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...

Ready, Steady, Cook – The International 7 tipster series – Outright markets

Welcome to Ready, Steady, Cook - a guest tipster piece that will be brought to you throughout The International 7. The International 7 is now the largest esports event in history...

Acer become official monitor and broadcast laptop provider for ESL One Genting

ESL and Acer have announced a partnership ahead of ESL One Genting, the Dota 2 minor which will get underway towards the end of January.  The deal will see the Acer XF250Q...

Battle on the Strip – Faceit enters Vegas

Media and esports firm Ultimate Media Ventures (UMV), has announced that it is teaming up with Faceit to bring a series of esports events to Las Vegas.  Branded as Battle on the Strip, the event will take...

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...

Evil Geniuses CEO calls it quits

Evil Geniuses have announced that their CEO, Peter 'ppd' Dager, will be stepping down from his role as the team restructures their management. In his absence, current Dota 2 manager Phillip Aram will...

Team NP reveals GG.BET as second sponsor

The new Dota 2 team, Team NP, took to their website to reveal their second sponsor. This one comes from the gambling industry and is esports specialist GG.Bet. https://twitter.com/ggbetofficial/status/796440037562974212?lang=en-gb The relatively fresh roster...

Yaroslav Kuznetsov – On the Kiev Major and esports in Russia

Yaroslav Kuznetsov is a former Dota 2 pro player who now makes a living as a caster, event host and media commentator in the scene.  He does this as a member of the RuHub...
Gamers Apparel; SK Gaming; Virtus.pro; Natus Vincere; Na`Vi; ESFORCE

Gamers Apparel announced as official retailer for Natus Vincere, Virtus.pro and SK Gaming

Over three days, the guys at Gamers Apparel slowly eked out three announcements just in time for Christmas and Black Friday. It was announced over three tweets that the UK-based company had...

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,...

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ESL UK Premiership Finals to be held at EGX for the...

ESL UK has today announced that it will bring the finals of the UK Premiership in both Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and League of Legends...