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Five new members join the Esports Integrity Coalition

The Esports Integrity Coalition has announced that five new members have joined the group.  Esports Middle East, NODWIN Gaming, Mettlestate, ESP esportspools.com and FirstBlood have all joined the group.  Esports Middle East is a non-profit esports organization in the Middle East and North Africa that has translated some of the …

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Riot Games to open London office

Riot Games has announced that it plants to open a new office in London. While the company is yet to make an official statement a post on the Riot forums from Mark Cox, Head of Riot UK Publishing, revealed that the company is currently in the process of opening an …

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FC Schalke 04 commit to LoL for another split, say they want to win worlds

FC Schalke 04’s League of Legends team was expected to qualify for the LCS easily this split. They went undefeated in the regular season and had a team of stars. However when the playoffs came around they lost in the first round, killing their chance. Many assumed this would be …

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RiftAnalyst gives League of Legends players the chance to analyse replays of their games

Fluendo, a developer of video analysis software for the sports industry, has launched RiftAnalyst, a video analysis software designed to help League of Legends players review their matches.  The new platform is available for free at a basic level, or in a premium version that will set you back €3.99 …

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Red Bull announces Season 2 of Team Brawl: Hearthstone

Red Bull has revealed the first details for season two of its Team Brawl: Hearthstone competition.  This season will be made up of three events, all of which will take place at Red Bull’s eSports Studio in Santa Monica. The first event will be on April 15th, with the second …

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Fnatic bring in $7 million in investment from major sporting names

Fnatic has just completed a new financing round that has seen them raise more than $7 million. The investment round saw multiple parties throw some cash Fnatic’s way, with some big names involved. Jim Pallotta’s Raptor Group, Owners of AS Roma and the Boston Celtics; Joi Ito, Director of the …

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Vega Squadron reveal new Dota 2 roster

With the DreamLeague Season 7 qualifiers set to start today, Vega Squadron have finally revealed the members of their new Dota 2 roster.  Ilya ‘Alohadance’ Korobkin, Sergey ‘G’ Bragin, Vasily ‘Afterlife’ Shishkin, Airat ‘Silent’ Gaziev and Semion ‘CemaTheSlayer’ Krivulya are the five players for the new roster. The organisation mentioned …

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Misfits sign Marvel vs. Capcom player Angelic

The Miami Heat backed organisation Misfits has signed Armando "Angelic" Mejia, a fighting game player known for his Marvel vs Capcom skills. The move comes just months before Marvel vs Capcom Infinite is due to launch, with Angelic saying that he intends to compete in the new title.  Angelic becomes …

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Swiss Football Club Lausanne-Sport buys local eSports org

Swiss Football Club FC Lausanne-Sport has purchased the Qualitas Helvetica eSports organisation.  The org will now operate as Lausanne-Sport eSports, but outside of that little will change in the immediate future. The org has teams in FIFA, CS:GO, Overwatch Hearthstone and Rocket League, and may be looking to expand even …

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MonteCristo and DoA leave Korea to cast the Overwatch League

Casters Christopher "MonteCristo" Mykles and Erik "DoA" Lonnquist have announced that they are leaving Korea and will return to the US to work on the upcoming Overwatch League.  The pair are best known as the English language voices of Korean League of Legends. For years the pair were the main …

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