Germany is one of the countries with the fastest-growing esports scene. In 2018, esports generated 62.5 million euros in revenue for the country. This figure shows an increase of 22% year-over-year. On a European scale, Germany serves as the leading market for esports, far ahead of the United Kingdom and France (21 […]

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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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ESL’s national competition for Germany has named Bitburger 0,0% as premium partner for 2020. For two seasons, the non-alcoholic beer brand will support ESL Meisterschaft competitions for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, as well as Dota 2 and Warcraft III: Reforged—following an initial campaign in a May 19 live stream integration. Financial terms were not disclosed. Bitburger […]

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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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Ethan Teng, the co-founder and current president of VSPN, uses what can best be described as high-speed, but logical speech. “Sorry about my talking speed, it used to be my occupational habit; as [I] was a Warcraft III shoutcaster,” Teng told The Esports Observer. For many Chinese esports fans between the age of 25-40, Teng […]

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The Chinese esports industry has seen a small comeback from the negative impact of the novel coronavirus , thanks to the announcement of several new competitions and sponsorships last week.  However, disruptions are still frequent in the industry. Chinese Dota 2 organization Team Aster won the StarLadder ImbaTV Dota 2 Minor in Kiev, and qualified […]

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There are many video games that players play and cherish. With countless worlds and stories to explore, the appeal of video games will never fade. There are an incredible amount of titles out there, but a select few stand above the rest. The following top 100 games are ordered by their Critic’s Rating (as recorded […]

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Beginning yesterday, several of the best StarCraft II players in the world have come together to compete at the 20th edition of the HomeStory Cup, which will take place in the Tropical Islands, a resort near Berlin, Germany. The format was brought to life by former Warcraft III pro player and StarCraft competitor Dennis “TaKe” […]

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The emerging industry of Esport betting has welcomed Dota 2 and League of legends, but which one is the best to bet on? Fans who love esports and knows perfectly well that even long ago Dota 2 and League of Legends reached the top of international popularity. Indubitably, there are many parallels between these games, […]

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The Shanghai-Jingan government has recently unveiled the Esports Shanghai Masters, which will be held at Shanghai Jingan Sports Center from November 28th to December 1st and is set to feature a total prize pool of $700K USD. The tournament is expected to invite players from China, Japan, Korea, North America, and Europe. Bilibili Esports which is […]

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