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The Prodigal Fox Returns: Leffen on his comeback, coping with visa issues and EU’s problem

The last time that William Leffen” Hjelte played Super Smash Bros. in North America, he swept Juan Hungrybox” Debiedma in the Grand Finals of HTC Throwdown. Just a month later, a visa issue kept him from competing in NA competitions for eight months, and by the time he got back, …

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Capcom bans Team YP and other “adult content” sponsors

Capcom has banned Team YP from all Capcom Pro Tour events, with a new rule that forbids sponsors of “adult content”. The new rules that were published at the end of last week, state that Capcom will not allow any players who are sponsored by “adult content sponsors, such as …

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Capcom bans Team YP and other "adult content" sponsors

Capcom has banned Team YP from all Capcom Pro Tour events, with a new rule that forbids sponsors of adult content”. The new rules that were published at the end of last week, state that Capcom will not allow any players who are sponsored by adult content sponsors, such as …

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ELEAGUE will be broadcast on Twitch thanks to multi year deal

Turner and WME | IMG, the two companies running ELEAGUE, have partnered with Twitch in order to broadcast the upcoming competition on the streaming platform. The multi year deal means all the live matches from ELEAGUE will be broadcast on Twitch along with on demand content. Each week will see …

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First eGames event to hit Rio this August

The first ever eGames event will take place in Rio de Janeiro on August 15th and 16th. Taking place slap bang in the middle of the Rio Olympics, the event will be held at British House in Parque Lage, Rio. The location is at the foot of the Corcovado, home …

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FaZe Clan rumoured to be leaving WESA

FaZe Clan is set to leave the WESA organisation, just a week after the group was formally announced. Sources have informed IGN that FaZe will announce its intention to leave the World eSports Association as early as next week, having already told WESA commissioner Petro Fringuelli. This move will supposedly …

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Power Dynamics in Esports – the Role of the Publisher

Last week will go down as one of the most significant in the history of esports. Riot dropped the ban hammer in League of Legends, compelling the sale of League Championship Series teams Renegades and Team Impulse, and Challenger Series team Team Dragon Knights. Meanwhile, the Electronic Sports League (ESL) …

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Team EnVyUs enter League of Legends

Team EnVyUs has entered the world of League of Legends by purchasing a slot in the North American LCS from Renegades. After being banned by Riot the Renegades organisation was forced to sell its slot in the LCS and EnVyUs has stepped in as the buyer. Riot has approved the …

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Get ready for a DreamLeague weekend

DreamLeague Season 5 playoffs are about to commence this weekend with four teams battling in a double elimination bracket and the defending Champions, OG returning to Sweden. For the fifth season, DreamLeague implemented a new system for Dota 2 competitions, featuring a mini prize pool up for grabs in the …

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The Rise of Ranged Supports at MSI: a play in three acts

When asked if the ranged support meta is a real thing,” Counter Logic Gaming support Zaqueri aphromoo” Black laughs and quirks an eyebrow. It’s actually a real thing,” he says before launching into a summation of how SK Telecom T1 and Lee Wolf” Jae-wan countered CLG’s Soraka pick with Nami. …

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