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Bayes: Esports data value degradation

Dr. Darina Goldin, Director of Data Science at Bayes Esports, writes for Esports Insider to discuss the true value of esports data. Pictured: Dr. Darina Goldin. Photo credit: Bayes Esports RELATED: Riot Games and Bayes Esports extend data partnership  Data is the oil of the 21st century. Betting needs historical data to create accurate prediction […]

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Engelbert Strauss becomes named sponsor of Prime League

Esports agency and production company Freaks 4U Gaming has announced German workwear brand Engelbert Strauss as the named sponsor of the Prime League, a League of Legends competition in the DACH region. The multi-year deal will see the European regional league be renamed to the Strauss Prime League as of January 2022. Image credit: Freaks 4U Gaming, Prime League RELATED: […]

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Key takeaways from ESI Digital Winter 2021

Yesterday, Esports Insider concluded its final event of the year as over 170 virtual attendees opened their laptops to take part in ESI Digital Winter. With topics ranging from fan engagement to esports ecosystems, experts from across the industry collated to discuss some of the sector’s major talking points.  For those who were unable to […]

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Allied Esports and Cyberathlete Championship Series partner with Challengermode

Esports entertainment company Allied Esports and the Cyberathlete Championship Series (CCS) have announced a partnership with tournament platform Challengermode. The partnership will see all parties collaborate to host European and North American qualifiers for the 2022 Six Invitational. Image credit: Rainbow Six Siege RELATED: Challengermode partners with International Esports Federation The qualifiers for both regions will begin […]

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IESF and Esports World Federation unveil partnership

The International Esports Federation (IESF) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Esports World Federation (ESWF). As a result, the two federations will collaborate on the ‘development and unification of esports’ across the world. Image credit: Shutterstock RELATED: IESF partners with NASEF and appoints Chair of World Esports Education Commission The ESWF will lead the Esports for […]

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Monaco Esports Federation announces Monaco Gaming Show 2021

The Monaco Esports Federation (MeSF), Monaco eSports and Nicecactus have announced the second edition of its annual esports event, the Monaco Gaming Show.  The event will feature tournaments in Fortnite and Rocket League, with a €20,000 (~£17,044) cash prize announced for each of the titles.  Image credit: The Monaco Gaming Show RELATED: Esports Insider teams […]

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David de Gea launches esports organisation Rebels Gaming

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea has entered the esports industry by launching a new organisation called Rebels Gaming. According to the release, the organisation will look to initially compete in League of Legends, VALORANT, and Rainbow Six Siege. Image credit: Rebels Gaming RELATED: Manchester United’s Jesse Lingard debuts JLINGZ esports Alongside fielding rosters in a number […]

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NAVI’s S1mple announced as playable character in RAID: Shadow Legends

Mobile video game developer Plarium has announced that Natus Vincere (NAVI) CS:GO player Oleksandr ‘S1mple’ Kostyliev will become a playable Legendary Champion in RAID: Shadow Legends. The partnership is a continuation of a larger collaboration between RAID and NAVI that began in January 2021. Since the deal was first announced, RAID has been the organisation’s […]

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SINNERS Esports expands Blocksport partnership to launch NFT series

Czech esports organisation SINNERS Esports has extended its partnership with Swiss-based sportstech company Blocksport.  As a result of the partnership, SINNERS will launch a collection of NFTs and exclusive fan tokens via Blocksport’s platform. Image credit: Sinners RELATED: Entropiq secures Samsung partnership Max Euler, General Manager of SINNERS, spoke on the announcement in a release: “We are […]