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StarCraft legend Jaedong has retired from pro play

Lee "Jaedong" Jae Dong, one of the most recognisable names in the world of StarCraft, has retired from competitive play after an 11 year career. Jaedong was a member of Evil Geniuses, and was considered to be one of the best StarCraft players of all time. His rivalry with Lee …

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Weird Al Yankovic to play the Blizzcon closing ceremony

The biggest weekend in the world of Blizzard eSports is almost upon us, and now we know that Weird Al Yankovic will be closing out the show. The closing ceremony of Blizzcon 2016 will feature a live performance from parody artist Weird Al Yankovic. Weird Al will take to the …

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The League of Legends World Championship prize pool has passed $5 million

The prize pool for the League of Legends World Championship has passed the $5 million mark and continues to grow, despite the competition being over. Just before the grand final between SK Telecom T1 and Samsung Galaxy kicked off, Riot Games announced that, thanks to crowdfunding, the prize pool both …

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Join MCV at the Games Industry Christmas Party 2016

MCV,DevelopandeSports Proare proud to present theGames Industry Christmas Party. It will take place on Tuesday 6th December 2016 at Sway Bar, Holborn, London. Festivities, fun and frolicking to be had at the Games Industry Christmas Party to kick-start the holiday season… Come along and join industry friends and colleagues for …

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DreamHack Masters Las Vegas announced, features $450,000 prize pool

DreamHack has announced the return of its Masters competition, this time taking the event to Las Vegas. DreamHack Masters Las Vegas will take place at the MGM Grand in February 2017. The group stage will take place on the casino floor between February 15th and 17th, with the knockout stage …

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Team Liquid signs Civilization player and will run Civ tournaments

Team Liquid has announced its entry into the competitive Civilization world by signing Stephen "MrGameTheory" Takowsky and announcing a new Civ VI tournament. Liquid is now the first major eSports team with a Civilization VI player, and boy did they get a good one. Stephen "MrGameTheory" Takowsky is one of …

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SNICKERS is the official chocolate bar of ELEAGUE

With the second season of ELEAGUE getting underway late last week, Turner has announced a new sponsor for the competition in the form of SNICKERS. SNICKERS is now the official chocolate bar of ELEAGUE, but the sponsorship doesn’t end there. SNICKERS will also sponsor the pre game show airing on …

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Blizzard reveals LCS like set up for Heroes of the Storm in 2017

Blizzard has revealed the set up for Heroes of the Storm Global Championship 2017, which shares more than a few similarities with the LCS. After a somewhat lackluster competitive season over the last twelve months, which saw a lot of big names drop out of the scene, Blizzard has finally …

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New Call of Duty World League season starts with MLG Las Vegas

The new season of the Call of Duty World League will kick off on December 16th 2016 with the start of MLG Las Vegas. The competition will feature top North American teams battling it out for a share of the $100,000 prize pool at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas …

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ESL is powering PlayStation’s new tournaments feature

ESL will integrate its competitive gaming systems into PlayStation’s tournaments section on the PS4. ESL will allow players to sign up and compete in many tournaments across multiple games on the PS4 with just a few button presses. Players can also check into tournaments and check their progress through the …

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