Category: News

Cloud9 Raises $19.7 Million in Investments

If you were wondering about the future of esports and potential stagnation, your doubts should be dispelled. Esports is stronger than ever – with plenty of money flowing in. Unikrn reports that famous American esports organisation has filed a SEC report this Wednesday detailing the amount of equity investment raised. It raised just over $19.7

ESL One: Hamburg

It’s time yet again for one of the most prestigious Dota 2 tournaments around – ESL One Hamburg. After a two-year hiatus, ELS returns to Germany. This is the first Major Dota 2 tournament to be held under the new Majors system, dubbed the 2017-2018 Pro Circuit. It will consist of 11 Majors and 16

Esports Possibly a Medal Event at 2024 Olympics

The International Olympic Committee is reportedly considering the inclusion of esports as a medal event in the 2024 Olympics that will be held in Paris, as reported by the Guardian. The next meeting between the Paris bit committee and the IOC will be held in Peru this September, where Paris will be formally confirmed as

Still No Payday for CS:GO 2016 World Champions

Team Argentina won $20,000 from the CS:GO World Championships in 2016, but new reports surfaced claiming they have seen none of that money yet. Kotaku’s ‘Compete’ interviewed the Argentina captain Martin Biolchi, who stated that that he and his team were not only stiffed for their money but “also never received our payments to work

Esports at College? You bet!

The esports phenomenon is spreading like wildfire, and colleges and universities all over the world are not immune to it. In fact, some have learned to embrace it.    If you’re a prospective student, preferably hailing from Georgia, you’ll certainly like these news. The local Georgia State University has launched an esports program for its students.  No, it doesn’t include

UnikoinGold. Esports Currency of the Future?

A fresh Esports company called Unikrn has been very active recently. They’ve already made a name for themselves with a great, user friendly betting platform and good odds. Players from Australia, The United Kingdom, Ireland and New Zealand can enjoy real-money betting, while customers in other countries can bet using Unikrn’s Unikoin. These coins can

GLS Season 3: Round of Sixteen Draft

The third season of the Global StarCraft II League: Code S is in full force. After eliminating all the non-South Korean players in the first group stage, the organizers have announced the groupings for the second stage.  The Canadian favorite, Scarlett, flopped in a difficult group, fighting against INnoVation, Hurricane and Ryung.   The reigning champion,

ESL Goes to Disney XP

ESL and Disney have announced a new partnership that will bring two new programs to the youth-minded Disney XP channel. “ESL Brawlers” and “ESL Speedrunners” will be a part of the ew new late-night gaming program on the Disney XP channel. The channel itself is rapidly gaining ground in the Esports world as ‘the’ place