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ESI Digital Summer Announcement (17-21 August 2020)

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MTG personnel changes, Herman Miller expands presence | ESI Digest #2 (24/07/20)

Each week, ESI Digest breaks down the weekly happenings in the esports industry, making sense of things so you don’t have to. As well as being housed on YouTube, ESI Digest is available on all major podcast platforms and is also available in written form below. This week on ESI Digest, we cover MTG and ESL’s CEO changes, Herman […]

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Riot Games restructures European esports efforts

League of Legends developer Riot Games has consolidated its European esports initiatives for the popular MOBA title. As part of an internal change, all European competitions ran by Riot Games will now be under control by the team behind the LEC and European Masters. RELATED: Riot Games partners with Mineski’s Youth Esports Program In a statement, […]

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Global Esports Federation enters partnership with Global Sports Innovation Center

The Global Esports Federation (GEF) has announced a strategic partnership with Global Sports Innovation Center (GSIC). Powered by Microsoft, the Global Sports Innovation Center helps sports organisations enter the digital world. RELATED: World Taekwondo and International Tennis Federation join Global Esports Federation According to a release, the partnership “enables the GEF to further leverage the […]

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iSportconnect CEO Sree Varma invests in LDN UTD

British grassroots esports organisation LDN UTD announced that iSportconnect Founder and CEO Sree Varma has become a minority investor. Financial terms of the investment were not disclosed at the time of publication. RELATED: Jacob Harrison joins LDN UTD as Chief Gaming Officer LDN UTD was launched in 2019 as an initiative to use esports and gaming […]

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How London Royal Ravens ran a home series event from lockdown

In February, London Royal Ravens played host to a Home Series for thousands of baying fans as part of the location-based franchise model adopted by the Call of Duty League. Last weekend, the team held its second Home Series—but entirely remotely. The Ravens’ local crowd is notorious within the CoD community. At last year’s CWL London, the […]

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Miami Heat and Orlando Magic enter rights deal with Misfits Gaming Group

Florida-based esports organisation Misfits Gaming Group (MGG) has expanded the current scope of its partnership with NBA franchise teams Miami Heat and Orlando Magic. The union will fuse together all three Florida organisations to expand and “develop further opportunities in the endemic and non-endemic space” through a strategic partnership rights deal. Benefits of this accord include […]

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San Francisco Shock finds chair partner in Herman Miller

Overwatch League franchise San Francisco Shock has established a partnership with office furniture company Herman Miller. In line with typical gaming chair deals, NRG Esports’ franchise will promote Herman Miller’s gaming product. RELATED: TSM selects Herman Miller as gaming chair partner Herman Miller unveiled its first gaming-focused product, the Embody Gaming Chair, as part of its […]

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TSM selects Herman Miller as gaming chair partner

North American organisation TSM has established a partnership with office furniture company Herman Miller. The announcement comes just a day after Herman Miller unveiled its collaborative Embody Gaming Chair with Logitech G. RELATED: Herman Miller’s esports entry is a welcomed fight against gaming chairs As part of the partnership, TSM will be provided with Herman Miller’s […]

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World Pro Racing straps in partnership with HyperX

Simulation racing event organiser World Pro Racing (WPR) has announced HyperX as its exclusive hardware partner. The deal will see World Pro Racing use HyperX peripherals for its sim racing facility, administration offices, and broadcasting rooms.  RELATED: McLaren Racing partners with Veloce Esports to expand esports program Regarded as one of the top sim racing event organisers, WPR has […]

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MTG president and CEO Jørgen Madsen Lindemann to depart

Jørgen Madsen Lindemann, president and CEO of ESL and DreamHack parent company Modern Times Group (MTG), has submitted his letter of resignation to the company board. Lindemann, who was promoted to the roles in 2012, will remain at the company for up to 12 months per his employment contract until the board appoints a replacement. […]

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ESI Digital Summer (17-21 August 2020)

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