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British Esports Association partners with EOB Academy, esports workshops backed by Prince’s Trust

The British Esports Association has partnered up with the Enemy of Boredom Esports Academy (EOB), a series of workshops for young people interested in esports which is backed by the Prince’s Trust. The EOB Esports Academy offers educational programmes for 14-30 year olds. These workshops are designed to help young …

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Call of Duty: WWII to launch with GameBattles integration

Call of Duty: WWII will have GameBattles integration at launch, it’s been revealed. The feature was confirmed by Michael Condrey, the chief operating and development officer at Sledgehammer Games, in response to a fan question on Twitter. GameBattles integration means that those who want to get involved in esports at …

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LoL Worlds quarter-finals sees every western team knocked out

Every Western team is out of League of Legends worlds championship, after a weekend that nearly saw reigning world champs SK Telecom T1 (SKT) knocked out by European team Misfits. The biggest upset of the weekend, and arguably of all time for competitive League of Legends, saw Misfits up 2-1 …

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Twitch reveals increased revenue for streamers, new features for late 2017

Twitch has marked the occasion of their own TwitchCon event by releasing a series of milestones showing how several key performance indicators (KPI) have grown, in addition to shedding some light on what’s next for the streaming platform. The news was shared in TwitchCon2017’s keynote address, given by CEO Emmett …

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New York Yankees enter esports with Echo Fox deal

Baseball giants the New York Yankees announced Thursday that they are making a move in the world of esports as they enter an investment partnership with Vision Esports, the largest shareholder of three esports companies, including Echo Fox. Vision Esports are the largest shareholder of Echo Fox, Twin Galaxies and …

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London calling: Mark Cox on Riot’s plans for the UK, and why they’re sponsoring our Esports Workshop

Riot Games are the headline sponsors for Esports Pro’s Esports Workshop, a name we wouldn’t encourage anyone to try and say too fast. Mark ‘General_Coxy’ Cox is Riot’s UK Head of Publishing and the driving force behind the company’s new London office, one of several satellite offices the company is …

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Denis ‘Seized’ Kostin departs Na’Vi CS:GO roster

Denis ‘Seized’ Kostin has departed from Natus Vincere’s Counter-Strike: Global Offensive roster, and will be replaced in forthcoming ESL Pro League matches against North and GODSENT by Aleksey ‘1uke’ Zimin from Spirit Academy. This comes from a post on Russian social media site VK.com, but the news isn’t surprising after …

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Ultimo Hombre aiming to bring esports to masses over next 18 months

A new series of esports events are coming to the UK as the result of a partnership between new outfit Ultimo Hombre and nightclub chain Deltic. Ultimo Hombre’s aim is to make esports accessible to everyone, and to that end they’ll be putting on ‘Gamerdays’ over the next 18 months …

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Fnatic announce Deezer as organisation’s first ever music sponsor

Fnatic and music streaming service Deezer have today announced a partnership that will see Deezer become Fnatic’s first ever musical partner. What is a musical partner? It means that Fnatic team members will be listening to music via Deezer and sharing their personal playlists to Deezer users in Europe, North …

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