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Vainglory’s Spring Championship to be held at the O2 in London

Super Evil Megacorp has announced that it is bringing the Spring Season Championship to the O2 Arena in London.  The event will see the top six teams from Europe and the top six teams from North America compete in both regional and inter regional matches to decide who the best …

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Blizzard announces StarCraft Remastered

After months of rumours and speculation Blizzard has finally confirmed that it is working on a remaster of the original StarCraft and its Brood War expansion.  Blizzard president Mike Morhaime made the announcement over in Korea, where Brood War was the catalyst for the start of the major eSports boom …

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Everything you need to know about the Esports Integrity Coalition

The Esports Integrity Coalition was formed last year with the intention of making sure eSports competitions remain fair and regulated. Since then it has entered multiple partnerships with many eSports companies, along with a lot of betting companies to ensure that issues such as match fixing and doping are eliminated …

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First details of Evo Japan revealed

The first details of the Evo Japan event that was first announced last year have been revealed, and it seems we have a while longer to wait.  The Evo Japan fighting game tournament will not take place until 2018, when it will hit the Akihabara UDX event center in Tokyo. …

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Riot and MLB’s new LoL streaming platform coming “soon”

At the end of last year Riot and BAMTech, an offshoot of MLB, agreed a reported $350 million broadcast rights deal for League of Legends eSports.  Since then we have heard very little, but according to Riot’s co-head of esports Jarred Kennedy, a new streaming service for LoL eSports is …

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FACEIT partners with YouTube for ECS broadcast deal

YouTube has acquired the exclusive broadcast rights to the ECS CS:GO competition.  The league, which is run by FACEIT, was previously broadcast on Twitch, however the new deal will see all of the ECS content, including live streams, be broadcast on YouTube. This will allow FACEIT to make use of …

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Rainbow Six Siege Pro League returns for year 2

Ubisoft has announced the return of the Rainbow Six Siege Pro League competition for its second year.  This year there is a few changes to the competition, with the most notable being the switch to PC only. In the first year the Pro League featured both a PC and Xbox …

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Immortals hire former Team Liquid manager Nick Phan as its new GM

US based eSports organisation Immortals has announced that former Team Liquid manager Nick Phan has joined the team as its new general manager.  Phan will work across all of the organisations teams, and will look to try and improve their time with the organisation, both in game and out. He …

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Valve releases updates to Dota 2 and CS:GO on the same day

Valve is not one for communicating when they plan to do things, so it was a massive surprise when they dropped updates for their two biggest games last night. Dota 2 received the Bladeform Legacy update, the headline of which was the new Juggernaut Arcana cosmetic item that was announced …

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PGL will host the next CS:GO Major in Krakow

Tournament organiser PGL has announced that it has been chosen by Valve to host the next Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Major in Krakow, Poland.  The announcement comes just four months before the main event is set to take place, with the final stages of the competition due to take place in …

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