Manchester City star Sergio Aguero launches KRU Esports

Manchester City star striker Sergio Aguero has founded his own esports organisation with the launch of KRÜ Esports. Sergio Aguero, who has been named as the organisation's CEO and founder, has recently...

Adaplay provides esports offering to UK secondary schools

Adaplay looks to boost esports participation in the UK with the introduction of Rocket League and Fortnite tournaments for secondary school students. The tournament organiser has created a series of competitions around the...
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GGLeagues to launch national recreational gaming leagues

American amateur tournament organiser GGLeagues has announced the launch of a series of national recreational gaming leagues across multiple titles. The company will launch remote leagues for Rocket League, FIFA, Madden, and Fortnite in...
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The top Indian esports business developments in September 2020

September was a big month for Indian esports with everything being set into motion with the ban on PUBG Mobile. However, the beginning of the Indian Premier League has sprung new...
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Gambit Esports bets on VulkanBet as title sponsor

Russian organisation Gambit Esports has announced Maltese esports betting platform VulkanBet as the title sponsor for three of its rosters. The deal will see the bookmaker become the title sponsor of Gambit's rosters in Counter-Strike: Global...

Pacaembu Stadium to house ‘world’s largest’ battle royale arena

Brazilian entertainment group Bad Boy Leroy (BBL) and concessionaire Allegra Pacaembu announced plans to construct a R$95 million (£13 million) battle royale esports arena complex on the grounds of São Paulo's historic...
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PUBG MOBILE EMEA League to launch in October

PUBG MOBILE recently announced a new professional league for the Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region.  The PUBG MOBILE EMEA League will replace the PUBG MOBILE Club Open (PMCO) regional finals for the...
ESI Digest 8

ESL appoints CS:GO commissioner, PUBG Mobile banned in India | ESI Digest #8

Each week, ESI Digest breaks down the weekly happenings in the esports industry, making sense of things so you don’t have to. As well as being housed on YouTube, ESI Digest is available...

XSET brings on PUBG Mobile team as game is banned in India

In the early days, esports' only consistent involvement with politics was the occasional visa issue or scapegoating by an ill-informed politician. But this summer, esports and politics seem to be running...
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PUBG Mobile takes hit with ban by Indian government

PUBG Mobile has been banned in India by the government in a cull involving over 100 other mobile applications. The Indian government has found a number of apps to be "prejudicial to the...