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ESL Gaming unveils partnership with Coinbase

Esports tournament organiser ESL Gaming has entered into a partnership with cryptocurrency platform Coinbase. The deal will see the platform become the official crypto exchange partner for 'key ESL events' for the remainder of...

ESL and Shopify agree ESL Pro Tour StarCraft II partnership

Esports organiser and production company ESL Gaming has announced that ecommerce platform Shopify will be a key sponsor for the ESL Pro Tour StarCraft II.  RELATED: ESL Gaming names Roberta Hernandez SVP...

EPOS secures two-year ESL Gaming Australia partnership

ESL Gaming Australia, a local division of esports tournament organiser ESL, has announced a two-year partnership with audio device company EPOS. The agreement will see EPOS become ESL ANZ Champs’ official audio...
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BIG extends partnership with Volvic

German esports organisation Berlin International Gaming (BIG) has extended its partnership with mineral water brand Volvic. The deal will expand on existing projects between the two parties, alongside Volvic continuing its partnership of BIG's League...
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epic.LAN renews Overclockers UK sponsorship for 2021

British event organiser epic.LAN has extended its partnership with hardware retailer Overclockers UK to as remain the headline sponsor for its 2021 events. The partnership will focus on content and live shows featuring members of...
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Value in Western esports: The importance of League and CS:GO

When we discuss value in the Western esports industry, what are we usually referring to? And where is it found? Industry valuations are not the concern of this discussion; some believe the...

Activision Blizzard hires deputy MLB commissioner to lead esports

Activision Blizzard made a significant personnel move this week, announcing the hiring of Major League Baseball deputy commissioner Tony Pettiti to lead its esports and entertainment efforts. Pettiti, who will officially begin...

ESL and DreamHack enter Chinese media rights deal with DouYu

ESL and DreamHack, both under parent company Modern Times Group (MTG), have signed a one-year, Mandarin-language exclusive deal with Chinese streaming service DouYu. The ESL Pro Tour for Starcraft II and Warcraft...
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This week in esports: Barclays, FaZe Studios, JBL, Twitch

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 Barclays sponsor...
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ESL and DreamHack enter three-year broadcast deal with Twitch

Tournament organisers ESL and DreamHack have entered a three-year broadcast partnership with live streaming platform Twitch. From 2021, the English streams for "major" ESL and DreamHack events will be exclusively broadcast on the platform. RELATED: ESL and DreamHack...