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Events DC Launches Mid-Atlantic Esports Conference

Events DC will launch its own collegiate esports conference in partnership with Game Gym that will host competitions and other esports programs for colleges and universities in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. The Mid-Atlantic Esports Conference will be designed to create local rivalries and foster friendly competition among the participating universities and support the development […]

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Learfield IMG College Hires Eric Hartness as Vice President for Esports

Learfield IMG College has named Eric Hartness as its first vice president for esports. The move marks the company’s latest move into the gaming space after recently crowning its first college Madden national champion as part of the Level Next college esports league launched with Electronic Arts. Hartness is the former vice president of marketing […]

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DreamHack Sports Games Adds Scott Steedman to Leadership Team

DreamHack Sports Games has named Scott Steedman as chief commercial officer, putting him in charge of building and leading the organization’s commercial and marketing teams among other duties. Steedman is the former commercial director at the Scottish Professional Football League. He will also develop a commercial strategy and sell sponsorships across the DreamHack Sports Games […]

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L.A. Kings and L.A. Galaxy Sign Esports Entertainment Group as Official Esports Tournament Provider

AEG has signed an agreement with Esports Entertainment Group that will make the organizer the official esports tournament provider for the National Hockey League’s Los Angeles Kings and Major League Soccer’s Los Angeles Galaxy. Under the terms of the agreement brokered by AEG Global Partnerships, Esports Entertainment Group will host branded tournaments for the Kings […]

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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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IESF Adds Five More Member Nations to Federation

The International Esports Federation has added five more member nations, bringing the international federation’s total count up to 71. Argentina and Guatemala join from the Americas, Uzbekistan from Asia and Norway and Ireland from Europe have joined the largest unifying body for Esports throughout the world. “After 12 years of history, IESF is now over […]

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Gen.G, Eastern Michigan Start Esports Partnership

Gen.G will be partnering with Eastern Michigan University for a multiyear program that brings esports to the school along with several high school and women’s gaming initiatives, the latest move into the collegiate gaming space for the global esports organization. The program will include a Futures Program, High School Invitational and Women in Gaming Summer […]

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University of Kentucky Partners with Gen.G for Gaming Program

The University of Kentucky will be partnering with Gen.G to build a global gaming and esports program as part of a larger campus initiative to become more involved in the esports ecosystem. The program will focus on three pillars of academic, community and professional development in collaboration with the UK esports Club. The partnership between […]

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