How to build the stars of the future in esports

One of the most engaging panels at the LA Intel Buzz Workshop on Wednesday featured the CEOs of four major esports organisations discussing their views on recruitment and player development. Team...
the pond

The Pond – A crowded calendar

The Pond returns with a look at the congested calendar of top level CS:GO. The current calendar could be defined as anything from chaotic, to maddening, to one like a crowded...

Scrub League Weekly – Street Fighter truth bombs, Canada Cup & the Olympics

Get your note pads out, Street Fighter fans. SFV pro Van Nguyen stops by Scrub League this week to drop some fighting game knowledge on hosts Colin, Kevin and Samantha. The Toronto-based Set...

Betting preview: Dota 2 – The Summit 6

With League of Legends World Championship dominating our betting preview recently, we've decided to have a look at the Dota 2 scene this week. The cogs are starting to whirr as the...

Scrub League Weekly – Canada Cup, Civilization 6 and Darkstalkers 3

It’s another FGC-centric episode on Scrub League, as Colin, Kevin and Samantha get hyped for the Canada Cup – the Great White North’s largest fighting game tournament.  Founder and organizer Lap Chi...

Esports and Casino Resorts – Day 2 Review

The second and final day of Naruscope’s Esports and Casino Resorts offered more than just panels and networking with the Manatt Digital Startup Launchpad finals and an exclusive tour of Millennial...

Esports & Casino Resorts – Day 1

The Esports & Casino Resorts conference got underway yesterday with Narus Advisors Partner and organiser Chris Grove chatting with Seth Schorr, the CEO of Fifth Street Gaming the company behind the...

Scrub League Weekly – Girls on Games, Weedmaps & esports comedy

Scrub League gets down to the naked truth this week, with an honest discussion about female sexuality in gaming with Girls on Games Co-Founder Catherine Smith-Desbiens.  The GoG co-editor in chief gives...

This week in Esports: PSG in with a bang, Valve defiant, e-Ligue 1 to...

It's been another huge week of esports news and thus picking four articles to include in a brief round-up has been as difficult as ever.  It's impossible to ignore Paris Saint-Germain's announcement of their foray...

Bookies roundup: who’s offering what in-play?

Here at ESI, we decided to have a check at what we could find in-play across the bookies - in a second part to our previous "who's doing what in esports?"...

Events

Final Call! The grand finale of the ESI Forum Series 2017

This Thursday, 26th October 2017 will mark the grand finale for the Esports Insider Forum Series for this year. Don’t worry, they’ll be back...