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...
Most watched esports events 2019

The most watched esports events of 2019

We’ve all seen people compare esports events viewership to that of the Super Bowl, but it’s not an accurate or fair comparison. It’s hard to know that viewership is growing without...
Prime League Premier Tour Rebrand

Prime League unveiled as replacement of Premier Tour

Riot Games and Freaks 4U Gaming have unveiled Prime League, the new-look league for the DACH region. Acting as a replacement for the Premier Tour, the League of Legends competition is exclusively for German-speaking teams...
Method Race to World First Ny'alotha

Method announces Race to World First for Ny’alotha raid

UK-based organisation Method has announced that its Race to World First will return with Ny'alotha, the Waking City. Race to World First: Ny'alotha will see Method, yet again, partner with TaKeTV for the event in Krefeld,...

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This week in esports: Nike, CSPPA, Gucci, UNICEF

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....