Riot Games reveals debut self-ran VALORANT event, First Strike

Riot Games has today announced the first VALORANT tournament internally organised and operated by the publisher. The developer-ran event, First Strike, will host a series of regional tournaments across North America, Europe,...
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BLAST receives support from Alienware, Gillette for Ignition Series event

Danish tournament organiser BLAST has received support from Twitch, Alienware, and Gillette for its first VALORANT tournament. The BLAST VALORANT Twitch Invitational will take place over September 11-13th. RELATED: BLAST expands into VALORANT with Ignition Series...
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BLAST expands into VALORANT with Ignition Series event

Danish tournament organiser BLAST has expanded into VALORANT, partnering with Riot Games to host an Ignition Series tournament. The BLAST VALORANT Twitch Invitational will see four teams compete for a €50,000 (£45,225.91) prize purse. RELATED: Flashpoint...
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Dignitas launches “_FE” platform to foster women in gaming

North American organisation Dignitas, the esports vertical of New Meta Entertainment, has created a new platform, “_FE,” dedicated to championing opportunities and education for women in gaming. _FE, led by Dignitas’ Vice President...
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NEOM aftermath, LCS makes interesting moves | ESI Digest #5

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...
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Pittsburgh Knights secures deal with ExpressVPN

Pittsburgh Knights announced that the organisation has aligned with virtual private network (VPN) service provider ExpressVPN as its newest sponsor. In addition to becoming the team’s preferred VPN partner, ExpressVPN will also sponsor...
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ESI Digital Summer Partnership Spotlight: THESPIKE.GG

Esports Insider is proud to announce THESPIKE.GG, the number one place for competitive VALORANT news and data, as Silver Partner of next week's ESI Digital Summer (#ESIDIGITAL).  Named after the win-objective of...
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Flashpoint organiser B Site expands into VALORANT with Ignition Series event

B Site, the tournament organiser behind the FLASHPOINT league for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, has announced its first event for Riot Games’ VALORANT. The organiser has been tapped to host Pop Flash, the...

High School Esports League expands into Australia, New Zealand

Community-centric competitive organisation and platform Generation Esports today announced that it will expand its High School Esports League (HSEL) brand into Australia and New Zealand. As in North America, the ANZ edition...
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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...