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Bud Light to sponsor top eSports stars

Bud Light is set to sponsor a group of eSports players across a number of games. At DreamHack Austin, which kicks off next week, Bud Light will reveal their initial list of potential players to sponsor, which will feature players from Counter Strike: Global Offensive, Dota 2, Hearthstone: Heroes of …

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Team YP banned from all ESL events

ESL has banned Team YP from competing in any ESL hosted event, along with any other team sponsored by a company known for adult content. The rule bans any sponsors widely known for pornographic … or other adult/mature themes and products,” from any ESL organised event, according to an email …

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Fnatic and Cloud9 create League of Legends Challenger teams

Both Fnatic and Cloud9 have created new League of Legends teams to compete in the Challenger Division. Cloud9 have announced that its new challenger squad will be lead by Hai Lam, former captain of the organisation’s LCS team, along with coach Daerek LemonNation” Hart. The team currently has a roster …

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Gfinity launch Tournament Builder Xbox One app

Gfinity’s Tournament Builder app is now available to download on Xbox one. The free app allows Gfinity members to sign up for and compete in a number of Xbox One eSports tournaments as well as create their own competitions. Players will also be able to submit results directly from the …

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NRG eSports bring in former Apple executive as new CEO

Andrew Pruett, former global head of publisher relations and business development for Apple’s mobile advertising division, has been unveiled as the new CEO of NRG eSports. After more than a decade working in advertising, sales, and business development Pruett will now manage the eSports organisation full time. Having worked at …

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Operation Kinguin CS:GO tournament to return to DingIt

Streaming platform DingIt.TV has announced that the successful CS:GO tournament Operation Kinguin will return for a third season. Starting on April 27th the third season of Operation Kinguin will feature a $20,000 prize pool, which 32 teams will be competing for. The season will feature 75 games across 40 different …

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Nomination period for eSports Industry Awards closes on May 6th

Want to have your say in who is considered for the inaugural eSports Industry Awards? You need to get your nominations in before Friday, May 6th. There are 18 categories at this year’s show that celebrate this fast-growing and innovative sector. These are: Best Streaming Platform eSports Commercial Partner of …

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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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