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This week in Chinese esports: Guangzhou, China Unicom


As part of our partnership with China Electronic Athletics, we’re now bringing you the biggest headlines from the esports industry in China every week. This week in Chinese esports saw the release of a three-year development plan for esports in Guangzhou, and China Unicom sign a strategic cooperation agreement with Tencent Esports. We also have a […]

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A preview of what’s to come at ESI London


In just two weeks, over 500 delegates will flock to Twickenham Stadium to attend ESI London – the international esports conference and exhibition. Spanning across two-days, there will be plenty for attendees to get their teeth into with over 30 panels, debates, and brand showcases set to take place. Let’s take a look at exactly what’s […]

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Esports Regulatory Congress to host event in Barcelona


On September 23-24th, the Esports Regulatory Congress will take place at the Renaissance Barcelona Fira Hotel in Barcelona, Spain. The event will provide opportunities for networking with prominent industry figures and is said to be the first international esports regulations event. The Esports Regulatory Congress will bring together more than 200 participants to get involved […]

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DreamHack and ESL to launch ESL Pro Tour CS:GO circuit


MTG properties DreamHack ​and ESL​ have announced the introduction of a new Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) tournament circuit, ​ESL Pro Tour. The circuit will link over 20 ESL and DreamHack tournaments & leagues across five continents and feature a total prize pool of more than $5 million (£4.1 million) in 2020. Tournaments in the ESL Pro Tour will […]

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ORDER appoints Puma as official apparel partner


German athletic apparel company Puma has become the official apparel partner of Melbourne-based organisation ORDER in a two-year deal. The arrangement between the two will see ORDER players and supporters equipped with Puma’s clothing. The news stamps Puma’s second foray into esports after joining forces with North America’s Cloud9 in January, followed by a partnership extension […]

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ISFE launches ISFE Esports with key stakeholders


Brussels-based organisation ISFE, which represents Europe’s video game industry, has partnered with major figures from the European esports scene to launch ISFE Esports. This new group has brought together key stakeholders to launch the new esports-focused branch. We are proud to launch #ISFEEsports, which will strive to grow the potential of esports in Europe, to boost […]

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Team Flash secures $1.5 million in seed funding


Southeast Asian organisation Team Flash has secured $1.5 million (£1.24 million) in a seed round. The funding round was led by Singapore-based family office Octava, a company that has recently added esports as one of its investment verticals. Terence Ting, CEO of Team Flash said of the investment: “With the rise of esports over the past […]

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LCR Honda enters esports with Pro2Be Esports partnership


MotoGP team LCR Honda have entered esports with the help of Italian esports management firm, Pro2Be Esports. The announcement will see Pro2Be Esports develop the project alongside LCR Honda, with 2018 MotoGP Esport semifinalist Putut “Moe” Maulana become the first player to represent the team. Roberto Forzano, Marketing and Communication Director of Pro2Be Esport discussed […]

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HUYA enters term sheet with MTG, will acquire stake in ESL


Modern Times Group (MTG), the parent company of ESL and DreamHack, has entered a binding term sheet with Chinese live streaming platform HUYA. As things stand, the agreement will see HUYA acquire a minority interest in ESL and form a joint venture with the tournament organiser that focuses on Chinese esports. If the deal goes through, […]

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Esports Insider announces partnership with China Electronic Athletics


Esports Insider (ESI) has announced a one-year media partnership with Chinese media company China Electronic Athletics. As part of the agreement, both publications will publish articles from the other on their own respective platforms.  At the initial stage of the collaboration, both organisations will focus on the publication of weekly esports industry news recaps. As […]

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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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