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Gods of Boom Kick-Off 2019 – March 1st at IEM Katowice

Continuing their dominance as the leader in mobile esports, Game Insight, in partnership with ESL, the world’s largest esports company, today announced details of the second season of Guns of Boom and the Gods of Boom Kick-Off 2019, the first stadium-level event for the popular first-person mobile shooter Guns of Boom. The Season Two kick-off event will take place on...

StarCraft II is underway at IEM Katowice

There’s $400,000 USD on the line for players competing in the first major tournament of the StarCraft II World Championship Series for 2019. IEM Katowice continues its run as one of the most stacked tournaments in StarCraft history! With 76 players featured, nearly every contender from the WCS Circuit and WCS Korea is present, looking to jumpstart their position in...

Insomnia Gaming Festival Dublin

Player1 Events* announced an exciting new partnership to further drive the Insomnia brand to new territories around the world. Following on from the team’s hugely successful international event in Cairo last year, Insomnia is now coming to the Republic of Ireland this November as part of a multi-year agreement with Irish events company, Omega Events Ltd. Sarah Whittaker, Head of...

Tempo Storm Takes the First PUBG NPL Royale

by Aaron Boulding  PUBG eSports The premier division of North American PUBG Esports held sway at the first NPL Royale as Tempo Storm won the two-stage, three-day event and the $40,000 top prize that comes with it. The third day of NPL Royale featured six NPL Contenders teams vying for their slice of the $80,000 prize pool while carrying the...

NBA 2K League Tips Off 2019 Season on April 2, 2019

The NBA 2K League today announced the competition structure for the 2019 season.  The 18-week season will begin Tuesday, April 2 with THE TIPOFF and will conclude Saturday, Aug. 3 with the 2019 NBA 2K League Finals.  The complete schedule will be announced in the coming weeks. All regular-season games will take place at the NBA 2K League Studio Powered...

Capcom Pro Tour DLC Returns for 2019

Michael – Capcom Pro Tour Hello World Warriors! We’re just a few weeks away from the kick-off of the Capcom Pro Tour 2019 (CPT) at Final Round in Atlanta, GA. With a new competitive season in Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition comes an all-new set of CPT-themed DLC content for 2019 set to release tomorrow! Each year, the CPT DLC...

2019 LCS Spring Finals Tickets

By Lolesports Staff Tickets for the 2019 LCS Spring Finals in St. Louis go on sale on March 5 at 12 PM CST / 10 AM PST. Spring Finals will be at the Chaifetz Arena on Saturday, April 13; games begin at 3:00 PM CST / 1:00 PST. Learn how to buy your tickets for Spring Finals below: FAQ Tickets...

HCT Winter Championship kicks off February 28, 2019

The HCT Winter Championship kicks off February 28, 2019 when 16 of the world’s best Hearthstone players—representing the Americas, Asia-Pacific, China, and Europe—face off at Blizzard Arena Los Angeles. Competitors will be hoping to clinch one of the four remaining spots at the HCT World Championship this April, in addition to the lion’s share of a $250,000 USD prize pool...

RLCS South American Grand Series

Ian Nowakowski – RLCS The Rocket League Championship Series (RLCS) is bigger than ever this year! If you missed the news last month, we added South America (SAM) as an official RLCS region starting with Season 7. As part of that initiative, we have teamed up with Rocket Street to unveil the Grand Series, a brand-new tournament showcasing South America’s greatest...

Hearthstone Masters Introduction

Blizzard Entertainment Late last year we revealed we were hard at work evolving Hearthstone Esports into a more sustainable, entertaining, and accessible program. Today we are happy to reveal full details about the first two parts of this new program, which we have collectively named Hearthstone Masters. Hearthstone Masters Qualifiers Hearthstone Masters’ entry tier of competition, Masters Qualifiers, are open...

CWL London Spectator Tickets Go On Sale

Gfinity The wait is over and you can now purchase your tickets for CWL London, Presented by PlayStation®4 via cwl.gfinityesports.com [while supplies last]. We have set aside a limited number of early bird tickets at a reduced price but they won’t be around for long. CWL London promises to be the hottest ticket in town when it takes over the...

CWL National Qualifiers Registration Now Open

CWL Running until February 28 in each eligible region, registration for the second online National Qualifier tournament is open. Each qualifier will be country and region-locked, requiring players being from respective countries and regions to compete. CWL National Qualifiers will take place in the original National Circuit locations: Australia and New Zealand, Canada, France and Belgium, Italy, Japan, Germany and...

IEM Katowice StarCraft II Survival Guide

Blizzard Entertainment IEM Katowice is just around the corner! We have brackets, broadcast times, and…a surprise! You will have the chance to earn in-game loot simply by tuning in to Twitch for the first major tournament of the StarCraft II World Championship Series for 2019. $400,000 will be on the line for players, but you can earn these items simply...

PUBG NPL Royale Format and Draw

Aaron Boulding PUBG eSports The “sibling showdown” is just around the corner with the NPL Royale, pitting all 16 teams in NPL Contenders against all 16 of their big brothers in the NPL, taking center stage beginning February 22. This week’s NPL action will directly impact how the NPL Royale unfolds as NPL team standings will determine which NPL Contenders...

GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB XLR8 Gaming OC Single Fan Graphics Card

PNY® Technologies announced the availability of the latest PNY GeForce® GTX 1660 Ti 6GB XLR8 Gaming OC Single Fan Graphics Card under both XLR8® Gaming. Powered by the all-new NVIDIA Turing™ architecture, the PNY GeForce® GTX 1660 Ti 6GB XLR8 Gaming OC Single Fan GPU brings gaming to a whole new level. Delivering up to 3x the performance of previous...