TEO Monday Morning Briefing, 28/05/2018

Fortnite gears up for esports with a $100M prize pool, ESL One debuts multiple new sponsors in Birmingham, and League of Legends makes its way to ESPN—though it might not be the deal everyone was hoping for. Missed any of … Read More

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Challengermode Looks to Bridge Amateur and Professional Esports With National Esports Leagues

Challengermode is looking to develop a network of interconnected esports leagues in Europe called the National Esports Leagues. The NEL will host regional leagues for CS:GO, PUBG, and League of Legends. The goal of the NEL is to provide a … Read More

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Challengermode Looks to Bridge Amateur and Professional Esports With National Esports Leagues

Challengermode is looking to develop a network of interconnected esports leagues in Europe called the National Esports Leagues. The NEL will host regional leagues for CS:GO, PUBG, and League of Legends. The goal of the NEL is to provide a … Read More

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BBC Three to Broadcast Live Coverage of ESL One Birmingham

Online TV channel BBC Three will broadcast semi-final and final matches from ESL One Birmingham. Coverage will feature BBC Radio 1 presenter Julia Hardy, alongside professional Dota 2 casters. This will be the first ESL event broadcast by the BBC, … Read More

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Most Watched Twitch Content of the Week, May 14 – May 20, 2018

This week on Twitch, Fortnite Fridays stimulated growth for the title, League of Legends’ MSI grew 53% Year over Year, and Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege is on track for sustainable growth. Every week, The Esports Observer breaks down the … Read More

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Aston Villa FC Launches Gaming Division, Partners With EGL for FIFA Tournaments

English soccer club Aston Villa FC announces gaming division. In partnership with the European Gaming League (EGL), AVFC will launch a FIFA 18 tournament in June. No English soccer clubs have a presence in any non-football esports title yet. Aston … Read More

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Gen.G and NETGEAR Expand Partnership to Include All Teams

Esports organization Gen.G (formerly KSV eSports ) and NETGEAR have announced that they have expanded their partnership to include all Gen.G esports teams. NETGEAR’s original partnership was limited to its gaming brand Nighthawk Pro Gaming serving as a jersey sponsor … Read More

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New Dig CEO on returning to CS:GO: ‘You’re either going to come in and try to buy the best team in the world… or you’re going to look to develop and nurture talent’

1:07 – What is your plan with Dignitas now that you are CEO?
2:03 – Are you looking to bring Dignitas back to being a premier org in premier games?
5:11 – What titles/leagues are you hoping to join in … Read More

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Rainbow Six Moves to League Format, but Stays True to Its Methodical Growth Strategy

Last weekend at the Pro League Season Seven finals, Ubisoft announced an overhaul to its esports structure for Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege. The Rainbow Six Siege Pro League will move away from a bracket-style season to a traditional league … Read More

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