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Bayes Esports: How to get hired in esports data

Esports data is a rapidly growing sector and a lucrative career opportunity for those interested in computer science. To get hired in an esports data related position, however, candidates must know...
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Origin stories: Alexandre Amoukteh on the rise of Nicecactus

Nicecactus, headquartered in Valbonne, France, hopes to be an ‘all-in-one’ esports platform for gamers. Previously known as Esport-Management, the platform offers 1.3m members an array of games to choose from, numerous tutorials...
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AFK Creators Head of Esports & Strategy on AFK Pros agency

Signing gaming influencers to brands isn't all that different from signing esports athletes to orgs, the team behind AFK Creators discovered. The talent management and influencer marketing agency has been focused on...
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EXCLUSIVE: Nerd Street Gamers hires Donald Reilley as VP of Sales

North American esports infrastructure company Nerd Street Gamers has hired Donald Reilley, formerly of Canadian media and gaming company theScore, as its first Vice President of Sales. Reilley brings 20 years of...
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What’s next for generic esports degrees?

This piece was written by Patrick Walker, postgraduate student studying Journalism at City University, London.  The UK’s first-ever esports degree attracted widespread attention when it was rushed into the limelight, at Staffordshire...
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Nuvei on effective monetisation in esports and the appeal of cryptocurrency

In an industry as young as esports, business models are fluid. Rather than follow standard templates, there’s plenty of space for experimentation.  All kinds of esports deals are signed every day, creating...
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Galaxy hops and evil plots: Behind the predestined Evil Geniuses and Elysian Brewing partnership

In this piece — which is part one of ESI's 'Esports 'n' Beer' series — we explore the fated partnership between North American org Evil Geniuses and renowned brewery Elysian Brewing,...
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Peak performance in esports: Why Rogue and MAD Lions are embracing mindfulness

On 11th April 2021, MAD Lions faced off against Rogue for the fifth game of a best-of-five League of Legends series. The stage was the LEC Spring Finals. Both squads beat...
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Adam Apicella: Assembling the Avengers of esports with Vindex

Adam Apicella wants esports to bulk up. The Ohio Valley native isn’t so much building the gym for the esports industry as he is inventing exercises for the metaphorical Vindex all-in-one...
MAD Lions LEC Spring Playoffs 2021

For the LEC Spring Playoffs, players returned to the studio. Will fans join soon? 

On March 26th, Fnatic and SK Gaming faced off in the first matchup of the 2021 LEC Spring Playoffs. But the game itself wasn’t the most important part of that day. The...