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Events

Esports focused events news and calendar

West Ham United and Basset & Gold to host FIFA 19 tournament

English football club West Ham United, in partnership with Basset & Gold, will launch a $32,800 (£25,000) FIFA 19 tournament open to the public. The Basset & Gold eSports Cup will feature online qualifiers with the...
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ESL Arena Wacken to take place at Wacken Open Air 2018

ESL is working in collaboration with ICS, the organiser of the Wacken Open Air festival, to launch ESL Arena Wacken - an event that'll feature at this year's event. The German affair...

Supercell launches Clash Royale League with $1m prize

Clash Royale developers Supercell announced recently the official launch of the long-awaited Clash Royale League set to begin next week. Teams have been forming for the past couple of months representing...
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#ESILondon – ‘Blurred lines: why footballers are entering esports’ recap

In the past twelve months Esports Insider has kept a close eye on the growing trend of sporting professionals, and in particular footballers, entering the esports industry. As such we invited...
FACEIT London Major

FACEIT London Major finals to be broadcast on Sky Sports

The FACEIT London Major is currently deciding which teams will reach the final stage of the competition, which will now be broadcast live on Sky Sports. This partnership marks the first time...

Vainglory’s Super Evil Megacorp and ESL announce production partnership

Super Evil Megacorp, the developer of mobile MOBA Vainglory, and esports production group ESL announced a partnership to bring regular programming into the game’s competitive circuit. The live streamed events will...

HyperX sponsors PGL Dota 2 Major Bucharest

HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, has announced that it has become the official peripherals sponsor of PGL Dota 2 Major Bucharest.  This is just the latest in HyperX's esports sponsorships, and...

The Blizzard eStadium has opened in Taipei

Blizzard Entertainment officially opened the doors to its first gaming venue in Taipei this week with an exhibition League match between local organisations Flash Wolves and ahq.  Named the 'Blizzard eStadium' it's 1,652...

ELEAGUE announces new and expanded partnerships ahead of Boston Major

Turner and IMG’s ELEAGUE today announced several new and expanded business partnerships ahead of The ELEAGUE Major: Boston, with its final stage set to begin Friday, Jan. 26. The first of these...

What’s on this week? – FPS is back on the menu – November 19th...

“What’s on this week?”, 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 will pick three events and...

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This week in esports: Shell, Puma, Mercedes-Benz, Panini

This week in esports has proven that the industry still has pulling power when it comes to bringing in major non-endemic companies. Energy company...