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$75,000 Overwatch tournament heading to the Gfinity Arena

The Overwatch MGA 2016 Championship Presented by MSI has been announced with a $75,000 prize pool and a LAN final at the Gfinity arena in London. Four of the world’s best Overwatch teams will compete at the Gfinity arena on December 7th and 8th for the title of MGA world …

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Epsilon eSports replace Natus Vincere in ECS Development League

Epsilon eSports has replaced Natus Vincere in the ECS CS:GO Developmental League as the latter pulled out of the competition at the last minute. Epsilon will now play in the developmental league portion of the ECS Season 2 competition, competing against seven other European CS:GO team to try and book …

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Dignitas HotS player AlexTheProG retires from competitive play

Alexander "AlexTheProG" Grumstrup, a member of the Team Dignitas Heroes of the Storm team, has retired from competitive play. AlexTheProG will be replaced on the Dignitas roster by Lawrence "Athero" Harper, who is coming over from Team Liquid. Athero previously played on the Dignitas roster, and will now be playing …

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Huma banned from all of Riot’s leagues

Huma, a Challenger Series League of Legends team, has been banned from all Riot sanctioned leagues after failing to pay its players. A ruling from Riot reveals that Huma has been chronically late in paying its players the League-mandated Minimum Player Compensation” throughout the year. At the start of August …

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Cloud9 picks up a Vainglory team

Multigame organisation Cloud9 has signed the former Nemesis Hydra Vainglory roster, marking its first entry into the mobile eSport. The acquisition comes just before The Battle in Seattle tournament due to take place this weekend. The new Cloud9 squad will be playing in this event, which is serving as the …

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Formula E drivers head to Vegas for $1 million race

Formula E is heading to Las Vegas, for a $1 million race featuring all 20 drivers. The race will take place at the Venetian Hotel as part of the Sport Business and Innovation Summit at CES next year. The players will use playseat simulators running rFactor 2 software, which will …

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Millenium’s Callum "Swanny" Swan to miss CoD XP

The biggest CoD event of the year is here, but Millenium will be without their star player as Callum "Swanny" Swan has not travelled to LA. The news came just hours before the competition is due to start, with the team confirming that Swanny will not be playing this weekend. …

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Chris Kamara becomes a CoD Caster

Sky Sports football pundit Chris Kamara has transferred his commentating skills away from the beautiful game and into Call of Duty. Sitting alongside professional CoD caster Alan Bricey” Brice, Kamara calls the action in game in his trademark style, and actually does pretty well. You can see how he does …

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NBA player Jonas Jerebko buys Renegades

Jonas Jerebko, a NBA player for the Boston Celtics, has purchased the Renegades eSports organisation. Renegades is perhaps best known for having two owners banned from the LCS. Last year owner Chris Badawi was banned from the LCS, and sold up to Christopher MonteCristo” Mykles. Then earlier this year Badawi …

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ELEAGUE season two schedule revealed

Turner’s ELEAGUE CS:GO competition is returning for a second season, with the first round of qualifiers kicking off on September 7th. While the top eight teams from the first season have already booked a slot in the group stages for season two, the remaining teams that competed first time around …

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