Events

Events

Esports focused events news and calendar

Overwatch League Jeff Staple

Overwatch League collaborates with Jeff Staple for 2020 kits

Activision Blizzard has collaborated with streetwear designer Jeff Staple to outfit Overwatch League teams for the 2020 season. The re-imagined uniforms will equip each of the 20 franchises with their own home...
GreenPark Sports LCS

LCS to create fan engagement platform with GreenPark Sports

Riot Games has established a partnership with fan engagement company and mobile game developer GreenPark Sports for the LCS. The deal will see GreenPark Sports produce "a bold new way" for fans of the...
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CSPPA enters agreement with ESL and DreamHack for Pro Tour

ESL and DreamHack have signed a framework agreement with the Counter-Strike Professional Players' Association (CSPPA) for the ESL Pro Tour. The agreement is an effort to make sure the competitive circuit is mindful of professional...
COMBO BREAKER 2020

Combo Breaker 2020 fighting game event set for May

Annual fighting game competition Combo Breaker has announced its 2020 return with a new Chicago-area venue along with tournaments for additional games. Combo Breaker 2020 will take place at The Renaissance Schaumburg...
Nerd Street Gamers PlayVS

Nerd Street Gamers joins forces with PlayVS for high school esports

Philadelphia-based Nerd Street Gamers has established a partnership with high school esports platform PlayVS. As part of the deal, Nerd Street Gamers has been named the broadcast partner of the PlayVS High School Esports Championships...
Alienware LEC 2020

Alienware returns as sponsor of LEC for 2020

Dell subsidiary Alienware will return as a sponsor of Riot Games' European competition LEC for the 2020 season. In January last year, it was reported that Alienware entered a multi-year deal with...
Dutch League OMEN by HP

Dutch League finds first sponsor in OMEN by HP

Riot Games and 4Entertainment have announced Dutch League's first sponsor in computer gaming brand OMEN by HP. Along with its sponsorship of the Belgian League, OMEN by HP is now a primary sponsor of both of Riot Games'...
LEC Kia Motors 2020

Kia Motors refuels LEC partnership for 2020 season

Automobile manufacturer Kia Motors has extended its partnership with Riot Games for the 2020 season of the LEC. Kia Motors will remain as the presenting sponsor of the 'Player of the Game'...
GRID GODSENT Charity Showmatch

GRID and GODSENT to face off in CS:GO charity showmatch

GODSENT and GRID will be broadcasting a charity showmatch featuring the organisation's Counter-Strike: Global Offensive roster and members of GRID’s staff. The event will be a best-of-three event, with unconventional twists and...
Belgian League Audi OMEN by HP

Audi and OMEN by HP to sponsor Belgian League

Riot Games' recently-announced Belgian League has announced its first two sponsors in the form of Audi and OMEN by HP. The computer hardware manufacturer and automobile manufacturer will sponsor the league for the duration...

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Gen.G Tigers of Shanghai unveiled for NBA 2K League

Global organisation Gen.G has unveiled the brand identity of its NBA 2K League franchise, the Gen.G Tigers of Shanghai. The newly-launched team is the first NBA 2K...