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Collegiate League of Legends to hit US TV network

Big Ten Network has announced the BTN Invitational: A University League of Legends Event, which will be broadcast on their network over in the States. The event will take place at PAX East on April 22nd, and will see Ohio State University face off against Michigan State University in a …

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WSVG owes $32,000 in prize money to players months after initial payment deadline

Tournament organiser WSVG have yet to pay out $32,000 in prize money. The company, which held an event in the Maldives in October 2015, offered up an initial $50,000 prize pool to be split across Hearthstone, Starcraft II and FIFA tournaments, however most of this has not been received by …

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MCV Jobs Weekly: New editor for eSports Pro

Mike Stubbs replaces Chris Higgins as editor of eSports Pro, AlexVerrey launches Big Boy PR and ERA appoints anew director of marketing and communications. New editor for eSports Pro Mike Stubbs has joined MCV as editor of eSports Pro. He joins from God is a Geek, where he started as …

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Halo Championship Series: Pro League to launch next month with $250,000 prize pool

Xbox and 343 Industries have announced that the new Halo Championship Series: Pro League will launch on May 31st with a $250,000 prize pool. The league, which is similar to Activision’s Call of Duty Pro League, will be split into two divisions, one in North America and one in Europe. …

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MLG Columbus becomes biggest Counter-Strike tournament ever

MLG Columbus has set multiple new records in the world of Counter-Strike eSports events. The first ever major event held on American soil managed to bring in over 1.6 million concurrent viewers who watched more than 45 million hours of the tournament. Both of these numbers are a significant increase …

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Wargaming to create a players union

Publisher Wargaming is planning to create a union of pro players, said the firm’s head of European eSports Nicolas Passemard. Speaking to eSports Pro at Wargaming.net’s League Grand Finals, Passemardsaid: We are thinking about creating a pro player union, so the players will be able receive assistance from us. We …

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ESL One Cologne to become next Valve backed CS:GO major

Valve has announced that the upcoming ESL One Cologne tournament will be the next Counter-Strike: Global Offensive major. The event, which is set to run between July 5th and 10th at the LANXESS Arena in Cologne, will feature a one million dollar prize pool for the top eight teams from …

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Mousesports sign German Vainglory team Rebirth of Empire

German eSports organisation Mousesports has entered the world of Vainglory by signing top European team Rebirth of Empire. Founded in 2015 Rebirth of Empire went on to win the Vainglory Master Series and finish third at the European Winter Live Championships in London, establishing themselves as one of the best …

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Gfinity boosts Rocket League prize pools

Gfinity have announced that they will be significantly increasing their support for Rocket League competitions in multiple ways. For the first time Xbox One competitions will be held on the Gfinity platform, in addition to the PC/PS4 events that have been running throughout the year. The prize pools for the …

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