Events

Events

Esports focused events news and calendar

IEM Katowice StarCraft II

StarCraft II returns to IEM Katowice for 10th anniversary

StarCraft II will make its return to Intel Extreme Masters (IEM) as it's on the billing for next year’s IEM Katowice. The tournament is slated to begin on February 24th, culminating in a live...
LCS Honda Scouting Grounds

LCS Scouting Grounds rebrands as Honda Scouting Grounds

Automotive manufacturer Honda has sponsored Riot Games' LCS Scouting Grounds, rebranding it as the Honda Scouting Grounds. The event will take place during the off-season on November 11-16th, with 20 amateur players competing...
Hearthstone Grandmasters Mitsubishi

Mitsubishi drops Hearthstone Grandmasters sponsorship

Mitsubishi Motors Taiwan has ended its sponsorship of Blizzard’s Hearthstone Grandmasters Asia Pacific, as reported by The Daily Beast. This move follows the suspension of Hong Kong-based Hearthstone player Chung “blitzchung” Ng...
BLAST Pro Series Copenhagen SteelSeries

BLAST Pro Series partners with SteelSeries for Copenhagen

Gaming peripherals and accessories company SteelSeries has partnered with RFRSH Entertainment’s BLAST Pro Series for its stop in Copenhagen, Denmark. BLAST Pro Series Copenhagen will take place on November 1st-2nd at the Royal Arena. RELATED:...
Call of Duty League Start Date

Call of Duty League’s inaugural season commences on January 24

Activision Blizzard has announced that its franchised Call of Duty League will kick things off on January 24th, 2020 at the Minneapolis Armory. WISE Ventures Esports' franchise Minnesota RøKKR will host the league's inaugural...

Hear from ES Broadcast, ESL, Kinguin, Vitality & more at final ESI Forum Series

The star-studded speaker lineup is almost complete as we look forward to our final event of 2019, the ESI Autumn Forum Series, presented by ES Broadcast, on November 14th. 150+ delegates will...
DreamLeague Season 13

DreamLeague Season 13 announced as first DPC Major of 2020

DreamHack has announced that it will host the first Dota 2 Major of 2020, with DreamLeague Season 13 taking place in Leipzig, Germany on January 18-26th. The event will feature a $1,000,000 (£776,005)...
Call of Duty Challengers

Call of Duty Challengers to act as official path to pro

Activision Blizzard has revealed details surrounding Call of Duty Challengers, the official amateur competition for the upcoming season. The details come after the developer announced that the Call of Duty League (CDL) will be using a...
ESI Autumn Forum Series

ESI Autumn Forum Series to look back at esports in 2019

After a successful collection of events throughout 2019, Esports Insider's #ESIForum series has returned to round up the year with the ESI Autumn Forum Series, presented by ES Broadcast. Guests are welcomed...
League of Legends 10 Year Anniversary

Riot Games unveils new projects at League of Legends celebration event

Riot Games celebrated 10 years of League of Legends this week with an event focused around the game, its community, and its future projects. The main takeaway from the event was that...

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This week in esports: Bilibili, MAD Lions, ZeRo, OnePlus

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....