Ronnie Screwvala will invest $15 million in Indian esports

It has been announced that an Indian businessman and philanthropist, Ronnie Screwvala, has pledged to commit $15m (£12m) in order to launch a major Indian esports league.  USports, one of Screwvala's companies,...

This week in Esports: Audi sponsor Astralis, ESL go the YouTube way and Alisports...

The main news this week comes in the form of further partnerships and investment across the realm of esports. The highlights include German car giant Audi sponsoring CS:GO team Astralis, ESL...

Alisports signs 10 year esports partnership with Changzhou

Alisports, the sporting arm of corporate giant Alibaba, has agreed a ten year strategic esports partnership with the city of Changzhou.  Changzhou, a city in south eastern China, will play host for the...

Korean BBQ and League of Legends

Genesis BBQ Chicken, a Korean BBQ chain, has purchased the ESC Ever League of Legends team.  The name ESC Ever is no more however, and the organisation has been reborn as BBQ Olivers....

MVP reshuffle Dota 2 teams following departure of players

MVP have disbanded their longstanding Dota 2 team MVP Phoenix following the departure of key players. They have also announced that MVP Aegis will merge into MVP HOT6ix, whilst MVP Revolution will keep its name.  The move comes after...
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2016 in CS:GO – Part two – July to December

The second half of the year was one of roster moves, declining dynasties and a glut of tournaments. CS:GO has had a bumper year, and the most exciting period was summer...
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2016 in CS:GO – Part one – January to June

An entire year in esports is a long time, especially when it comes to CS:GO. A typical allotted season is around three months, so teams being dominant for more than that...
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Puji Capital invests in esports group aXiomatic

Puji Capital is continuing its support and investment holdings in global digital media and entertainment companies by making a strategic investment into the esports industry.  On Wednesday the Asia-based investment company made...

AfreecaTV reveal Global StarCraft II League plans for 2017

AfreecaTV, the number one live streaming platform in South Korea has announced its plans for the Global StarCraft II League ("GSL") in 2017.  The event returns for 2017 with bigger and better plans. The...

Newzoo says Southeast Asia is esports fastest growing market

Newzoo's latest quarterly update states that Southeast Asia will have 9.5 million esports enthusiasts in 2016, and more notably, that this number will double by 2019. You can check out the firm's Global...

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Gary Corcoran – DoubleRQuits – Pitch ICE Perfect

Gary Corcoran is the Founder of DoubleRQuits. DoubleRQuits is a platform which allows players to compete against one another on consoles 'for money or...

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