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Vlad Marinescu Re-Elected International Esports Federation President

Vlad Marinescu, the head of the United States Esports Federation, has been re-elected as International Esports Federation President after Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa Al-Nahyan stood down from the race. Marinescu received 91 percent of the votes at the virtual IESF Ordinary General Meeting. He was promoted to the role atop the IESF after Colin Webster […]

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Eagles Sign Esports Tournament Provider

The Philadelphia Eagles have become the first NFL team to partner with an esports tournament provider, announcing a multi-year partnership with the Esports Entertainment Group to operate biannual Madden NFL esports events while also becoming a shareholder in the EEG company. As a partner of the Eagles, EEG will leverage player imagery within the Philadelphia […]

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Gillette Sponsors New HBCU Esports League

The Yard: HBCU Esports Alliance, a new esports league for HBCU students, has landed a blue-chip sponsor in grooming brand Gillette, which will become a presenting-level partner of the league being organized in conjunction with CSL Esports. The “Groomed to Game” partnership will support HBCU students as they enter the esports and gaming ecosystem. Under […]

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League of Legends Championship Series Changing in 2021

The 2021 League of Legends Championship Series is going to have major overhauls to its season format with a three-week season kickoff and split regular seasons into a Spring and Summer series among other changes. The LCS Lock In will start the season with a three-week tournament with a $150,000 winner-take-all grand prize starting January […]

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World Baseball Softball Confederation Adds Esports as Discipline

The World Baseball Softball Confederation has decided to embrace esports, approving the inclusion of esports as a discipline and setting the stage for future official e-baseball and e-softball international competitions, world cups and championships. The international federation’s executive board approved the move along with the inclusion of Baseball5, a new five-on-five street version of the […]

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Esports Arena Planned for Bristol, England

A new esports arena is being proposed for the West of England Institute for Specialist Education Further Education College site in Bristol, England, which would also involve a technology education component. NLA Europe Limited has been invited by South Gloucestershire & Stroud College to create the concept around such a site, which would add a […]

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New Research Shows Esports Fans
Want to Travel Post-COVID

The number of esports fans has skyrocketed during the coronavirus pandemic and those fans will be more willing than the general public to travel to live events and competitions when they return, according to new research presented at the EsportsTravel Virtual Summit held December 2–3 at Esports Stadium Arlington in Arlington, Texas. In a session […]

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