BLAST Pro Series heads to Istanbul for round two

BLAST Pro Series will head to Istanbul this summer for the second iteration of the tournament. The inaugural tournament took place in Copenhagen in 2017 and will now move on to Istanbul...

ELEAGUE sets Twitch record for concurrents as C9 take surprise victory

ELEAGUE Major: Boston broke its own record to set a new all-time figure for concurrent viewers on a single Twitch channel. The stream generated more than 1,130,000 concurrent to break a...

ELEAGUE announces new and expanded partnerships ahead of Boston Major

Turner and IMG’s ELEAGUE today announced several new and expanded business partnerships ahead of The ELEAGUE Major: Boston, with its final stage set to begin Friday, Jan. 26. The first of these...

ASUS invest $16m in Chinese esports company

It has been reported by Reuters that Taiwan-based electronics company ASUS plans to invest $16m (£11.5m) to set up a cultural and media firm in China, with plans to be predominantly...

Facebook Live to be exclusive broadcast partners of ESL One and ESL Pro League

WESA and ESL have reached an agreement with Facebook to give them exclusive broadcast rights for two of their biggest tournaments, starting with ESL One Genting from January 23-28. The arrangement concerns...
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North sign with Orlando John talent management agency

Orlando John, the Swedish talent management firm has announced the signing of North to the agency. North is one of the leading Counter-Strike: Global Offensive teams and the offspring of Danish soccer...

9 Challengers will reach the CS:GO Legends Stage after 100 Thieves visa problems

Last week it was revealed that 100 Thieves Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team was unable to compete at the ELEAGUE Major: Boston due to issues with visas.  Instead of drafting in a team...
GODSENT

GODSENT owners want to sell the organisation

A report from HLTV claims that the owners of Swedish esports organisation GODSENT are looking to sell their shares. Only created in 2016, the esports company is partly run by those involved...

Monster Energy is the new main sponsor of Natus Vincere

Natus Vincere announced late last week that Monster Energy will be its new headline sponsor. Monster Energy is a brand widely known in esports, having been involved with some of the industry’s...

Steam charts awash with esports titles in 2017

The growth of esports in 2017 was no secret, with some huge stories coming out of the industry over the course of the year. Steam recently shared with the world their best...

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Weird Al Jankovic will close BlizzCon

Blizzard Entertainment announced late last week that the legendary Weird Al Yankovic will be taking the stage on Saturday, November 5, to close out...