Dario “TLO” Wünsch, known for being one of the best Starcraft II players in the world, has announced that he will be leaving Team Liquid as a player to take on a position at Shopify as its new esports program manager. With the new position, Wünsch has stated that he will not be able to […]

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The Toronto Defiant announced the release of interim Head Coach David “Lilbow” Moschetto from the team. The Overwatch League Playoffs are already over for the Toronto Defiant, who lost against the Los Angeles Gladiators on their first match. One week after the team’s elimination from Playoffs, the Toronto Defiant announce some “difficult decisions” to come. […]

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Tournament organizers DreamHack and ESL have announced a one-year streaming deal with Chinese platform DouYu. The deal makes DouYu the exclusive streaming partner for the ESL Pro Tour’s StarCraft II and Warcraft III content in “standard Mandarin and other Chinese languages and dialects,” according to a […]

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Blizzard Entertainment announced that the 2020 edition of BlizzCon, the company’s annual fan gathering celebrating its staple of games , has been canceled in light of the novel coronavirus pandemic. BlizzCon typically takes place in November and is held in Anaheim, California. The announcement was made in a blog […]

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Esports betting websites are thriving all over the internet. If you are an esport enthusiast, betting on matches can be an easy way to make some money online. But is esports betting legal? Esports has been thriving this past decade. From a niche market to a $1 billion industry, esports is now compared to traditional […]

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With the Team Liquid StarLeague 5 returning after an eight-year hiatus, Secretlab will return as a supporter and sponsor. Started by Team Liquid in 2008 for StarCraft: Brood War, TSL 5 will run from May 16 – June 7, 2020. The last tournament was held in 2012. Secretlab will join sponsors Shopify, Twitch, […]

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Of all the esports titles that have ever graced gamer’s screens, few can boast the mainstream success of Counter-Strike. Held in similar or even greater esteem than its contemporaries StarCraft and Dota, Counter-Strike is a classic with a legacy going all the way back to November 2000. Since then, esports has risen from obscurity to […]

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Esports is a growing industry, with a bigger viewership year after year. As many eyeballs are on esports, this an opportunity for brands to reach a new, engaged audience. Through advertisements and sponsorship, some brands are massively investing in esports. As esports get more popular, brand reach new marketing opportunities More and more companies are […]

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Twitch has acquired English language livestreaming rights to major ESL and DreamHack competitions for 2021 and 2022. The deal specifically covers Counter-Strike: Global Offensive , StarCraft II, and Warcraft III competitions, all under the ESL Pro Tour brand..  This marks the largest exclusive media deal between a livestreaming platform and a third-party esports tournament/league organizer.  […]

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Cloud9 This North American esports organization has a history in a majority of the established esports. Beginning with League of Legends, Cloud9 if not anything, was consistently making it to nearly ever LoL Worlds since their beginning. Their CS team has won a few notable Majors, and their Overwatch League team, the London Spitfire claimed […]

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