Team Liquid Parent Company aXiomatic Raises $25M in Series B Funding

aXiomatic, which owns a controlling stake in Team Liquid, has raised $25M in series B investment. Bruce Karsh, executive board member of the Golden State Warriors and president of Oaktree Capital Management, led the round. Other backers include Ted Leonsis, … Read More

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Top 10 Most Watched Esports Channels of the Week, May 14 – May 20, 2018

Almost every day, The Esports Observer posts infographics to our social media accounts. Now, we are bringing these to the site and providing additional context. Today, we’ve got the list of the top esports channels on Twitch , ranked according … Read More

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DHL Is the Latest Brand to Sponsor ESL One Tournament Series

ESL announces that DHL will be its official shipping and logistics partner for ESL One competitions. DHL will handle event logistics, and will feature in livestream and social media content. First event to feature partnership will be the ESL One … Read More

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Newbee Finds New Gaming Chair Partner in Secretlab

Chinese esports org Newbee Gaming signs sponsorship deal with gaming chair brand Secretlab. Secretlab will release a custom, Newbee-branded OMEGA 2018 chair. Secretlab currently sponsors PGL esports events, Tempo Storm, and NBA 2K League team Blazer5 Gaming. Newbee Gaming has … Read More

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Epic Games Will Provide $100M in Prize Money for Fortnite Esports in 2018-2019

Epic Games announced its plans to support Fortnite esports. The company will provide $100M for competitions during the 2018-2019 season. This is the largest developer-supported prize pool for a single season of competition in esports history. Today, game studio Epic … Read More

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Most Watched Twitch Content of the Week, May 07 – May 13, 2018

This week on Twitch, Fortnite earned marginal growth, MSI brought League of Legends out of its slump, and Dota 2 and CS:GO underperformed without major tournaments. Every week, The Esports Observer breaks down the most watched Twitch content from a … Read More

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Top 10 Most Watched Esports Channels of the Week, May 07 – May 13, 2018

Almost every day, The Esports Observer posts infographics to our social media accounts. Now, we are bringing these to the site and providing additional context. Today, we’ve got the list of the top esports channels on Twitch , ranked according … Read More

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