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CSL Esports announces five new sponsors for NACE Starleague

Collegiate esports tournament organiser CSL Esports has announced a series of partnerships for the NACE Starleague. Peripherals firm CORSAIR, glasses manufacturer GUNNAR Optiks, gaming chair firm MAVIX, coaching platform Metafy and fitness...
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Duke of Edinburgh’s Award adds esports to its programme

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) has announced that esports will be added to its DofE programmes.  According to the release, young people will now be able to pick esports as their...

HOST launches Esports Studio and partners with Vexed Gaming

UK-based innovation hub HOST has announced the launch of the HOST Esports Studio at MediaCity, Salford. Alongside the launch, HOST has also announced partnerships with UK-based organisation Vexed Gaming and the University...
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Confetti — Blended learning meets mixed-reality through esport

RELATED: Southern University Law Center enters partnership with Esport Supply One of the key takeaways from the pandemic that we’re still struggling with is the fact that virtual schooling is simply not as...

Riot Games and Mercedes-Benz unveil 2021 Worlds Championship rings

Game publisher Riot Games, in collaboration with German automotive giant Mercedes-Benz, has unveiled a commemorative championship ring for the 2021 League of Legends World Championship. Riot Games and Mercedes-Benz will present each...

A look at StriveCloud’s new custom hub for esports and gaming communities

Famously critical, protective of their passions, and very online — video gaming audiences can be tough to crack into.  Growing a community on popular gamer platforms like Twitch, Twitter, Reddit and YouTube...
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SPORT1 and Psyonix extend Rocket League broadcast partnership

German television broadcaster SPORT1 and video game developer Psyonix have extended its existing Rocket League partnership.  As a result, the 2021-22 Rocket League Championship Series (RLCS) will be shown live on eSPORTS1 and eSportsONE in select...

ESL Pro League adds Furia, BIG and Heroic as member teams

Tournament organiser ESL has unveiled BIG, Furia and Heroic as the latest partner teams for the ESL Pro League. According to the release, the three teams applied for a spot in the...
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Fnatic hires Stuart Brown as Esports Operations Lead

London-based organisation Fnatic has appointed Stuart Brown, formerly of The Football Association (FA), as its first Esports Operations Lead.  According to a release, the newly created role intends to provide all of Fnatic's...

Ninjas in Pyjamas and Aser Ventures launch Shinobi Esports

Swedish esports organisation Ninjas in Pyjamas and investment platform Aser Ventures have announced the launch of a joint venture called Shinobi Sports. The new venture will offer a suite of management, studio,...