Team EnVyUs has joined the Gfinity Elite Series, furthering their reach in UK esports. The multi-year agreement will first see Team EnVyUs compete in the upcoming Gfinity Elite Series event at London’s Gfinity Arena that begins on May 26, 2017.
WESA has announced two new full-time additions to their growing organization: European organization SK Gaming, and North American organization Renegades.
It appears competition to host Counter-Strike: Global Offensive majors has gotten fierce in 2017. Speaking in a Reddit AMA, ESL vice president Ulrich Schulze cited “more parties” wanting to host a CS:GO major as the reason why ESL is not hosting a major of its own. Until MLG hosted the Major, all Majors
Carolyn “artStar” Noquez shares her thoughts on the LCS, using the 76ers facilities, and transitioning to Dignitas.
UPDATE: Jens Hilgers is the former chairman of Turtle Entertainment. League of Legends coaching website LeagueCoaching.gg has been acquired by DOJO Madness, a company that uses machine learning to create learning tools for esports players. LeagueCoaching.gg was founded by former Team SoloMid and current
Mohan "Launders" Govindasamy chats with Travis Gafford about the recent ruling over at ESL on cheaters and gives his thoughts on match fixing.
It operates an additional layer of security on top of Valve’s VAC system and has been important for guaranteeing the integrity of our competitions. The tournament will have a $200,000 prize pool, and teams SK Gaming, Astralis, OpTic Gaming, FaZe Clan, and Renegades have been confirmed to compete.
DreamHack Masters Las Vegas took place February 15-19 (DreamHack). DreamHack has announced that it has renewed its partnership with Twitch for 2017. All of DreamHack’s upcoming events will be streamed to Twitch, including DreamHack Astro Open, DreamLeague, DreamHack Masters, and the DreamHack Hearthstone
Cloud9 has just gained a group of big name investors. Esports organization Cloud9 has announced it has completed a Series A financing round with FunPlus Ventures. The rather hefty investor group includes San Francisco 49ers Hall of Famer Joe Montana, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, San Francisco
Spencer “Hiko” Martin has announced he is parting ways with OpTic Gaming’s CS:GO team. He revealed the news on Twitter (via HLTV) today: Not going to be standing in for @OpTicGaming anymore – good luck to them!
Travis Gafford welcomes Mohan "launders" Govindasamy to Yahoo Esports and chats about moving to the West Coast and some of his upcoming projects.