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ESL UK Premiership Finals weekend

This weekend (28-30th October) sees the ESL UK Premiership in CS:GO, League of Legends and Overwatch finals take place. They're being held at MCM ComicCon London at the ExCel London by...

Legia Warsaw announce the Legia Esports Cup 2016

Legia Warsaw have announced the Legia Esports Cup 2016, a FIFA 17 tournament planned for the weekend of 5-6 November. This is the first esports tournament by the Polish club and...

Galaxy Group snaps up VitalBet & sponsors Balkan CS:GO League

Galaxy Group has announced  the acquisition of the online gambling operator VitalBet and other esports brands from Vital Media.  VitalBet, the high end operator to which boxing legend Manny Pacquiao lent his name, was launched last year in April 2015. Via...
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AS Monaco and Epsilon eSports announce partnership

After teasing big news about a partnership with a "historical football club", Epsilon eSports have now announced that this club is AS Monaco. The move follows on from the e-Ligue 1...

Gary Corcoran – Double R Quits – The time is Now for console esports

Gary Corcoran is the CEO and Founder of Double R Quits, a competitive gaming platform that allows players to compete in singles matches and tournaments, on their console of choice, 'for...

Team Liquid are big believers in Civilization VI as an esport

An unforeseen move from Team Liquid has seen them invest in a team in Civilisation VI, with a bold statement posted on the team site claiming that it is 'inevitable' that it...

EiG – Ensuring esports betting integrity is all about the data

In any discussion about esports betting at a conference these days, the shadow of integrity is always lurks close by. EiG last week was no different and a one hour panel...

PSG launch into esports in emphatic fashion

Since Paris Saint-Germain partnered with media group Webedia and officially launched their esports arm, we've been eagerly awaiting news of just how they'll be competing. With a press conference held on Twitch last night, they unveiled August 'Agge' Rosenmeier and Lucas...

Immortals, Fnatic, Na’Vi and more sign with Newzoo

Market research firm Newzoo, which has done some of the finest work in the field of esports research and predictions to date, has launched a new program aimed at helping connect...
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The Pond: The past month in UK Esports

Welcome to The Pond. A new weekly opinion series on all things esports. This week, I'm taking a peek at what the UK esports scene has been up to. It'll mainly be...