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Na’Vi founder launches DreamTeam esports management platform for amateur and pro teams

DreamTeam is launching what it's calling the 'world's first' esports recruitment and management platform for amateur, semi-pro and pro teams. The beta version of the platform will launch in September. Created by Alexander "ZeroGravity" Kokhanovskyy, the founder of esports organisation Na'Vi, and co-owner of ESForce, DreamTeam is based on blockchain/machine learning tech. In a press statement,…
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Betradar rolls out live in-play League of Legends odds

Betradar has launched live in-play betting odds for League of Legends, developed in conjunction with DOJO Madness. The service has been developed based on the analysis of over 450,000 games and 18m 'individual data points', which the companies say helps to create reliable real-time probabilities and new betting events. This means that more operator clients - aka bookies…
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F1 esports deal a big opportunity but an even bigger gamble – opinion

Esports News UK editor Dominic Sacco shares his thoughts on today's news regarding the Formula 1 Esports Series. Racing games are a big of an enigma in the world of esports - they're currently seen as a specialist niche rather than a widespread hit. While the likes of Forza, Project Cars and Gran Turismo are all very impressive…
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Liverpool FC job ad suggests a move into esports

It appears that Premier League side Liverpool Football Club are trying to make moves in esports, according to a new job ad found on LinkedIn. The club mentioned esports within an ad for the Head of Youth Marketing position (found here and here). Part of the job description includes 'supporting the development of the club’s marketing strategy to support a gamification/Esports programme'.…
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WTF is… happening to games media?

A few days ago, Kotaku UK published an article with well-known British games critic TotalBiscuit about dealing with hateful online comments. The reaction to this article and the aftermath that followed inspired Esports News UK editor Dom Sacco to share his thoughts on the shifting games media landscape, Gamergate and why streamers should be as accountable…
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Gamescom 2017 esports preview: 10+ tournaments and events to be aware of

Gamescom gets underway in Cologne, Germany next week from August 22nd to 26th, and this year organisers say esports is represented more strongly than ever before. Dom Sacco provides a preview of the esports tournaments and activities taking place at Gamescom 2017.   The ESL Arena Most of Gamescom's esports action will take place here,…
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What it was like reporting live on the CoD Champs 2017 as a journalist

Last week, we had the good fortune of bringing Esports News UK to Orlando, Florida for the Call of Duty World League Championship. Jacob Hale looks back on the event in this behind-the-scenes account. The trip began on Thursday August 10th, the second and final day of group play for the biggest event on the…
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