Tag Archives: Grassroots

Brendan Donohue: NBA esports will have a 12-month calendar

Speaking to Esports Pro Brendan Donohue, the managing director of NBA’s 2K Sports League, has outlined plans for the league, which is planned to run on a twelve month calendar. The NBA are moving as fast as they can, but logistical challenges have made it difficult to roll things out …

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Gfinity’s Martin Wyatt on grassroots esports & why its Elite series is a “watershed moment” for UK esports

Esports outfit Gfinity have recently named a date for their long-awaited Gfinity Elite Series event, after a series of delays marred the event. This led to some critics of the company to speculate about the status of the event after Gfinity didn’t come forwards with a new date. Regardless, looking …

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Biggest ever League of Legends College Championship runs this weekend

The League of Legends College Championship is taking place in Los Angeles this weekend, from May 25 – 28. This event is the largest League of Legends College Championship, with eight teams competing this year — the winning team from four different regional divisions, a trio of wildcard slots, and …

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Interview: We talk to Jay Smith about GAME’s grass roots tournaments

At Insomnia last week, we sent Mike Stubbs to chat to GAME’s Belong and esports platform manager Jay Smith about the company’s efforts to get new players engaged with esports using grassroots tournaments and the retailer’s chain of venues. How did GAME get involved with esports, and what’s next? Mike …

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