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Valve funds rebooted Movistar Liga Pro Gaming season

Games publisher Valve has committed funding to reboot the Movistar Liga Pro Gaming circuit, a professional South American Dota 2 competition previously cancelled due to COVID-19.  Produced by entertainment company Live Media Esports Entertainment,...
Riot Games CBLoL Long-Term Partnerships

Riot Games announces teams for CBLoL long-term partnership model

Riot Games has unveiled the 10 chosen teams for its Brazilian League of Legends competition, Campeonato Brasileiro de League of Legends (CBLoL). The league has adopted a long-term partnership model, as seen in...
Esports Charts and Gaming Culture partner

Esports Charts and Gaming Culture partner for Brazilian esports data

Esports analytics agency Esports Charts has partnered with Gaming Culture to improve the data on esports in Brazil and Latin America. Gaming Culture will connect with Brazilian companies to provide them with accurate esports...
FIFA 2021 Global Series

EA Sports announces restructured FIFA 21 Global Series

EA Sports has announced the latest rendition of its professional circuit to be paired with the annual release of its FIFA franchise. The FIFA 21 Global Series features a new region-based structure to...

Pacaembu Stadium to house ‘world’s largest’ battle royale arena

Brazilian entertainment group Bad Boy Leroy (BBL) and concessionaire Allegra Pacaembu announced plans to construct a R$95 million (£13 million) battle royale esports arena complex on the grounds of São Paulo's historic...
ESIC

ESIC investigation update uncovers 37 cases of misconduct

The Esports Integrity Commission (ESIC) has issued a public update into its ongoing Counter-Strike spectator bug investigation, identifying a total of 37 guilty parties. On September 4th, ESIC launched a historical inquiry...
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Mercedes-Benz sponsors LoL Esports, Ukraine unveils esports strategy | ESI Digest #11

Each week, ESI Digest breaks down the weekly happenings in the esports industry, making sense of things so you don’t have to. As well as being housed on YouTube, ESI Digest is available...
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Global Esports Federation welcomes three new members

The Global Esports Federation (GEF) has welcomed three additional international sporting federations as members of its initiative. The World Karate Federation, International Canoe Federation, and Union Internationale de Pentathlon Modern (World Pentathlon) are the latest to join the GEF,...
Mercedes-Benz League of Legends Esports

League of Legends Esports taps Mercedes-Benz as global partner

Riot Games has established German automotive giant Mercedes-Benz as a global partner of League of Legends esports. The deal includes the World Championship, Mid-Season Invitational, and All-Star Event. RELATED: Bose becomes headset partner of League...
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Astralis Group restructures brands, Bose partners with LoL Esports | ESI Digest #10

Each week, ESI Digest breaks down the weekly happenings in the esports industry, making sense of things so you don’t have to. As well as being housed on YouTube, ESI Digest is available...