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ESL layoffs loom but UK staff safe

ESL is laying off some staff as part of a restructure. Apparently 50 staff at ESL Germany have been laid off today, according to sources close to the situation, however Slingshot reports that ESL 'has notified at least 20 people, many in production'. ESL has since contacted Esports News UK to say that 50 'is not the number of people…
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Top 3 CSGO crosshair generators to play like a pro

Guest article Anyone who's ever played CSGO knows how competitive it can be. The fourth installment of Valve's popular FPS series, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, has all the hallmarks of a CS game. It has the same robust and challenging gameplay of its predecessors. Counter-Strike has always been known for its high skill ceiling. This has…
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ESL partners with University of York to focus on esports teaching, research & careers

Tournament organiser ESL has teamed up with the University of York in the first esports education-focused partnership of its kind in the UK. The partnership focuses on three aims: teaching, research and careers. ESL will hold regular masterclasses with University of York students, including workshops and taster days. The uni says it will 'align its teaching offerings…
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Video games and the gambling world

Guest article Video games have stopped being just something that kids use to waste hours on instead of doing their homework, the development of the industry has made these games mean a lot more. There has been a particular massive crop of pay-to-play games with no winning return value to the player but maybe as…
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The future of MMOs in esports is still uncertain according to observers

Guest article Esports is taking the world by storm right now and are fast gaining in popularity. Professional gamers compete against each other just like any other sport, and gaming teams around the world fight for prestige and recognition in addition to hefty prizes. Teams like Optic Gaming, EvilGeniuses, Cloud9 and many others have been…
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