ESL Pro League Season 11 Finals

ESL’s Ulrich Schulze on Louvre Agreement, Pro League changes

On February 18th, tournament organiser ESL revealed the details of its Louvre Agreement aimed at restructuring ownership and revenue-generating opportunities for organisations. The multi-year partnership launched alongside 13 teams was to now provide...
WINNERS League Season 4

Serge Vardanyan on WINNERS League, the changing CS:GO landscape

The competitive landscape for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive has changed, with two major tournament organisers going head-to-head in a war of exclusivity. ESL Pro League has locked in 13 major teams, whereas...
Milly Preston Excel Esports

Milly Preston explains her switch from sports marketing to Excel Esports

As esports grows in terms of commercial opportunities, so does the amount of people who want a piece of the pie - or at least to work in an industry that's...
Taylor Johnson IPI

Taylor Johnson on bringing sports performance coaching to esports

When you think of professional players, you think of them sitting down for hours on end in fancy gaming chairs and simply using a mouse and keyboard or controller. What you...
Pete Curulli Pentanet.GG

Pentanet.GG’s Pete Curulli on brand-building and entering the OPL

Since the League of Legends offseason began last November, the Oceanic Pro League has undergone significant changes. Riot Games Oceania's decision to remove team operating subsidies and minimum salary requirements for players...
hypoc Casting

Michael “hypoc” Robins on becoming a caster, PUBG esports’ future

It can be tough for professional players to decide on their next move when the time comes for them to retire. Do they have the in-game intelligence and necessary personal attributes...
Kim Alden Red Reserve

Red Reserve CEO Kim Alden on the brand’s controversial revival

On February 13th, it was announced that European organisation Red Reserve would be relaunching after shutting up shop in early 2019. Riddled with accusations of missed payments and organisational mishandling, it's fair...
Fortress-Australia

Jon Satterley on Fortress Australia’s Melbourne esports venue

Plenty of eyes are on Fortress Australia. An affiliate of the Allied Esports Property Network, the company is due to open "Australia's home for gamers" in Melbourne this March. The multi-purpose esports...
Investing in esports betting

Investing in esports betting: the insider’s opinion

Since the launch of esports betting platform LOOT.BET in 2016, the total volume of bets placed worldwide on esports is estimated to have almost doubled – growth as dramatic as that...
ULT Call of Duty League Night Shift

Behind ULT’s Night Shift collection with Call of Duty League

When Activision Blizzard launched the official merchandise line for its Call of Duty League, the collection was met with plenty of criticism around the uniformed approach that was taken. Now, however,...