Raynor Gaming Becomes Official Chair Partner of Dignitas

Raynor Gaming will provide gaming chairs for Dignitas’ esports players and streamers. The chairs will feature the newly rebranded colors and logo. Chair deals are common among esports organizations. Esports organization Dignitas  has signed a deal with Raynor Gaming, making … Read More

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Rocket League Championship Series Sets $1M Season 6 Prize Pool

Season 6 of the Rocket League Championship Series begins qualifiers in August.  The tournament will feature a $1M prize pool, double last season’s total. The lower-tier Rival Series will also double its prize pool to $100,000. Rocket League‘s  growing esports … Read More

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HyperX Dives Further into Traditional Sports, Adds NFL Star JuJu Smith-Schuster as Brand Ambassador

HyperX has signed Pittsburgh Steelers WR JuJu Smith-Schuster as a brand ambassador. Smith-Schuster’s will be involved in marketing campaigns and appear at fan events. The deal expands on HyperX’s integration of traditional sports in its marketing. Gaming headphone brand HyperX  … Read More

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An Interview with Simon Sundén, VP and Head of Esports at G-Loot

DISCLAIMER: G-Loot is a sponsor of the DreamHack TEO Networking Lounge, a part of the DreamHack Summer event taking place from June 17-20, 2018. The desire for esports competition extends far beyond the world of professional leagues and sponsorships. Like … Read More

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Top 10 Most Watched Esports Channels of the Week, June 04 – June 10, 2018

lmost 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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Leicester City Player Christian Fuchs to Build Out Esports Team

A report from the Daily Mail states Premier League soccer player Christian Fuchs is launching an esports team. The esports team will represent the Leicester City left back in FIFA, and other titles TBA. Fuchs would be the first Premier … Read More

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Team Dignitas Buys World-Champ Rocket League Team, Considering Other Changes Under New CEO

Team Dignitas signs Rocket League roster previously signed to Gale Force eSports. New CEO Michael Prindiville says he is considering brand update that may include a new name, EU LCS application, and relocation to L.A. Prindiville was hired to replace … Read More

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Esports is DraftKings’ Fastest-Growing Fantasy Game Category

Fantasy betting company DraftKings registered 2.5M entries in League of Legends contests, since it launched the offering in 2015. In 2017, entry fees for DraftKings’ LoL fantasy games were up 59% year over year. While only offering LOL to date, … Read More

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