G2 Esports lose out to Team Empire at Six Major Raleigh grand final

G2 have been historically powerful on LAN, but Empire showed them that even they can bleed. Before today, Empire hadn’t even succeeded in taking a map off of G2, let alone an international LAN title. G2 have dominated in every single LAN event they’ve been a part of including the Six Major Paris 2018 and Six Invitational 2019. The loss comes as a massive upset to broadcasters and fans alike.

Empire may have had a tough time on the first three maps of the best-of-five but the fourth and final map, Coastline, belonged to the Russian Machine.

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Magic: The Gathering reveals 2020 esports plans

Magic: The Gathering reveals 2020 esports plans

Wizards of the Coast, developer of the card game Magic: The Gathering, has announced plans for the 2020-2021 season of both digital and tabletop play. The season will provide a number of ways for players at a variety of levels to compete and will see improvements to broadcast quality. Plans to create a ‘clear path to […]
Published at Fri, 16 Aug 2019 19:00:15 +0000

Team Secret partners up with a big clothing brand

Team Secret partners up with a big clothing brand

Introduction The International 2019 is getting closer and closer with each day that passes by. After the end of The Summit 10, all eyes are set on the biggest event of the year. August. Shanghai. Ultra Limited Drop. See you at The International. 🔜 pic.twitter.com/XyP60CsTJp — Team Secret (@teamsecret) July 29, 2019 Having said that, …

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Published at Wed, 31 Jul 2019 08:47:39 +0000

LCS Summer 2019: Cloud9 vs CLG Semifinal Recap

LCS Summer 2019: Cloud9 vs CLG Semifinal Recap

Game One Cloud9 (“C9”) put on a clinic right out of the gate and took the first game versus Counter…

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Published at Sun, 18 Aug 2019 00:53:43 +0000

BLAST Pro Series: Los Angeles criticized by the CS: GO community

BLAST Pro Series: Los Angeles criticized by the CS: GO community

After changing the format of the BLAST Pro Series tournaments, the organizers increased the cost of tickets for the next championship in Los Angeles. They also shifted the date of the event and changed the location. Visitors were unhappy with such actions, since they see no point in overpaying for additional services that BLAST has […]

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Published at Fri, 07 Jun 2019 07:36:14 +0000

Enthusiast Gaming & Luminosity Gaming Partner With foodora Canada, a Leading Food Delivery Platform Operating in 10 Cities Across Canada

Enthusiast Gaming & Luminosity Gaming Partner With foodora Canada, a Leading Food Delivery Platform Operating in 10 Cities Across Canada

Enthusiast Gaming Holdings Inc. (TSXV: EGLX) (OTCQB: EGHIF), (“Enthusiast” or the “Company”), one of the largest vertically integrated video gaming media companies in North America, is pleased to announce that, in partnership with Luminosity Gaming (“Luminosity”), it has entered into a sponsorship agreement (the “Agreement”) with foodora Canada, to provide digital marketing strategies and Luminosity …

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Published at Wed, 14 Aug 2019 10:19:59 +0000

ALLIED ESPORTS ENTERTAINMENT GOES PUBLIC FOLLOWING ACQUISITION BY BLACK RIDGE

Black Ridge Acquisition Corp., a shell company, has acquired Allied Esports International and WPT Enterprises to create Allied Esports Entertainment, an esports venue and live event creator. Allied Esports Entertainment went public as part of this “special acquisition,” VentureBeat reports.

Known for its World Poker Tour events and developing Esports Arena at the Luxor Hotel with MGM Resorts International in Las Vegas, Allied Esports Entertainment now trades on Nasdaq under the ticker symbol AESE after Black Ridge shareholders approved the transaction on August 9.

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StarLadder Enlists GRID for CS:GO Berlin Major Data Services

StarLadder Enlists GRID for CS:GO Berlin Major Data Services

GRID will be the exclusive data partner for the StarLadder Berlin Major for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. The firm’s services will be used to enhance broadcasts, create social media content, monitor competitive integrity, and secure StarLadder’s data. The $1M USD tournament will hold its finals at Berlin’s Mercedes-Benz Arena from Sept. 5-8. Esports data firm GRID […]

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Published at Fri, 16 Aug 2019 07:00:55 +0000

Which team has the the highest TI winning chance

Which team has the the highest TI winning chance

Introduction With less than two weeks until the biggest tournament of the year, the hype is getting bigger and bigger. Soon, we will be able to watch the most interesting tournament of the year. However, for the fellow esports betters out there, watching is not going to be enough. Having said that, here are some …

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Published at Mon, 05 Aug 2019 08:00:33 +0000

Dota 2 International: The world’s biggest gaming prize pool

What is this tournament?
The International, aka TI, is the world championship tournament of the video game Dota 2. It is, and has been every year since 2013, the highest-paying esports tournament in the world.

This year is the ninth edition of the International, which began in 2011, so it is known colloquially as TI9.

Sorry, what’s esports?
Competitive video gaming.

It’s becoming increasingly popular, with players streaming to fans over Twitch, and tournaments in several different games offering multimillion-dollar prizes.

We reported on the hype and attraction of TI6 three years ago if you’re interested in seeing what the grand finals event is like, or check out these two Kiwis who had hoped to win the Fortnight World Cup last month.

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