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BLAST Premier extends CS.MONEY partnership

CS:GO esports series BLAST Premier has extended its partnership with skin trading platform CS.MONEY, taking the collaboration to four years. According to the release, the new partnership will be centred around ‘engaging esports and Counter-Strike fans’ by highlighting skins that are available to trade and purchase online.  Image credit: BLAST Premier RELATED: BLAST Premier reveals […]

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BLAST Premier reveals 2022 plans with $2.47m total prize pool

Esports tournament organiser BLAST has announced details surrounding its 2022 BLAST Premier CS:GO tournament series. The third edition of the series will include seven CS:GO events played throughout 2022, with BLAST Premier’s overall prize pool totalling $2.47m (~£1.8m).  Credit: Adela Sznajder/BLAST Premier RELATED: ESL Pro League Louvre Agreement extended to at least 2025 The format […]

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BLAST Premier partners with SteelSeries for Fall season

Tournament organiser BLAST Premier has announced a multi-event partnership with Danish hardware manufacturer SteelSeries that’ll see the brand host a number of CS:GO-related activations on BLAST events. As result, SteelSeries will host activations during the BLAST Fall Showdown in October, followed by the BLAST Fall Finals in November. The activations will include fan engagement initiatives, […]

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WePlay teams up with Monster Energy for BLAST Premier: Fall Season 2021

Media holding company and esports tournament organiser WePlay Holding has announced a partnership with energy drinks brand Monster Energy. As a result, Monster Energy has been named the official partner for the Russian broadcast of the BLAST Premier: Fall Season 2021.  Image Credit: WePlay Holding RELATED: BLAST names WePlay Esports as CIS broadcast partner Yuliya […]

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Key esports sponsorships and partnerships, August 2021

August was a busy month in terms of partnerships within the esports industry. As usual, Esports Insider, in collaboration with YouGov — a data and analytics company that provides global consumer opinion and behavioural data — collated some of this month’s most significant sponsorship and partnership news in esports. YouGov recently expanded its Global Fan Profiles […]

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Calyx announces the return of Dune Cup Fall Edition

Esports organiser and production company Calyx has announced the return of Dune Cup Fall Edition, a Middle East Qualifier for the BLAST Premier Fall Showdown. Calyx has also revealed Warsaw-based interactive media start-up StreamCards and Dubai-based theme and adventure park IMG Worlds of Adventure as main sponsors of the qualifying events. Image credit: Calyx/ Hockwood […]