Esports Movers and Shakers: October 2021 – Esports Insider

Each month, ESI compiles the period’s most significant esports movers and shakers. October’s round-up features personnel changes from the likes of Team Vitality, Riot Games, Fnatic, CLG and Complexity Gaming, among others.  Here are the key esports movers and shakers from October 2021. To read more about a story below, click the link in the […]

Promod Esports unveils ICEBOX, launches £20,000 VALORANT tournament – Esports Insider

Esports solution agency Promod Esports has unveiled a new Northern European VALORANT community known as ICEBOX. As a result, ICEBOX will launch with a £20,000 tournament open to teams in the UK, Ireland, and Nordic regions. RELATED: Promod Esports becomes member of ESIC Promod Esports is no stranger to operating VALORANT tournaments. In June 2021, the agency hosted […]

Black Ice opens esports social facility – Esports Insider

North American esports club and organisation Black Ice has announced the opening of the Black Ice Facility in Minneapolis. The new venue will act as a training facility for both amateur gamers and professionals, as well as a social club for local gamers. RELATED: Vindex reportedly set to acquire GAME’s Belong Founded in 2019, Black […]

K1CK Esports announces first NFTs – Esports Insider

European esports organisation K1CK has announced the release of a series of team-based NFT’s.  The NFT’s will be available on the OpenSea platform and will feature known esports players from the organisation.  RELATED: T1 launches NFT partnership with Swappable The company announced that the first two NFT’s in the series will be based on two […]

Alpine Esports secures Philips Hue partnership – Esports Insider

Alpine Esports, the esports branch of French automotive marque Alpine, has announced a partnership with smart lighting brand Philips Hue for the upcoming season of the F1 Esports Series Pro Championship. The partnership will see Philips Hue provide connected lighting for the team’s training facilities and the drivers’ domestic base during the series. RELATED: Alpine Esports unveils […]

KRÜ Esports' Mairel Lluch discusses the org's growth plans – Esports Insider

The name KRÜ Esports dotted headlines around the industry last October when Manchester City’s Sergio ‘Kun’ Agüero was announced as the Founder & CEO of the newly forged organisation. Joining the growing ranks of footballers entering esports, Agüero’s org has quickly ascended the ranks in a number of titles, earning the admiration of fans. In a […]

Fabian Broich launches esports agency Achieveminds – Esports Insider

Sports Psychologist Fabian Broich, formerly of EXCEL ESPORTS, has announced the launch of his own esports performance consultancy agency, Achieveminds.  The agency’s main goal is to nurture young talent and encourage more esports organisations to implement health and well-being focused performance strategies.  RELATED: Esports Player Foundation names Fabian Broich as Head of Sports Fabian Broich, Founder […]

Esports investment report, August 2021: NiP, FaZe Clan, Abios – Esports Insider

Last month saw a multitude of esports mergers and acquisitions, both from endemic and non-endemic entities. In addition, esports entities such as Freaks 4U Gaming, FaZe Clan and Edge Gaming were strengthened through investments.  Esports Insider has compiled a list of August 2021’s key investment stories. To read more about a story below, click the […]

Key esports sponsorships and partnerships, August 2021 – Esports Insider

August was a busy month in terms of partnerships within the esports industry. As usual, Esports Insider, in collaboration with YouGov — a data and analytics company that provides global consumer opinion and behavioural data — collated some of this month’s most significant sponsorship and partnership news in esports. YouGov recently expanded its Global Fan Profiles […]

2021 Six Mexico Major kicked off last Sunday

Released by Ubisoft way back in 2015, Rainbow Six Siege continues to attract millions of players around the world. With several global and regional tournaments and prize pools topping $500,000, the game is still at the spotlight for esports enthusiasts and casual players. After the COVID-19 pandemic led to the cancellation of three Six Major […]