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POLL: What is eSports' place in motorsport? Australia witnessed its first CAMS sanctioned eSports event at Sydney Motorsport Park last weekend with the winner awarded a test in a Formula 4 car.

Paris Smith: Integrity at forefront of Pinnacle pushing eSports offerings In this interview with CalvinAyre.com's Becky Liggero, Pinnacle CEO Paris Smith shares how she encourages the growth of eSports within the company. Paris Smith, who's headed Pinnacle since 2006, acknowledges the value of marketing resources at a company's disposal.

First professional esports team brings competitive gaming to D.C. The gaming league is the first esports competition to add hometown teams that mimic other sports to the genre of competitive video gaming. The first-person shooter video game has teams of five in damage, protecting and supporting roles facing off against each other.

Game paused as Swiss fans protest eSports Fans in Switzerland held up play by throwing tennis balls and game consoles on the field in an unusual protest against eSports during the Young Boys v Basel clash.

Game paused as fans protest eSports in Switzerland Fans in Switzerland held up play by throwing tennis balls and games consoles on the field in an unusual protest against eSports.

Puyo Puyo Esports Possibly Getting Released in North America Some good news for people who have been looking forward to seeing Puyo Puyo Esports expand, as the game may be coming to the west. One of the game's top pro players in Japan, Tom, took to Twitter during Tokyo Game Show to talk about the game, hinting that it's capable enough to come to North America as a full release.

Esports degree: 'I won't spend three years playing games' This, along with his involvement in the esports society, helped provide the inspiration for a dedicated course. A big part of the three-year degree will be events organisation, with students expected to hold a large-scale expo in their third year.

League of Legends Worlds 2018: Teams that Qualified Last year, the tournament took place in the Beijing National Stadium, Beijing, China. This year, the prestigious tournament will be held in Korea. The world's best teams have now snagged a spot by winning tournaments in their respective regions.

Kuala Lumpur Major Qualifiers Meta Trends 7.19b and 7.19c changes allowed for some meta developments, and while it may take time for the pubs to adjust, professional players are already adapting.

Arup to design modular eSports arena Gfinity executive chairman Garry Cook added: "We will draw on our experiences of owning and managing Europe's first eSports arena in London and engage with our community, which numbers tens of millions of passionate eSports players and fans, to hear what they have to say.

Esports Stadium Arlington to host ECS Season 6 Finals Esports Stadium Arlington is hosting the FACEIT's Esports Championship Series Season 6 final. Located in Arlington, Texas the Esports Stadium Arlington is the largest esports-dedicated venue in North America. The 100,000 square foot complex has a capacity for 2,500 spectators, training rooms, player's lounge, and studios for hair and makeup.

Teams to Watch at the DreamLeague Season 10 Qualifiers After spending more than two years together, Newbee decided to break up their roster following their Top 16 finish at The International 2018. The result? Newbee haven't looked this awful in a long time.

Swiss Soccer Fans Protest Esports, Delay Game Young Boys Bern supporters caused a stoppage in Sunday's match after throwing objects onto the field in an apparent protest against esports. Supporters of Young Boys Bern, one of the soccer clubs in the Swiss Super League, have caused quite a disturbance during a match on Sunday between Young Boys and FC Basel.

EUnited announced signing of YouTuber and streamer LEGIQN Many other top esports organizations have increased their recruitment of YouTubers and streamers, following in the footsteps of North American teams OpTic Gaming and FaZe Clan. Team Envy recently added YouTuber Preston to the organization as both a content creator and investor.

Soccer game paused as fans launch protest against esports Soccer fans in Switzerland held up play by throwing tennis balls and games consoles on the field in an unusual protest against esports on Sunday. The referee stopped the Swiss league game between host Young Boys and Basel for two minutes early on at Stade de Suisse while the pitch was cleared.

Here's how Harrisburg University fared in its first esports tournament, HUE festival Harrisburg University made it to the finals in both esports tournaments they hosted as a part of its first HUE Festival, held over the weekend.

Joe "Joemeister" Gramano announces a move to coaching One of the most experienced players in Overwatch, Joemeister will now transition into Coaching. He was a part of Philadelphia Fusion for Season 1 of the Overwatch League. With constant changes to their roster, Joemeister saw more time on the bench rather than in the server.

Mastercard Partners With 'League of Legends' as First Global Esports Sponsor Mastercard and Riot Games have reached a deal to make the technology and credit card company the first global esports sponsor for League of Legends.

Puyo Puyo eSports May Be Coming Over To North America Puyo Puyo eSports was revealed earlier this month as a new version of the classic game with eSports in mind, and it seems that the game might be coming over to North America as well.

Astralis Dominant in FACEIT London Major 2018 Win Astralis go undefeated in the entire playoffs to win the FACEIT London Major 2018, sweeping Natus Vincere 2-0 in the Grand Finals.

Astralis win FaceIT London Major 2018 The Danish powerhouse, Astralis have won the FaceIT London Major. The finals were hyped up to be a very exciting final between Natus Vincere and Astralis. However, Astralis demonstrated their amazing individual performance as they went through with a clinical finish at the Major.

Swiss soccer fans protest esports with tennis balls, controllers, and banners Supporters of Young Boys Bern, a soccer club in the Swiss Super League, protested esports Sunday by throwing tennis balls and console controllers onto the field during a match between Young Boys and FC Basel.

Football fans protest against esports during Super League match in Switzerland A football match has been interrupted by fans protesting against investment in esports.

How Fortnite's $10 million fall tournament can help make it the next esports giant On Friday, Epic Games kicked off their six week Fortnite Fall Skirmish series, with the world's top players competing for a $10 million prize pool.

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