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Building the hype for fantasy esports

Players on US based fantasy operator HypSports now have the option to try out League of Legends for the LCS Summer Split.  Of course, real money fantasy esports is no new thing....

Red Bull to end sponsorships with TSM and C9 due to Riot restrictions, reports...

According to reports from ESPN, Red Bull Media House is in the process of ending sponsorships with Cloud9 and Team SoloMid as they address what reports suggest Riot believe could be a...

GAMURS drop EsportsWikis staff in preparation for new integration

After a seemingly short stint under the GAMURS umbrella, the fate of the EsportsWikis staff is up in the air as the company has decided not to renew the contracts for its contributors. Just found out...

CLG partners with Overwolf to offer pro in-game guides

The American esports organisation Counter Logic Gaming (CLG) have announced their partnership with Overwolf, an application which allows developers to create downloadable applications for video games.  This partnership will be oriented towards...

More than just prize money up for grabs at the ESL Premiership this autumn..

ESL UK has formally announced the ESL Premiership is returning this autumn which'll see Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and League of Legends teams competing for a £21,000 prize pot. There is also a...

Riot Games to be honoured by BAFTA with special award

League of Legends co-CEOs and co-founders Brandon Beck and Marc Merrill are set to be presented with a special award by the British Academy of Film and Television ("BAFTA") next week....

Riot reveal NA LCS franchising model to go live in 2018

Riot Games, the publisher of one of the world's largest esports, League of Legends has revealed details of its franchising plans for the North American League of Legends Championship Series. The spots are...

Riot launches new series of League of Legends tournaments – Rift Rivals

After news that the Intel Extreme Masters will no longer feature League of Legends, game developer Riot has been quick to act and announce more international LoL tournaments. The series of...

Ninjas in Pyjamas secure European LCS slot – entire lineup to be replaced

According to ESPN reports, Ninjas in Pyjamas has secured an EU LCS spot having purchased the slot previously owned by Fnatic Academy. After Fnatic Academy was promoted, the organisation was forced to...

Red Bull pick up League of Legends team to compete in CS Qualifiers

Red Bull has gone a step further than team sponsorship, revealing the pickup of a team now to be called "Red Bulls". The roster, previously going by the name "R.B." had...

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Community Effort Orlando reveal games to be played at 2017 event

Community Effort Orlando, better known as CEO is one of the biggest fighting games championships in the world. The event will run from 16-18...