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Reports say that ESL has been selected to host the first Valve Major of 2019. This came as a surprise to many because ESL has an exclusive distribution contract with YouTube and Facebook. Valve typically picks tournaments with the greatest ease of access for their Majors. It is possible that the tournament will be IEM...
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With 5G connections scheduled to begin wide-spread appearance in phones later this year, AT&T is seizing on the opportunity to get into mobile esports. They struck a deal with ESL to sponsor multiple mobile esports tournaments at upcoming ESL events. Source: USA Today Image: Pexels
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ESL has announced a new partnership with Square Enix. They will be partnering up to bring Dissidia NT events to North America and Europe. Tournaments have open sign-ups and will consist of weekly competitions from May 20th through July 11th. Playoffs will be held at the end of each of the four week segments, with...
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Yes. More Infinity War, how can we not? Spoiler warning!
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E3 has partnered up with ESL to maintain a small esports arena within the convention hall. The arena will seat up to 200 viewers, but no word on what games will be played. Nintendo also announced they will be holding some tournaments, specifically mentioning some of their staples like Splatoon 2. The major announcement from...
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Another UK university is dipping its toes into esports production. The University of York has partnered with ESL to offer a final year specialization in esports to their students in film or television. The module instructs students on how to tell an engaging story around esports, using a combination of traditional sports journalism and modern...
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ESL has partnered up with Microsoft to launch Esports Academy. The event will focus on not only the actual gameplay, but also the business side of esports. You can attend provided you are in Sydney, Australia. The inaugural academy event will be held in the Sydney Microsoft Store, so here’s hoping for a successful event...
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The first tournament for ESL and Facebook's exclusive deal did not go over well, what was the problem?
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