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Michael hypoc Robins on becoming a caster, PUBG esports’ future  20h15 23 février
Adam Fitch
It can be tough for professional players to decide on their next move when the time comes for them to retire. Do they have the in-game intelligence and necessary personal attributes to become a coach or analyst? Should they move into the game development side of the industry? Another popular path...
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This week in esports: Faker, Halo, Marvel, Rainbow Six Siege  16h22 21 février
Adam Fitch
As always, we’ve rounded up the biggest and best stories from the past week so you can stay abreast of the industry’s biggest happenings. This week in esports saw Faker claim part-ownership in T1, Esports Engine take over Halo esports, Chiefs Esports Club partner with Marvel, and more. We also have...
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x-kom AGO finds peripheral partner in Razer  12h30 21 février
Jonno Nicholson
Polish organisation x-kom AGO has unveiled a partnership with gaming peripherals company Razer. The partnership will see Razer provide the organisation with peripherals and support for activities throughout 2020. RELATED: x-kom AGO gets healthier with Garmin sponsorship Razer joins technology...
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Simplicity Esports secures new franchise territories  12h15 21 février
Jonno Nicholson
Simplicity Esports and Gaming Company has secured the sale of new franchise territories that cover Oxford, Corpus Christi, and McAllen. The sales comes as a continuation of a strategy that will see the company turn its existing facilities into a more computer-centric atmosphere alongside...
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Chiefs Esports Club enters two-year partnership with Marvel  10h29 21 février
Adam Fitch
Australian organisation Chiefs Esports Club has entered a two-year partnership with Marvel within Australia and New Zealand. The deal will see Marvel integrate its properties into activations hosted by Chiefs Esports Club throughout Australia. RELATED: Chiefs Esports Club enters three-year...
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Tempo Storm raises 3.3M to enter interactive media and game design  20h49 20 février
Jay Massaad
North American organisation Tempo Storm has raised 3.3 million ( 2.56 million) in its latest funding round as it seeks to launch The Bazaar, its own card game. The round was led by interactive content and technology investor Galaxy Interactive, a division of publicly-traded digital assets merchant...
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NACE enters strategic partnership with Skillshot Media  15h59 20 février
Jonno Nicholson
Not-for-profit association National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE) has entered a strategic partnership with Skillshot Media. A body for collegiate esports in North America, NACE will collaborate with Skillshot Media to provide collegiate competition, event production, and rights...
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BITKRAFT Esports Ventures brings in Moritz Baier-Lentz as partner  14h59 20 février
Thomas Lace
Esports investment fund BITKRAFT has added a new partner in former Goldman Sachs vice president and co-head of gaming and esports, Moritz Baier-Lentz. Baier-Lentz will be responsible for expanding BITKRAFT’s assets and investments, supporting portfolio companies, and interacting with the fund’s...
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Supercell taps ESL to deliver Brawl Stars Championship  14h15 20 février
Jay Massaad
Event organiser ESL has announced a partnership with Supercell, the developer of Brawl Stars, that will see it deliver the Brawl Stars Championship. Supercell will commit 1 million ( 777,000) to the event. with the total prize pool set to rise by up to 50 percent with community contributions...
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Parimatch enters into Esports Integrity Commission  11h58 20 février
Adam Fitch
Cyprus-based betting platform Parimatch has joined forces with the Esports Integrity Commission. Parimatch has joined the commission to assist with battling fraud and cheating in esports, having already worked with anti match-fixing organisation FederBet. RELATED: Esports Integrity Commission to...