Hearthstone tournaments at SXSW and PAX East

Heading to South by South West or PAX East next month? Expect to see some esports with each set to feature $10,000 Hearthstone tournaments next month.  PAX East takes place in Boston on...
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KeSPA expelled from the Integrated Korean Olympic Committee, hopes to return

The Korea eSports Association ("KeSPA") has been expelled from the Integrated Korean Olympic Committee, Kukinews has reported. It has later been reported by Inven Global, in English, that although normal rules would...
Cloud9 OMEN by HP

Cloud9 reveals OMEN by HP as latest partner

Cloud9 has entered another new partnership, coinciding with the unveiling of its new, redesigned jersey. The North American organisation has partnered with OMEN by HP, the gaming PC and peripheral giant. Just last...

Super Evil Megacorp partners with Alibaba Group, via Alisports

Super Evil Megacorp, the developer behind the mobile esports title Vainglory, has announced a new partnership with Alisports, the sports branch of Alibaba Group.  Alisports is also the host of the World...
League of Legends

Tencent invests in LPL and KPL competition organizer VSPN

According to a report by Sohu Sports, Tencent has made an undisclosed investment in Versus Programming Network (VSPN). The report claims the two companies have signed a strategic partnership to further lay...

Patrik “f0rest” Lindberg – Ninjas in Pyjamas – CS:GO as an esport and NiP

Ninjas in Pyjamas are one of the most well-known esports teams out there. The team, predominantly known for Counter-Strike, has won several titles and there's few CS fans out there that...

Northern Arena accused of not paying players

In the latest esports accusation, the Canadian tournament organiser Northern Arena is being accused of owing several Dota 2 teams their beloved prize money. Northern Arena is one of the biggest tournament organisers...
Zalgiris Esports

Lithuanian Basketball club Zalgiris Kaunus enters esports

Zalgiris Kaunus, a Lithuanian Basketball club, announced at a press conference that it's entering the ever-growing world of esports by establishing teams in Hearthstone, League of Legends, and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Zalgiris...

DeadlyKittens acquired by Zenway Productions

Zenway Productions, an events management company, has acquired the team DeadlyKittens.  The news was brought to the public sphere via an article on the Zenway site, with the company proudly sharing on...

Social esports platform Taunt raises $3 million in seed funding

Seattle based startup Taunt has announced it has closed $3m (£2.2m) in seed financing. The funding was led by Foundry Group, other investors include Pioneer Square Labs' venture arm PSL Ventures, the startup...

Events

City League announces eight city-based teams

City League, a competition based upon city-based teams competing in physical venues across Europe, has now announced the brands that will take part. The league...