RFRSH and Lagardère Sports extend and adapt their partnership

RFRSH Entertainment and global agency Lagardère Sports have agreed to 'extend and adapt' their current partnership, which sees Lagardère Sports becoming the company's exclusive Partnership Sales House.  The partnership entails all sales...
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Team Vitality and Gaming Campus are partnering to train future esports athletes

Team Vitality and Gaming Campus have partnered to open Europe's first business and esports study campus. The campus will see Team Vitality players train throughout their careers at the campus by improving their...

Ashland University becomes first institution to add Fortnite esports

In February Ashland University announced they would begin an esports initiative stating they would be vetting for teams in League of Legends and Overwatch, among other popular titles.  Last week the private...
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PUBG Corp. to host Global Invitational with $2 million prize pool

PUBG Corp. is looking to host its first official esports tournament for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, according to a report from Polygon. Taking place in Berlin, Germany in the summer, teams who receive...

Klas Bergqvist – Kappa Bar – Creating an esports bar

A few weeks ago we shared the news that Kappa Bar, the Swedish based esports bar had opened its third location in Jönköping, we reached out to Kappa Bar Co-Founder, Klas...

Jonathan “BlackBeard” Schmid – OpTic Gaming – Building the Greenwall

When OpTic Gaming was acquired by Texas Rangers co-owner Neil Leibman and Chris Chaney in November 2017, the premier esports organisation underwent a host of changes - and one of those was...

Globe Telecom expands partnerships and welcomes League Of Legends

Only a few months have passed since the announcement of a partnership with MET (Mineski Events Team) to produce the Philippines Pro Gaming League featuring Dota 2, Tekken 7 and Arena...
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Antonio Meic – Valiance&Co – Six month old success story

Valiance&Co has only been competing in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive for six months, but that didn't stop the team from storming the European Qualifiers for DreamHack Marseille. Despite going 0-2 in the group...

Esports Arena Las Vegas announces HyperX as peripheral partner

Esports Arena Las Vegas, located in the Luxor Hotel & Casino, has announced HyperX as its official peripheral partner for Allied Esports' flagship property.  According to Simon Temperley, CMO of Allied Esports:...
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This week in esports: Dubai X-Stadium, Immortals, Hyperplay, Paris Saint-Germain

This week in esports has been yet another busy one, so as always, we've rounded up perhaps the biggest stories to keep you in the loop. From the Middle East's first esports...

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The Blizzard eStadium has opened in Taipei

Blizzard Entertainment officially opened the doors to its first gaming venue in Taipei this week with an exhibition League match between local organisations Flash Wolves...