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London Esports appoints former West Ham CCO as Non-executive Director

UK-based esports organisation London Esports (LDN) has announced the appointment of Karim Virani as a Non-executive Director. The newly appointed director of LDN is largely known for his five-year tenure at Premier League football club...
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Reading FC joins forces with Rival to launch Royals Esports platform

English football club Reading FC has entered into a partnership with gaming solutions company Rival. The deal will see Reading FC launch Royals Esports, a dedicated esports platform for the club's supporters. RELATED: Ajax...
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A look inside the University of Portsmouth’s new Esports Coaching & Performance degree

Last week a new esports degree course was announced in the UK. ‘Esports Coaching & Performance’ is a new BSc undergraduate degree at the University of Portsmouth, and was created through a...

Mason Mount appointed Combat Gaming brand ambassador

Chelsea Football Club and England midfielder Mason Mount has been appointed as an official brand ambassador of 38 Entertainment Group-owned organisation Combat Gaming.  In his new role, Mount will host Combat Gaming’s...

Challengermode teams up with Opera GX, creates grassroots esports fund

Swedish esports platform Challengermode has announced a partnership with web browser Opera GX.  The partnership will see both parties create a ‘grassroots esports fund’, which aims to accelerate the growth of small...
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University of Portsmouth and IFoEC announce Esports Coaching & Performance degree

IFoEC, the education partner of The International Federation of Esports Coaches, and the University of Portsmouth have announced the Esports Coaching & Performance BSc undergraduate degree. The programme will be delivered...
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Esports investment report, May 2021: Fnatic, Enthusiast, Beastcoast

Esports investment in May was led by Fnatic raising $17m. There were various mergers and acquisitions, including Enthusiast Gaming's acquisition of both Icy Veins and Tabwire, as well as two Letters...
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Turquoise: New colour in esports branding

The Eurovision Song Contest and esports both enjoy, or perhaps resent, a level of relative obscurity. Many have heard of it but perhaps cannot be bothered to understand such a spectacle....
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How We Are Nations is augmenting esports merchandise distribution

We Are Nations just released a replica of G2 Esports’s pro jersey. It costs €55 — €25 cheaper than G2’s official pro kit kersey. This adds a rung to the merch-distribution...

VIDEO: Fan engagement tools with Philip Hübner, CBDO of Challengermode | ESI Focus

A variety of fan engagement tools have risen in prominence over the last few years, gone are the days where esports organisations purely rely on content to generate a fanbase. We've...