OpTic Gaming India

OpTic Gaming’s global expansion went against its ethos

OpTic Gaming has long been a powerhouse in both esports and gaming entertainment and when Neil Leibman, Co-owner of Texas Rangers invested in the organisation in November 2017, fans of the...
Clash Royale League World Finals

Clash Royale League’s inaugural season wraps up with World Finals

"A year ago I'd have never thought this would happen. It's been an amazing experience - I've met new friends, I've learned independence and many new things, and I've had an...

Choosing An Esports Betting Site That Pays

The esports market has seen an enormous level of growth over the past 5 years; global viewership numbers have increased from 204m in 2014 to 380m in 2018, with industry revenues...

Hakuna MO-tata – Meet the ESI Mo Bros

Hakuna MO-tata, what a wonderful phrase. It means no facial hair for the first of thirty days. Dear friends of Esports Insider,  I would first off like to apologise for the awful pun...

ESI Gambling Report: CSGO Cheating scandal puts industry on back foot

Followers of competitive Counter-Strike were dealt a heavy blow last week when OpTic India member Nikhil 'forsaken' Kumawat, was caught cheating on LAN at eXTREMESLAND Asia Finals; the incident itself was...
Singtel PVP eSports Championship

What does Singtel’s commitment mean for esports in Southeast Asia?

Singtel Group’s announcement last week represented an acknowledgement of esports from one of the largest ISPs in the region. They committed to working with their partners in Australia, India and Southeast...

ESI Gambling Report: The State of Counter-Strike in the UK

Looking back on Counter-Strike’s nearly two-decade-long history, the ever-maturing scene has shown the supremacy and collapse of players, teams and nations across the many years and instalments. Once regarded as the...

Esports in a time of crisis: Venezuela’s esports industry

Located in South America, Venezuela was once one of the richest nations in the world thanks to their vast oil reserves. Venezuela was once known for its beauty pageant queens and...

ESI Gambling Report: Recent CS:GO update rocks competitive scene

Whether well received or not, patches and updates will roll out every so often to clean up a game typically with designs of enhancing or balancing competitive play; over the course...

ESI Gambling Report: StarSeries & i-League Season 6 Preview

There’s been a seemingly endless flow of Counter-Strike action in the last month; from the headlining London Major to an ESL One New York event jam-packed with a number of high...

Events

Jovan Radnic – Yamzu Esports – Pitch ICE Perfect

Jovan Radnic is the Head of Marketing at Yamzu Esports. Yamzu, a platform which allows for esports contests for players and businesses, is one...