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Clash Royale Esports
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Clash Royale League: Week 5 – China Spring 2019

Newbee Newbee maintains first place with a win versus LGD this week in an epic match. The first set in their match paired the two previously highest ranked players Newbee Peas and LGD Jiu.Bao and they did not disappoint. Jiu.Bao was victorious in the first game with a unique Hog Rider deck … Continue
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UK Bookmakers Gamble on the Rise of Esports, and it Pays Off

Bookmakers are known for taking bets, but it’s not too often you see major UK firms make a gamble of their own. That’s exactly what we see happening now, however, with bookies going big on partnerships with the rising stars of esports. Respected gambling firms continue to increase their stake in the … Continue
Open AI has a 99%+ Win-Rate Over Human Players
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Open AI has a 99%+ Win-Rate Over Human Players

OpenAi continued its impressive streak against human opponents this weekend and has now defeated over 95% of its human challengers. As we all know by now, the current TI champions got demolished by OpenAI around a week ago. Following this result, OpenAI was released to the public in order to experiment how … Continue
CS_Summit IV returns on May 23rd, Top Teams in Attendance
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CS_Summit IV returns on May 23rd, Top Teams in Attendance

CS_Summit returns in its fourth iteration this May. The tournament is a fan favorite due to the relaxed atmosphere and unparalleled access to teams. Beyond the Summit is returning to the Counterstrike: Global Offensive scene with CS_Summit IV. Additionally, like past events, CS_Summit will take place in the Beyond the Summit house … Continue
Roger Ebert
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How a World Famous Film Critic (Accidentally) Predicted the Rise of Esports

Roger Ebert was possibly the most well-known film critic of his time. What some don’t know is that, at one point, he took aim at video games. Indeed, he had a few choice words regarding the medium and their value as an art form. “Games can never be art.” Roger Ebert (1942-2013), … Continue
Overwatch League: Dallas Ultimate Weekend Primer, Part 1
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Overwatch League: Dallas Ultimate Weekend Primer, Part 1

The fourth week of Stage 2 kicks off this weekend, where eight teams will take to the stage in the Allen Event Center for the Dallas Fuel Ultimate Weekend. Leading up to the event, we’ll be talking about each of the teams, their background, and where they stand going into the games … Continue
ESL One Mumbai 2019 event logo with Intel logo
Dota 2 Esports /

Dota 2: ESL One Mumbai Recap

After a few days of some high-quality Dota 2, it is time to say goodbye to the first ESL event in India. There have been a lot of surprises in terms of results but the overall favorites were able to prevail as was expected. Let’s take a look at what happened after … Continue
Dota 2 Open AI
Dota 2 Esports /

Dota 2: OpenAI is the Machine Overlord of Dota 2

OpenAI, the Dota 2 bot, is beating some of the best teams in Dota 2 at their own game.  OpenAI Pretty much every Dota fan out there knows about OpenAI and what it does. Most recently. the artificial intelligence was able to win against The International 2018 Champions – OG. Not only … Continue
Washington Justice OWL
Overwatch Esports /

Overwatch News: Shock’s Sleepy Transferred to Washington Justice

The San Francisco Shock recently announced that their flex support, Sleepy, has been transferred to the Washington Justice. The Washington Justice has a new flex support following the transfer of Sleepy from the San Francisco Shock. Sleepy was a crucial member of the Shock’s starting line-up during last season. Many consider Sleepy … Continue
CoD News: UK Org Lightning Pandas Go Extinct, Blame Franchising
Call of Duty Esports /

CoD News: UK Org Lightning Pandas Go Extinct, Blame Franchising

UK Organization Lightning Pandas withdrawals from competitive Call of Duty, citing “impending cost of franchising” implemented by Call of Duty owner Activision. The Lightning Pandas, a Call of Duty team that’s famous for placing Top 12 during the 2018 Call of Duty World Championships (the WWII season) has officially ceased operations. The … Continue
New Wave Holdings
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New Wave Holdings: Taking Competitive Gaming and Esports Investment to the Next Level

New Wave Holdings Corp. is a recently established competitive gaming and esports investment company. Their CEO and CMO, Tolga Onuk and Daniel Mitre, come from an extensive background in both the technology and gaming industries. Having previously worked for companies like Electronic Arts, Sega, and Thunderbolt Studios, their venture into esports and … Continue
Dota Pit Minor
Dota 2 Esports /

Dota 2: OGA Dota Pit Minor 2019 Overview

The OGA Dota 2 Pit Minor will be the third Minor event of 2019. It is also the seventh tournament organized by One Game Agency. Eight of the best teams in the world will be fighting for a $300,000 USD prize pool as well as DPC points needed to qualify for TI … Continue
Call of Duty CWL London
Call of Duty Esports /

Call of Duty: More Rostermania! Roster Changes Ahead of CWL London

Rostermania is back again, and no less than three teams have confirmed roster moves of their Call of Duty squads ahead of CWL London happening on May 3. Team Envy, 100 Thieves, and the Evil Geniuses are among the organizations in Call of Duty that have announced roster changes. Below we’re listing … Continue
Overwatch League Power Rankings Season 2 | Stage 2 | Week 3
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Overwatch League Power Rankings Season 2 | Stage 2 | Week 3

It’s that time again! A new week means more games, more teams battling it out to see who can come out on top. But who we do expect to win and who do we expect to flounder? Welcome to ESTNN’s Overwatch League Power Rankings, let’s get into it! #1. Vancouver Titans Vancouver … Continue
Dota 2 Auto Chess
Dota 2 Esports /

Dota 2: Mobile Auto Chess is here

Every Dota 2 player has heard of (or even played) Dota 2 Auto Chess by now. It is the most popular arcade game ever with over 7 million players worldwide. That’s why it was no surprise that the developers wanted to get the game to mobile. After all, everyone has a smartphone … Continue
Na`Vi CEO Speaks Out on Hiring B1ad3, Na`Vi CSGO, the Dota 2 Team, and More
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Na`Vi CEO Speaks Out on Hiring B1ad3, Na`Vi CSGO, the Dota 2 Team, and More

Last week, Russian esports site CyberSlovo published an article featuring an interview with Na`Vi CEO Yevhen “HarisPilton” Zolotarov. This is a transcript of that interview. While originally done in Russian, ESTNN has translated this article from Russian to English and then edited the article for readability. Our translator is a native Russian … Continue
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