Future Games Summit announces esports line up

The Future Games summit has announced its esports track and there are numerous well regarded industry figures amongst the speakers.  Ukie CEO Jo Twist, Fnatic's Head of Business Development Darren Newnham, ESL...

US male millennials watch as much esports as baseball and hockey

This past month has been a mad blur of traditional sports clubs and brands investing and expressing interest in esports.  Whilst this has been met with some skepticism as to their intentions...

Cybersmile chosen for Riot Games’ Impact Challenge

The Cybersmile Foundation has been selected by Riot Games to be part of a new initiative called ‘Impact Challenge’ which launched yesterday.   The project is aimed at helping to provide funding and...

Team Huma will rebrand as PSG eSports

Team Huma's European Challenger Series spot has been purchased by Webedia Group and Bang Bang Management, and with a nod to the recent established partnership between these companies and PSG, it has...

River Plate launch River Play and announce FIFA / PES pro

Argentinian club River Plate have become the first club in the country to recruit a FIFA and PES professional to their ranks by signing up Franco Colagrossi. Colagrossi will compete on behalf...

Canal Plus Group partners with ESL to boost esports in France

How many meetings must go on at ESL HQ each day? The organisation has signed yet another deal, this time with Vivendi's Canal Plus Group.  The partnership will see Canal Plus and ESL...

Steffen Thomsen – Copenhagen Flames – Lifting Danish esports

Steffen Thomsen is the founder and director of Copenhagen Flames. He recently made the decision, not to mention impressive commitment, to leave his position at Danske Spil Oddset to focus on the Flames full...

ESL & Kwesé team up to make African esports history

ESL has signed its latest deal, this time it's a 5 year arrangement with African firm Kwesé Sports.   Despite flying slightly under the radar this is a huge partnership for ESL...

eSports.ch launched by UPC for Swiss esports fans

This one's for you Swiss esports fans.  UPC Switzerland has launched a new esports platform, eSports.ch, which will report on the growing industry and news from the major titles with a focus on...

ESL One New York generated 20 million unique online views

In addition to a full arena of 8,500 fans on each day of ESL One New York this year, the East coast event also generated a staggering 20 million unique online...

Events

Rainbow Six Pro League Season 2 finals to be held at...

Rainbow Six Pro League is an esport that's been quietly growing since the game's release. Make no mistake, with the latest announcement from ESL...