Category Archives: Esports

5 highlights from the ESI Birmingham esports business conference

Craig Robinson provides a recap of the ESI Birmingham esports business conference which took place ahead of the UK's first ESL One Dota 2 Major.   1. How self-belief and taking the initiative can boost your esports career The first panel on 'community, the lifeblood of all things gaming', featured Chris Archambault from Jagex, Chris Murphy…
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Sign-ups open for $50,000 Gfinity CSGO Spring Series

Gfinity has announced that the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Spring Series 2018 is now open for registration to teams in EU and NA. Competitors will be competing for a share of the $50,000 prize pool when the tournament returns in June. Gfinity says it retains true to its roots with a commitment to grassroots esports. All…
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York beats Lancaster University in Roses Esports 2018 varsity

Established in 2013, Roses Esports began as an unofficial competition between Fragsoc and LUGES, the gaming societies of York and Lancaster Universities respectively. After several years of trials, esports was eventually added to the official Roses line-up in 2016, with Lancaster taking the series 2-1 to earn 4 points for their university. Things did not go…
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PUBG EU Qualifiers in Leicester will feature an 80-player stage setup

Leicester Haymarket Theatre and ESL will be hosting a big PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds EU Qualifiers tournament this summer, with an 'ambitious' 80-player stage setup. The best European PUBG teams will be competing for a share of the $100,000 prize pool, as well as three spots in the prestigious PUBG Global Invitational (PGI) 2018. The European Qualifiers…
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Gfinity hires former UFC director Garry Cook to build new ‘global esports brand’

UK-based esports tournament organiser Gfinity has appointed experienced sports executive Garry Cook as Executive Chairman. He's been hired to build a global esports brand at the company, enter new global markets and 'strengthens the leadership team for the next chapter of growth'. Gfinity say that Garry's expertise 'will position the company and build a recognised…
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