Vorsprung durch Astralis (noch einmal) as Audi pen permanent jersey deal

Following an initial "pilot case" shirt sponsorship in January, Astralis and Audi are back together: this time with a permanent deal.  The deal in January was a three month pilot case which...
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Golden State Warriors unveil Hunter Leigh as head of esports

The Golden State Warriors esports arm has named Hunter Leigh as its head of esports.  It comes after the NBA Championship team were confirmed as an partner in Riot Games' new North...
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Rick Fox’s Echo Fox confirm North American LCS franchise spot

Echo Fox, the esports organisation with roots in the FGC has confirmed it has secured one of ten North American League of Legends Championship Series ("NALCS") spots in the new permanent...

Immortals release statement confirming exclusion from the LCS

Immortals has confirmed that it will not feature in the LCS going forward having not been accepted into Riot Games' North American League Championship Series permanent partnership system.  When the news broke...

Esports Insider Careers Series – Isabel Davies – a legal perspective

Welcome to the first proper piece of the Esports Insider Careers Series. After I gave a brief introduction to my own personal background in what probably comes across as an extensive...
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Australia’s first Esports High Performance Centre launches at the Sydney Cricket Ground

Australia’s first “Esports High Performance Centre” has been launched at the Sydney Cricket Ground. The centre will play host to League of Legends Oceania champions LG Dire Wolves as well as...

Overwatch League introduces award in memory of INTERNETHULK

On November 8th the esports world learned of the passing of Dennis "INTERNETHULK" Hawelka, a man who worked for Team Liquid as an Overwatch coach before moving to League of Legends...

FNATIC become first esports brand to be shortlisted for ESA Award

FNATIC has been shortlisted in the 2017 European Sponsorship Association (“ESA”) Awards, under the “Rights Holder of the Year” category. In doing so, the esports organisation becomes the first esports brand...

MVPindex social media index shows FaZe Clan’s prowess

MVPindex, a company specialising in social media indexes across traditional sports and entertainment has revealed a new esports social media index. The wide-ranging index will track, measure and value the social...
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Bob Ruhland – Buffalo Wild Wings – A deal with Dignitas

Bob Ruhland is VP of Marketing for Buffalo Wild Wings. The restaurant chain, which started life in Ohio in 1982 and now boasts over 1,200 locations in the States and abroad,...

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ELEAGUE announce Street Fighter V celebrity showmatch for charity

ELEAGUE have announced a Street Fighter V Celebrity Showdown to air on Friday, April 28th in support of various charities. The Emmy nominated studio have...