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Jens Hilgers – BITKRAFT – Don’t talk, do

In April 2017, BITKRAFT announced the 'first global venture fund for esports'. It promised sizable investment in start-ups related to esports, to the tune of €100,000 to €400,000 (£84,000 to £337,000) for...

Plethora of footballers launch Ares Esport with the World Gaming Federation

Ares Esport on first glance is what looks like a new launch in which gamers will be encouraged to sign-up and compete in CS:GO, League of Legends, Dota 2 and Hearthstone...

Korea e-Sports Association (KeSPA) refuse to participate in 2017 AIMAG, Turkmenistan

The Korean e-Sports Association ("KeSPA") has announced today that it will not take part in the 2017 Asian Indoor Martial Arts Games ("AIMAG"), Turkmenistan.  In brief, the reasons for its refusal are...

DeadlyKittens acquired by Zenway Productions

Zenway Productions, an events management company, has acquired the team DeadlyKittens.  The news was brought to the public sphere via an article on the Zenway site, with the company proudly sharing on...

Mousesports partners with Dr Pepper

There's big news out of Germany as esports club mousesports has announced a new partnership with soft drink Dr Pepper.  They took to their website to reveal the deal, welcoming Dr Pepper Germany as...
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Superdata CEO on the Facebook and ESL deal

Following the Facebook and ESL streaming agreement that hit the news last week, we spoke to Superdata CEO and Co-Founder Joost van Dreunen to gather his thoughts on the matter. Superdata...

Riot launches new series of League of Legends tournaments – Rift Rivals

After news that the Intel Extreme Masters will no longer feature League of Legends, game developer Riot has been quick to act and announce more international LoL tournaments. The series of...

Intel Extreme Masters to no longer feature League of Legends

One of the only international League of Legends events on the circuit will not be run this season, the organisers of the Intel Extreme Masters ("IEM") have revealed.  Michal Blicharz, the VP...

Ninjas in Pyjamas secure European LCS slot – entire lineup to be replaced

According to ESPN reports, Ninjas in Pyjamas has secured an EU LCS spot having purchased the slot previously owned by Fnatic Academy. After Fnatic Academy was promoted, the organisation was forced to...
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Olympic Council of Asia announces details of esports programme for AIMAG in September ’17

The Olympic Council of Asia ("OCA") has revealed details of the esports programme to run at the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games ("AIMAG") which will be held in Ashgabat,...

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ESL UK Premiership Finals roundup

This weekend past saw the winners of three of the four ESL UK Premiership competitions crowned as champions. These were in CS:GO, League of...