Sentinels World Champion Bugha – Fortnite Icon Series Skin Release

Commemorating the two-year anniversary of his monumental victory at the 2019 Fortnite World Cup Championship, Sentinels star Kyle “Bugha” Giersdorf will have his custom character skins released inside the Fortnite item shop starting today at 5 p.m. Pacific.

Bugha is the first-ever professional Fortnite player to have his likeness adopted into the game, joining the likes of popular influencers such as rapper Travis Scott, electronic music artist Marshmello, and Twitch streamer Ninja.… Read the rest

Florida Recreation and Park Association Esports Championship

the Florida Recreation and Park Association (FRPA) announced that they will be hosting Florida’s first ever Esports State Championship this August, powered by Mission Control. The FRPA Esports State Championship presented by the Florida Mutineers is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for children and young adults to come together and compete in something they love, playing video games.… Read the rest

DreamHack and Epic Games, Return of Popular Fortnite eSports Tournament

Modern Times Group MTG AB’s (“MTG”) (publ) DreamHack – part of ESL Gaming – has announced the entering in an agreement with publisher Epic Games on the return of the tournament series “DreamHack Open Featuring Fortnite” from last year.

Each season of Fortnite’s competitive calendar — spring, summer and fall — will feature a DreamHack Open with a prize pool of USD 200 000 each.

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ROCCAT to sponsor Barnes & Noble’s April Anarchy eSports tournament

ROCCAT confirmed it will be the Participating Sponsor for Barnes & Noble College’s upcoming college esports tournament, April Anarchy featuring Fortnite. Following the success of last fall’s event, Barnes & Noble College – a Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. company, in partnership with the American Video Game League (AVGL) – will once again invite thousands of college students nationwide to compete online in qualifying Fortnite tournaments, with millions of fans tuned-in to see the action unfold.
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Guild Esports signed EU Fortnite player, Tai “TaySon” Starčič

Guild Esports announced the signing of 2020’s number one ranked EU Fortnite player,  Tai “TaySon” Starčič. The addition of TaySon places Guild’s Fortnite roster as the top team in the EU competitive scene.

TaySon, a Slovenian national, is the current back-to-back winner of the Fortnite Champion Series (FNCS) trio and solo championships at only 16 years old, and has tournament winnings totaling over $200,000 across 28 events.… Read the rest

Guild Esports, Anas El-Abd Fortnite specialist joins the team

Guild Esports announces the signing of Denmark-born professional athlete Anas El-Abd, the third addition to its expanding Fornite roster.

Anas has a long back catalogue of wins and accomplishments and currently ranks 7th in the Top Ten Pro Fortnite players in Europe. Anas is a four-time Cash Cup Winner and has been a finalist in both the FNCS Grand Finals and Dreamhack Finals five times, his tournament winnings total over $96K.… Read the rest

Guild Esports, signs 15-year-old Fortnite player Henrik (Hen) Mclean

Guild Esports announces the signing of British Lithuanian professional athlete Henrik (Hen) Mclean, the second addition to its expanding Fortnite roster.

Hen, at only 15-years-old, already ranks number 3 in the UK, and has made an incredible entrance into the Pro Fortnite scene, achieved notable success by finishing in the top three this year in Fortnite’s EU Encore and DreamHack events.… Read the rest

High School Esports League Winter Challenge, Open for registrations

Generation Esports (GenE) announced that registration to the 2021 Winter Challenge seasonal gaming tournament from the High School Esports League (HSEL) — North America’s largest competitive gaming organization for high schools — is now open to high school students nationwide. This January, high school esports clubs will compete for college scholarships and real-world prizes from top gaming brands, like ASUS, by mastering a variety of game genres.… Read the rest