Monthly Archive: March 2017

This Weekend in Esports: What to watch

The weekend approaches, but while the masses get time away from the office, the esports professionals get down to business. Here’s what to look out for this weekend. North American LCS Promotion Tournament It’s crunch time in North American League of Legends, especially when one of the league’s staple teams could lose their spot in …

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Final line-up announced at Insomnia60, featuring the biggest global gaming names

Multiplay has today confirmed the final all-star line-up at its Insomia60 festival at the NEC in Birmingham. The UK’s largest gaming festival, which runs over the Easter bank holiday weekend, will welcome the biggest company names in gaming, alongside music stars, YouTube talent and thousands of fans. Alongside world-class esports gaming on top-of-the-range PCs, a number console experiences will be...

HGC Headlines Taiwan’s Blizzard Estadium and More

Blizzard Entertainment The HGC will be at home in Taipei. Heroes of the Storm will be one of the first games to set up shop in Taiwan’s new Blizzard Estadium when the HGC Eastern Clash rolls into town beginning August 11. The HGC’s second major event in Asia for 2017, the Eastern Clash will once …

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Team EnVyUs join the Elite Series

Gfinity Today, we’re delighted to introduce you to the first international team, as we welcome one of the most successful and storied eSports organisations to the Elite Series, Team EnVyUs. The agreement will see Team EnVyUs in the inaugural Gfinity Elite Series taking place live at London’s Gfinity Arena from 26th May-30th July 2017. The …

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iBUYPOWER Announce Spring 2017 NA CS:GO $16,000 Invitational (April 1-2)

CEVO We’re proud to announce that CEVO will again be hosting the iBUYPOWER Spring 2017 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive $16,000 Invitational! The iBUYPOWER Spring 2017 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive $16,000 Invitational is an online CS:GO tournament taking place on Saturday, April 1st & Sunday, April 2nd, 2017 featuring the best Professional CS:GO teams from all across North …

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Want to challenge a pro player to a 1vs1 at ESL Pro League season finals in Dallas? This is your chance!

ESL Gaming Put your skills to the ultimate test and participate in 1on1 tournaments for a chance to challenge a pro player live at ESL Pro League Dallas and win awesome prizes! We are happy to announce that a local cyber cafe, Java Gaming Cafe, in Dallas and ESL will host several 1on1 CS:GO tournaments …

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A New GSL Champion is Crowned

The first season of the Global StarCraft II League (GSL) in 2017 has concluded. Kim “Stats” Dae Yeob won a tense 4-2 matchup, securing his first GSL championship and a place at the World Championship Series (WCS) Global Finals later this year. Stats Takes His First GSL Championship After a long, challenging journey this season, …

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Announcing the UK teams for the Gfinity Elite Series

Following the announcement of the complete set of Elite Series titles; CS:GO, Street Fighter V and Rocket League, we’re delighted to reveal the first batch of professional teams set to compete in the world-class eSports tournament, designed to establish the UK as a leader in global eSports. The tournament aims to set a new standard …

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Cygames and NGE Partner to Present the NGE Shadowverse Open

NGE (Next Generation Esports) and Cygames announced the first season of the NGE Shadowverse Open. Starting today, players of the hit multiplayer turn-based card game Shadowverse can register to compete in Season 1 of the NGE Shadowverse Open, a three-month series of qualifier tournaments leading up to an online invitational finals round where players will …

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WESTWORLD STAR TO FACE OFF WITH REAL A.I. AT LONDON GAMES FESTIVAL

Actress, director, writer and tech entrepreneur Talulah Riley will lead a live interrogation of an artificial intelligence at a key moment during next week’s London Games Festival. The Westworld star will come face to face with a real A.I. in the special session programmed by the organiser Games London and startup Spirit AI at the Festival’s Artificial Intelligence Summit. Riley...

The Sydney 8 – can Katowice finalists FaZe claim their first LAN tournament win?

Heading for their first LAN tournament win? When the CS:GO lineup of FaZe Clan was formed, it was intended to be a super team which would dominate the scene. However, the initial lineup did not work out as it was missing a certain aspect of CS:GO, leaving the team reaching quarterfinals of tournaments at best. …

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