PLANET9 continues to gain momentum with University Invitational
PLANET9’s University Invitational, a League of Legends competition between eight London universities, began last Thursday with the group stage. The competition is presented in partnership with Acer—creator of the PLANET9 esports platform—with a total prize pool worth £2000 in Acer products.
Bayes Esports is, in many ways, a perfect case study of the esports lateral entrant. Much of the data company’s leadership staff have little to no demonstrable esports experience. Most came from tech; some have software-engineering and data-science backgrounds. A platoon of veteran brainboxes—with little esports experience to speak of. The question is: does it […]
Immortals Gaming Club (IGC) has named The Esports Development League (ESDL) as the organisation’s official development league for its Immortals League of Legends team. The partnership will include a bi-annual ‘Scouting Showcase’, where unsigned players have the chance to impress Immortals staff and players. ESDL is a gaming competition platform that matches players based on skill level. “This is […]
European esports organisation OG has named Asian betting operator FUN88 as its official global betting partner following a multi-year agreement between the two entities. The partnership will be focused around OG’s Dota 2 roster, with the aim to create additional value that will contribute to the esports’ sustainability. RELATED: Rumble Gaming welcomes OG Esports to talent agency roster […]
Following a $1.5m (£1.13m) seed round led by esports venture capital fund BITKRAFT Ventures, female-led gaming lifestyle company Queens Gaming Collective (QGC) has officially announced its launch. Poised to help “level the playing field” in a male-dominated industry, the organisation will provide female competitors, content creators, and streamers with the tools they need to build sustainable careers in […]
North American organisation Team Liquid has appointed Mike Milanov as its new Chief Business Development Officer (CBDO). Milanov joined Team Liquid in October 2015 as the team’s Director of Operations and served as the Chief Operating Officer prior to this most recent promotion. In his new role as CBDO, Milanov will focus on ‘innovative and […]
Riot Games’ League of Legends is one of gaming’s most popular IPs and its arrival on the mobile platform, via Wild Rift, has been met with great enthusiasm from the community. Although the title is still in beta and available in limited regions, many have labelled Wild Rift as the title that could very well […]
PLANET9’s University Invitational, a League of Legends competition between eight London universities, began last Thursday with the group stage. Universities taking part in the competition include King’s College London, Royal Holloway University of London, London School of Economics, University of Roehampton, London South Bank University, Imperial College London, University College London, and Queen Mary University […]
EMERGE Esports, a new esports talent agency has officially launched and aims to serve and develop the esports scene in Singapore. The agency also recently launched an offline campaign to raise awareness on the gig economy and following individual passions. RELATED: BBG, Team BDS and BOOM Esports join Espo roster EMERGE Esports already has a roster […]
Jordanian organisation FATE Esports has become the latest esports entity to partner with Swiss-based SportsTech company Blocksport in developing a mobile app. As a result of the partnership, FATE will launch its own mobile app, via Blocksport’s platform, in order to bolster its fan engagement offerings in the Middle East and Europe. RELATED: FATE Esports […]
A browse through Deloitte Insight’s online databases of reports yields a surprising amount of results while searching ‘esports’, with more than a dozen articles and insights written and translated into many languages, from Spanish to Japanese, from Italian to Dutch. The firm’s involvement in esports stems back to 2015, based on a Technology, Media, and […]
ESI Digital Winter will be Esports Insider's grand finale to 2020. Following the successes of both the ESI Digital Summit and Summer, this is the Winter edition, with more of the good stuff; networking, education and debate.
The event will be the first instalment of Esports Assemble, a partnership of combined events featuring; ESI Digital Winter, Esports Awards Expo, and the Esports Awards 2020.