Valve releases Dota 2 patch 7.00

Game developer Valve has released patch 7.00 for huge esports title Dota 2 which many are effectively labelling a sequel for the game.   https://twitter.com/wykrhm/status/808469932732092416 It's the first patch in the somewhat brief history...

Marco Cuesta – FirstBlood.io – Bringing blockchain technology to esports

Marco Cuesta is one of the cofounders of FirstBlood.io, a company which recently raised over $6 million (£4.72m), and he spoke to Esports Insider with the blockchain esports focused platform set...

Scrub League Weekly – James Chen on Capcom Cup, Akuma and Street Fighter S2

Will the X-Men ever make it into Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite? How will Street Fighter V’s “all new” season 2 DLC sit with fans? Is Akuma’s new design fugly, or is...

This week in Esports: Malta and UK launch associations, Pinnacle take home award and...

It's been another busy week in the wonderful world of esports, with particularly notable news coming from both the UK and Malta this week. Here's a brief recap in case you...

Matthieu Dallon – Webedia Group – Little by little

Matthieu Dallon is one of the key players in European esports. He's been the CEO of Toornament, the Founder of ESWC and the President of France Esports. Since September he's become...

Betting preview: the Boston Major Day Two

We've chosen a double on Betway for day two of the Boston Major that seems to represent pretty good value. The second day of competition sees the remainder of the Round of 16 games...

Marc Berthold – World eSport – The (e)Social Network

Bored of Linkedin? You’re not alone. As both the wider gaming industry, and esports specifically, grows there remains a void between potential employees and the companies seeking talent. Aiming to fill...

Scrub League Weekly – Talking to the world’s only pro Civilization VI player

"Welcome back ladies and gentlemen, if you’re just joining us, the early game is really ramping up as we enter hour 16 of the Civilization VI grand finals." Sounds a bit strange,...

Christina Alejandre – ELEAGUE – Second season syndrome?

Prior to this weekend’s championship finals of the second season of ELEAGUE we had a chat with VP and General Manager Christina Alejandre to talk over the latest season, Mr.T, Overwatch and...

Jussi Patjas – Helsinki REDs – Finland’s Overwatch Stars

Sports teams in esports has been the talk of the latter part of this year, and football and basketball are now no strangers to the world of competitive gaming. Ice hockey...

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Blizzard pens Overwatch League broadcast deal with Disney

Blizzard has recently finalized a broadcast deal with Disney Entertainment which will bring the Overwatch League to Disney's family of channels including ESPN, ABC...