Amish Shah – The launch of ReKTGlobal – A rising tide…

ReKTGlobal, which launched today, has some big plans. It’s aiming to ‘bridge the gap between traditional sports and esports’ and it’s going about this all guns blazing.  We’ve already seen ReKTJobs and...

Tom Mercey – Esports Industry Awards – Bigger, Better and More

This November will see the second coming of the Esports Industry Awards (EIA). It's back at the same venue in East London and Now TV has returned as title sponsor, but...

Toni Wagner – BOBMOB – Rewarding interaction

BOBMOB is an innovative attempt aimed at offering new creative revenue opportunities for streamers, and vastly improving interactions between them and their viewers.  We spoke to Managing Director Dr Toni Wagner about his reasons...

Martin Wyatt – Gfinity – “You’ll find me sat front and centre, every weekend,...

The Gfinity Elite Draft and Elite Series is edging ever closer. It's just a matter of days now before the pre-requisite, the Challenger Series shut and those that will be considered...

Jeff ‘Gheer’ Dols – Pro Rivalry League (PRL) – Rocket League’s grassroots

For an esports title to succeed, a solid year round calendar of competitive events is crucial. It's something that Rocket League has struggled with, as outside the RLCS there haven't been...
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Rachel Gowers – Staffordshire University – The Esports BA

If you're into esports in some form and considering higher education then Staffordshire University has just announced a new course which may be of interest.  An Esports BA, essentially an 'esports business...
Cloud9; Vainglory; Conor Beattie

Cloud9 Vainglory – Unified Western Champions

Cloud9 were victorious at the Vainglory Unified Western Championships last weekend, showing sheer dominance throughout the competition; even knocking out pre-tournament favourites TSM. After the tournament was done and dusted, we...
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Jens Hilgers – BITKRAFT – Don’t talk, do

In April 2017, BITKRAFT announced the 'first global venture fund for esports'. It promised sizable investment in start-ups related to esports, to the tune of €100,000 to €400,000 (£84,000 to £337,000) for...

Vainglory Spring Championship Preview: The talent: Action Jackson, Xinyi, Humanist and Excoundrel

The hotly anticipated Vainglory Unified Spring Championship is very nearly upon us. Rounding off the pre-tournament coverage at ESI we have an interview with four of the finest talent to grace the...

Vainglory Spring Championship Preview: Palmatoro – Fnatic

We're fast approaching the start of the Vainglory Unified Spring Championships. Seven thrilling weeks of Vainglory8 competition will conclude in London as North American teams and European teams lock horns for...

Events

Waco Hoover – XLIVE Esports Summit – Creating event value

Waco Hoover is the CEO and Co-Founder of XLIVE, a company which believes in doing live events differently.  This summer, come August (22-24), XLIVE is...