Yahoo and Riot team up to deliver uLoL college event

A partnership has been agreed between Yahoo Sports and League of Legends developer Riot Games to create a a tournament featuring teams from colleges in North America.  It'll be called the University League of...

Scrub League Weekly – Does playing StarCraft II make you smarter?

Scrub League starts off with a few laughs this week, as Kevin Hamilton explains to co-hosts Colin McNeil and Samantha Emann how one of the best Smash 4 players in the...

Reese’s Puff Cereal and esports? Yahoo’s deal with General Mills

Yahoo Esports has signed up its first sponsor for its weekly Yahoo Esports Live in the form of General Mills. Who or what is General Mills I hear you ask? It's a...

WESA adds Player Council with Jendeby as Chairman

The World Esports Association (WESA) has today introduced the inaugural members of the organisation's Players Council which includes Viktor Jendeby as Council Chairman.  The Players Council members include representatives for each of...

Scrub League Weekly – Tim Hudak and being smitten with SMITE

Esports Insider has formed a partnership with the team behind the weekly esports focused podcast Scrub League. The Scrub League team is made up of Colin, Kevin and Samantha and based in...

AEG & ESL – Esports coming to the O2 and Barclays Center

ESL has signed its latest partnership with AEG meaning esports will be coming to a host of major venues that the firm operates worldwide.  These include the O2 Arena in London, the...

ELEAGUE announces the teams & schedule for season two

CS:GO fans have something extra to sink their teeth into again from this week after the ELEAGUE season two preliminaries got underway yesterday. This week’s preliminary round will feature the likes of...

The launch of the National Association of Collegiate eSports

The National Association of Collegiate eSports (NAC eSports) officially launched on Wednesday, with its remit to provide "legitimacy and structure for esports programs officially recognized by their college or university".  NAC eSports is...

Esports start ups can win $50,000 in Vegas launchpad

Forming part of Naruscope's Casinos and Esports Conference is an inviting $50,000 launchpad competition for esports start up companies. The Esports & Casino Resorts Esports Startup Launchpad is being delivered in partnership with...

Formula E, Las Vegas and the $1 million prize pool

Formula E has revealed further exciting details about its esports race in Las Vegas which'll see drivers fight it out for a prize fund of $1 million (£753,000). As part of the Sports Business Innovation...

Events

The International 8 has the biggest prize pool in esports

The International is an annual Dota 2 tournament and is considered the most prestigious event in the professional circuit. This is down to two...