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Dota 2: Ad Finem are down to 4 players

Dota 2: Ad Finem are down to 4 players

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Omar “Madara” Dabachach announces he’ll no longer be playing with Ad Finem. Ad Finem was one of the biggest hits a couple of years ago when they came out of nowhere and nearly won the Boston Major. The Greek Squad quickly earned the love from the Dota 2 fans due to their aggressive play style. […]


Overwatch: Immortals Sells Houston Outlaws Franchise to Beasley Media Group

Overwatch: Immortals Sells Houston Outlaws Franchise to Beasley Media Group

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Houston’s Overwatch League team is under new management. Today, the Immortals Gaming Club announced they’ve sold the Houston Outlaws. The buyer of this Overwatch League franchise is Beasley Broadcast Group. Immortals acquired the Outlaws in June when they bought Infinite Esports and Entertainment, but due to them already owning the Los Angeles Valiant, they had […]



Fortnite Champion Series Player Loadout Analysis

Fortnite Champion Series Player Loadout Analysis

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Are you curious about what weapons and items the pros are using this FNCS? Two weeks into Chapter 2 – Season 1 of the Fortnite Champion Series (FNCS), 1Up Analytics broke down the loadout statistics from the NAE Week 1 Finals. With the release of Fortnite Chapter 2, the item pool was completely revamped. It […]


Fortnite: FaZe EwOk Moving to Mixer

Fortnite: FaZe EwOk Moving to Mixer

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Another Twitch streamer is taking their talents to Mixer. pic.twitter.com/pGpElRpRj6 — XSET Ewok (@Ewok) November 14, 2019 Mixer has acquired yet another recognizable Twitch star in Soleil “FaZe EwOk” Wheeler. The official Fortnite streamer and FaZe Clan member has added herself to a list of Twitch streamers who have decided to move over to the […]


League of Legends: Excel Esports Finds New Coach in Joey “YoungBuck” Steltenpool

League of Legends: Excel Esports Finds New Coach in Joey “YoungBuck” Steltenpool

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UK-based LEC organization Excel Esports has announced former Fnatic and G2 Head Coach Joey “YoungBuck” Steltenpool is joining the organization as Head Coach. YoungBuck has a wealth of experience within Europe, where he’s earned the title ‘ The six-star general’ due to his success with G2 and Fnatic in the past 3 years. YoungBuck spoke […]


Fortnite: European Player Benjyfishy Takes 5th Place in NA East Cash Cup

Fortnite: European Player Benjyfishy Takes 5th Place in NA East Cash Cup

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Benjyfishy of NRG Esports showed up in the NA East Platform Solo Cash Cup. For those who don’t know, Benjy “NRG benjyfishy” Fish is one of the absolute best Fortnite players in the world. The Fortnite Esports Wiki website currently has Fish ranked at the top of the European region ahead of teammates Kyle “FaZe […]


Dota 2: Pieliedie and Skadi Join T1

Dota 2: Pieliedie and Skadi Join T1

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A while back, the legendary League of Legends team SK Telecom T1 decided its high time to try their luck in the Dota 2 scene too. As a result, the organization announced its new roster days before TI 9 came to an end. Initially, there was only one player – Lee “Forev” Sang-don. Many people […]


LCS Changes Import Policy for 2020 Academy Rosters

LCS Changes Import Policy for 2020 Academy Rosters

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The LCS has announced changes to its import policy when it comes to upcoming 2020 LCS Academy rosters. Throughout the 2019 Academy season, LCS teams were allowed to field one non-resident player on an active roster. During the 2020 season, the LCS will allow one additional slot for “emerging region” players. Those regions are: Turkey […]


The Groups for the Dota 2 MDL Chengdu Major are Set

The Groups for the Dota 2 MDL Chengdu Major are Set

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The first Major of the new Dota 2 Pro Circuit starts in just two days from now. Sixteen of the best teams in the world will go head to head to decide which one of them will get the most significant piece from the pie which in this case is $1M USD. The teams will […]


Overwatch: Dallas Fuel Sign Flex DPS Doha

Overwatch: Dallas Fuel Sign Flex DPS Doha

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The Overwatch League’s Dallas Fuel has signed Flex DPS Doha. The off-season is the period where Overwatch teams see the most change. While some teams are letting go of most their roster and others are renewing their lineup, Dallas Fuel is slowly but surely building its new team. Two weeks after signing Youngjin “Gamsu” Noh […]


CSGO: SMASH Esports Loses CSGO Roster

CSGO: SMASH Esports Loses CSGO Roster

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SMASH Esports have released their entire CS:GO lineup, the organization announced today. This development comes just two months after the team’s initial signing. Formerly known as NoChance, the roster revealed their signing with SMASH Esports in September. Under the SMASH name, they reached a victory at LOOT.BET Season 4 and qualified for the WePlay! Forge […]


Dota 2 MDL Chengdu Meta Analysis

Dota 2 MDL Chengdu Meta Analysis

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The first Dota Pro Circuit tournament after TI 9 came to an end and – for the first time in years – Invictus Gaming was able to take the trophy home. The Chinese powerhouse ripped through the competition at the Summit 11 Minor, but now they have to prepare for MDL Chengdu, the first Major […]


Dota 2: Chaos Esports Club To Look For A New Player

Dota 2: Chaos Esports Club To Look For A New Player

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The North American Dota 2 scene seems to have a new threat – Chaos Esports Club. Avery “SVG” Silverman decided to form this team in the post-TI 9 shuffles and for the first time ever, the Hassan Brothers (SumaiL & YawaR) played under the same banner. Unfortunately, this only lasted so long as Sumail “SumaiL” […]


Fortnite: Epic Games Increases Prize Pools and Extend Cash Cups to Mid-December

Fortnite: Epic Games Increases Prize Pools and Extend Cash Cups to Mid-December

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The Fortnite Cash Cups have received prize increases and will extend past the end of the Fortnite Champion Series. Fortnite Battle Royale developer, Epic Games, took to Twitter earlier today to announce that the Platform Cash Cups and Contender’s Cash Cups will continue. According to the Tweet, the Cash Cup tournaments will continue until December […]


Overwatch: The Double Shield Meta Evolved

Overwatch: The Double Shield Meta Evolved

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ESTNN takes a look at the Double Shield Meta at the Overwatch World Cup. When Sigma was first announced, he rapidly grew in popularity and got paired with the powerful Doomfist in most cases. At the Overwatch World Cup, the Doomfist Sigma meta evolved and was played by nearly every team with the occasional variations […]


The London Spitfire Release Two More Players from Slim Roster

The London Spitfire Release Two More Players from Slim Roster

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The off-season roster shuffle is a huge gamble for a lot of teams, and some have had it worse than others. While most teams are making trades and building specific rosters, the London Spitfire keeps giving their players away. The London Spitfire’s roster currently sits at three players after releasing two of their best support […]


Has Esports Finally Made it Into Popular Culture?

Has Esports Finally Made it Into Popular Culture?

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On October 29, my mother dropped a potential bombshell on me. Esports somehow made it into the daytime soap opera television program the Young and the Restless. I was excited and wanted to know exactly how esports made it onto such a popular show. So I watched the freely available episode on CBS.com, against my […]


Remembering Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

Remembering Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

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In celebration of Modern Warfare 2’s tenth anniversary, we take a look back on what made it so great and compare it to some of the newer installments. Yesterday was the tenth anniversary of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. Ten years out from the original release, we thought it would be appropriate to reflect […]


Hitmarker Smashes Equity Crowdfunding Campaign and Raises £200,000

Hitmarker Smashes Equity Crowdfunding Campaign and Raises £200,000

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Esports job-positing website Hitmarker is branching out after a very successful crowdfunding campaign. Hitmarker, perhaps the most well-known esports-specific jobs platform, recently launched an equity crowdfunding campaign whose results exceeded all expectations. Their original target was £80,000 in 30 days, but in only six, 405 investors managed to raise £200,000. With all this extra funding, […]


Dota 2: Everything we know about the ONE Esports World Pro Invitational

Dota 2: Everything we know about the ONE Esports World Pro Invitational

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All the teams are locked in and now ONE Esports have begun announcing broadcast talent for the Dota 2 World Pro Invitational in Singapore. The ONE Esports Dota 2 World Pro Invitational is set to be one of the biggest tournaments this year. Despite not being an official DPC event, some of the best teams […]


What Does The Future Hold For Auto Chess?

What Does The Future Hold For Auto Chess?

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The very first Auto Chess International event is a wrap, so what’s next for Auto Chess? The Auto Battlers began its existence from a custom game in Dota 2 called Auto Chess. At one point, it became so popular that more players were playing Auto Chess than Dota 2. Of course, Drodo studios, who are […]


Call of Duty Endowment Announces Campaign With General James Mattis

Call of Duty Endowment Announces Campaign With General James Mattis

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Celebrating its tenth anniversary, the Call of Duty Endowment announced its brand new “Hire. Honor” campaign. This campaign is hoping to give players an initiative to try and get veterans back to work, as well as help them adjust to civilian life after they have served their time. General James Mattis, the former United States […]


CSGO: Chaos Esports Club Acquire the Ben’s Anime Team Roster

CSGO: Chaos Esports Club Acquire the Ben’s Anime Team Roster

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Chaos Esports Club has signed the Ben’s Anime Team roster. The North American roster most notably contains ex-Ghost in-game-leader Joshua “steel” Nissan alongside younger players Gage “Infinite” Green and Cameron “cam” Kern. The signing comes after Chaos released its Swedish roster in early September. When Chaos let that team go, general manager Jared Fletcher stated […]


Fortnite Champion Series Week 2 Recap and Results

Fortnite Champion Series Week 2 Recap and Results

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The Fortnite Champion Series is in full swing with Week Two in the rearview. Week One of the Fortnite Champion Series set the precedent of what competitive Fortnite fans can expect over the coming weeks. Squads across all competing regions took the time to fine-tune their player selections in hopes of creating a team that […]


Dota 2: Three things to take from the Summit 11 Minor

Dota 2: Three things to take from the Summit 11 Minor

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Breaking down the top three things we can learn from the first DPC Minor of the season. After four days of action, the first DPC tournament of the 2019-2020 DPC came to an end. Some teams played very well but in the end, Invictus Gaming is the champion. The Chinese powerhouse ripped through their enemies […]


Dota Summit 11 – Day 4; Grand Final Highlights

Dota Summit 11 – Day 4; Grand Final Highlights

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All the highlights from the final day of competition at the Dota Summit 11 Minor. After days of intense action, the first DPC tournament after TI 9 came to an end is finally over. We saw some pretty exciting results, insane comebacks and flashy plays. Some of the teams exceeded our expectations, whereas others – […]


Call Of Duty: Potentially game-breaking problem with the new Modern Warfare

Call Of Duty: Potentially game-breaking problem with the new Modern Warfare

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Popular Call of Duty YouTuber TheXclusiveAce discovered what appears to be a potentially game-breaking problem with the new Modern Warfare. Merely hours after a patch that brought two new maps and provided much-needed balance updates and bug fixes, TheXclusiveAce discovered what he describes as “another big problem with Modern Warfare”. TheXclusiveAce’s newfound discovery is very […]




Dota Summit 11 – Day 3 Highlights

Dota Summit 11 – Day 3 Highlights

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Our top highlights from another action-packed day at Dota Summit 11 Our third day of competition in Los Angeles is done and dusted. We saw plenty of top-tier Dota 2, let’s check out some of the highlights. Chaos Esports Club vs jfshfh178 – Game 2 Chaos were on fire in round one of our Upper […]


CSGO: The Focus #1 – how EG broke FaZe Clan at IEM Beijing

CSGO: The Focus #1 – how EG broke FaZe Clan at IEM Beijing

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An indepth look at how EG broke FaZe Clan on eco round vs full buy at IEM Beijing. FaZe made an astounding difficult way to the play-off at IEM Beijing. In the decider group match the Europeans met Evil Geniuses. That was a hard match, but we want to separately express and analyze the key […]


Dota 2: Tavo leaves Furia Esports

Dota 2: Tavo leaves Furia Esports

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Another roster shuffle for Furia Esports sees Tavo replaced with NS-ART. The South American Dota 2 scene has been on the rise recently mainly due to beastcoast. However, there are other very prominent teams as well and Furia Esports is one of them. Unfortunately, the organization has decided to part ways with one of their […]


Dota 2: Dota Summit 11 – Day 2 Highlights

Dota 2: Dota Summit 11 – Day 2 Highlights

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All the highlights from day two of competition in Los Angeles. Today was the final day of the Group Stage and we got to see some pretty cool games. Let’s take a look at some of the highlights from Day 2 of the Dota Summit 11 Minor. Group A jfshfh178 vs iG The first series […]


Professional Fortnite Coach Signs With FaZe Clan

Professional Fortnite Coach Signs With FaZe Clan

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FaZe Clan has found themselves a professional Fortnite coach. For those unaware, Hugh “DestinysJesus” Gilmour is one of the premier professional Fortnite coaches in the world. With an extensive background as a coach in the popular Battle Royale title, he’s taking his coaching expertise to the next level. Gilmour announced via Twitter earlier today he’s […]


Dota 2: How Team Spirit Prepare for the Chengdu Major

Dota 2: How Team Spirit Prepare for the Chengdu Major

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Team Spirit published their schedule to show how they’ll prepare on the eve of the upcoming Dota 2 Major. Jetlag is a big problem in esports – some teams come to the venue a few days earlier to make an adaptation easier, but often it’s impossible due to a busy schedule or financial reasons.   […]


Overwatch: Shanghai Dragons keep seven of their players

Overwatch: Shanghai Dragons keep seven of their players

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Shanghai Dragons re-signed diem, Diya, DDing, Envy, Geguri, IZaYaKI, and Luffy for the 2020 season. Seven players of the existing Shanghai Dragons roster signed for one more year with the Chinese team: Tanks Seyeon “Geguri” Kim Lee “envy” Kang-jae Supports Seonghyeon “Luffy” Yang Kim “IZaYaKI” Min-chul DPS Minseong “diem” Bae Jinhyeok “DDing” Yang Weida “Diya” […]


League of Legends Worlds 2019: The Perkz of Versatility

League of Legends Worlds 2019: The Perkz of Versatility

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G2 Esports’ AD Carry player, Perkz, is a player with a long legacy in LoL. He’ll be searching for his first World Championship title this Sunday. Once the villains of Europe, G2 Esports has had an unbelievable journey since their first Worlds appearance in 2016. Ever since Albus Nox Luna destroyed the hopes of the, […]


Fortnite Professional Players Unsatisfied with Solo Cash Cups

Fortnite Professional Players Unsatisfied with Solo Cash Cups

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The Fortnite Solo Cash Cups are under fire from professional players worldwide. There’s a long-winded history of professional Fortnite players exhibiting a sense of entitlement. From Epic Games eliminating patch notes to complaints about prize pools, players have never shied away from their opinions. Ever since the beginning of Fortnite Season X, Solo Cash Cups […]



Overwatch: Shanghai Dragons trades Gamsu to Dallas Fuel

Overwatch: Shanghai Dragons trades Gamsu to Dallas Fuel

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Shanghai Dragons to part ways with main tank Young-jin “Gamsu” Noh. Young-jin “Gamsu” Noh leaves Shanghai Dragons and joins the Dallas Fuel. The Shanghai Dragons have announced the departure of their main tank. Young-jin “Gamsu” Noh. Gamsu will leave the team and join the Dallas Fuel. Shanghai announced the acceptamce of the trade on Twitter, […]


Overwatch: Birdring signs with Los Angeles Gladiators

Overwatch: Birdring signs with Los Angeles Gladiators

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The Los Angeles Gladiators add former London Spitfire DPS to their 2020 Overwatch League roster. At the beginning of the Overwatch offseason, former Overwatch League champions London Spitfire released their emblematic hitscan DPS Ji-hyeok “birdring” Kim. One month later, Kim joins the Los Angeles Gladiators for another season on the main stage.   Birdring is […]


Team Vitality introduce V.Hive; the largest European esports complex

Team Vitality introduce V.Hive; the largest European esports complex

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One of Europe’s biggest esports orgs just  unveiled the largest esports complex in the region. Team Vitality have unveiled V.Hive; the largest esports complex in Europe. The 10,700 square foot building, located in the heart of Paris, will house private content production facilities, streaming boxes, a WebTV studio and offices for Team Vitality members. The […]


Overwatch: AimGod to join Washington Justice

Overwatch: AimGod to join Washington Justice

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Washington Justice sign Korean player AimGod to complete their 2020 roster. Washington Justice have announced another shuffle in the lead up to the 2020 season of Overwatch League. The team announced the move yesterday, but now with League approval, it’s official. 20-year-old South Korean player Kwon “AimGod” Min-seok marks the latest new addition to the […]


Dota 2: Dota Summit 11 – Day 1 Highlights

Dota 2: Dota Summit 11 – Day 1 Highlights

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All the highlights from Day One in Los Angeles. Our first Minor of the 2019-2020 DPC season is finally upon us. Dota Summit 11 officially kicked off today with a full day of Bo3’s. Two of our eight teams have been eliminated as the battle for that final spot at the Major heats up. Let’s […]


Juked Esports Startup Launches New Beta Testing

Juked Esports Startup Launches New Beta Testing

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Hot-to-trot esports startup, Juked, has just launched their first open-world beta testing for streaming live video game content. The Californian esports company just began last February and rumor is their team are fervent on delivering continued updates for future fans and subscribers in 2020. On their official page, Juked is attempting “to create a better […]


Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Gets Two New Maps and Hardpoint Mode

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Gets Two New Maps and Hardpoint Mode

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Headline: Shoot House, Krovbik Farmland, and the popular Hardpoint game mode make their way to Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. Infinity Ward and Activision announced today that two new multiplayer maps are coming to Modern Warfare tomorrow, Nov. 8th. Along with the maps, the fan-favorite game mode Hardpoint will be available as well. These additions […]



Dota 2: The Treasure of the Timeless Rite is Available Now

Dota 2: The Treasure of the Timeless Rite is Available Now

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Valve has released the Treasure of the Timeless Rite for a limited time. Today is the day the Treasure for the first Minor of the new DPC – Dota Summit 11 drops. However, it seems like Valve has other things stored for us as well because they’ve released the Treasure of the Timeless rite which […]


CSGO: Complexity Add K0nfig and Poizon

CSGO: Complexity Add K0nfig and Poizon

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The Complexity CS:GO team is adding K0nfig and Poizon to their roster. Complexity have announced their signings of Kristian “k0nfig” Wienecke and Valentin “poizon” Vasilev. These additions come shortly after Rory “dephh” Jackson and Shahzeb “ShahZaM” Khan were released from the active roster. The organization’s CS:GO roster has been completely overhauled since their disappointing exit […]


Exclusive Team USA Press Conference: OWWC 2019 Champions

Exclusive Team USA Press Conference: OWWC 2019 Champions

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Sit in on the press conference after Team USA became the OWWC 2019 champions! Take your experience beyond the match and sit down with the players of Team USA and hear their thoughts on the 2019 Overwatch World Cup and their victory. Everything from team environment, to previous experiences, was discussed and there’s a secret […]


Epic Games Stands Behind Decision to Ban FaZe Jarvis

Epic Games Stands Behind Decision to Ban FaZe Jarvis

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Epic Games isn’t backing down on their harsh punishment of FaZe Jarvis. Popular YouTube personality, Jarvis “FaZe Jarvis” Khattri, recently received a lifetime ban from Fortnite for cheating. In a video posted earlier this week, Jarvis showcased an aimbot in a public match of Fortnite. He relentlessly eliminated opposing players in the lobby with a […]



Dota 2: Summit 11 Minor – Groups Overview

Dota 2: Summit 11 Minor – Groups Overview

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The Dota Summit 11 is starting soon and all the teams participating are sure to bring some high-level games. After we saw a couple of exciting none-DPC tournaments, it’s time to focus on The Dota Summit 11 Minor which is going to be the first DPC tournament after TI 9 came to an end. Eight […]


Fortnite YouTuber FaZe Jarvis Banned Permanently After Using Aimbot

Fortnite YouTuber FaZe Jarvis Banned Permanently After Using Aimbot

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FaZe Jarvis has just been permanently banned from Fortnite and all competitive events for using an aimbot in a video. Professional Fortnite YouTuber Jarvis “FaZe Jarvis” Kaye announced in an emotional video that as of November 3rd, he has been permanently banned on Fortnite. This ban is a result of Kaye posting a YouTube video […]


The Harpoon Gun’s Impact on Competitive Fortnite

The Harpoon Gun’s Impact on Competitive Fortnite

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Fortnite’s newest weapon, the Harpoon Gun, is having quite an impact on the game and the competitive scene. Fortnite Chapter 2 brought a whole mess of changes to many aspects of the popular Battle Royale title. Epic Games has taken a new approach, which apparently precludes them from releasing patch notes. At some point after […]


CSGO: Pro100 Add Kane, Zeus and Ceh9 as Coaching Structure for Academy team

CSGO: Pro100 Add Kane, Zeus and Ceh9 as Coaching Structure for Academy team

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The Pro100 CS:GO squad is adding three new members to improve their scouting and coaching structure. Earlier today, CS:GO team Pro100 announced that Mykhailo “Kane” Blagin will take a key position in their academy roster and become head of the academy. The Pro100 tag is an old one, but was recently relaunched by Danylo “Zeus” […]


A New Dynasty: Team USA Wins the Overwatch World Cup 2019

A New Dynasty: Team USA Wins the Overwatch World Cup 2019

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After fierce competition, Team USA triumphantly won the 2019 Overwatch World Cup. During Blizzcon 2019 the fourth annual Overwatch World Cup took place and it came with more than a few surprises. Team South Korea was unable to clinch their fourth consecutive gold medal, Canada and Team United Kingdom failed to make it to the […]


Dota 2: Chaos Esports Club Acquires the Quincy Crew

Dota 2: Chaos Esports Club Acquires the Quincy Crew

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Chaos Esports Club is looking to revive its presence in Dota 2 with the pickup of the Quincy Crew. Quincy Crew is one of the most exciting new teams in this DPC. The NA squad began its existence in the post-TI 9 roster shuffle and it has one of the most well known NA players. […]


Dota 2: CemaTheSlayer Replaces ALOHADANCE on HellRaisers

Dota 2: CemaTheSlayer Replaces ALOHADANCE on HellRaisers

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After difficulties with ALOHADANCE, the HellRaisers decided to replace him with CemaTheSlayer. HellRaisers is back in the Dota 2 scene after being away from two years. In order to make their mark on the CIS scene, the organization decided to form a team around Ilya “ALOHADANCE” Korobkin, one of the most “colorful” CIS players of […]


Dota 2: Team Liquid Will Attend the ONE Esports World Pro Invitational

Dota 2: Team Liquid Will Attend the ONE Esports World Pro Invitational

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Team Liquid will be throwing their hat in the ring for the ONE Esports World Pro Invitational. They’re just a couple of weeks before one of the most significant events in SEA begins. The ONE Esports World Pro Invitational will bring together some of the best teams in the world in Singapore. Apart from fame […]



Apex Legends is Latest Esports Game to Get a Mobile Version

Apex Legends is Latest Esports Game to Get a Mobile Version

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Apex Legends is heading to mobile devices around October 2020. In a move surprising almost no one, Electronic Arts is porting one of its most popular titles to the lucrative mobile game market. The mobile version of Apex Legends has been a long time coming. But EA has finally confirmed a release date for the […]


Dota 2: MATUMBAMAN joins Team Secret

Dota 2: MATUMBAMAN joins Team Secret

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Team Secret is revamping its Dota 2 roster for the upcoming DPC season. Just when we thought that the roster shuffles are over, Team Secret comes out of nowhere with a crazy announcement. MidOne out, Matu in The first significant change is the departure of Yeik “MidOne” Nai Zheng from the team. The triple Major […]


Fortnite Champion Series Week 1 Recap and Results

Fortnite Champion Series Week 1 Recap and Results

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The Fortnite Champion Series is officially underway. Teams of four in all six participating regions played through three rounds of competition to ultimately decide who will play in the FNCS Semifinals beginning on December 6th. Each week, ten qualification spots are available to NA East, NA West, Europe and Brazil. Only five qualification spots are […]



CSGO: Five Takeaways from BLAST Pro Series Copenhagen

CSGO: Five Takeaways from BLAST Pro Series Copenhagen

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The CS:GO BLAST Pro Series Copenhagen had a ton of surprises, but there are five takeaways that stand above the rest. The last regular event of BLAST Pro Series just ended and only finals in Bahrain remain. The Copenhagen tournament produced some controversial results the likes of which will set the stage for future CS:GO […]


Dota 2: EHOME wins the Hainan Master Cup

Dota 2: EHOME wins the Hainan Master Cup

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Team EHOME dominated the Dota 2 Hainan Master Cup over the weekend. There are many tier two Dota 2 tournaments that are being held all the time. Some of them often lure top teams as well, which is precisely what happened with the Hainan Master Cup, a Chinese tournament that was held in Haikou over […]


Dota 2: ALOHADANCE Responds to Drama with HellRaisers

Dota 2: ALOHADANCE Responds to Drama with HellRaisers

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After coming under fire about the drama with HellRaisers, ALOHADANCE took to social media to defend himself. HellRaisers was one of the newly formed CIS teams during the post-TI9 shuffle. The organization used to have a Dota 2 team before, but it was set-off after a series of disastrous results. Nearly two years later, the […]




Winstrike Team Exits Competitive Fortnite

Winstrike Team Exits Competitive Fortnite

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Winstrike Team is taking their leave from the competitive Fortnite scene. Russian esports organization, Winstrike Team, is just the latest in a long list of teams to disband their Fortnite division. Winstrike Team enrolled in Fortnite back in August of 2018, and their stint in the Battle Royale title has met its end as of […]


Dota 2: HellRaisers Puts Allohadance on Transfer List

Dota 2: HellRaisers Puts Allohadance on Transfer List

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After multiple cases of negative and inappropriate behavior, HellRaisers’ Alohadance has hit the transfer-list . HellRaisers is one of the new and promising CIS teams in Dota 2 right now. They’ve recently decided to return to the professional scene after being away for nearly two years. Around two months ago, the organization announced the formation […]


Dota 2: TNC Predator wins WESG SEA

Dota 2: TNC Predator wins WESG SEA

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TNC Predator fought through 496 Gaming to claim victory at the WESG 2019 SEA tournament. The World Electronic Sports Games 2019 Southeast Asia Finals was a tournament where some of the best teams from the region had to go face to face in order to determine which one is worth winning the trophy. There were […]


CSGO: FaZe Clan Win BLAST Pro Series Copenhagen

CSGO: FaZe Clan Win BLAST Pro Series Copenhagen

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After an intense Grand Final against Ninjas in Pyjamas, FaZe Clan emerged victorious as winners of the BLAST Pro Series Copenhagen. FaZe Clan have been crowned as the final BLAST Pro Series champions of 2019 at the Royal Arena in Copenhagen, Denmark. The European mix took down Ninjas in Pyjamas in the Grand Final, shutting […]




Dota 2: Valve adds a Fast Queue

Dota 2: Valve adds a Fast Queue

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Dota 2 players will breathe a sigh of relief with new updates being aimed at shortening queue times. Dota 2’s matchmaking has been under the radar for some time now. Valve released a couple of updates aiming to improve the quality of life in the matchmaking space and so far they seem pretty good. However, […]


Overwatch 2 Announced with New Story Missions, Maps and Game Mode

Overwatch 2 Announced with New Story Missions, Maps and Game Mode

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Overwatch 2 is on the way with more action-packed PvP and new story missions. In front of a sold-out crowd at BlizzCon 2019, Blizzard officially revealed the sequel to Overwatch, Overwatch 2. This new game will feature much of what made Overwatch such a prized game in the hearts of many; including fast-paced PvP battles […]


What Happened to Events in Dota 2?

What Happened to Events in Dota 2?

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The lack of special events in Dota 2 have the community missing the good ol’ days. It is that time of the year again! Halloween just came to an end and sadly, we didn’t receive anything special in Dota 2. If you are an old-school Dota 2 player, you probably remember the days when we […]


The Fight for Equality: Discrimination in Esports

The Fight for Equality: Discrimination in Esports

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At every level, discrimination exists against people of color, women, and the LGBTQ community. The Overwatch League is in the off-season, and every week a plethora of roster changes come flooding in. Last week the Paris Eternal dropped most of their roster, and picked up legendary DPS player Kim “Sp9rk1e” Yeong-han, along with a few […]


The Auto Chess Invitational 2019 Results

The Auto Chess Invitational 2019 Results

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The Auto Chess Invitational featured South Korean player Jinsoo taking home $450,000. Ever since Dota Underlords and Teamfight Tactics came to existence, many people forgot that Auto Chess was the one that started it all. Once a custom map in Dota 2, now the game made by Drodo Studios is available on several platforms, including […]


Dota 2: Gambit and Aster Invited to ONE Esports World Pro Invitational

Dota 2: Gambit and Aster Invited to ONE Esports World Pro Invitational

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Gambit Esports and Team Aster are joining in on the action at the ONE Esports Dota 2 World Pro Invitational. Since TI9 came to an end, there have been a number of intense Dota 2 tournaments. Despite the fact that they were not included in the DPC, they were still incredibly interesting to watch because […]


Call of Duty League: Seattle Franchise Unveils Logo and Team Name

Call of Duty League: Seattle Franchise Unveils Logo and Team Name

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The Seattle Surge has been revealed as the city’s franchise in the upcoming Call of Duty League. The Seattle Call of Duty League franchise has officially unveiled its team name as the Seattle Surge. This marks the 10th team to release its branding going into the Call of Duty League in 2020. The Seattle Surge’s […]


Fortnite Chapter 2 Competitive Events Revealed

Fortnite Chapter 2 Competitive Events Revealed

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A variety of competitive formats for Fortnite players are dropping soon. The launch of Fortnite Chapter 2 left many wondering what Epic Games had in store for competitive players for the newest season. The second iteration of the Fortnite Champion Series came first, which provides squads of four the opportunity to compete against the best […]



Dota 2: jfshfh178 Will Attend the Dota Summit 11

Dota 2: jfshfh178 Will Attend the Dota Summit 11

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Team Jfshfh178 is taking Virtus.Pro’s spot at the Dota Summit 11. The first Minor of this DPC is set to begin in just a few short days. Unfortunately, one of the star teams there, Virtus.Pro, won’t be able to attend the tournament. They’ve reported that this is due to the fact that they want to […]


Dota 2: Virtus.Pro signs Save-

Dota 2: Virtus.Pro signs Save-

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Virtus.Pro has recently acquired Vitaliy “Save-” Melnik for their Dota 2 roster. Virtus.Pro is definitely the most legendary CIS Dota 2 team. Many people might argue that this title goes to Natus Vincere, but truth be told, the Ukrainians were nowhere to be found in the last couple of years. However, not everything was unicorns […]


Ninja Has a Confirmed Squad for the Fortnite Champion Series

Ninja Has a Confirmed Squad for the Fortnite Champion Series

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Tyler “Ninja” Blevins finally has a FNCS team. It’s been an odd ride for Tyler “Ninja” Blevins since he shifted focus to a more content-driven approach in his career. At Fortnite’s beginning, no one can argue that Blevins was one of, if not the, top player in competitive Fortnite. The former Halo professional player had […]


Overwatch World Cup 2019 Preview: Top 5 Teams

Overwatch World Cup 2019 Preview: Top 5 Teams

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ESTNN takes a look at the top teams ahead of the 2019 Overwatch World Cup. The Overwatch World Cup rapidly approaches and teams from around the world will be descending upon Blizzcon for the chance at the World Champion title. The Overwatch World Cup is a showcase of what each country’s top talent, and is […]


Overwatch: Hangzhou Spark Keeps Seven of Their Players

Overwatch: Hangzhou Spark Keeps Seven of Their Players

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The Hangzhou Spark has decided to keep the bulk of their roster for the 2020 Overwatch League Season. The Overwatch off-season is the theater of many players trades. While most of the Overwatch League teams are saying goodbye to players and recruiting new ones, Hangzhou Spark opted for stability. The team announced on Twitter that […]


Dota 2: Chaos Esports releases MiSERY

Dota 2: Chaos Esports releases MiSERY

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Chaos Esports Club has released Rasmus “MiSERY” Urpalainen in preparation for the upcoming DPC Season. Chaos Esports is a very interesting organization when it comes down to Dota 2. Until a couple of months ago, they had a team based in South America that did fairly well but never actually excelled when it comes to […]


Apex Legends: Luminosity Gaming Signs the Team Formerly Known as 789

Apex Legends: Luminosity Gaming Signs the Team Formerly Known as 789

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Canadian esports organization Luminosity Gaming has acquired Team 789. Remember the Apex Legends Preseason Invitational tournament run by EA Games in Poland? Odds are you probably haven’t unless you’ve been following the Apex Legends esports scene closely. Regardless, the event has had one hugely positive impact for three players in particular. These players are: -Anton […]



Dota 2: Reach Beta – What You Need To Know

Dota 2: Reach Beta – What You Need To Know

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A couple of days ago, we announced that DotaBuff and ESL will be joining forces in order to create a new league that will mainly focus on helping the tier two players make a living of Dota 2 and potentially, getting noticed by some of the tier one organizations. That said, let’s take a more […]


Call of Duty League: Minnesota Team Offically Unveils Name and Logo

Call of Duty League: Minnesota Team Offically Unveils Name and Logo

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The newest team introduced into the Call of Duty League is none other than the Minnesota Rokkr. The WISE Ventures ownership group took to Twitter for the announcement of the name and logo of the Minnesota-based franchise. The Minnesota Rokkr logo sports a medieval knight-like figure along with black, purple and blue colors. According to […]


Natus Vincere Disband Fortnite Roster

Natus Vincere Disband Fortnite Roster

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Popular esports organization, Natus Vincere (Na’Vi), has officially bowed out of the competitive Fortnite stratosphere. After joining back in January of 2019, the Dutch-based organization officially released Levi “LnueF” Edelijn and Quinten “Quinten van der Zijpp, in coincidence with disbanding the team. The notable career highlight for Edelijn and van der Zijpp was their 44th […]


CSGO: Complexity Release dephh, ShahZaM Benched

CSGO: Complexity Release dephh, ShahZaM Benched

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Rory “dephh” Jackson and Shahzeb “ShahZaM” Khan have been removed from the active Complexity CS:GO roster, the organization announced today. This roster update comes as part of the organization’s overhaul of the CS:GO team following their disappointing exit from the StarLadder Berlin Major. Rory “dephh” Jackson first joined Complexity in February of 2016 as part […]


Dota 2: ESL One Hamburg 2019 Meta Analysis

Dota 2: ESL One Hamburg 2019 Meta Analysis

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After days of epic action, ESL One Hamburg 2019 has finally come to an end. Fans saw a lot of surprises, clutch moments and interesting tactics from all teams involved. Some of them exceeded our expectations, whereas others not so much. In the end, TNC Predator was the one that lifted the trophy. What’s more, […]


Dota 2: Kuro’s New Organization will be Revealed Soon

Dota 2: Kuro’s New Organization will be Revealed Soon

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ESL One Hamburg 2019 was a joy to watch for every Dota 2 fan out there. Even though it’s not a DPC tournament, we still got to see some of the best teams right now fighting to the death for that $300K USD prize pool. In the end, TNC, the SEA hegemony right now, was […]


Call of Duty League: Florida Team Officially Unveils Name, Logo and GM

Call of Duty League: Florida Team Officially Unveils Name, Logo and GM

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Florida’s Call of Duty Franchise is officially called the Florida Mutineers. Say hello to the Call of Duty League’s latest scurvy scallywags, the Florida Mutineers! Misfits Gaming Group, owners of the Florida-based franchise of the Call of Duty League, just unveiled their team’s name and their Kraken-based logo today for the world to see. In […]


Fortnite Champion Series Squads Warmup Recap and Results

Fortnite Champion Series Squads Warmup Recap and Results

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This week’s Champion Series warm up provided some fantastic insights into the future of competitive play. This week, Epic Games provided fans with a preview of what to expect for competitive Fortnite with the Fortnite Champion Series Warmup. Although the Fortnite developers awarded no cash prizes in this event, it still provided onlookers the chance […]


Call of Duty: It’s Time to Stop Annual Releases

Call of Duty: It’s Time to Stop Annual Releases

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When a new Call of Duty is announced, endless amounts of hype are built up. As a release date for the next Call of Duty is comes around, it becomes about as significant as a national holiday to the Call of Duty community. So much so, that people even take time off of work to […]


Dota 2: ESL One Hamburg 2019 – Day 6 Recap

Dota 2: ESL One Hamburg 2019 – Day 6 Recap

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It was an intense final day of competition in Hamburg, with both series going to their full length of games. Gambit Esports vs Alliance Game One Our first game of the series saw a fairly even laning phase. The kills were two a piece at nine minutes in. Then, as our game pushed past the […]


CS:GO: Evil Geniuses Defeat Fnatic to Win StarSeries i-League Season 8

CS:GO: Evil Geniuses Defeat Fnatic to Win StarSeries i-League Season 8

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StarSeries i-League Season 8 housed sixteen teams in Belek, Turkey, as they battled for the lion’s share of the $500,000 prize pool. North American squad Evil Geniuses took down Fnatic in the Grand Final, cruising past the Swedish side for a 2-0 victory. This is the second premier event win for Evil Geniuses in the […]


Atlanta Esports Ventures Adds FaZe Clan

Atlanta Esports Ventures Adds FaZe Clan

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FaZe Clan has found a home in the recently announced Call of Duty League for 2020. They will be making a new home in Atlanta with the unveiling of The Atlanta FaZe. The titan organization is working with Atlanta Esports Ventures, owner of the Overwatch League team, the Atlanta Reign. FaZe Clan has been a […]


League of Legends: Worlds 2019 | Quarterfinals Day Two Recap

League of Legends: Worlds 2019 | Quarterfinals Day Two Recap

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The 2019 World Championship is drawing closer to its inevitable conclusion, but there are still many games to play. Day One of Quarterfinals was quite intense, but Day Two had incredible matches as well. The first series was a true David vs Goliath matchup with European third-seed Spylce taking on SK Telecom T1, the biggest […]


Overwatch 2: The Ultimate Guide

Overwatch 2: The Ultimate Guide

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Last update: October 29, 2019. Overwatch 2, the sequel to the popular FPS from Blizzard, will be officially announced during the Blizzcon on November 1st. As this date comes closer and closer, rumors and leaks flood the web regarding the content of this new Overwatch opus. Will it be a PvE game, or a PvP […]


Dota 2: ESL One Hamburg – Day 5 Recap

Dota 2: ESL One Hamburg – Day 5 Recap

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After we saw some crazy games in the last couple of days, ESL One Hamburg 2019 is slowly coming to an end. Today, we saw two more teams packing their stuff and going home. Let’s take a look at which teams will be fighting for that $300K USD prize pool tomorrow. Alliance vs Virtus.Pro Wow.. […]


League of Legends: Worlds 2019 | Quarterfinals Day One Recap

League of Legends: Worlds 2019 | Quarterfinals Day One Recap

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After two weeks of intense Group Stage composition, eight teams are set to compete in the 2019 World Championship Quarterfinals. On this first day, two incredibly exciting series unfolded that kept viewers on the edge of their seats. Starting off the day was Team Griffin versus Invictus Gaming. This match pitted the defending World Champions […]


Dota 2: ESL One Hamburg 2019 – Day 4 Recap

Dota 2: ESL One Hamburg 2019 – Day 4 Recap

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The action is heating up at ESL One Hamburg. Our Lower Bracket series saw our teams fight some long and punishing battles. Let’s see how the day played out. Wind and Rain vs Beastcoast Our opening series in the lower bracket saw Beastcoast face off against Wind and Rain in a grueling Bo3. Game One […]




Call of Duty League 2020: Toronto Ultra Launch Party Unites 1,500 Fans

Call of Duty League 2020: Toronto Ultra Launch Party Unites 1,500 Fans

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Toronto’s Call of Duty League launched as Toronto Ultra at the Rebel Entertainment Complex with a reveal of its full roster last night. The ten players of the city’s roster are Danny “Loony” Loza, Anthony “Methodz” Zinni, Carson “Brack” Newberry, Alex “Lucky” López, Adrian “MettalZ” Serrano, Tobi “CleanX” Jønsson, Nick “Classic” DiCostanzo, Cammy “Cammy” McKilligan, […]


Dota 2: Reach- A New Solo Online League by DotaBuff & ESL

Dota 2: Reach- A New Solo Online League by DotaBuff & ESL

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DotaBuff & ESL have just announced their partnership and formed a new online league called Reach. It seems like it mainly focuses on Tier Two and Three players and will provide them with a platform to show off their skills, and hopefully, get noticed by a big team. We are excited to announce a new […]


Toronto Ultra revealed as Toronto’s Call of Duty League Franchise

Toronto Ultra revealed as Toronto’s Call of Duty League Franchise

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The official name of the Toronto Call of Duty League team is the Toronto Ultra. OverActive Media unveiled the branding for their official Toronto Call of Duty League team this evening at a reveal event in Toronto, Canada. The team, named the Toronto Ultra, also released the names of the players on its starting roster […]


OAM CEO Chris Overholt Talks Toronto Ultra, Homestands, and More

OAM CEO Chris Overholt Talks Toronto Ultra, Homestands, and More

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ESTNN’s Amy Chen wrangled OverActive Media’s President and CEO Chris Overholt away from the Toronto Ultra to pick his brain on Toronto’s esports scene, launching another new franchise, and why esports is important for Toronto as a whole. After OverActive Media’s reveal of its brand new Call of Duty League franchise, the Toronto Ultra, ESTNN […]




Teamfight Tacitcs: Riot Games Announces Rise of the Elements Invitational

Teamfight Tacitcs: Riot Games Announces Rise of the Elements Invitational

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Today, Riot Games announced that they’re partnering with Red Bull to host their first official Teamfight Tactics tournament. It will be a two-day event where 16 top players, streamers and community icons compete for up to $15,000. The invitees are as follows: Players: itsHafu Scarra dogdog Disguised Toast Reckful Kibler SuperJJ Sologesang becca Keane ik4rus […]