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Collegiate Esports Commissioner’s Cup unveils new sponsors

The Collegiate Esports Commissioner’s Cup (CECC) has announced a number of sponsors ahead of its live event at the Gateway Center in Atlanta, Georgia next month. CECC’s new partners for the event include hygiene brand Barbasol, Neustreet, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, meal replacement brand CTRL, Reveal Suits, education company Futures First Gaming, as well as […]

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University Rocketeers partners with Psyonix to lead European CRL expansion

European university Rocket League platform University Rocketeers has announced a  partnership with developer Psyonix for its 2022 collegiate esports season. The European University Rocketeers’ Championship (EURC) 2022 season will feature 40 of Europe’s top university Rocket League teams competing for a €10,000 (~£8,330) prize pool. In addition, EURC will also include six qualification spots for […]

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Raidiant launches $15,000 women’s Rocket League tournament

Women’s gaming and esports platform Raidiant has announced the Raidiant Rocket League Series, a Women-only tournament created in collaboration with publisher Psyonix. The $15,000 (~£11,000) tournament will be open to a mix of professional, amateur, influencer and collegiate all-Women’s teams. Raidiant announces new women-only Rocket League series. Image credit: Raidiant / Psyonix RELATED: New Meta […]

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Collegiate Rocket League announces European expansion

Rocket League Esports has announced an expansion of the Collegiate Rocket League (CRL) to include Europe. The Psyonix-run league, which was previously exclusively for North American colleges, will open its doors to European universities and host a Collegiate Rocket League World Championship. CRL hands out tens of thousands in shcholarship prize money each season. Image […]

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ESI 2021 round-up: Looking forward

“Never let a good crisis go to waste,” Winston Churchill’s infamous saying goes. This was a lesson quickly gleaned by esports’ practitioners in the past two years. More important than dwelling on the past is how the pandemic’s difficult learnings are wielded in 2022 to help grow the esports industry. In order to provide a […]

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ESI 2021 round-up: Looking back

As the sun sets on yet another year defined by the unyielding effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, one can’t help but step back and admire the intrinsic resilience of the esports industry.  Unprecedented logistical shifts put in place during 2020 endured into 2021, and our digital nature as an industry meant we fared far better […]

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WePlay Holding: Setting records in 2021

As a company that takes pride in doing things differently in the esports industry, WePlay Holding has long been an established media holding company and esports event organiser.  Its esports division, WePlay Esports, has recently been converting this approach into fruition, setting viewership records with some of the biggest esports events it has worked on […]

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G2 Esports extends Lenovo Legion partnership

European esports organisation G2 Esports has extended its partnership with Lenovo Legion, the gaming subsidiary of technology company Lenovo Group Limited. As a result, the brand will continue to be the desktop and laptop provider for the organisation along with supporting its female VALORANT team G2 Gozen. Image credit: G2 Esports RELATED: G2 Esports expands consumer products to […]

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SMPR Esports secures first-ever commercial deal with Topps

UK-based esports organisation Semper Fortis Esports (SMPR) has secured its first-ever commercial partnership by teaming up with trading card company Topps. As SMPR’s partner, Topps will have its branding featured on the organisation’s in-game Rocket League esports decal. (ESI Illustration) Image credit: SMPR / Topps RELATED: Semper Fortis Esports rebrands Top Blokes to SMPR Topps […]