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CORSAIR agrees to acquire Scuf Gaming


Hardware and peripheral company CORSAIR has agreed to acquire Scuf Gaming and its patent portfolio before 2020. Scuf Gaming will remain its own separate brand and continue to operate out of its Atltanta headquarters. RELATED: OpTic Gaming renews partnership with SCUF Gaming Duncan Ironmonger, Founder and CEO of Scuf Gaming discussed the acquisition in a release: “Over the last […]

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Magic Gaming flies high with GAEMS partnership


NBA 2K League team Magic Gaming has appointed Gaming and Entertainment Mobile Systems (GAEMS) as its official travel gaming partner. GAEMS will provide customised portable cases to help Magic Gaming’s players with their travels. RELATED: Magic Gaming partners with Esport-Management The partnership will also activate through discounts and giveaways for fans of Magic Gaming. GAEMS plans […]

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Deutsche Telekom acquires stake in SK Gaming


Mobile communications provider Deutsche Telekom has acquired a 25 percent stake in German organisation SK Gaming. This deal is the successful outcome of negotiations that started in June 2018 when Deutsche Telekom became a partner of SK Gaming. RELATED: NiP and SK Gaming win among exciting announcements at Hi-Rez Expo 2019 Deutsche Telekom owns the mobile […]

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Riot Games releases 2019 statistics for LCS


Leagues of Legends developer Riot Games has unveiled statistics for the 2019 season of the LCS. An end-of-year review states that the North American competition brought in 11 new partners. RELATED: Cloud9 fined by Riot Games for violating LCS rules The report states that over 53,000 fans attended the finals of both the spring and summer splits, […]

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Overwatch League finds voice supplier in TeamSpeak


Overwatch League has appointed audio communication platform TeamSpeak as its official voice supplier. In a three-year deal which begins in 2020, the league will integrate TeamSpeak into its systems to facilitate in-game communications. RELATED: Overwatch League partners with DreamSeat for 2020 season The partnership also includes global marketing initiatives that will see TeamSpeak activate at Overwatch […]

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Pittsburgh Knights parts ways with former CEO Rob Lee


North American organisation Pittsburgh Knights has parted ways with its co-founder Rob Lee. The former CEO officially separated from Pittsburgh Knights on December 6th, according to a statement from the organisation. RELATED: Pittsburgh Knights receives investment from Evgeni Malkin Discussing the decision on Twitter, Lee explained that he “decided to step aside from the Knights to pursue […]

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EPICENTER finds technical partner in ASUS ROG


EPICENTER has partnered with gaming hardware brand ASUS Republic of Gamers for its Counter-Strike: Global offensive event. The deal will see the teams use ASUS ROG products and allow fans to be able to test out products in the venue. RELATED: Parimatch partners with EPICENTER for CS:GO event The analytics team at the event will be provided with […]

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eStar acquires franchise spot in LPL


Chinese organisation eStar has purchased a franchise spot in Riot Games and Tencent‘s League of Legends Pro League (LPL). TJ Sports, the organiser of LPL, opened one or two new spots for the 2020 season in June, with eStar being the first addition to be announced. RELATED: TJ Sports opens LPL franchise slot bids for 2020 Mou […]

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International Esports Federation elects new board


The International Esports Federation (IESF) has elected a new board at its General Meeting for the period from 2019 to 2022. The board includes six members, each from a different nation, with four continents represented. RELATED: British Esports Association adds advisory board members The International Esports Federation, a South Korean-based non-profit organisation, was established in 2008. It […]

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Global Esports Federation launches in partnership with Tencent


A new global governing body for the esports ecosystem, the Global Esports Federation, has launched with the backing of Chinese multinational conglomerate Tencent. Encompassing the entire esports ecosystem, the new body aims to govern players, organisations, commercial partners, and more. RELATED: Tencent acquires majority stake in developer Supercell With the burgeoning growth of esports – both […]

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Samsung Esports Masterclass

 
The inaugural esports masterclass event brings together a panel with the very best in experience to share their knowledge of the competitive gaming industry. ESI's Managing Director & Co-Founder Sam Cooke will feature as one of the panel. 

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