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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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Over 4,000 people sign up for Street Fighter V tournament at EVO

More than 4,000 people have signed up for the Street Fighter V tournament taking place at this year’s EVO. The event, which is due to take place between July 15th to 17th in Las Vegas, will feature many tournaments for multiple fighting games, but Street Fighter V is set to …

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ESL to launch first 24/7 eSports TV channel

ESL has announced a new 24/7 eSports TV channel that is due to launch in May. Known as esportsTV, the channel will feature ESL’s core competitions and tournaments including ESL One, the Intel Extreme Masters and the ESL Pro League. The channel will run 24 hours a day, seven days …

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Free-to-play Paragon getting $60 physical PS4 edition

Epic’s upcoming F2P outing Paragon is to receive a very un-free boxed release on PS4. A $59.99 Paragon Edition has been announced for North America for June 7th. For the money gamers get a host of in-game items and perks including 6,000 Paragon Coins (worth $60), some additional challenges, permanent …

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Call of Duty legend Nadeshot founds new team

Call of Duty legend Matt Nadeshot” Haag has founded a new eSports team called 100 Thieves. The team has acquired the King Papey Call of Duty squad and will compete in Stage 2 of the Call of Duty World League starting tomorrow. The move has come as a surprise to …

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First ever collegiate Vainglory league starts at PAX this weekend

Vainglory developers Super Evil Megacorp have partnered with Collegiate StarLeague to create the first collegiate Vainglory league. The league will offer students the chance to win scholarship money by competing in the mobile MOBA, although an exact prize pool is yet to be announced. StarLeague has hosted many similar tournaments …

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The Mid Season Invitational will impact regional seeding at the League of Legends World Championship

The upcoming League of Legends Mid Season Invitational tournament will, for the first time, have a significant impact on the World Championship later in the year. Any team that makes it out of the group stage at MSI will secure their region a top four seed at Worlds. This doesn’t …

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Collegiate League of Legends to hit US TV network

Big Ten Network has announced the BTN Invitational: A University League of Legends Event, which will be broadcast on their network over in the States. The event will take place at PAX East on April 22nd, and will see Ohio State University face off against Michigan State University in a …

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