League of Legends World Championship 2020 to be held entirely in Shanghai

The 2020 League of Legends World Championship will still be held in Shanghai, as originally planned, but now all stages of the competition will take place within the city. Originally, Riot Games announced plans...

HellRaisers unveils rebranding with simplified logo design

Ukrainian organisation HellRaisers (HR) announced a rebranding effort that replaces its demon-faced logo with two downward slanting lines, seemingly representing arched eyebrows. News of the rebrand appeared on Twitter late last week along with a...
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Controversial deals with NEOM, Vindex acquires Belong | ESI Digest #3 (31/07/20)

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...
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MAD Lions partners with Crown Esports Nutrition

OverActive Media-owned Spanish esports brand MAD Lions has signed Crown Esports Nutrition as its latest partner. Crown Esports Nutrition is a division of Crown Sport Nutrition, an already-established brand in traditional sports. RELATED: MAD Lions...
Marcin Gortat invests in Polish Esports League

Basketballer Marcin Gortat invests in Polish Esports League

Former NBA basketball player Marcin Gortat has invested in Polish Esports League, a three-year-old national competition. Financial terms of the investment have not been disclosed at the time of writing. RELATED: Mitch Marner joins...
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Team Heretics freshens up with Philips OneBlade deal

Team Heretics, a leading esports organisation in Spain, has announced Philips OneBlade as a new partner. This partnership follows a record-breaking stream where Team Heretics content creator TheGrefG shaved his head live...
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Opinion: Esports may be the perfect military recruitment tool but there are warranted concerns

Entertainment and the military have always existed hand-in-hand. The “heroics” of war have been highlighted in film, both as fictional, glorified images of battle, and as prominent recruiting tools in the...
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Tribe Gaming secures bag partner in Incase

North American organisation Tribe Gaming has announced Incase as its official bag and pack partner. The organisation, which focuses on mobile esports, will kit out its players with Incase's products as a...
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Opinion: Esports inclusivity for disabled gamers begins in school

As gamers, we might think of an "ability" as a special character skill like casting magic or performing a sneak attack. But the word takes on a different meaning for 10 percent of...
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Dignitas names Sean Finnegan Senior Producer of Branded Video

North American organisation Dignitas has announced the hire of Sean Finnegan, who will serve as Senior Producer of Branded Video. Finnegan is a director and cinematographer who has created video content for gaming brands including...