmaker Betway has established a deal with production company Beyond the Summit that will see it sponsor CS_Summit 6, starting June 22nd. The deal marks the second time Betway has partnered with Beyond the Summit, having...
Toronto Ultra Scuf Gaming

Toronto Ultra adds Scuf Gaming as peripherals partner

OverActive Media’s Toronto Ultra franchise in the Call of Duty League has announced a new partnership with Scuf Gaming, maker of specialised controllers and related gear. The deal makes Scuf Gaming the...
LPL May Viewership 2020

The most popular esports events of May 2020

Esports Insider collaborates with esports analytical firm Esports Charts to take a look at event viewership on a month-by-month basis. There isn’t a standard viewership metric that’s utilised and agreed upon by all parties in...