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Ironman Shuts Down Remaining Events in 2020

The coronavirus outbreak has forced difficult decisions for the sports-event industry. Nearly every major sporting event has been canceled, moved or postponed. Here is a look at where things stand. Click here to subscribe to the SportsTravel Newsletter. Click here to subscribe to SportsTravel Magazine. Tuesday, November 24 TRIATHLON: Ironman Shuts Down Remaining Events in […]

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ESL, DreamHack Announce Merger

Esports organizers ESL Gaming and DreamHack will be merging, although the companies will remain individually in their respective specialties. According to multiple reports, ESL co-CEOs Ralf Reichert and Craig Levine will lead the new company, which is called ESL Gaming. DreamHack Chief Executive Officer Marcus Lindmark will continue to run the gaming festivals which take […]

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ESL, DreamHack Team Up with Twitch

DreamHack and ESL have agreed to a three-year contract with Twitch that will see tournaments organized by the pair streamed to the service exclusively through 2022. Twitch currently holds non-exclusive rights to streaming events at DreamHack and ESL competitions in 2020, but that will be converted to exclusive coverage the following two years. As part […]

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DreamHack Expands Tour for 25th Anniversary

DreamHack marked the 25th anniversary of its first festival by announcing its 2020 schedule, with 10 cities in three continents continuing the mantra of being at the intersection of gaming and internet culture. The organization will visit Anaheim, California, for the first time as part of its schedule with U.S. stops also scheduled for Dallas […]

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2020 ESL Pro Tour Brings Together ESL and DreamHack

The 2020 ESL Pro Tour will be a new partnership between ESL and DreamHack, linking over 2o tournaments and leagues into one Counter-Strike competition that will have over $5 million in prize money. The partnership connects a group of ESL and DreamHack tournaments into one tour. There will be three tiers of competition with championships […]

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DreamHack Announces 2020 Event in Anaheim

DreamHack will come to the West Coast for the first time in 2020 as the esports festival announced Anaheim, California, will host the event February 21–23. The event’s activities will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center. The gaming lifestyle festival will include professional esports tournaments, a bring your own computer (BYOC) LAN party, a […]

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