Ronnie Screwvala will invest $15 million in Indian esports

It has been announced that an Indian businessman and philanthropist, Ronnie Screwvala, has pledged to commit $15m (£12m) in order to launch a major Indian esports league.  USports, one of Screwvala's companies,...
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Esports scholarships now available at Toronto University

As esports enters universities in various countries, Toronto has stepped up in the land of Justin Trudeau and syrup to offer Canadians a chance at an esports scholarship.  This will be known...

Room on Fire releases episode one of new CS:GO series

Esports studio Room on Fire has unveiled a documentary called #CSGreatestGames Episode 1: “Boostgate”. The studio is mostly known for its work in CS:GO and puts analytical content out across Youtube, Soundcloud...
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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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Diaries Out – 2017 Esports Conference Checklist

Get those business cards ordered and your elevator pitch perfected because in 2017 there will be more esports business conferences than ever before. Last year saw more emerge, and as event...

Esport Talk – World of Tanks’ TheDeadZone

When esports is discussed World of Tanks rarely gets a mention. But it deserves one, and so the team at Esport Talk cut it some slack this week.  The Wargaming title was released back...

VR platform SLIVER.tv partners with ESL & DreamHack for 14 events

SLIVER.tv, the leading esports 360º virtual reality entertainment platform, has announced its broad-reaching 2017 partnership with the major players of ESL and DreamHack.  Fans of the ESL One series, IEM and DreamHack...
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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...

Betclic sponsors new French FIFA 17 streaming channel

Eclypsia has launched a new streaming channel dedicated to FIFA 17 coverage and Betclic has come on board as a sponsor.  The FIFA scene in France has seen considerable attention lately; Orange...

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Teams confirmed for ECS Season 2 Finals

The online leagues for the second season of the Esports Championship Series (ECS), the league operated by FACEIT and Twitch, concluded at the weekend....

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