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Team EnVyUs enter League of Legends

Team EnVyUs has entered the world of League of Legends by purchasing a slot in the North American LCS from Renegades. After being banned by Riot the Renegades organisation was forced to sell its slot in the LCS and EnVyUs has stepped in as the buyer. Riot has approved the …

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Prize pool for Dota 2’s The International 6 passes $5 million in 48 hours

The prize pool for The Intentional 6, the biggest Dota 2 competition of the year, has already exceeded $5 million, despite fans only being able to contribute for less than 48 hours. The International Battle Pass launched late on Monday and, at the time of writing around 45 hours later, …

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350,000 Mega Drive titles sold on Steam since mod hub launch

Nearly 20 years on from its discontinuation, the Mega Drive is making money again. Sega last month released a new retro hub for its Mega Drive library on Steam for PC. Among the new features was mod support, opening up the library to the enthusiastic PC modding community. And it …

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World eSports Association announced, aims to professionalise eSports

The World eSports Association has finally been announced after multiple leaks throughout the week. Billed as open and inclusive organisation, the main aim of the group is to further professionalise the eSports world. They will do this by introducing elements of player representation, standardized regulations, and revenue sharing for teams. …

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Initial details on the World eSports Association leak

Initial details on the World eSports Association have been leaked ahead of an official announcement on Friday. Late yesterday an image, which has since been deleted but can be seen here, popped up on Imgur that showed a poster for the World eSports Association featuring the logos of many large …

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FC Schalke 04 reportedly buys EU LCS spot

German football club FC Schalke 04 has purchased a spot in the EU LCS from Elements according to the eSports Observer. According to multiple sources” the deal will be confirmed next week with Elements selling their place in the league to the football club after failing to do so before …

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Dolby enters eSports with $10,000 Overwatch tournament

Audio giant Dolby will sponsor an Overwatch tournament due to take place days after the game’s release. Agents Rising will feature a $10,000 prize pool, making it the largest prize pool in Overwatch history. Taking place on the 28th and 29th May the event will be held at the eSports …

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ESL One New York is returning as a CS:GO event

ESL has announced that ESL One New York will return for its third year, but will now primarily be a Counter-Strike event. The previous two iterations of the event have been Dota 2 tournaments with top teams from across the world attending to field new rosters after The International. This …

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