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Latest stay-at-home esports tournaments and gaming news on the impact of Covid-19: NHS League, epic.WAN and Riot charity stream announced

UPDATE (May 24th 2020): Esports Scotland and Scottish Sun launch FIFA tournament with Premiership stars to raise cash for NHS Charities epic.WAN announced ESL One Cologne to be played behind closed doors, IEM Melbourne rescheduled NFL Alumni and ESTV host Esports Celebrity Challenge for COVID-19 relief EVO 2020 will be an online-only event due to …

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Join Anders Blume, Julian Tan, Moritz Maurer and more at ESI Digital Summit

The ESI Digital Summit is the online version of the events Esports Insider has become known for. Whether you’re looking for networking opportunities or discussions on pressing industry topics with leading industry figures, we have you covered. Taking place over May 26-27th, the two-day event will feature over 80 speakers across two tracks – both …

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Behind One Tap League, the team-owned CS:GO competition in Spain and Portugal

Many believe esports is in need of change, and evidence of this can be found by putting Counter-Strike: Global Offensive under a microscope. A group of well-to-do organisations – the likes of Cloud9, Immortals Gaming Club, and OverActive Media – came together earlier this year to take a stand against the current state of affairs. Ejecting their teams …

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BLAST raises €12.5M in funding round

Danish tournament organiser BLAST has completed a funding round, raising a total of €12.5 million (£11.1 million). The round was led by Johan Gedda, CEO and Co-founder of Rocket Software, and Danish investment fund Vækstfonden. Photo credit: BLAST RELATED: Esports agency META raises €1M for continued growth European venture capital firms Creandum, Heartcore, and Maki – existing investors …

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Esports Global unveiled as presenting partner of The Clutch Digital

Esports Insider is pleased to announce Esports Global as the presenting partner of The Clutch Digital, the esports-focused pitch investment competition that will take place at the ESI Digital Summit (26-27th May, #ESIDIGITAL). Taking place on day one on May 26th, The Clutch Digital will welcome a panel of esteemed investors to judge four esports …

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FACEIT to control Rainbow Six Siege esports in North America

FACEIT has entered a multi-year deal with Ubisoft to design and control the North American esports ecosystem for Rainbow Six Siege. The tournament organiser will work with the developer on every facet of the title in the region, from broadcasting and media rights, to event production and grassroots programs. Image credit: FACEIT RELATED: Ubisoft announces Rainbow Six …

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