Month: June 2018

28 Jun 2018

Higher Education and the Growth of Esports

  During the second week of June, one of the largest esports collegiate championships took place: The League of Legends College Championship. Competing schools included Maryville University, Columbia College, University of Texas – Dallas, Western University, University of Ottawa, University of California – Irvine, University of Illinois, and University of Maryland. Ultimately, No. 2-ranked UC […]

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25 Jun 2018

Makeup Brand Sephora is Sponsoring Inclusiveness, GIRLGAMER Esports Festival

The second edition of the GIRLGAMER Esports Festival is being held this year in Lisbon, Portugal on July 20-22. GIRLGAMER is a festival that supports and celebrates women’s inclusion in competitive gaming and esports. Scheduled events include an esports business conference, competitions in both Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) and League of Legends, and a public […]

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21 Jun 2018

High School Esports League Adds Fortnite as a Summer Tournament; Is Fortnite the Future of Esports?

The High School Esports League (HSEL), currently the top esports league for high schools in the United States, has announced that Fortnite Battle Royale will be the competitive game for its upcoming Summer Open season. The Fortnite league will support iOS, PC, Xbox and PS4, all separated into different leagues for each platform.

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11 Jun 2018

NETGEAR Expands its Partnership with Gen.G to Include All Esports Teams

NETGEAR, the global computer networking company based in San Jose, California, has announced that it is expanding its partnership with Gen.G (formerly KSV eSports). NETGEAR  will now sponsor all of Gen.G’s teams, which include League of Legends, PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS, Heroes of the Storm, and Clash Royale. NETGEAR will provide all teams with networking hardware and […]

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08 Jun 2018

Global Shipping and Logistics Company DHL Becomes Official Partner of ESL One Series

The ESL One Series has added another non-endemic sponsor. DHL, the German logistics company, was recently announced as the official shipping and logistics partner for the ESL One tournament series. As part of the deal, DHL will handle all event logistics for the ESL One series in Dota 2 and CS:GO, transporting stage equipment to […]

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