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The esports leagues and events affected by coronavirus

The current novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has disrupted life around the globe, and that extends to the esports industry as well. Numerous recent and upcoming events and leagues have been cancelled, postponed,...
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Neosurf: Assessing the bid for gender re-balance in esports

Disclaimer: This is a guest feature piece from Neosurf Last November, Xiaomeng “Liooon” Li became the first woman to win a major BlizzCon and major Hearthstone championship. In her acceptance speech, she defiantly...
DreamHack Madrid Announced

DreamHack Spain relocates winter festival to Madrid

Event organiser DreamHack's Spanish branch has announced that it is moving its winter festival from Sevilla to Madrid. Expanding the scope and offerings at the event appears to be the primary motivation behind...
Australian Esports University League Chatime

Australian Esports University League partners with Chatime

Australian Esports University League has partnered with bubble tea brand Chatime for the 2020 season. The partnership will see Chatime assume the role of presenting partner for the league, which involves over...
Why 2020 will be a defining year for card game esports

2020 is a defining year for card game esports

There's no skirting around it: it's not been a good few years for card game esports. Since the digital collectable card game (CCG) genre exploded following the release of Hearthstone in 2014,...

This week in esports: Google, Coca-Cola, Fnatic, LCS

As always, we’ve rounded up the biggest and best stories from the past week so you can stay abreast of the industry’s biggest happenings. This week in esports saw Activision Blizzard...
Ryan Wyatt YouTube

Ryan Wyatt discusses Google’s deal with Activision Blizzard

Just hours before the new, franchised Call of Duty League was set to kick off at The Armory in Minneapolis - the home of Minnesota RØKKR - YouTube was announced as...
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Activision Blizzard enters multi-year deal with Google

Activision Blizzard will broadcast Call of Duty League, Overwatch League, and Hearthstone esports exclusively on YouTube. This is part of a multi-year deal between Activision Blizzard and Google that also sees Google...
This week in esports

This week in esports: BT, IMAX, Blizzard, Olympique Lyonnais

As always, we’ve rounded up the biggest and best stories from the past week so you can stay abreast of the industry’s biggest happenings. This week in esports saw BT and...
Hearthstone Masters Tour 2020 Plans

Hearthstone Masters Tour enlists ESL and DreamHack

Blizzard Entertainment has announced that it will be expanding the Hearthstone Masters Tour for the 2020 season. The circuit will double from three tournaments to six, with each event boasting a $250,000...