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...

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...

Esport Talk – Doing Justice to mYinsanity’s Legacy – Mark ‘Yogmark’ Meijdam

Is the era of major organisations in StarCraft 2 dead and buried? Ever since the disbandment of several Korean teams, a great many have declared Blizzard’s Real Time Strategy title dead.  In the past week...

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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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...

Scrub League Weekly – Huk on Evil Geniuses and Starcraft II

Grab your stim packs, kids: Scrub League is headed to the Koprulu sector with legendary StarCraft player Chris Loranger, better known as Huk. The Canadian Protoss player chats with hosts Colin and...

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 – 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...

Blizzard, Psyonix to expand Tespa collegiate esports offerings

Tespa, in conjunction with game developers Blizzard and Psyonix, will be massively expanding its breadth of collegiate esports work. The organisation will offer more prizes, broadcasts, competitions and membership options than...

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...

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Why are football clubs entering esports? A #bofcon2017 panel

At the fourth edition of SBC's Betting on Football conference this week, of the 135 plus speakers, four of them discussed football clubs' increasing...