Call of Duty World League Japan

Call of Duty World League enters Japan with qualifying events

Call of Duty World League, otherwise known as CWL, is expanding into Japan with organisation from Sony.  The Call of Duty World League is a series of tournaments that was launched in...
WePlay! Artifact

WePlay!’s first Artifact tournament boasts impressive viewership

WePlay! eSports Newmedia Group hosted the first Artifact tournament following its mainstream release, and it was met with impressive viewership numbers. Taking place over November 29th to December 4th in Kyiv, Ukraine, Artifact...
Heroes of the Dorm

Heroes of the Storm Global Championship, Heroes of the Dorm not returning in 2019

Blizzard Entertainment has confirmed that Heroes of the Storm will be ending their esports involvement in 2019 with the end of the Heroes Global Championship and Heroes of the Dorm events. The...
LCS

Riot Games rebrands NA LCS following EU LCS changes

Riot Games' premier North American League of Legends competition, the North American League of Legends Championship Series (NA LCS), has undergone a minor rebranding - it's now solely known as the...
Gfinity FIFA 19 Global Series

Gfinity expands partnership with EA SPORTS for FIFA 19 Global Series

UK-based tournament organiser Gfinity has expanded its partnership with EA SPORTS to become part of the FIFA 19 Global Series. Gfinity will host four events as part of the series, with the...
Overwatch League Season 2 Schedule

Overwatch League Season 2 schedule reveals first home games

Blizzard has released the schedule for the second season of the Overwatch League, starting February 14th. The schedule includes - for the first time - home games that will venture outside of Los...
Challengermode DreamHack Spain

Challengermode partners with DreamHack Spain to expand NEL

Tournament platform Challengermode has partnered with DreamHack Spain to expand its National Esports Leagues (NEL) initiative into the Iberian Peninsula, now providing leagues in Spain and Portugal. Encom Games is the license-holder of...

LVP UK returns for 2019, adds Fnatic & exceL academy rosters

LVP UK in partnership with Riot Games UK has announced the return of their UK League of Legends league. The league will return on January 23rd with teams' new and old...
OGN Super Arena

OGN unveils Super Arena ahead of National PUBG League

OGN has unveiled its esports-dedicated Super Arena - located in California - by hosting a celebrity event called OGN Supermatch: Alpha. In October it was announced that OGN had partnered with PUBG Corp....
Astralis Intel Grand Slam

Astralis cements legendary run with Intel Grand Slam victory

The inaugural Intel Grand Slam - a monumental initiative used to award the most dominant team in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive - has come to a close. RFRSH Entertainment-owned team Astralis, made up...

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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...