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Splyce announce strategic partnership with Delaware North

The major esports organisation Splyce, announced on February 9th that they have entered into a strategic partnership with Delaware North. The organisation, headquartered in Buffalo, New York, operates in nine titles,...

StarCraft ProLeague ends after 14 years

The Korean e-Sports Association (KeSPA) announced yesterday that it will close down the StarCraft ProLeague, the world's first pro esports team league, which ran for 14 seasons.  Sadly this has also seen five of...

Esport Talk – Team Liquid’s MaNa

This week on Esport Talk listeners were once again treated to some StarCraft gold. Grzegorz ‘MaNa’ Komincz rocked up in the studio to talk Team Liquid, dogs and Starcraft. The 23 year...
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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...

Esport Talk – Elazer says Blizzard needs to make balance changes faster

The eleventh season of the Intel Extreme Masters concluded in Katowice, Poland and the StarCraft 2 Championship was amongst the highlights.  It was the Koreans who dominated the tournament, although Polish player...

Scrub League Weekly – Girls on Games, Weedmaps & esports comedy

Scrub League gets down to the naked truth this week, with an honest discussion about female sexuality in gaming with Girls on Games Co-Founder Catherine Smith-Desbiens.  The GoG co-editor in chief gives...

Intel & ESL welcome 173,000 at largest esports event in history

The numbers are in and the numbers are historic. This year's IEM Katowice saw a record breaking 173,000 at the event over the two weekends.  A prize pool of $650,000 (£525,000) was...

Splyce beat Method in WoW, South Korea romp home in Overwatch – The BlizzCon...

Blizzard's flagship event BlizzCon finished this weekend and with it a significant number of esports events. The developer hosted tournaments for each of its games: World of Warcraft, Hearthstone, Starcraft 2, Heroes of the Storm...
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A remastered edition of Starcraft is due this summer

Starcraft, the game Blizzard has been patching for the past 10 years, is finally getting a complete overhaul.  StarCraft: Remastered will include a complete 4K Ultra HD graphical overhaul, but preserve key...

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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Thinking of entering esports? Learn to tread carefully

With the numbers being touted by the likes of Newzoo about the current worth, and growth trajectory, of the esports industry it’s unsurprising that...