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eSports Industry Awards 2016: Vote now and get free Now TV trial

Three categories in the eSports Industry Awards 2016 will be decided by public voting. You can tell us who you think should in the eSports Journalist of the Year, eSports Photographer of the Year, and New eSports Game of the Year categories. Voting is open at the eSports Industry Awards …

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The next Dota 2 major will be held in Boston

Dota 2’s next $3 million major tournament will take place in Boston, Massachusetts in early December. PGL will be organising the event, which consists of a group stage that takes place on December 3rd and 4th and a main event that starts on December 7th and concludes on the 10th. …

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Neeb becomes the first foreigner to win a StarCraft II event in Korea

The one rule of StarCraft II is that the Koreans always win, but now that rule has been broken as Alex "Neeb" Sunderhaft has won the 2016 KeSPA Cup. Neeb’s 4-0 victory over Cho "Trap" Sung Ho in the grand final makes him the first StarCraft II player to ever …

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Steve Aoki buys Rogue

After performing at TwitchCon Steve Aoki announced that he has purchased eSports organisation Rogue. Aoki has purchased a controlling share of the organisation, and plans to be a hands on owner, with the press release stating: Steve [will] play a supportive role in the Overwatch team’s continued success, as well …

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Vainglory’s first World Championship heads to Hollywood

The first ever Vainglory World Championship will be held at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood this December. Between the 2nd and 4th of December12 of the best Vainglory teams from across the world will fight for the title of world champions, and a nice chunk of cash. Hammers Velocity …

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Amazon Game Studios details three big projects and new Stream+ gambling plan

After what feels like a long period of pretty significant investment, we finally know what the first big projects to emerge from Amazon Game Studio will look like. Leading the lineup is Breakaway, an eSports orientated 4×4 team sports brawler” which seems tailor made to try and make the most …

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Betway signs headline sponsorship deal with Ninjas in Pyjamas

Betway has signed a six figure sponsorship deal with Ninjas in Pyjamas to become the organisation’s headline sponsor. The deal gives Betway content usage rights, onsite branding at the NiP gaming house and full player access, along with jersey branding. The company will use this partnership to give fans a …

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ESL partners with Cybersmile to tackle toxicity in eSports

ESL has partnered with The Cybersmile Foundation to tackle online abuse and toxicity in the world of eSports. Cybersmile has been working to address online abuse in the competitive gaming space since early 2015. This new partnership will significantly widen the reach of Cybersmile resources, as they try and get …

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NBA team co-owners and Magic Johnson buy Team Liquid

The investment group known as aXiomatic eSports has purchased controlling interest of Team Liquid. The group features big names such as NBA hall of famer Magic Johnson along with Peter Guber and Ted Leonsis who are leading the group. Guber is perhaps best known as the CEO of Mandalay Entertainment …

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ELEAGUE to host the next CS:GO major in January 2017

ELEAGUE, the eSports brand created by Turner Broadcasting and aired on US TV network TBS, will host the next CS:GO major. Due to take place between January 22nd and 29th 2017, the ELEAGUE CS:GO major will be held at the ELEAGUE Arena within Turner Studios in Atlanta for the initial …

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