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Fnatic Overwatch team to get an LA team house

Fnatic will start up a new gaming house in Los Angeles for its Overwatch team when they return from Korea.  In an interview with Yahoo eSports Fnatic founder Sam Mathews revealed the news.  “It’s unannounced, but our Overwatch team is American and currently they’re in Korea,” said Mathews. “Esports is …

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Former REUNITED Overwatch team signs with eUnited

The former REUNITED Overwatch team, which has been looking for a new organisation since the start of the year, has signed with eUnited.  The team has been a free agent since REUNITED closed its doors in January, and now four members of that roster have signed with eUnited. Thomas "Morte" …

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How a strong eSports community made Rainbow Six Siege a ‘player retention machine’

Rainbow Six Siege has become somewhat of a surprise hit in the world of eSports. Things started out slow after a muted launch at the tail end of 2015, but during the last twelve months Ubisoft and ESL have built a sizeable pro scene, with a consistent and defined structure, …

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Schalke 04 signs German PES champion

Football club Schalke 04 continues to grow its roster of eSports talent, this time by signing German PES champion Lennart “LENNAO” Albrecht.  LENNAO won the German championship back in 2016 and has been a top PES player for years. This year his main goal is to make it to the …

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Sophie Goldschmidt joins the British Esports Association’s advisory board

The British Esports Association has announced that Sophie Goldschmidt has joined its advisory board.  Goldschmidt is currently the Chief Commercial Officer at Chime and has previously held positions at the Rugby Football Union, the NBA, the Women’s Professional Tennis Association and is currently a non-executive board member of the PGA …

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Riot finally allows its on air talent to monetise their Twitch streams

Riot is finally allowing its casters and analysts to monetise their personal streams and YouTube channels.  Traditionally Riot has banned on air talent from doing this, meaning some of the biggest names in the scene couldn’t make any extra cash based on their streaming.  However over the weekend Mitch “Krepo” …

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Former Fnatic CS:GO roster set to reunite after ELEAGUE Major says report

Both Robin “flusha” Rönnquist and Jesper “JW” Wecksell are set to reunite with their former Fnatic teammates to recreate the roster that dominated CS:GO for months.  A report from Slingshot eSports states that flusha and JW will join forces with Olof “olofmeister” Kajbjer, Freddy “KRiMZ” Johansson and Dennis “Dennis” Edman …

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EU LCS caster Richard “Pulse” Kam moves to cast the LPL

Richard "Pulse" Kam, a member of the EU LCS casting team, has announced that he is leaving Europe to cast the LPL.  In a lengthy statement on Facebook Pulse revealed that he wanted to cast for a different audience and give the EU LCS viewers a break from his work.  …

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Cloud9 add Gods to Overwatch roster, say goodbye to KyKy

Top North American Overwatch side Cloud9 has made a roster change just days before APEX Season 2 is due to start.  Kyle "KyKy" Souder has left the Cloud9 team, and will serve as a temporary coach for rivals Team EnVyUs while they play over in South Korea.  His replacement is …

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Invasion eSport accused of withholding prize money as players leave the org

StarCraft II players Kevin "Harstem" de Koning, Juan Carlos "MajOr" Tena Lopez and Julian "Lambo" Brosig have left the Invasion eSport organisation, claiming that they are yet to be paid owed prize money.  Harstem was the first to leave the team, announcing on Twitter that he was owed prize money …

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