ESL’s Michal Blicharz Discusses Esports’ Olympic Hopes Following IOC Forum

ESL’s Michal “Carmac” Blicharz has been in the esports industry for 15 years, but at the IOC’s esports forum last month, his lone role was being what he referred to as a “humble delegate.” Blicharz, who serves as ESL’s  vice … Read More

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Sterling.VC’s Rohit Gupta: “New York Was a Severely Underserved Market From Engaging the Gaming Community”

Sterling.VC , a venture capital fund of Sterling Equities, has invested in multiple esports-related companies in recent years including, FanAI  and Guilded . Last year, the firm became one of the founding owners of the Overwatch League , purchasing the … Read More

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Dota 2 Changes: 12 Direct Invites to The International, Betting Concerns, and AI Practice Sessions

Next year’s Dota 2 world championship (The International) will reportedly feature 12 directly invited teams, with only one qualifying spot awarded per region. Valve has advised teams to cease signing new sponsorship deals with gambling websites. Teams have also been … Read More

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Razer Signs First U.S Mobile Esports Sponsorship with Tribe Gaming

Gaming hardware company Razer is now the official phone provider for Tribe Gaming. Agreement also includes content deal centered around Tribe Gaming’s world champion Vainglory team. Relationship marks Razer’s first U.S centric mobile esports partnership. Gaming peripheral company Razer  has … Read More

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