August sees Overwatch jump to fifth most watched esport on Twitch

In the month of August there was only ever going to be one esport which was the most watched; Dota 2.  Thanks to The International with its $20m plus largely crowdfunded prize...

GAMeS and rAGE present Africa’s first esports branding summit

GAMeS (Global Assembly Marketing eSports), in partnership with rAge, will launch Africa’s first Esports Branding Summit at the rAge Expo on Friday 7 October 2016.  The half-day event will explore the opportunities...

Team Liquid announces partnership with Crunchyroll

Team Liquid, a juggernaut in the esports scene took to its social media yesterday to announce its latest partnership and it is by no means a traditional one. Crunchyroll, a San Francisco...
UK Masters S2. Multiplay.

Multiplay is back with Season 2 of its UK Masters

After the moderate success of the first UK Masters season, debuting in CS:GO, Multiplay is hitting back and giving us a second season of competition – adding in two more titles...

WESA adds Player Council with Jendeby as Chairman

The World Esports Association (WESA) has today introduced the inaugural members of the organisation's Players Council which includes Viktor Jendeby as Council Chairman.  The Players Council members include representatives for each of...

Brazilian club Santos adds Gears esports to its roster

The Brazilian football club Santos has had an esports division since August 2015 at which time it signed a partnership with Dexterity. Santos Dexterity was born, and the latest news is that...

Electronicstars is back with a flashbang

Electronicstars, the CS:GO challenge platform, has gone live with a new and updated version of its site.  On Electronicstars gamers can challenge each other for a pot which can either be real cash...

Ultraplay adds odds on HALO and Crossfire

UltraPlay is now providing prematch odds on Crossfire and HALO. The advanced betting solutions company has announced that it is releasing the two new extra games which can be found on UltraPlay’s partner...

Nintendo: esports, Pokémon and ESL

Nintendo is making some serious investments into esports via its flagship brand of Pokémon. It has been reported that Pokémon Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby, the latest releases, alongside collectible card game Pokémon Trading Card...

Scrub League Weekly – Tim Hudak and being smitten with SMITE

Esports Insider has formed a partnership with the team behind the weekly esports focused podcast Scrub League. The Scrub League team is made up of Colin, Kevin and Samantha and based in...

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ELEAGUE Major Qualifier kicks off today

With Atlanta looking to host the first CS:GO Major of 2017, ELEAGUE are getting their main qualifier event underway early. Lasting from the Thursday...