MSPORT NATIONALS

Motorola and ESL partner to host MSPORT NATIONALS tournament

Motorola of Sweden and ESL Nordic announced their partnership in hosting a $10,000 (£7,655) mobile esports tournament called MSPORT NATIONALS. The tournament will feature Hearthstone, Power Rangers: Legacy Wars and Modern Combat...
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Airbus enters esports with ‘Out of the Blue’

Airbus, a leading European aircraft manufacturer, has made major inroads into the esports world with the apparent sponsorship of a new League of Legends team, Out of the Blue. The details of...

FC Schalke 04 Esports hire Mitch “Krepo” Voorspoels and Hans Christian Dürr

FC Schalke 04 Esports has announced the high level appointment of two members of staff, with Mitch "Krepo" Voorspoels and Hans Christian Dürr joining the organisation.  Hans Christian Dürr left his role with Splyce...

IEM and ESL One Katowice 2018 will have $1.75m prize pool

Intel and ESL have announced plans and prize pool details for two of the biggest combined events on the 2018 esports calendar, IEM Katowice and ESL One Katowice. Katowice’s Spodek Arena...

Bayern’s James Rodriguez joins Ares as an ambassador

Bayern Munich and Colombia midfielder James Rodriguez has joined esports organisation Ares Esport in an ambassadorial role. Rodriguez joins an impressive, if somewhat odd, host of names at the team which includes...

Esports Gold announces $5 million ICO

Online media aggregator for the esports community, Esports Gold has announced its going to launch an initial coin offering (ICO) with the aim of raising $5.4 million (£4.06m) in Ether tokens...
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Riot’s band-aid fix could spell the end of EU’s Worlds hopes

Last week, one of the world's best known sporting brands dropped out of the European League of Legends scene. The very same day, a top team submitted an open letter of...
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Esports BAR – Heading back to Cannes bigger and better than before

The Esports BAR returns to Cannes in February (12-14th) 2018 but this time around it'll be significantly enhanced as Reed MIDEM is stepping it up a gear for its second year. The...
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1. FC Nürnberg become second Bundesliga 2 side to sign FIFA players

Bundesliga 2 side 1. FC Nürnberg has become the latest traditional sports outfit to dip its toe into esports. The German side who currently sit fifth in German football's second tier...
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EloPlay launches a token sale campaign

EloPlay, an online gaming platform that has been operating for two years with over 90,000 registered users, has announced it is holding a token sale to create a blockchain utility and...

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Esports Industry Awards 2017 announce categories

The Esports Industry Awards have returned for a second year, after a successful 2016 debut. Growing from 18 categories to 21 this time around....