England & Wales Cricket Board appoint Strive to evaluate potential of esports

Could we be actually seeing cricket esports? The England and Wales Cricket Board have announced it is working alongside sponsorship management company, Strive to understand the potential of esports. The appointment...
ESL Rebrand

ESL appoints Thomas Schmidt as Chief Commercial Officer

ESL has announced that Thomas Schmidt has joined the ESL executive team as the Chief Commercial Officer effective of April 1, 2019. Previously, Thomas Schmidt spent 16 years in developing the UEFA Champions...
Xuan Li at the PSG.LGD launch event in 2018

Xuan Li – LGD Gaming – Collaboration between traditional sports and esports

LGD Gaming, one of the most successful esports clubs in China, has grown into a multifaceted club with their own home venue since the establishment in 2009 and spark. As the...

What’s on this week? – Road to Rotterdam – April 2nd – 8th

“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 seven days. Each week, ESI picks a selection of...
B1ad3 Natus Vincere

Andrey “B1ad3” Gorodenskiy joins Natus Vincere as Esports Director

Andrey "B1ad3" Gorodenskiy, a former Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player, has boarded Ukrainian esports organisation Natus Vincere as its Esports Director. His most recent involvements in esports before this move saw him coach...
Black Devils

Viktor Wanli explains Team Kinguin’s short-lived rebrand to Black Devils

Team Kinguin no longer exists. Once well-known as the esports arm of digital marketplace Kinguin, the organisation went under a rebrand in January of this year - though it didn't last...
LEC Beko Partnership

Riot Games add Beko as latest partner of LEC

Riot Games has added home and kitchen appliance company Beko as the latest partner of its premier European competition, the League of Legends European Championship (LEC). Beko has been named the official domestic...
Alliance Razer Partnership

Alliance reunites with Razer for two-year partnership

Alliance has entered a strategic partnership with gaming hardware brand Razer on a two-year basis. Alliance was originally founded in 2013 alongside Razer with the aim of promoting and supporting esports in...
PUBG Europe League Phase 1

Atila Yeşildağ – PUBG Corp. – Behind the PUBG Europe League

We recently spoke to Atila from PUGB Corp to find out everything about the PUBG Europe League and more. The PUBG Europe League is part of PUBG Corp.'s official esports push for...
Team Secret

Team Secret hires John Costas as Vice Chairman, Strategy & Finance

Europe-based esports organisation Team Secret has made a key hire in the form of John Costas, who joins in the role of Vice Chairman, Strategy & Finance. Costas' role will see him...