Team Liquid’s top laner, Jeong Eon “Impact” Young, was involved in a car accident early this morning. LCS Team Liquid top laner Jeong Eon “Impact” Young was hospitalized this morning when the Uber he was riding in was involved in an accident with another car. i was in uber and car got crashed so lucky […]

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This week, a report on esports earning by TechGuided highlighted that Esports Professional in games such as Dota 2, Fortnite, League of Legends, etc and Full-Time Streamers are earning more money than the Prime Minister and President of their respective country. With the esports gaining more momentum and rise in popularity, there is a surge […]

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German e-commerce brand Cyperport made its first esports partnership by sponsoring PENTA. Cyberport’s logo will be visible on all PENTA team jerseys, including the League of Legends division PENTA 1860. PENTA’s ELZ esports performance center will be outfitted with “high-end gaming equipment,” including custom Acer computers. Dresden-based e-commerce brand Cyberport has announced an official partnership… […]

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Earlier today, both Cloud9 and the Golden Guardians announced through Twitter that Yuri “Keith” Jew will be joining GGS and Matthew “Deftly” Chen will join C9. Deftly is a familiar face in the LCS, as he’s been a part of GGS from its start in 2018. Keith, on the other hand, has limited […]

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“Revenue cures everything in the business world.”  Jon Taffer Last month’s buyout of Infinite Entertainment, by Immortals Gaming Club, created one of the world’s largest esports organizations. However, it also highlights prominent questions around esports-related business models. What is the current state of esports monetization?  To answer as much, let’s take a data-driven look at three key realities.   Competition for spend The video game […]

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Over the past week, Chinese esports business news has slowed down, but there were multiple partnership, sponsorship, and endorsement deals worth noting. Among the top stories: Chinese sportswear brand Li-Ning signed endorsement deals with 10 of Edward Gaming professional players; Razer signed an exclusive hardware partnership deal with the Huya PUBG League; Shanghai Esports Association… […]

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North American esports organisation 100 Thieves has announced the end of Series B funding round where they were able to raise $35 million which is $10 million more than the $25 million raised in October. This time the second round was led by Artist Capital Management, a growth investment firm whose chief investment officer Josh […]

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On the surface, NBA basketball and pro esports don’t have much in common. One couldn’t be a more traditional sport and the other is completely digital. But start peeling back the layers, and it’s apparent these sports share some overlap. Just think about the training required by pros, the huge money and audiences, and how […]

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The first official Teamfight Tactics patch notes have finally arrived! Tacticians everywhere can rejoice with the new developments. For instance, a new champion enters the fray, a beta ranked season will be going live and many other balance and quality of life changes are getting added. Stay tuned for weekly updates from Riot Games as […]

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ESTNN’s Yuri Custodio gives a rundown of the long-awaited Patch 9.14 with a focus on the “new” mechanics. The “New and Improved” Counters Patch With the halfway point of the 2019 League of Legends season among us, Riot Games have finally released the very anticipated 9.14 patch. For the most part, the game-state is progressing […]

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