Thunder Awaken

gianDK banned from joinDOTA League for matchfixing

Jose GianMarco Durand Cornejo, known in the world of Dota 2 as gianDK, has been banned from all joinDOTA and Freaks 4U Gaming events for two years from March 23rd.  An investigation went...
Javier Mascherano

Javier Mascherano enters esports to develop Latin American scene

Javier Mascherano, Argentinean and former FC Barcelona footballer, is venturing into the esports industry by partnering with a Latin American esports agency, eSports Planet. Mascherano's goal in esports is to develop both football content...
Gfinity Facebook

Gfinity Elite Series to broadcast exclusively on Facebook

Gfinity has signed an exclusive digital broadcast agreement with Facebook that will see Season 3 of the Elite Series streamed on the social platform globally, excluding Australia. This agreement gives Facebook the exclusive...

Nickelodeon to produce esports sitcom with Mediapro

The Latin America branch of Nickelodeon has partnered with Mediapro, a Spanish communications and event organiser and the architects of the Spanish LVP, to create an esports comedy show titled N00Bees.  Production...
Rainbow Six Siege

Team Liquid has entered the Rainbow Six: Siege Pro League

Team Liquid has added yet another game to its ever-expanding portfolio by acquiring MOPA Team and entering the Pro League for Rainbow Six Siege. The former MOPA Team is made up of players...

Epicenter announces $1m Dota 2 Major in Moscow

From April 27th to May 6th, Moscow will host EPICENTER XL Dota 2, featuring Russia’s largest ever esports prize pool of $1m (£739,000), as well as being Russia’s first ever esports...
pgl, major, csgo

Teams decided for all four CS:GO PGL Minors

The open qualifiers have concluded which means that the teams are now locked in for all four PGL Minors. The Minors are $50,000 (£44,600) eight-team tournaments based in the largest four...
esea global challenge; moutain dew league

ESEA announce teams for S24 Mountain Dew League Global Challenge

The North-American based tournament operator ESEA have announced the eight teams set for their Global Challenge LAN event in May. The tournament, sponsored by PepsiCo brand Mountain Dew, offers up a...

Ronaldo has invested in a Brazilian esports team

The former Brazil, Real Madrid and Inter Milan striker Ronaldo has become the latest high profile figure to invest in esports.  Alongside professional poker player André Akkari and Igor Trafane Federal, CEO of...
sk gaming, cs:go

2016 in CS:GO – Part two – July to December

The second half of the year was one of roster moves, declining dynasties and a glut of tournaments. CS:GO has had a bumper year, and the most exciting period was summer...

Esports

Events

Bidstack hosting £25,000 Football Manager tournament at Insomnia Gaming Festival

Advertising company Bidstack will be hosting a Football Manager tournament at Insomnia Gaming Festival in March, with a prize pool of £25,000 as well...