ESports

Heroes of the Dorm will be streamed exclusively on Facebook Live in 2017

Blizzard has announced the return of Heroes of the Dorm for its third year and revealed that the competition will be streamed exclusively on Facebook Live.  US university students are invited to take part in the competition, with the winning team receiving a grant towards their college tuition fees. In …

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Kinguin drops G2 sponsorship to avoid conflict of interest

Kinguin, an online game reseller that has invested heavily in eSports, has announced that it will no longer sponsor G2 Esports.  The move is to prevent any conflict of interests and stay within Riot’s rules for the LCS. This issue has arisen as a team that Kinguin has the naming …

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The quarter final match ups for the ELEAGUE Major have been revealed

Overnight the group stage of the ELEAGE Major concluded, meaning we now know the eight teams that will be fighting it out in the knockout stage of the competition this weekend.  NaVi, Virtus Pro, Fnatic, SK Gaming, Gambit eSports, FaZe Clan, Astralis and North all made it to the top …

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ESL UK gives two top teams a chance to bootcamp

Bootcamps are a staple of all top level eSports, with big teams getting together a few weeks before a major tournament with the intention of training all day every day. But these cost a lot of money and a true boot camp is often out of reach of lower tier …

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EVO announces games for its 2017 event

Evo has revealed eight of the nine games that will make up its massive 2017 fighting games tournament.  Street Fighter V, Smash Melee, Smash Wii U, Guilty Gear Xrd Rev. 2, Injustice 2, BlazBlue: Central Fiction, Tekken 7: Fated Retribution and King of Fighters XIV are the titles that have …

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Groups for the Gfinity London Call of Duty World League event have been announced

With the Gfinity London Call of Duty World League tournament kicking off in just over 24 hours the groups have finally been revealed.  Group A will feature Splyce, Aware Gaming, Fab Games, and Bando.  Group B will consist of Elevate, Supremacy, Imperial and Prismatic. Group C will house Orbit, Team …

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ELEAGUE’s 2017 sponsorship rates to stay “about the same” as 2016

In 2016 ELEAGUE revealed that their sponsorship packages mostly sit around the $2 million mark, and have now revealed that will stay the same for 2017.  When speaking to SportsBusiness Daily, which was spotted by Dot eSports, Seth Ladetsky, senior vice president of sales at ELEAGUE, said that sponsorship prices …

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IEM Katowice to hold $30,000 female CS:GO tournament

At the Intel Extreme Masters Katowice event eight of the best female CS:GO teams will compete for a share of $30,000.  The group stage of the competition will take place on March 2nd with the playoffs happening on March 3rd. All the action will take place on the floor of …

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Genesis 4 organisers offer Smash players compensation after settings mix up

This past weekend Genesis 4 took place, and featured a large Super Smash Bros. Wii U tournament. However at least one game, if not more, were played with the wrong settings bringing into question the results of the matches.  During the top eight portion of the event the knockback setting …

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The teams for the CWL Gfinity London event have been confirmed

Gfinity has announced the sixteen teams that will be competing at the Gfinity London Call of Duty World League event at the end of this week.  Aware Gaming EU, Bando, Black Forest Games, Cyclone, Elevate EU, FAB Games eSports, Fnatic, Hadouken, Millenium, Orbit eSport EU, Splyce, Supremacy, Team 3G, Team …

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