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Guild Esports signs ten-year lease for Guild Academy and HQ

British esports organisation Guild Esports has signed a ten-year lease for its Guild Academy and global HQ. The 9,831 square-foot facility will open in Shoreditch, London in Q2 2022 and will contain a 'state-of-the-art'...
CS.MONEY extends BLAST Premier deal

BLAST Premier extends CS.MONEY partnership

CS:GO esports series BLAST Premier has extended its partnership with skin trading platform CS.MONEY, taking the collaboration to four years. According to the release, the new partnership will be centred around ‘engaging...
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Epic Esports Events and Winline to hold Dota 2 Champions League Season 7

Tournament organiser Epic Esports Events has partnered with Russian bookmaker Winline and the Russian Esports Federation to host the Winline Dota 2 Champions League Season 7.  The competition will run from January...
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Raidiant launches $15,000 women’s Rocket League tournament

Women’s gaming and esports platform Raidiant has announced the Raidiant Rocket League Series, a Women-only tournament created in collaboration with publisher Psyonix. The $15,000 (~£11,000) tournament will be open to a mix...
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Nerd Street Gamers partners with Riot Games for 2022 VCT Stage 1

Riot Games has named esports infrastructure company Nerd Street Gamers as its exclusive partner for the first stage of the 2022 VALORANT Champions Tour (VCT) for North America. The deal will see Nerd...
Yesports

Yesports closes $2.25m round to launch Esports Metaverse Platform

Esports engagement platform Yesports has raised $2.25m (~£1.66m) during its round of seed funding. According to the release, the funds raised will go towards the development of its NFT-based esports marketplace and...
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Riot Games is entering the Fighting Game world: What might happen?

DashFight’s Elizbar Ramazashvili writes for Esports Insider to discuss Riot Games' imminent arrival to the Fighting Game Community (FGC). The very top of the esports pyramid has been virtually unchanged for the...
Microsoft is buying Activision Blizzard

Microsoft agrees to acquire Activision Blizzard for $68.7bn

Microsoft has agreed to acquire publisher Activision Blizzard, the technology giant has announced. The deal is valued at $68.7bn (~£50.5bn), according to a report by Reuters. RELATED: Blizzard President J. Allen Brack steps...
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City Football Group announces collaboration with Blue United Corporation

City Football Group (CFG), the ownership group behind Manchester City, New York City FC and a number of other football teams, has announced a collaboration with Blue United Corporation, the parent...
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ONE Esports and Samsung announce long-term partnership

ONE Esports, the esports venture of sports media company ONE Championship, has announced a long-term partnership with global electronics company Samsung. As a result, the electronics company will develop a ONE Esports mobile...