Category: eSports

PBA adds eSports as a new club sport

May 31, 2023

eSports continues to find greater success at the college and university level Palm Beach Atlantic’s (PBA) sports division has revealed that eSports will be introduced as a club sport, becoming the second sport alongside equestrianism. The inaugural competition for the eSports program is expected to kick off in the autumn of 2024 and marks another […]

Riot Games tries to keep the Summer Split on track following LCS walkout threat

May 30, 2023

The upcoming Summer Split could see scabs come to the game to make Riot happy LCS teams have been granted permission by Riot Games to make emergency eSports player signings ahead of the first weekend of the Summer Split 2023. In a surprising move, officials at Riot have announced temporarily removed its controversial ranking requirements […]

LCS Players Association approves walkout

May 29, 2023

Members met over the weekend and found enough support to hold a strike For the past few years, the North American Championship of League of Legends (LCS) has faced many challenges due to the stiff competition in the largest region of the world. As a result, several organizations have been exploring strategies to improve their […]

Samsung launches dedicated eSports app for smartphones

May 25, 2023

The app is available in Southeast Asia markets, with hopes it will be rolled out elsewhere A mobile eSports application for Galaxy phones has been launched by Samsung. They worked alongside ONE Esports to create the game, which showcases Samsung’s eagerness to back and support the gaming community. The application is tailored to satisfy eSports […]

LCS Players Association discusses strike following recent NACL changes

May 24, 2023

A rift is forming in the North American Collegiate League In a move to oppose the modifications that Riot Games is bringing to the North American Collegiate League (NACL), the LCS Players Association (LCSPA) has urged its members to vote on a walkout. This Sunday marks the day of the vote, as per journalist Mikhail […]

Evil Geniuses signs new partnership in the crypto betting space

May 23, 2023

The junction between eSports and eSports betting continues to narrow Evil Geniuses, a prominent eSports organization in North America, has recently entered into a partnership with Thunderpick, an online platform dedicated to sports betting and crypto. This partnership is evidence that certain brands continue to view the eSports industry as a viable avenue for promoting […]

TSM to leave LCS League of Legends, possibly join Chinese league

May 22, 2023

The eSports organization wants to put itself in a league where it’s guaranteed to win a title TSM, a major eSports organization in North America, recently made a significant announcement when it said that it would no longer be participating in the League of Legends Championship Series (LCS). Instead of returning to the top League […]

eSports team Furia calls on well-known artist to help create new merchandise

May 19, 2023

The Magic Panthera merch collection is now available to eSports fans Artist Guilherme Lemes has collaborated with Brazilian eSports group Furia to introduce the Magic Panthera range. The merchandise assortment reflects the club’s identity with main hues of black and orange that complement Furia’s panther emblem. Furia’s collections feature the panther symbol, which embodies the […]

eSports group Faze Clan has a new president

May 18, 2023

Erik Anderson will take over as the head of the organization Erik Anderson has been appointed as the new president of Faze Clan, a leading eSports organization in North America. Anderson, who currently serves as the organization’s Head of Esports, will take on a more senior management position to lead the organization’s business expansion. However, […]

Longest-running French eSports organization to shut down

May 17, 2023

Team LDLC will disband this coming July after failing to increase its popularity at home Team LDLC, the oldest French eSports team, will halt its endeavors in July after almost 13 years, as announced on May 16. The organization’s owner, LDLC Group, explained that the move was the result of its inability to find “sufficient […]

The Americas Valorant Americans Players Association names its leaders

May 16, 2023

The eSports ecosystem continues its transformation as it evolves and matures On May 15, the Americas Valorant Players Association (AVPA) announced its board of directors, consisting of six executive committee members and 22 team representatives for the year 2023. The eSports ecosystem is constantly evolving and growing up, and the AVPA is a testament to […]

Riot Games CEO Nicolo Laurent announces resignation

May 12, 2023

The Frenchman has led the video game company and eSports tournament organizer for 14 years After spending 14 years at the helm of Riot Games, the CEO, Nicolo Laurent, has declared his intention to resign. The announcement was made by the video game company and eSports tournament organizer on May 11, and it came as […]

Dota 2’s The International confirmed for Seattle, Washington

May 10, 2023

The details are still being finalized, but the eSports competition is heading home The Dota 2 International tournament was hosted in Washington State for around 50% of all TIs from 2012 to 2017. The popular eSports tournament is now returning home, as it was recently revealed that TI12 will be in Seattle after six years. […]

Valorant eSports player faces second arrest since the start of the year

May 9, 2023

“Sick” has another run-in with the law following an ordeal at a Ferrari dealership in March Hunter “SicK” Mims, a former VALORANT player for the Sentinels eSports team, has been taken into custody once again for criminal trespassing. This marks the second time in just three months that he has been arrested after a Ferrari […]

The Olympic Esports Series is adding a Fortnite competition

May 8, 2023

The International Olympics Committee may be warming up to eSports Although it isn’t necessarily a definitive indication that changes are coming, the International Olympics Committee (IOC) might be increasingly in favor of eSports as an Olympic competition. The topic has been the center of debate for several years and a new effort may hint at […]

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