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WFH League Announces Season 2 (September 28th - 18th October)

The WFH League, a joint venture between Esports Insider and Platform,  is back for a second season.

The ‘Work From Home, Win From Home’ league is for people to take part and represent their companies across games; this season those will be Rocket League (3v3)Mortal Kombat, and we’re bringing back CS:GO (Wingman).

To learn more how to take part follow the link below!

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Ben Simmons explains decision to invest in FaZe Clan

Australian basketball player Ben Simmons is no stranger to gaming, having grown up playing Call of Duty and watching montages of his favourite players pull off trick shots with sniper rifles in that very franchise. As he explained to Esports Insider, many of his most-watched players all belonged to one team in particular: FaZe Clan. The […]

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Philadelphia Fusion finds chair partner in Herman Miller

Overwatch League franchise Philadelphia Fusion has appointed Herman Miller as its official gaming chair partner. The deal will see Herman Miller provide the team’s players with its recently-released Embody Gaming Chair. RELATED: San Francisco Shock finds chair partner in Herman Miller Philadelphia Fusion will utilise the gaming chair during both competition and practice, though the length and […]

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NSE extends partnership with Intel into 2021

National Student Esports (NSE) has announced that its partnership with technology company Intel will be continuing into the 2020/2021 academic year. The extension will see Intel continue as headline sponsor of the British University Esports Championship organised by NSE.  RELATED: ESL, Intel, and NSE launch FutureGen development programme The original deal was established in 2019 when Intel […]

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Ivan Rogovchenko explains WePlay! Esports’ fresh approach to design

In June 2020, WePlay! Esports hosted its very first publisher-affiliated Counter-Strike: Global Offensive event, WePlay! Clutch Island. While the competition took place online due to COVID-19 restrictions, the broadcast was conducted in a studio environment with a familiar roster of commentators, analysts and – of course – WePlay! Esports’ unique set design. Once WePlay! Clutch […]

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FC Barcelona enters esports-focused agreement with Tencent

Spanish football club FC Barcelona has established a strategic cooperation agreement with Chinese multinational conglomerate Tencent. FC Barcelona competes in Psyonix’s Rocket League and Konami’s eFootball PES, two football titles. RELATED: FC Barcelona expands into Rocket League According to a release, FC Barcelona will “engage in deep communication” with Tencent regarding its efforts in esports. This includes “esports competitions, […]

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Esports industry magazine The Esports Journal releases sixth edition

The Esports Journal, a joint venture between Esports Insider and LMG, has released its sixth edition. The industry-focused magazine, which is available in both print and digitally, welcomes Tricia Sugita, CEO of FlyQuest, as its cover star. Edition 6 of The Esports Journal is proof that the magazine’s continuous growth, with in-depth business articles focusing […]

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ENCE unveils “streamlined and simplified” new logo

Finnish organisation ENCE has revisited its “visual universe,” updating its logo and wordmark in the process. The logo has been refreshed in an effort to make it “more streamlined and simplified.” RELATED: HellRaisers unveils rebranding with simplified logo design As well as unveiling a simplified version of its logo and wordmark – both of which have […]

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SK Gaming renews partnership with Western Digital

German organisation SK Gaming has renewed its partnership with North American hard drive manufacturer Western Digital for another year. The extension will see Western Digital continue to provide SK Gaming with its range of storage solutions. RELATED: SK Gaming adds Krombacher, Vitamalz as beverage partners The extension of the partnership will see the two parties collaborate in a range […]

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European Masters finds support for the summer in HyperX and Volvic Germany

Riot Games has found partners for the summer season of the European Masters in peripherals manufacturer HyperX and mineral water brand Volvic Germany. HyperX is to sponsor the “Big Plays” segment which will highlight the best moments from each game while Volvic Germany will become the official beverage partner of the season. RELATED: League of […]

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League of Legends Esports partners with Spotify for music hub, podcasts

Riot Games has announced a partnership with Spotify to make the audio streaming service the exclusive audio streaming partner of League of Legends Esports.  The multi-year partnership will be centred around League of Legends’ three annual international events: Mid-Season Invitational, the All Star Event, and of course, the World Championship.  RELATED: Riot Games restructures European […]

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SPORTEL Monaco (26th-28th October 2020)

Esports & Traditional Sports – Cultivating the Crossover

#SPORTELMONACO 2020 is shining the spotlight on esports as a key community in the ‘crossover’ trend unlocking new partnership opportunities, audiences and platforms for entertaining fans, through a series of Masterclasses in collaboration with ESI.

Attend SPORTEL, to meet with global decision makers from the sports media and sports tech communities. Secure your pass and benefit from a preferential rate by emailing the event organisers HERE ( and mention you are a friend of ESI!

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Esports Bar Americas (Digital) | 22nd-25th September

Esports BAR Miami 2020 is transforming into a 100% digital esports event, called Esports BAR+ Americas, which will be available September 22-25. Sadly, due to the many consequences of Covid-19, we won’t be coming together in Miami in 2020, but we’ll be back in 2021!

Registrations are now opened!  Join the exciting online world of Esports BAR+ Americas, connect with your international counterparts, book 1-to1 business meetings, take part in cool conferences and much more!

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ESI Connect sits in between rights holders (teams, tournament operators and more) and brands, investors and suppliers looking to get involved in esports.

Via this service ESI advises on the opportunities in the space and in turn makes the right connections.

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