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Events

Esports focused events news and calendar

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Overwatch (somehow) wins SXSW Esports Game of the Year award

Overwatch was crowned Esports Game of the Year at the SXSW Conference Gaming Awards on Saturday night. The nominees for the category were as follows: Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare; Gears of War...
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ESL and CD Projekt Red announce Gwent tournament

It seems the world of esports has a brand new participant. CD Projekt Red, the makers of critically acclaimed action role-playing game series The Witcher, have signed a partnership with ESL for...

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...
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PGL to host the next CS:GO Major in Krakow

"You've never seen CS:GO like this" was the proud announcement from PGL, the next CS:GO Major hosts. The Romanian organisation, alongside publishers Valve, has announced the next CS:GO Major to be held...

Team crests revealed for GAME Belong tournaments

GAME has revealed the regional team names and tribe crests for its new Belong competitive gaming stores. As reported by Esports News UK, GAME has unveiled the team crests as well as...

GAME BELONG to host UK esports tournament

GAME, the well established high-street brand in the UK has announced its first nationwide UK esports tournament which will take place in its BELONG competitive stores.  The tournament, sponsored by Activision is to be played...

ZOTAC announce $100,000 Dota 2 tournament to take place in Taiwan

ZOTAC, has announced the first ever ZOTAC CUP MASTERS in partnership with Battlefy.  The tournament will boast a $100,000 (£82,000) prize-pool and the eventual finals are set to take place from May 30th to June...

Alex “Machine” Richardson to host the desk at the ESL UK Premiership Finals

ESL UK has announced that the Premiership Spring Season Finals host will be none other than Alex "Machine" Richardson. Machine is a very well established host in the scene, having featured at...

Street Fighter V joins the Gfinity Challenger Series

Gfinity has revealed the name of the next title to join CS:GO in its Challenger Series and Elite Draft. Drum roll, please. It'll be the iconic FGC title Street Fighter V. The Capcom title...

Meltdown Bars partners with Discord

Meltdown Bars has announced an intriguing partnership with Discord to 'power communications at all its locations worldwide'.  In case you're unaware Meltdown is an esports bar chain with centrally run locations in...

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Weldon Green – LeagueCoaching.gg – Coaching and mental resilience in esports

Last week esports data startup DOJO Madness announced the acquisition of LeagueCoaching.gg in a move to add a human coaching element to their existing offering. DOJO run...