Detroit Renegades get energised with a new sponsor

Energy drinks and esports go together like eggs and bacon so news that the latest team sponsor is 5 Hour Energy will come as no surprise.  The American company has signed a...
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Michele Attisani – FACEIT – From Breakthrough to Ascension

After a busy 12 months in esports, we caught up with FACEIT CoFounder and Chief Business Officer Michele Attisani for the next in our end of year Q&A series.  Esports Insider: Have...

Christina Alejandre – ELEAGUE – Second season syndrome?

Prior to this weekend’s championship finals of the second season of ELEAGUE we had a chat with VP and General Manager Christina Alejandre to talk over the latest season, Mr.T, Overwatch and...

Jussi Patjas – Helsinki REDs – Finland’s Overwatch Stars

Sports teams in esports has been the talk of the latter part of this year, and football and basketball are now no strangers to the world of competitive gaming. Ice hockey...

Overwatch – Why it had to win ‘Best Newcomer 2016’

For a game released in May 2016, to be crowned ‘Best new esports title’ in November is quite a feat.  It would be underplaying it a little to say that Blizzard’s Overwatch...

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...
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Kalvin Chung – MnM Gaming – Record setters

The final interview from MCM is with Kalvin Chung, one of the directors of MnM Gaming. Over the weekend he watched as his organisation secured two of the three titles on offer...

Official Talent Lineup for Overwatch MGA 2016 now confirmed

For the first time in the history of MSI’s annual international esports tournament, the Masters Gaming Arena (MGA) Championship will hold its Grand Finals in London, as MSI brings an Overwatch...

Next Generation Esports announce Overwatch Winter Premiere

Next Generation Esports have announced the Overwatch Winter Premiere, a tournament with a $100,000 (~£80,000) prize pool. The event will take place through December 2016 and finish at the end of January...
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Adam Heath – Reason Gaming – Home for any esport

During the ESL UK Premiership Finals at MCM ComicCon, ESI caught up with Adam Heath, MD of RNR-eSports, the parent company of Reason Gaming. At the event he saw his CS:GO...

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Capcom Cup 2016 on track to hit record prize pool target

Capcom Cup 2016's Street Fighter V tournament prize pool has now hit $342,182. This follows a $90,000 windfall from the Capcom Pro Tour DLC.  With...

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