GRID The Esports Journal

Making esports data beautiful — GRID

To a data company, ‘esports’ is about as useful a category as ‘European’ or ‘African’ is a nationality. Esports titles share some likenesses — they are all digital, chiefly — but...
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GRID and WePlay Esports expand partnership for Dota 2 AniMajor

Berlin-based data platform GRID Esports and tournament organiser WePlay Esports have announced that its data partnership will include the WePlay Esports AniMajor tournament in Kyiv, Ukraine. According to the release, GRID will...
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Esports Technologies launches Esports Games app

Esports wagering services brand Esports Technologies has launched its Esports Games app, a free-to-play interactive tournament prediction and trivia game. Esports Games is available on the Google Play store in the United States,...

Virtus.pro and Lympo launch collectable NFT cards

Russian esports organisation Virtus.pro has announced a partnership with sports NFTs platform Lympo. As a result of the deal, Virtus.pro will launch collectable NFT cards featuring images of its players from the...

Team Liquid announces fourth extension of SAP partnership

North American esports organisation Team Liquid has announced the extension of its partnership with German software corporation SAP. As Team Liquid’s official innovation partner, SAP plans to help the organisation innovate its...
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Valve announces August return for Dota 2’s The International

Games publisher Valve has announced that Dota 2 tournament The International will return in August 2021 following its hiatus last year due to the pandemic. The International 10 is set to take...
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Team Secret unveils DMScript partnership

Blockchain-based gaming company DMScript has announced a partnership with European organisation Team Secret. Exact details surrounding the partnership have not been disclosed. However, according to the release, the partnership will see Team...
ESL and DHL renew partnership

DHL renews and expands ESL partnership

Esports organiser and production company ESL Gaming has renewed its partnership with logistics firm DHL. As a result of the renewal, the partnership has been expanded to include the ESL CS:GO Pro...
Key esports sponsorships and partnerships, April 2021

Key esports sponsorships and partnerships, April 2021

Each month, Esports Insider — in collaboration with YouGov, a data and analytics company that provides global consumer opinion and behavioural data — collates the period’s significant sponsorship and partnership news in...

Virtus.Pro announces Halls partnership

Russian esports organisation Virtus.Pro has partnered with Mondelez International-owned cough drop brand Halls. As a result of the partnership, Halls will release a promotional video in collaboration with Virtus.Pro’s Dota 2 roster....