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The weekend wrap up: 19/12/16

Here at eSports Pro we hate event spoilers, but also know that no one has the time to watch every major tournament every weekend. That’s why we are starting up the weekend wrap up, a short post every Monday that lists all of the winners from the previous weekend. This …

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World Cyber Arena tournament suffers issues within opening hours, again

The Chinese multi-eSport event World Cyber Arena has suffered massive production delays within the opening hours in a repeat of last year’s fiasco. The tournament, organised by a division of the Yinchuan municipal government, began the group stages of 11 different games shortly before 6am GMT. However, after five hours …

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Dota tournament The Defense returns on Danish TV

The original Dota 2 international tournament, The Defense, makes its return with a live television broadcast contract. The tournament, which began in 2011 organised by joinDOTA, has returned after a two year hiatus with a $75,000 base prize pool and televised games. Over ten weeks, Danish channel TV 2 ZULU …

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Games 5s: There’s still time to get involved

If you haven’t already signed up for this year’s Games 5s five-a-side tournament, don’t worry – you haven’t missed your chance. Teams from around the industry will be coming together at the Barnet Power League football grounds to compete over the much sought-after winner’s cup. Last year’s winners Testologyhave already …

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ESL announces $1m prize pool for 2015’s Dota 2 series

ESL continues a raft of big eSports investments today with news that the $250,000 ESL Frankfurt Dota tournament this June will be the first in a 12-month series totalling $1m in base prize money. The announcement comes off the back of another $250,000 pledge to August’s ESL Cologne CS:GO tournament, …

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Finnish Hearthstone tournament bans females in "effort to make it legitimate"

A Hearthstone tournament in Finland has actively banned females from participating. And even more absurdly, the company running the competition has argued the move was made as part of its effort to promote e-Sports as a legitimate sport”. PC Gamer reports that the IeSF World Championship, organised by the Finnish …

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Digital Wars Online Season 2 Dota 2 tournament announced

eSports Interactive Entertainment’s Digital Wars Online Season 2 will take place over two weeks in April. Season 2 will once again focus on Dota 2, with the tournament kicking off on 5th April and concluding on 20th April. Registration is free and currently underway at the eSports Interactive Entertainment community …

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UPDATED: Call of Duty: Ghosts online tournaments for PS3, Xbox 360 announced

UPDATE: We’ve been informed by ILG that the prizes will not be cash, but in the form of merchandise and other goodies. Original story: Indian Leage Gaming is set to conduct online tournaments for Call of Duty: Ghosts across Xbox 360 and PS3. The Xbox 360 tournament will take place …

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Cooler Master, Frag-Nation announce League of Legends All Star League

Having just completed the Dota 2 All Star League, Cooler Master and Frag-Nation are now turning their attention towards League of Legends. The Dota 2 All Star League was conducted all through February and most of March at Bangalore’s Escape gaming cafe, with 20 teams participating across the amateur and …

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EA officially in the running once again for Consumerist Worst Company gong

The 2014 Worst Company in America tournament is under way and EA is once again in the running. Were it to ‘triumph’ it would be the third year in succession that the FIFA and Battlefield publisher has claimed the title. Its rivals include Time Warner Cable, Facebook, Yahoo, Comcast, SallieMae, …

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