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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INTERVIEW: Ismail Boulaghmal, SNIPES – Gaming and Fashion is “One Culture”

German sneaker and streetwear chain SNIPES became the official fashion retailer supplier of ESL  earlier this year for select events. As well as July’s ESL One Cologne,  the partnership will cover the upcoming gamescom trade fair, and this year’s ESL … Read More

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TEO Monday Morning Briefing, 02/07/2018

Immortals acquires the legendary Made in Brazil brand, Mercedes-Benz sponsors one of China’s top esports teams, and the Counter-Strike Professional Players’ Association goes public. Missed any of the biggest esports business news last week? The TEO Monday Morning Briefing recaps … Read More

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Fortnite Creates Hard-to-Define, Untapped Space Across Esports

Just in case you thought the esports industry was starting to shake out into something more predictable a year after the first wave of major outside investment, here comes Epic Games’ Fortnite . The wildly popular battle royale-style shooting game … Read More

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H4X.gg Signs First Team Sponsorship With Complexity Gaming

Esports apparel brand H4X.gg announces global partnership with longstanding esports organization Complexity Gaming. The Complexity CS:GO team will showcase H4X.gg branded apparel at this weekend’s DreamHack Summer event in Jönköping, Sweden. Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, and real estate investor … Read More

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Top 10 Most Watched Twitch Streamers of the Week, June 04 – June 10, 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 top of Twitch  streamers, ranked according to the total … Read More

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ELEAGUE Brings On Another Non-Endemic Sponsor With Kraken Black Spiced Rum

ELEAGUE adds its first alcohol-brand sponsor: Kraken Black Spiced Rum. The spirit will receive branded content integration on linear and digital platforms, and ELEAGUE’s scrolling AdTracker. Other ELEAGUE non-endemic sponsors include Geico, Boost Mobile, Kellog’s Cheeze-It, and the US Air … Read More

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Most Watched Twitch Content of the Week, May 28 – June 03, 2018

Every week, The Esports Observer breaks down the most watched Twitch  content from a curated list of more than 35,000 channels, and analyzes the major esports competitions, events, and news affecting video game streaming. Titles are ranked according to the … Read More

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Top 10 Most Watched Esports Channels of the Week, May 28 – June 03, 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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Top 10 Most Watched Esports Channels of the Week, May 21 – May 27, 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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