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High school football programs that are closest to reaching 900 wins

High school football has a benchmark set for longstanding domination on the gridiron throughout history: the 900-win mark. When looking at the massive landscape—hs football origins dating back to the late-1800s—only five programs have achieved such a monumental win total, with Valdosta (Ga.), Male (Ky.) and Massillon (Ohio) leading the way. And while COVID-19 created […]

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Chillblast becomes exclusive PC partner of Fnatic

European esports organisation Fnatic has secured a partnership with UK-based custom computer manufacturer Chillblast. The manufacturer will provide support to Fnatic’s League of Legends, Halo, FIFA, Dota 2, VALORANT, and CS:GO rosters, in addition to providing its content creation roster with PCs. Image credit: Fnatic, Chillblast RELATED: Fnatic’s plan to go big in Japan In addition, the […]

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Italian esports set to receive regulation in wake of controversial venue shutdowns

The Italian government is looking to officially regulate and recognise esports, according to Italy’s Undersecretary of Finance Federico Freni. The decision comes shortly after the Italian esports community was shaken on April 29th, when the local Customs and Monopolies Agency (Agenzia delle Dogane e dei Monopoli) seized all equipment from multiple gaming and esports venues […]

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Fnatic’s plan to go big in Japan

(ESI Illustration) Image credit: Fnatic / Su San Lee via Unsplash Gaming is an integral part of Japanese culture, with some of the biggest studios and well-loved franchises originating from the country. From Super Mario to Street Fighter, Japan is home to generation-defining games. When it comes to esports, the fighting game community (FGC) in […]

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BITKRAFT Ventures appoints Dennis Fong and Ryan Wyatt as Venture Partners

Gaming and esports venture capital fund BITKRAFT Ventures has appointed Dennis Fong, Co-Founder of GGWP, and Ryan Wyatt, CEO of Polygon Studios, as Venture Partners. In their new positions, Fong and Wyatt will support BITKRAFT with deal flow as well as portfolio company advice and mentorship. (ESI Illustration) Ryan Wyatt (Left) and Dennis Fong (Right). […]