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Gfinity confirms Fnatic as new Elite Series org, and expands to ten teams

Gfinity has today announced that its Elite Series will have a big new member in the form of city neighbours Fnatic for its third season.  The London based org, which has been...
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GG Expo 2018 announces three day player-focused expo and conference in Seattle

GG Expo Inc. has announced GG Expo™ 2018, a player-focused conference and expo in Seattle, United States to cover a plethora of esports topics aimed specifically at the community and players. The categories...
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FACEIT partners with Milan Games Week and Capcom

It has been announced today that FACEIT is partnering with the Capcom Pro Tour, AESVI and Fandango Club, the event organisers of the Milan Games Week. Together they'll bring the EU...

SFV Brooklyn Beatdown is returning to ESL One New York

ESL and AEG have announced the anticipated return of the Brooklyn Beatdown to Barclays Center for its second edition during ESL One New York on September 16 - 17, 2017. The Street...
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Esports tournament platform Smash.gg raises $11 million

Smash.gg, the site that facilitates esports tournament creation, has raised $11 million (£8.31m) in Series A capital, it was announced yesterday. Smash.gg provides a platform which enables organised esports tournaments to be...

ELEAGUE partners with GEICO for amateur esports tournament series

In a match made in heaven between two capitalisation loving entities, it has been announced that ELEAGUE has teamed up GEICO for a new amateur tournament series. This will kick off...
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Gfinity announce deal with BT Sport to broadcast Elite Series

Gfinity has announced that BT Sport have joined in with broadcasting their Elite Series. This deal comes a few days after BBC Three broadcast the fourth week of competition on their...

Madison Square Garden Company buy controlling stake in CLG

The Madison Square Garden Company has announced that it has purchased a 'controlling stake' in esports organisation CLG. CLG are one of the oldest endemic League of Legends organisations still operating....
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Disney embraces esports with ESL television shows

Esports continues to establish new horizons, as ESL yesterday announced a new partnership with US entertainment behemoth Disney. Two original ESL television series are set to air on Disney's new D|XP, a daily...
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‘Leading Innovation’: Toshiba sponsors Panda Global

The surge of non-endemic brands entering esports continues at full throttle, as tech giant Toshiba marks its first steps into the industry by penning a deal with the Panda Global organisation. Panda...

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Live alone or die together? How should bookmakers offer esports?

Key decision makers across the esports and gambling industries will discuss and debate the differing methods deployed by bookmakers to effectively target the coveted...