Esports organization Team Liquid has announced a partnership with IMC Trading which will include jersey logo placement as well as support of the StarCraft II competition Team Liquid StarLeague. IMC sponsorship will bring new broadcast segments and awards to the TSL. The companies will also collaborate on a 24-hour charity fundraiser livestream to benefit Room […]

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Canadian multinational e-commerce company Shopify has started its own competitive esports organization calledShopify Rebellion. Shopify CEO Tobi Lutke announced on Twitter that the new organization would immediately jump into Starcraft 2 because “of course we do.” Rebellion’s launch coincides with the news that the organization had already recruited some of the best players in the […]

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The ecommerce giant enters esports with their own Starcraft 2 roster. Canadian ecommerce giant Shopify announced their interest in the esports scene back in September 2020; when they appointed Dario Wünsch as esports program manager. Back then, not much was known about Shopify’s intentions in esports. But today they have announced their first venture, a […]

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Are you the best among your mates at FIFA? Do you boast the Call of Duty has the highest kill-to-death ratio? Why not convert your gaming prowess into cash, then? In recent years, esports has become increasingly popular and there are even expectations that competitive video gaming will one day become an Olympic sport. Some of […]

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The UK event organizer for games and esports epic.LAN announced a collaboration with the Logitech G peripheral company. The release notes that during its online and offline activities in 2021, the collaboration will seek to introduce ‘a variety of changes’ to casual and competitive players of epic.LAN. This includes competitions for the activities that have […]

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With the pandemic shutting down BlizzCon 2020, Blizzard decided to bring the annual event online for 2021 with BlizzConline. The two-day event will feature the normal flurry of announcements, previews, and developer panels. While full details will be revealed closer to the date of February 19-20, we thought we’d take a look at some predictions […]

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With the pandemic shutting down BlizzCon 2020, Blizzard decided to bring the annual event online for 2021 with BlizzConline. The two-day event will feature the normal flurry of announcements, previews, and developer panels. While full details will be revealed closer to the date of February 19-20, we thought we’d take a look at some predictions […]

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ESL Gaming has announced a two-year partnership with Blizzard Entertainment to operate the esports ecosystem for Hearthstone. The partnership will impact major Hearthstone tournaments such as Grandmasters and the Hearthstone Masters Tour, and each calendar year will distribute a total of $3M USD in prize money. Blizzard previously handed the reigns of its StarCraft II […]

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Artem Bykov has left Blizzard Entertainment to join ESL Gaming as its new general manager of game management. Bykov spent more than five years at Blizzard in various esports-related roles including overseeing  Hearthstone, StarCraft, Warcraft, and Heroes of the Storm esports in EMEA and as an esports program manager for Europe.  Bykov made the announcement […]

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Organized by V3A Agency in partnership with the communications giant Globo, the World Electronic Sports Games tournament in Latin America will begin its open qualifiers starting Jan. 8 for Dota 2, Pro Evolution Soccer 2021 , Counter-Strike: Global Offensive , and Starcraft 2 competitions. The State of Rio de Janeiro is supporting the […]

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