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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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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). […]

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Juked.gg names T.L. Taylor on advisory board

Esports-focused social media network Juked.gg has welcomed T.L. ‘ybika’ Taylor, the Co-founder of AnyKey, to its advisory board. In her new role, Taylor will work closely with the Juked team on issues surrounding community building, diversity, equity and inclusion on the platform. Image credit: Juked.gg RELATED: Juked.gg secures strategic partnership with Gaingels and The Mini […]

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GoodGameNation partners with Viral Fission for Indian collegiate competitions

Indian esports platform GoodGameNation (GG Nation) has entered a partnership with Indian youth community platform Viral Fission. As a result, the multi-year deal will see the two parties collaborate to create what they are calling the largest collegiate esports competition in the region. (ESI illustration) Image credit: GoodGameNation / Viral Fission RELATED: Indian streaming platform Loco retains NBA […]

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BBTV partners with LCK to provide content management solutions

Global media-tech company BBTV has signed a partnership with Riot Games’ League of Legends Champions Korea (LCK). As a result of the deal, BBTV will provide content management solutions to the Korean competition.  Image credit: BBTV / Riot Games RELATED: Riot Games partners with Intel for revamped Intel Arabian Cup The content management services BBTV will […]

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SteelSeries and KontrolFreek join forces with Atlanta FaZe

Call of Duty League (CDL) franchise Atlanta FaZe has secured partnerships with gaming peripheral company SteelSeries and its controller accessory brand KontrolFreek. As a result, SteelSeries and KontrolFreek will provide the franchise with its range of headsets and thumbsticks. Image credit: Atlanta FaZe, SteelSeries, KontrolFreek RELATED: Atlanta FaZe enters partnership with Scuf Gaming Steelseries and KontrolFreek […]

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Call of Duty League secures Aim Lab partnership

The Call of Duty League (CDL) has partnered with FPS performance and training platform Aim Lab. As a result, the platform will become the first-person training sponsor of the league in addition to becoming a presenting sponsor of the Call of Duty Challengers Scouting Series. Image credit: Call of Duty League, Aim Lab RELATED: Esports Engine announced as […]

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Ontario Government launches $1m esports scholarship

The Ontario Government has launched a $1m CAD (~£600,000) scholarship for students enrolled in esports and other industry-related programmes. According to the announcement, the funding will look to assist post-secondary students over a two-year period. Image credit: Conor Samuel, Unsplash RELATED: Thai government recognises esports as official sport The Ontario Esports Scholarship Program will offer financial […]