Cannes will host the first esports BAR (Business Arena Esports)

Reed Midem has announced that it is organising the first Esports BAR (Business Arena Esports) event in Cannes in February 15-17 next year.  The three day business event will seek to foster relationships...

ESL releases ESL Play App for mobile

Over six million members have played in ESL Play online cups, and now users can navigate the platform directly from their Android and iOS mobile devices with the ESL Play App.  According...

Esports expects the Spanish Inquisition courtesy of La Liga

A total of six La Liga sides are expected to announce their entries into esports at Barcelona Games World after a tweet from each club's official channel teased their plans.  Real Sociedad, Sevilla Fútbol Club,...

Washington State Gambling Commission orders Valve to stop all skins transfers related to gambling

In the most major incident regarding skins since Valve sent out the primary cease and desist letters, the Washington State Gambling Commission (WSGC) has now had its say and ordered the...

Guinevere Capital acquire controlling stake in Dire Wolves

The latest esports team acquisition but not a celebrity in sight...  Dire Wolves have been purchased, in part, by Guinevere Capital, an Australian sports business group led by Managing Director David Harris...

The chosen ones: ECS’ Community Caster Challenge

Ever wanted to give shoutcasting a whirl? Well so have a lot of people, including Chris Kamara, but thanks to the Esports Championship Series (ECS), an esports initiative supported by both...

3 for 3 – Wolfsburg sign German FIFA champ TimoX

Wolfsburg have added another professional FIFA player to its roster by signing up Timo 'TimoX' Siep, the current German champion.  With the release of FIFA 17 globally today, and EA's promise of a...

EsportsTV expands throughout Europe

24/7 esports channel esportsTV has agreed a deal with M7 group, the European satellite and IPTV operator, for it to be broadcast in HD on its platforms.  This will see the ESL channel...

Cybersmile and ESL team up to stamp out online abuse

ESL and The Cybersmile Foundation have announced the launch of an exciting and much needed new partnership that is part of a wider incentive to address toxicity within the gaming and tech...

Stuart Ewen – ESL – Bridging the gap in esports with VR

ESL One New York will be the first event at which viewers have the option to consume their esports live streamed in virtual reality. Such a milestone event has been delivered...

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Teams decided for all four CS:GO PGL Minors

The open qualifiers have concluded which means that the teams are now locked in for all four PGL Minors. The Minors are $50,000 (£44,600)...