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Adidas files trademark opposition over ELEAGUE logo

Monolothic sportswear outfit Adidas has filed opposition to a trademark application of Turner Sports’ ELEAGUE. ELEAGUE has been around for 18 months now, and has quickly earned a reputation for top tier events with tournaments across a variety of different games. Adidas’s opposition isn’t to esports in general, indeed they …

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2018’s first CS:GO Major will be ELEAGUE Boston

Boston will be host to 2018’s first CS:GO Valve Major, with ELEAGUE on hosting duties. The ELEAGUE Major will bring 16 of the world’s finest CS:GO teams together for a two week long showdown which will culminate in live playoffs from Friday 26 January to Sunday 28 January at Boston …

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OpTic gaming forfeit slot in ELEAGUE’s CS:GO Premier after roster changes

OpTic Gaming have forfeited their Group D spot in ELEAGUE’s CS:GO Premier after adding Adam Friberg, Aleksi ‘Allu’ Jalli and Emil ‘Magisk’ Reif to their roster yesterday. ELEAGUE’s rulebook has a rule, several in fact although only 4.4.15 is relevant here, which states that teams must retain three of their …

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GEICO and ELEAGUE team up for grassroots Street Fighter V tournament at PAX West

ELEAGUE has partnered with GEICO to launch the GEICO ELEAGUE Amateur Series, a series of esports competitions aimed at amateur level players. The collaboration will kick off with a Street Fighter V tournament at Pax West, which runs from September 1-4 in Seattle. The event will be livestreamed on both …

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Sayed ‘Tekken Master’ Hashem, Bahrain’s most successful esports athlete, on why Americans have it easier

Sayed ‘Tekken Master’ Hashem got into games the same way as many of his generation: fighting for supremacy against his siblings. Hashem’s earliest memories of gaming are when he was six, embroiled in digital fisticuffs with his brothers in fighting games like Tekken. He’d play against his brothers every day …

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ELEAGUE announces $250,000 Injustice 2 World Championships for October

ELEAGUE have announced a $250,000 Injustice 2 World Championship this October, which will air on cable network TBS in the US in addition to being livestreamed on Twitch. The tournament, announced during an E3 stream on Sunday, will comprise an open qualifier, which will take place on October 21 and …

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Stage set for $250,000 CS:GO show match between Virtus.Pro and Astralis

ELEAGUE, an esports tournament operator that is run by Turner and IMG, has put $250,000 on the line in a show-match pitting current CS:GO Major champs Astralis up against runners-up Virtus.pro. $250,000 show matches are a new concept for esports, more familiar to fans of Boxing or UFC bouts then …

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GEICO renews ELEAGUE sponsorship

American insurance company GEICO has renewed its sponsorship of ELEAGUE, after a successful first year working together.  GEICO was one of the first non-endemic brands to sponsor Tuner’s eSports competitions, and was featured heavily during all of the different events that ELEAGUE ran over the past 12 months.  While there …

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ELEAGUE Nominated for a sports Emmy

ELEAGUE has been nominated in the Outstanding Studio Design and Art Direction category at the sports Emmys.  This nomination shows just how good the ELEAGUE broadcasts have been, not only have they been the best eSports shows we have ever seen, they are even rivaling traditional sporting show, which is …

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ELEAGUE Street Fighter competition groups announced

ELEAGUE has announced the groups for its Street Fighter V Invitational and big names are set to clash early on in the competition. UK player Ryan Hart has been placed in Group D, alongside big names such as Capcom Cup winner NuckleDu and Luffy. Street Fighter legend Daigo Umehara is …

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