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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...
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This week in esports: CTRL, MAD Lions, Motorola, VALORANT

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 FaZe Clan...
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VulkanBet offers odds on VALORANT Ignition Series events

On June 16th, Riot Games announced the Ignition Series, an endeavour devised to help boost and support competitive initiatives surrounding its newly-released tactical shooter, VALORANT. The European G2 Esports Invitational, an event...
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Riot Games announces next stage of VALORANT esports, Ignition Series

Riot Games has announced the Ignition Series, the developer's next step in establishing as esports scene for its newly-released VALORANT. The developer is said to have partnered with over 20 organisations to create...
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T1 Entertainment & Sports invests in esports analytics startup Mobalytics

T1 Entertainment and Sports (T1) has made an investment in Mobalytics, an esports analytics startup devised to improve player performance. The companies initial focus for the partnership is on VALORANT, with Mobalytics'...
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The most popular esports events of April 2020

Esports Insider collaborates with esports analytical firm Esports Charts to take a look at event viewership on a month-by-month basis. There isn’t a standard viewership metric that’s utilised and agreed upon by all parties in...
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Opinion: It’s too early to jump on the VALORANT esports bandwagon

Riot Games' launch of VALORANT, its free-to-play first-person shooter, went extremely well in terms of viewership and reception. Built with competition at the forefront of the mind, it's of little surprise...