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Esports Integrity Coalition rebrands to Esports Integrity Commission


Esports Integrity Coalition has rebranded to Esports Integrity Commission, as announced during ESI London. The not-for-profit association has changed its identity to “more meaningfully target the integrity needs of the esports industry.” Ian Smith, Commissioner of Esports Integrity Commission discussed the rebrand: “I am really proud that we have reached the point where a rebrand helps […]

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What went down on day one of ESI London


Franchising in esports, the convergence of pop culture and esports, and the potential of mobile esports; these are just some of the topics that were discussed on the first day of ESI London. Take into account the networking opportunities and it’s undeniable that the event has not been one to miss so far. After Sam […]

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SoStronk announces funding from IP Ventures


Online gaming platform SoStronk has raised an undisclosed sum of money from IP Ventures in a funding round. The capital will be used for research and development and to expand its team. It’ll focus on recruitment, marketing, QA, and development. Tanmaya Vats, Investor at IP Ventures commented on the investment: “Esports is a very attractive segment […]

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The Coalition and PGL detail Gears 5 esports program


Games developer The Coalition, together with event organiser PGL, has unveiled details for the upcoming Gears 5 esports program. The 2019-2020 season will provide opportunities for players of all skill levels from around the world to compete for $2 million (£1.9 million) worth of prize money. The season will be divided into four quarters, each ending […]

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BLAST Premier announced with $4.25M prize pool for 2020


BLAST Pro Series has announced a new Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament series, BLAST Premier, which will have a total annual prize pool of $4.25 million (£3.4 million) in 2020. The circuit will have two season finals and a Global Final where the winning team will take home $500,000 (£399,807.50) and $1,000,000 (£799,615) respectively. Robbie Douek, […]

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Rowan University to launch esports program with N3rd Street Gamers


Rowan University has partnered with Philadelphia-based amateur esports network N3rd Street Gamers to develop a collegiate esports and academic program. The partnership will see N3rd Street Gamers invest over $1 million (£801,939) to build a 7,500 square foot facility dedicated to gaming on Rowan Boulevard in Glassboro, New Jersey. Ali A. Houshmand, President of Rowan University had this to […]

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Immersive Esports launches, backed by Immortals and Complexity Gaming


Immersive Systems Inc. has launched Immersive Esports, a mobile application that states it’s “revolutionizing how fans follow pro esports.” The company also announced Complexity Gaming and Immortals Gaming Club as the founding partners of its partner program. Immortals Gaming Club is the parent company of Immortals, MIBR, and OpTic Gaming; operating in League of Legends, […]

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NRG Esports enters partnership with Leukemia & Lymphoma Society


North American organisation NRG Esports has named the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) as its new charitable partner through to 2020.  The partnership will see those who represent the organisation help to raise awareness and drive donations. Brett Lautenbach, President of NRG Esports discussed the partnership in a release: “I’m thrilled about this new partnership! It’s a great […]

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BLAST Pro Series Global Final heads to Bahrain


BLAST Pro Series is taking its 2019 Global Final to Bahrain with a total prize pool of $500,000 (£401,225). The event will take place on December 13-14th, acting as the culmination of this year’s circuit.  Robbie Douek, CEO of BLAST Pro Series discussed the decision in a release: “Bahrain is the perfect place to hold […]

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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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