ZOTAC announce $100,000 Dota 2 tournament to take place in Taiwan

ZOTAC, has announced the first ever ZOTAC CUP MASTERS in partnership with Battlefy.  The tournament will boast a $100,000 (£82,000) prize-pool and the eventual finals are set to take place from May 30th to June...

Daigo Umehara will head up new Cygames esports team

The developer behind Shadowverse, Cygames, has revealed that it is now sponsoring a new esports team which will be headed up by fighting games community star Daigo Umehara. The Japanese game developer announced...
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Nazara Games announces esports league & $20m investment for India

Mobile game publishing company Nazara Games has today announced the launch of an esports league in India. Nazara Games plans to invest approximately $20m (£16m) to develop the Indian esports ecosystem over the...

Shadowverse will feature Street Fighter V characters

Cygames has teamed up with Capcom in a partnership that will see characters from Street Fighter V appear in collectible card game Shadowverse.  Starting this Spring, gamers worldwide will be able to get...
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Faker’s switch to Twitch

Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok is a name synonymous with success in League of Legends and esports. The Korean is considered one of, if not the best player in the world at the...
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Jun Yi Ho – Abyssus Gaming – Can Hearthstone be dethroned?

Jun Yi Ho is the Team Manager and Co-Founder of Abyssus Gaming, an esports organisation based in Singapore. It has a roster in Hearthstone and also has an events arm. We...

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....

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FlipSid3 Tactics crowned the world’s best Rocket League team

The second season of the Rocket League Championship Series (RLCS) was won by FlipSid3 Tactics after an exciting finals weekend in Amsterdam.  The winning team walked...