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ESL to run VALORANT esports in Thailand in 2021

Tournament organiser ESL has announced that it will organise and operate official VALORANT esports tournaments in Thailand for 2021. Alongside official tournaments, ESL will also host collegiate competitions after being appointed a partner of Riot Games Southeast Asia. Image credit: Riot Games RELATED: Riot Games reveals debut self-ran VALORANT event, FIrst Strike Beginning in 2021, ESL will host […]

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Riot Games Southeast Asia unveils collegiate plans for VALORANT

Riot Games Southeast Asia has announced a collegiate esports tournament plan for VALORANT in 2021. Players in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, Taiwan, and Hong Kong will be able to participate in official, regional esports and collegiate competition. Credit: Riot Games RELATED: Riot Games reveals debut self-ran VALORANT event, First Strike Collegiate partners will work with the […]

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Gaming in Turkey launches collegiate league with FACEIT

Media hub and esports agency Gaming in Turkey has partnered with online tournament platform FACEIT to launch a collegiate CS:GO league in Turkey.  The announcement will formalise a collegiate CS:GO scene in Turkey that began flourishing in 2018.  Image credit: Gaming in Turkey / FACEIT RELATED: Esports Charts expands Turkish presence through Gaming in Turkey deal Through […]

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Shikenso Analytics to analyse Freaks 4U Gaming’s Prime League

Marketing agency and production company Freaks 4U Gaming has partnered with data analytics firm Shikenso Analytics to analyse marketing and sponsorship material for Riot Games‘ German Regional League, Prime League. The partnership aims to work with Prime League’s sponsors to analyse and optimise sponsored marketing content.  Image credit: esports.com RELATED: Freaks 4U Gaming appoints Mie Melander as Head of […]

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Martin ‘Deficio’ Lynge joins Misfits Gaming Europe as Director

North American organisation Misfits Gaming Group (MGG) has announced that Martin ‘Deficio’ Lynge has joined the organisation. Lynge has been appointed Director of Misfits Gaming Europe and will oversee all of the organisation’s activities in the region. Photo credit: Riot Games RELATED: Miami Heat and Orlando Magic enter rights deal with Misfits Gaming Group Lynge joins Misfits Gaming Group, […]

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Esports athletes able to enter Germany despite COVID-19 restrictions

Esports-Bundes Deutschland (ESBD) has revealed that esports athletes are able to enter Germany despite current COVID-19 travel bans that are in place. On October 6th, the German Federal Ministry confirmed a range of exemptions that will enable esports athletes to enter and stay in the country. Credit: Michal Konkol/Riot Games RELATED: ESL unveils Bitburger 0.0% as […]

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Nerd Street Gamers and Five Below open three new facilities

Philadelphia-based Nerd Street Gamers and specialty discount store chain Five Below have opened dedicated esports facilities in three new locations. Two of the three facilities located in Georgetown, Texas, and Philadelphia are connected to Five Below stores as part of a pre-existing deal. Photo credit: Nerd Street Gamers RELATED: Nerd Street Gamers to open esports campus in Philadelphia Joel […]

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Tempo Storm and G FUEL reunite for partnership

Los Angeles-based esports organisation Tempo Storm has announced its official partnership with energy drink brand G FUEL. After collaborating on activities over the past five years, the brands will begin by working with creator communities throughout the remainder of 2020 and expand further in the new year. Screenshot via: Tempo Storm RELATED: Tempo Storm cleans up with […]