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This week in esports: HUYA, ESL Pro Tour, Audi, Team Flash


This week in esports saw HUYA enter a binding term sheet with MTG, ESL and DreamHack launch CS:GO circuit ESL Pro Tour, Audi sponsor Astralis Group brand Future FC, and Team Flash raise $1.5 million in funding. We also have a twice-weekly newsletter that informs you of every significant happening in the business and industry […]

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ESI London: Building on the biggest year in UK esports history


ESI London is just 10 days away and this year’s event will undeniably be bigger and better than ever. Taking place on September 16-17th at Twickenham Stadium, the esports business conference will play host to over 100+ speakers and 500+ attendees. The agenda will be split into four tracks across two days and stages, covering […]

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ES Broadcast’s Jonathan Lyth on the future of the esports viewing experience


Viewership is the key that has really unlocked the potential of the esports industry. Professional matches were being viewed on low-quality streams to small numbers of viewers until platforms such as Twitch came on to the scene. Fast forward to now and we’re witnessing millions of fans watching a host of titles from around the […]

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Malta-based Quickfire rebrands to Eden Esports


Malta-based company Quickfire has announced a total rebrand, changing its identity to Eden Esports. Eden Leisure Group, one of the largest entertainment providers in Malta, acquired the company in 2017. As well as acting as an esports news portal, Eden Esports hosts events. In 2018, it hosted SuperNova Malta – a Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament with […]

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Enthusiast Gaming completes merger with Luminosity Gaming


Enthusiast Gaming Holdings has completed a merger with Aquilini GameCo, the parent company of Luminosity Gaming. The merger makes Enthusiast Gaming Holdings one of the largest publicly-traded companies in esports. It will trade on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV) from September 9th as ‘EGLX.’ Menashe Kestenbaum, President of Enthusiast Gaming had this to say regarding the […]

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G2 Esports announces multi-year partnership with Red Bull


Berlin-based organisation G2 Esports has announced a multi-year partnership with energy drink brand Red Bull. The deal will kick off this weekend with G2 Esports’ teams in League of Legends, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, and Rainbow Six Siege showcasing the Red Bull logo on their jerseys. Additionally, Red Bull and G2 Esports create content and host on-site […]

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BoomTV acquires American Video Game League


Esports entertainment platform BoomTV has acquired collegiate production company American Video Game League (AVGL) for an undisclosed sum. Known for its bi-weekly competitive series “Code Red,” BoomTV has been organising community events throughout the past quarter. Viktor Suski, CEO of AVGL had this to say of the acquisition: “Our focus has always been to provide the best competitive experiences for collegiate […]

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Bad Moon Talent launches, signs Call of Duty players


Esports talent agency Bad Moon Talent has officially launched, offering consultancy and management for professional players and broadcast talent. The agency will focus on Call of Duty, with several players from the competitive scene already signing up, but it aims to expand into other titles. The agency was founded by Andrew Drake, CEO and Brice Faccento, COO. The […]

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Battalion 1944 added to the bill at epic28


UK-based event organiser epic.LAN has teamed up with developer Bulkhead and custom PC company Chillblast to host a Battalion 1944 competition at its upcoming event. The tournament has a prize pool that will be based on the amount of teams that sign up to compete, ranging from £6,000 to £15,000. Aaron Baker, Community Manager at Bulkhead had this to say: “For […]

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Digital Schoolhouse announces Nintendo UK as lead partner


Digital School House (DSH) has announced that Nintendo UK will become the programme’s new lead partner. The not-for-profit programme, delivered by UK trade body Ukie, aims to embed itself in grassroots computing to benefit future generations by delivering play-based learning to a projected 32,000 pupils this academic year. Kalpesh Tailor, Head of Communications at Nintendo UK […]

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ESI LONDON

ESI London is a multiple day event taking place at Twickenham Stadium. London. Welcoming 500+ delegates and over 100 speakers, ESI London will bring best in class conference content as well as innovative new features including: 'The Clutch' & the 'ESI Brand Showcase'.

#ESILondon: the ultimate industry showcase.

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THE CLUTCH @ ESI LONDON

The Clutch will provide ten companies an opportunity to pitch to an esteemed panel of investors with considerable experience in investment & esports.

The application process is now closed for 2019.

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