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...
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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,...

Blizzard announce Overwatch Contenders with rule-set on cheating, gambling and more

Whilst the world eagerly awaits news of the coveted Overwatch League and exactly what Blizzard have planned for it, the gaming giant has instead announced "Overwatch Contenders", a development league for...
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Esports BA (Hons) degree available at Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University has become the first establishment in the United Kingdom to offer an esports degree. Those that choose to study the course will graduate after three years with a BA...

Red Bull pick up League of Legends team to compete in CS Qualifiers

Red Bull has gone a step further than team sponsorship, revealing the pickup of a team now to be called "Red Bulls". The roster, previously going by the name "R.B." had...
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This week in Esports: Gillette partner with EDward Gaming, ESL reveal Facebook plans and...

It's been another busy week in esports news as non-endemics have continued to plough into the space at an astonishing rate. This time, however, it's non-endemics that have already entered esports...

Gfinity reveal 7th July as start date of Elite Series

Gfinity Plc has revealed hotly anticipated details of their Elite Series competition. Following the recent extension on the Challenger Series, Gfinity has now revealed that the Challenger Series will close on 4th June.  This...

Vainglory Spring Championship Preview: The talent: Action Jackson, Xinyi, Humanist and Excoundrel

The hotly anticipated Vainglory Unified Spring Championship is very nearly upon us. Rounding off the pre-tournament coverage at ESI we have an interview with four of the finest talent to grace the...

ESL reveal wide-ranging plans for live event streaming on Facebook

Many dubbed 2017 as the year that esports broadcasting rights would be propelled to the forefront of people's minds. ESL has already made moves in that regard, with ESL Pro League moving...

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Millennial Esports brings $10,000 Madden Tournament to Las Vegas

Millennial Esports Corporation has announced it will be running a free to enter Madden NFL tournament this weekend with a $10,000 (£7,995) prize up for...