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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...
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EXCEL partners with sports fashion retailer JD SPORTS

British esports organisation EXCEL Esports has secured a partnership with UK-based sports fashion retailer JD SPORTS. As a result of the partnership, JD SPORTS branding will be prominently featured across EXCEL's team...

DRX acquires esports organisation Vision Strikers

South Korean esports company DRX Corp. has announced the acquisition of eDreamWork Korea, the parent company of esports organisation Vision Strikers.  According to a release, Vision Strikers' brand is expected to merge...
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How 2021 shaped Indian esports

2021 will be remembered as one of the most challenging years in the history of Indian Esports. Stealing the spotlight was the prolonged ban on its most popular esports title, PUBG...

ESI 2021 round-up: Looking forward

“Never let a good crisis go to waste,” Winston Churchill’s infamous saying goes. This was a lesson quickly gleaned by esports’ practitioners in the past two years. More important than dwelling...

ESI 2021 round-up: Looking back

As the sun sets on yet another year defined by the unyielding effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, one can’t help but step back and admire the intrinsic resilience of the esports...

WePlay Holding: Setting records in 2021

As a company that takes pride in doing things differently in the esports industry, WePlay Holding has long been an established media holding company and esports event organiser.  Its esports division, WePlay...

AFK Pros: Launching during uncertainty

AFK Group writes for ESI to detail the company’s launch of AFK Pros in 2021 and the subsequent journey it has embarked on.  RELATED: AFK Creators rebrands to AFK Group Overall, 2021 has...

Top 10 highest viewed esports events of 2021

From a viewership standpoint, 2021 has seen new records be broken and titles surge to the next level of popularity. Whether it is traditional games steadily developing fanbases or mobile esports continuing...

Pace University launches esports programme

American educational institution Pace University has announced the launch of its first esports programme set to commence in January 2022. In addition, the university has detailed the development of a dedicated esports...