ESI Digest #2 24/07/2020

MTG personnel changes, Herman Miller expands presence | ESI Digest #2 (24/07/20)

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...
How London Royal Ravens ran a CoD League Home Series from lockdown

How London Royal Ravens ran a home series event from lockdown

In February, London Royal Ravens played host to a Home Series for thousands of baying fans as part of the location-based franchise model adopted by the Call of Duty League. Last weekend, the...
San Francisco Shock Herman Miller

San Francisco Shock finds chair partner in Herman Miller

Overwatch League franchise San Francisco Shock has established a partnership with office furniture company Herman Miller. In line with typical gaming chair deals, NRG Esports' franchise will promote Herman Miller's gaming product. RELATED: TSM...
ESL x HUYA

HUYA acquires broadcast rights to ESL CS:GO and Dota 2 events

Tournament organisers ESL and DreamHack have entered an exclusive broadcast deal with Chinese live streaming platform HUYA. The one-year deal will see the CS:GO Pro Tour and prominent Dota 2 tournaments broadcast...
ESL Pro League Season 11 Finals

ESL expands Euronics Group deal to cover ESL Pro League

Tournament organiser ESL has named electrical goods retailer Euronics Group as an official partner of ESL Pro League for Season 12. The deal covers the next season of ESL’s premier Counter-Strike: Global Offensive league. The...
Ubisoft Collegiate Esports launches in partnership with FACEIT, CORSAIR

Ubisoft launches collegiate Rainbow Six Siege with FACEIT and CORSAIR

Ubisoft has announced the launch of its proprietary collegiate esports league, Ubisoft Collegiate Esports, which will premiere with Rainbow Six Siege. The competition is set to kick off this month in partnership with esports platform...
Youth Esports Program Riot Games

Riot Games partners with Mineski’s Youth Esports Program

The Youth Esports Program (YEP), a collaboration between Mineski Philippines and the Philippine Collegiate Champions League, has partnered with Riot Games Southeast Asia. The partnership will allow YEP to give students access...
Dire Wolves N8 Esports Sydney Drop Bears

Dire Wolves incorporates Sydney Drop Bears and N8 Esports

Oceanic organisation Dire Wolves has announced the incorporation of the Sydney Drop Bears and N8 Esports into its brand. The move will see Dire Wolves, previously just a League of Legends team, evolve into a...
Guangzhou Charge Herbalife Nutrition

Guangzhou Charge enters three-year deal with Herbalife Nutrition

Guangzhou Charge, the Overwatch League franchise owned by Nenking Group founder Zhong Naixiong, has partnered with Herbalife Nutrition. The dietary supplement marketing corporation will serve as the primary sponsor of the team throughout...
VIE.GG CSGO Legend Series Allied Esports

Allied Esports partners with Esports Entertainment Group for CS:GO Legend Series

Allied Esports has entered a deal with Esports Entertainment Group to launch the VIE.gg Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Legend Series. The online event kicks off on August 31st and will include 12 European...