The GDPR Is Now in Effect: What Changed for Esports?

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation went into effect officially on May 25. The new data protection rules are affecting almost every technology company in the world—that’s why you’ve been getting all those privacy policy updates—including esports. Our primer back … 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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Riot Moves Away From ESL, Partners With LVP to Develop UK LoL Scene

Riot Games is parting ways with ESL UK, and moving to partner with Liga De Videojuegos Profesional (LVP), ESL’s Spanish competitor, best-known for Spain’s SuperLiga Orange—featuring the best League of Legends, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, and Clash Royale teams in the … Read More

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Play-To-Learn: Esport’s Pivotal Role in Educational Systems, and Its Challenges

Take a snapshot of the esports educational scene right now, and you’ll see an influx of varsity teams, scholarships and emerging courses. A student’s talent behind a keyboard can already provide pathways to a higher learning environment, but the benefit Read More

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