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London Spitfire reveals 2020 Overwatch League schedule and home game dates London Spitfire reveals 2020 Overwatch League schedule and home game dates - Esports News UK - Esports News UK features the latest stories, match reports, interviews and videos covering the UK esports scene.

The International 2020 will be held in Stockholm, Sweden Right before OG and Team Liquid took the stage to compete in the grand finals of The International 2019, Valve showed fans a montage of the winning moments over the years from past International events.

Growth in 2019 Gives Call of Duty World League a Boost Before Next Year's Move to Franchise Model Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 was poised to promote esports-related growth for Activision's flagship franchise from the outset. When Call of Duty World League play kicked off in December with a Las Vegas open, the official Call of Duty channel on Twitch saw its highest viewership of 2018.

Dornieden Lynks up with Fernando Alonso for Esports WTCR OSCARO season two A number of leading simracers will begin their Esports WTCR OSCARO bids when round two takes place at a virtual Hungaroring on Sunday evening. They include Germany's Alex Dornieden, the Esports WTCC champion from 2017, who has chosen the Lynk and Co 03 TCR for 2019 and represents Fernando Alonso's FA Racing Esports team.

Column: L.A. adds another rivalry, this time in the esports arena with the Gladiators and Valiant L.A.'s newest rivalry took a big step toward joining its more established brethren Saturday when the Gladiators and Valiant, Los Angeles' two Overwatch League teams, squared off in the "Battle for L.A." at The Novo at L.A. Live.

'Esports is definitely a possibility for us' - an interview with the developer of MMO RTS Infinite Fleet There are many shortcomings for the games you mentioned and none of them fill the gap that Infinite Fleet is focused on. EVE Online is very unfriendly towards new players and the sandbox model means gameplay can be very aimless with long months of buildup ending abruptly after a short battle.

And Then There Were Three - TI9 Day 5 Recap The curse of the favorites continue. Team Secret and Vici Gaming were the most dominant teams during the DPC season. Both teams won two Majors and were top 3 in total points with being 2nd. Now they're scratching their heads wondering what they could have done differently after being eliminated on the 2nd last day.

Riot potentially teases new Star Guardian skins Riot Games may have just teased the next batch of Star Guardian skins in a recent Twitter post. The League of Legends developer posted an image of Ahri's hand, which holds three broken star-shaped gems: a green, blue, and yellow crystal. The image is a screengrab from Ahri's "A New Horizon" trailer for the skin line's 2017 batch of skins.

OG Summon the Power of Flowers and Friendship Again to Trump PSG.LGD in Upper Bracket Final Similar to last year's Upper Bracket final, OG once again took on PSG.LGD for a spot in the TI Grand Finals. With formidable home support on their side, LGD were out for revenge.

Turkish Esports Org. Besiktas Esports isn't paying its player According to Natalie "Stratospanda" Kristiansen, a former League of Legends player of Beşiktaş Esports revealed that the organisation isn't paying player salaries on time and in some cases haven't even paid them. The issue isn't limited to only League of Legends players, rather players from other games also reported the same.

PUBG Mobile's China remake is getting its first esports tournament later this month Game for Peace, the Chinese remake of the mobile battle royale game PUBG Mobile, is getting its first esports tournament on Aug. 31. Tencent pulled back PUBG Mobile and replaced it with Game for Peace in China last May.

TI9 Day 5 Main Event Recap The main event of The International 2019 is underway at the Mercedes Benz Arena in Shanghai, China from August 20th-25th 2019. The 4th day of the main event saw us part ways with Royal Never Give up, Infamous and Evil Geniuses. Today's schedule involved 2 lower bracket games and the upper bracket final.

Everything we know about Dota 2's latest hero, Snapfire Expect the cookie-feeding, lizard-riding grandma later this year.

Team Liquid eliminate Team Secret at The International 2019 Team Liquid improves their record to 9-0 in the main event as they dominate Team Secret and secure a top-three finish at The International 2019. For the third year in a row, Secret is headed home after falling to their European rivals on the biggest stage in Dota 2.

New Dota 2 hero VOID Spirit unveiled at TI9 Day 5 of the main event of The International 2019 is underway at the moment at the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai, China. After game 1 of the best of 3 series between Team Liquid and Team Secret, Valve had a surprise in store for us. A new hero, called Void Spirit, was announced for Dota 2, coming soon.

Another new hero, Void Spirit, revealed at The International 2019 Following the trend of the last two years, two heroes have been revealed at The International 2019. This time, there was a one day gap between the announcements, with a possible event update teased too. Void Spirit, the fourth of the elemental Spirit brothers, will join the battlefield.

"Dead Yang" strategy not enough; Secret eliminate Vici Gaming from The International 2019 The penultimate gameday of The International 2019 kicked off with Team Secret facing off against Vici Gaming for a chance to take on Team Liquid in the next round.

Trove Carafe item causes FPS issues at The International 2019 But one item in particular seemed to cause an unusual drop of frames for PSG.LGD and OG as they played in the upper bracket finals. In one of the biggest games of the tournament so far, Sébastien "Ceb" Debs ended up playing Nature's Prophet, one of the heroes to receive a shiny new Immortal rarity item.

Rainbow Six Major Sees More Year-Over-Year Growth Than Six Invitational on Twitch Ubisoft's Six Invitational is to Rainbow Six Siege as the Super Bowl is to the NFL or The International to Dota 2. To put it plainly, there's nothing that trumps the event in importance for the first-person shooting game's esports scene.

Team Secret crush Vici Gaming at The International 2019 Over and over, the Alchemist was forced to retreat as Secret continued to push forward, taking whatever kills they wanted and breaking the bot lane barracks 20 minutes in. There was no miraculous comeback to be had for Vici as the Europeans ran over the pre-tournament favorites.

Merkel High School launches eSports team While the football season is just about to get underway, students at Merkel High School are gearing up for a completely different and digital sport. "Something on the scale of like, say the NFL or the NBA," said Merkel High School senior Jacob Toliver.

The GG Podcast Talks College Esports On this episode, the squad talks all about the growth and future of collegiate esports programs.

Australia arrests eSports fixers; Russia wants eSports betting ban Australia has busted an eSports match-fixing ring while Russian legislators want to ban all eSports betting in their country. On Thursday, police in the Australian state of Victoria announced that their Sporting Integrity Intelligence Unit had arrested six men suspected of arranging the outcome of a Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament.

SKT sweep Sandbox to reach the LCK semifinals vs. Damwon They just swept Sandbox in the summer quarterfinals to set up a semifinal with Damwon. A potential finals rematch with Griffin looms in the distance. The Sandbox series actually started auspiciously for the younger side. Sandbox mid laner Kim "Dove" Jae-yeon found a solo kill onto SKT superstar Lee "Faker" Sang-hyeok in a one-vs-two scenario.

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