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Events

Esports focused events news and calendar

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Arnd Benninghoff – MTGx – Shaping the future of digital entertainment

Arnd Benninghoff is the EVP, MTG & CEO of MTGx (Sweden).  MTG (Modern Times Group) is the major shareholder behind both ESL and DreamHack. As such it’s arguably one of the most...

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...

Rudy van Buren – McLaren – Meet the World’s Fastest Gamer

Rudy van Buren currently holds the bold title of World's Fastest Gamer. The 25 year old sales manager from the Netherlands clinched this title in November after seeing off some formidable...
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Team Vitality become the latest to join Gfinity’s Elite Series season 3

Gfinity has today announced that top French esports organisation, Team Vitality, will be joining the Elite Series for Season 3.  This follows the news earlier this week that world leading org Fnatic will...
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X-Bet terminates sponsorship of ProDotaCup after ‘betting irregularities, collusion and match fixing’

Betting operator X-bet has announced the permanent termination of its sponsorship deal with the ProDotaCup due to 'betting irregularities, collusion and match fixing'.  Russ Stevens, X-bet spokesperson, noted that match fixing and...

FaZe Clan take home $250,000 after winning ECS Season 4

FaZe Clan left Cancun both the happiest team and $250,000 (£186,000) better off after they were crowned the champions of Season 4 of ECS.  The CS:GO competition saw three days of...

Unikrn partners with MGM Resorts International

Unikrn has announced a partnership with MGM Resorts International to bring live competitive gaming and esports tournaments to the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.  Beginning in 2018, Unikrn will host tournaments...

Gfinity confirms Fnatic as new Elite Series org, and expands to ten teams

Gfinity has today announced that its Elite Series will have a big new member in the form of city neighbours Fnatic for its third season.  The London based org, which has been...
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Corsair becomes title sponsor of DreamHack’s esports properties

DreamHack, famous for its enormous digital festival held biannually in Sweden, has signed a two-year strategic partnership with Corsair, who have become a title sponsor for DreamHack's esports properties. As a result,...

ESL Pro League concurrent viewership grows 95% for Season Six

Last week saw the conclusion of the ESL Pro League Season Six, with Brazilian side SK Gaming taking the title and winning the lion's share of the $1,000,000 prize pool. The...

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VENN launches with $17M in seed funding

Video Game Entertainment & News Network (VENN), an esports network headed by Ariel Thorn and Ben Kusin, has been announced. The network, which is set to launch...