Hamburg is the new Dota 2 host city for ESL One 2017

A new German host city has been announced for Europe's largest Dota 2 tournament, with ESL One 2017 heading to Hamburg in October.  This will be the eighth installment of the tournament and...

Scrub League Weekly- CSGO with the Canadian military, Mark Cuban and Riot’s ‘fan contributions’

How cool is the Canadian military? This week on Scrub League, hosts Colin, Kevin and Samantha interview the organiser of the Canadian Armed Forces' first ever esports tournament. The game? CounterStrike. We talk...
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Esport Talk – Are Ad Finem entering CS:GO?

Are Ad Finem entering CS:GO?  Valve'a MOBA Dota 2 is one of the amongst the most famous esports titles in the world and, for the very best teams, it's the most lucrative...

Gfinity to host Varsity Games for UK Dota 2

This Saturday November 26, Gfinity's dedicated esports arena will play host to the Varsity Games 2016 where four top universities will compete in popular game title Dota 2. The event will feature some of the best...

Valve hints that TI could leave the US thanks to Trump

In a rare moment of extended commentary from Valve the company's representative Erik Johnson stated at a roundtable debate that the developer would consider relocating The International to outside the United States.  As reported by...
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The Pond: The past month in UK Esports

Welcome to The Pond. A new weekly opinion series on all things esports. This week, I'm taking a peek at what the UK esports scene has been up to. It'll mainly be...
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DOJO Madness acquire LeagueCoaching.gg to add human coaching layer to data-driven offering

DOJO Madness, an esports big data startup, have today announced the acquisition of LeagueCoaching.gg in a move to expand their data-driven offerings into the personal training market. The deal will see LeagueCoaching.gg...

This week in Esports: First legal wagers taken in Nevada, Twitch partner with TSM...

The biggest news this week comes from Las Vegas, Nevada, where William Hill became the first sportsbook to take legal wager on esports. Other highlights include Twitch partnering with TSM and C9 and the inaugural eSports industry awards night.  William...

ICE meets Esports – The live betting battle

One would be forgiven for mistaking the pizzazz of ICE 2017 for the bright lights of Vegas. The sheer scale of the world's largest gambling exhibition is truly a sight to...

This week in Esports: PSG in with a bang, Valve defiant, e-Ligue 1 to...

It's been another huge week of esports news and thus picking four articles to include in a brief round-up has been as difficult as ever.  It's impossible to ignore Paris Saint-Germain's announcement of their foray...

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Clash Royale introduces open league, $1 million finals pool

Clash Royale developer Supercell has announced an open league, The Crown Championship, taking place throughout 2017. There will be several competitive seasons, starting with a...