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Gfinity continues raft of new hires with ESL presenter Paul “ReDeYe” Chaloner

Gfinity today continued to expand their ranks with news that veteran shoutcaster, ESL One and WCS host Paul “ReDeYe” Chaloner would join the company as Head of Broadcasting. Chaloner is known best as one of the first professional shoutcasters, and the host of Blizzard’s StarCraft II tournament WCS Europe. The …

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Syndicate, Ali-A and DanTDM to star in September’s Legends of Gaming Live

A number of YouTube’s brightest names have been confirmed for the inaugural Legends of Gaming Live tournament and exhibition this September. Sponsored by GAME, the Upper Street Events and Endemol organised gathering will take over Alexandra Palace from September 3rd. Confirmed participants include Syndicate, Ali-A and DanTDM as well as …

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Allegations surround identity of Hearthstone pro MagicAmy

ESL Legendary Series winner Hyerim ‘MagicAmy’ Lee is not a real person, according to accusation flying around the internet today. The Daily Dot reports that MagicAmy, who is signed to Andrey ‘Reynad’ Yanyuk’s team Tempo Storm, was accused in a Reddit post of being an online persona shared by multiple …

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‘Retail should support eSports in the UK,’ urges Gfinity

Gfinity and Multiplay say retailers can help make eSports a major force in the UK. It comes as GAME is unveiled as the official sponsor of Multiplay’s Insomnia54 event, which takes place over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend at Coventry’s Ricoh Arena. Its presence will include giving consumers the chance …

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