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We Are Nations: Dealing with coronavirus in business

Disclaimer: This is a guest piece from Patrick Mahoney, CEO of We Are Nations As I am sure is the case with you all, the reality of coronavirus really sank in last...
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Coronavirus puts much of esports industry on hold

COVID-19, perhaps better known as coronavirus, is a respiratory virus that originated in China and has reportedly affected more than 100,000 people across over 60 countries at the time of writing....
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Neosurf: Assessing the bid for gender re-balance in esports

Disclaimer: This is a guest feature piece from Neosurf Last November, Xiaomeng “Liooon” Li became the first woman to win a major BlizzCon and major Hearthstone championship. In her acceptance speech, she defiantly...
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Team owners detail experiences that led to PUBG departure

PUBG has had a rough couple of years when it comes to esports, with prominent organisations investing in a team and competing, only to simply withdraw their presence down the line. There...
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The growth of esports betting

Esports and betting have always shared an interesting relationship. Over recent years, the industry has shifted in nature - moving from a lucrative, yet horribly unregulated skin betting world towards a...
How DPC changes will really affect Dota 2 esports

How DPC changes will really affect Dota 2 esports

Earlier this week, Valve announced changes to the Dota Pro Circuit that will change the landscape of Dota 2 esports. A decade into the life of the title's competitive ecosystem, the...
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...
Why 2020 will be a defining year for card game esports

2020 is a defining year for card game esports

There's no skirting around it: it's not been a good few years for card game esports. Since the digital collectable card game (CCG) genre exploded following the release of Hearthstone in 2014,...
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Excel Esports’ Neosurf Cup was a great British display of esports

On January 12th, the Neosurf Cup was the first top-tier League of Legends match to be played in the United Kingdom since 2015. The Neosurf Cup was a pre-season exhibition match between two...
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Opinion: Call of Duty League is in no fit state to commence

The Call of Duty League is the next big attempt at producing a geolocated, franchised competition that stands to benefit both the developer Activision Blizzard and the 12 ownership groups that...