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Mario Ovcharov – Ultraplay – The next step for esports betting

From the crackdown on skins, and Valve’s cease and desist note, to six figure team sponsorships, and a formal regulatory note by the UKGC 2016 was quite a year for esports...
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Jun Yi Ho – Abyssus Gaming – Can Hearthstone be dethroned?

Jun Yi Ho is the Team Manager and Co-Founder of Abyssus Gaming, an esports organisation based in Singapore. It has a roster in Hearthstone and also has an events arm. We...

Paul “ReDeYe” Chaloner – Code Red Esports – Workshops, investment and sports teams

Code Red Esports is a multi-faceted business that not only works in talent management but also has a broad esports consultancy arm.  For Part One of the interview, focusing on the talent management...

Pierre Acuña – Havas – Adidas and Vitality deal is a game-changer

Pierre Acuña is a Strategic Planner at Havas Sports & Entertainment, a company which helps to 'create meaningful relationships between brands and people'.  Pierre recently helped broker the deal between Team Vitality...

World eSport adds Legal Services – Q&A with Alexandra Merz

World eSport, the platform aiming to be a Facebook and Linkedin bridge for the esports and gaming communities, has added a new legal services feature.  World eSport was founded by Alexandra Merz...

Paul “ReDeYe” Chaloner – Code Red Esports – The Foundations [Part 1]

Paul "ReDeYe" Chaloner, co-founder of Code Red Esports, has pretty much seen and done it all in the esports world. He's one of the most experienced people in the industry and continues to...
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Philippe Chaix – Betters’ Rift – Pitch ICE Perfect

Philippe Chaix is the CMO and Co-Founder at Betters’ Rift, one of the four esports companies in the GamCrowd Pitch ICE start-up competition this year.  Based in Paris, Betters’ Rift is an...
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Phil Kornychev – PVP.ME – Pitch ICE Perfect

Phil Kornychev is the Co-Founder at PVP.ME, one of four esports companies in the GamCrowd Pitch ICE startup competition. PVP.me is a player to player betting exchange focused exclusively on esports. This...

James ‘Master52’ Lambert – Mad Skills Motocross 2

Mad Skills Motocross 2 recently held its first World Championship with a £16,000 prize pot in Stockholm. In 2016 the game has paid out over £735,000. James ‘Master52’ Lambert is one...

Alban Dechelotte – Coke Esports – Setting the bar

Coca-Cola is one of esports’ biggest non-endemic supporters. Whilst it has avoided going down the major team or tournament sponsorship route, it has undoubtedly made a name for itself with viewing...

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Varsity Games and ESL UK announce Leicester debut for Derby Series

Students of Leicester will know all too well the rivalry between De Montfort and Leicester universities.  On March 11th this will take on a whole...

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