Evil Geniuses drop Starcraft II and shake-up their FGC roster

North American organisation Evil Geniuses started 2017 emphatically, with a video released on Twitter by Dota 2 captain turned CEO Peter "PPD" Dager announcing a few of their plans for the upcoming year mainly...

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...
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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,...

Scrub League Weekly – BlizzCon rip off and collegiate esports in Toronto

This week on Scrub League, Colin, Kevin and Sam collectively cock their eyebrows at the "virtual" ticket for BlizzCon. Listen to find out what between $40 and $75 bucks gets you...

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...

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 – TLO on Starcraft 2’s past and future

StarCraft 2 is seen by many as the first esports title of the Twitch era.  Fast forward to 2017 though and the title is suffering. It doesn't have the same number of players...
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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...

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...

AfreecaTV reveal Global StarCraft II League plans for 2017

AfreecaTV, the number one live streaming platform in South Korea has announced its plans for the Global StarCraft II League ("GSL") in 2017.  The event returns for 2017 with bigger and better plans. The...

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ESIC hosts first ‘Future of Esports in Las Vegas’ Summit

Love was in the air as the Esports Integrity Coalition (ESIC) hosted the first ‘Future of Esports in Las Vegas’ summit on Tuesday 14...