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Exclusive interview: Bayes Esports becomes exclusive data partner of Beyond The Summit

German esports data company Bayes Esports has been named the exclusive data partner of tournament organiser Beyond The Summit (BTS).

Bayes has acquired the in-game data rights for seven BTS events in 2021, including the Dota 2 Pro Circuit (DPC) and a number of CS:GO events — which includes the recently concluded cs_summit 7.

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LCO officially launches, Nerd Street Gamers raises $11.5m | ESI Digest #28

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 the ESI Digest, we cover ESL […]

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Astralis to open flagship store at Tivoli Gardens

On Thursday, Danish esports organisation Astralis Group announced a strategic partnership with Tivoli Gardens to open a gaming facility and merchandise store in the amusement park. Astralis Flagship Store, set to be opened in June, is expected to be a visible and integrated part of Tivoli’s events. The facility will consist of more than 130 gaming set-ups, a […]

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Epulze announces long-term partnership with VPgame

Swedish esports tournament platform Epulze has announced a partnership with VPgame, a multi-purpose esports service platform, to organise a range of professional and grassroots competitions. According to the release, the aim of the partnership is to grow grassroots level esports in Asia by combining the functionality and reach of the two esports platforms. RELATED: Epulze launches […]

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Esports movers and shakers in January 2021

As we began 2021 — a year we all hope can be better than the previous — there were, as ever, some key personnel changes in the esports industry. Each month Esports Insider reports on the industry’s key movers and shakers. Here we have compiled January’s biggest personnel news. To read more about a story, […]

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Danish esports org North shutters

After just four years, Danish esports organisation North has announced its closure through a statement posted on the official Football Club Copenhagen (FCK) website.  In the announcement, translated from Danish, investors Parken Sport & Entertainment and Nordisk Film state that as a consequence of COVID-19’s effect on the experience industry, the two partners will pull their investments from […]

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PGL to host 2021 Singapore DOTA 2 Major in March

Esports tournament organiser PGL has announced it will host the Singapore DOTA 2 Major, the first Major of the 2021 DOTA Pro Circuit (DPC) season. The offline event, scheduled to take place between March 27th and April 4th, will be the first Major to occur since January 2020. RELATED: PGL announced as host for Dota Pro Circuit […]

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Key esports sponsorships and partnerships, January 2021

January was a busy month for sponsorships and partnerships in esports: G2 x adidas; the LEC and four new partners; Na’Vi and Raid: Shadow Legends, plus many, many more. Each month, Esports Insider compiles the most notable deals worldwide into a single article. To read more about a specific story, simply click the corresponding link! […]

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League of Legends Circuit Oceania (LCO) unveiled by ESL and Guinevere Capital

Esports organiser and production company ESL and advisory and investment firm Guinevere Capital have unveiled the League of Legends Circuit Oceania (LCO), a new eight-team League of Legends competition. The new tournament becomes the premier League of Legends esports event in the Oceanic region after Riot Games pulled the plug on the Oceanic Pro League […]

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University Esports Masters announces 2021 format changes

The University Esports Masters, a pan-European collegiate competition, has announced major changes to its 2021 season. The competition’s League of Legends event, set to commence in April, will feature an expanded competitive format in order to include a European League, allowing for more countries and regions to participate. RELATED: NSE extends partnership with Intel into […]

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Ubisoft announces postponement of Six Invitational

French game developer Ubisoft has postponed the Six Invitational 2021 after the French Prime Minister announced that France’s borders will be closed to all citizens outside of Europe. The developer aimed to commence Raindow Six Siege’s event live in Paris on February 9th. RELATED: Ubisoft renews PayPal partnership with Rainbow Six Esports The Six Invitational usually takes place in Montreal but […]

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ESI Digital Events 2021

We are proud to announce that our ESI Digital series will return for 2021, starting with ESI Digital Spring on March 30th.

In total, we will host three digital events this year. ESI Digital Summer is scheduled to take place in August, meanwhile, ESI Digital Winter is expected to commence on December 8th. 

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