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Game Insight's Guns of Boom Season Heads to LA for $120K Finals The inaugural season for Lithuanian developer Game Insight's mobile first-person shooter Guns of Boom circuit will have it finals at ESL's Intel Esports Arena in Los Angeles this weekend, featuring a prize pool of $120K.

Celtic sign Ettorito97 & ildistruttore-44… for esports team The transfer window might not be open, but Celtic have signed Ettore 'Ettorito97' Giannuzzi and Luca 'ildistruttore-44' Tubelli… for their esports team.

Stewie2K named in Forbes 30 under 30 for Gaming - TalkEsport The 20-year-old prodigy is the only player from CSGO to be included in the list, alongside big names like Team Liquid's Yiliang "Doublelift" Peng and Lauren "Goddess" Williams. The 30 under 30 list is a recognition by Forbes for the biggest and most influential personalities in their respective fields who are under 30.

Fortnite's 6.30 cosmetics leak reveals upcoming mage outfits If this leak is as accurate as previous ones, players can expect some of these cosmetic items to hit the in-game Item Shop in the following days. This story will be updated as new items are datamined.

EE wants you to become a pro esports player with new Mobile Series competition Always loved playing games and wish you could make serious cash from it? EE is giving you a chance to realise that dream.

US Army establishes esports team to connect with young people In the latest case of "How do you do, fellow kids?" the US Army has announced it's building an esports team as part of its marketing and engagement programme.

ESL Adds Frank Uddo as Senior VP of Global Media - The Esports Observer Esports tournament organizer ESL has added 20-year sports media veteran Frank Uddo as senior vice president of global media, a new position in the company. Uddo will use his experience across traditional sports and media to lead the company as it navigates the growing market for esports media rights.

Exclusive pictures: Wanyoo to open internet and esports cafes in the UK Exclusive pictures: Wanyoo to open internet and esports cafes in the UK - Esports News UK - Esports News UK features the latest stories, match reports, interviews and videos covering the UK esports scene.

Uzi, JJoNak, s1mple, and more vie for esports honors at The Game Awards There are two incredible marksmen in Jian "Uzi" Zi-hao vs Oleksandr "s1mple" Kostyliev both vying for the title of best player-or will it be a support, Bang "JJoNak" Sung-hyeon, who takes home that trophy? Whoever the winners are, it should be a night of fun competition as we find out which players, teams, and leagues had the best year in 2018.

Esports bring Webster students around the world "I had to step up and be like 'Alright, if I want these tournaments to happen, I'm just going to do them myself." Alex Osei competes with Webster's Fighting Video Game Community. He said Cohen inspired him to help develop the Saint Louis competitive gaming scene.

DreamHack Open Atlanta 2018 - Preview & Team Analysis DreamHack Open Atlanta takes place in two stages. For the Group Stage, the teams will be divided into 2 groups of 4. Each group will be played in a GSL format. The opening match and the winners' match in each group are Bo1s. The elimination and the decider matches are Bo3s.

US eSports Internationally Recognized KAOHSIUNG, Chinese Taipei, Nov. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/. During the General Meeting of International eSports Federation, which took place on the 10th of November 2018 in Kaohsiung, the member National Federations enthusiastically voted to accept the United States eSports Federation as a Full Member of IeSF.

Toronto Esports Team Pulls Out Of Overwatch Because It Couldn't Use 'Toronto' Anymore There's taking your ball and going home, and then there's whatever Toronto Esports just did. The organisation had dubbed its minor league team "Toronto Uprising", and that name was part of what caused problems, according to Toronto Esports' tweet about the matter last night.

Fortnite Tournament Organizer Says Sincerity Is Required in Esports With Fortnite's explosive popularity as both a game and a Twitch viewing experience in 2018, one question is on the esports industry's mind: Will it become a proper esport?

Boston Uprising Contenders Team, Toronto Esports, Leaves League With all the excitement around the new expansion teams for Overwatch League, it's not surprising that there had to be someone, somewhere out there that was not happy about it. Today we learned that one such party, the Toronto Esports Club, was so unhappy that they up and left the league with no love lost.

Rising world of Esports could help pay for your kids education - News, Sports and Weather In a world where we have to remind kids to take breaks from TV and video games, a new sport is emerging which not only could help pay for their education, but also help them find a possible career. Video gaming is an ever growing sport across the world.

Why Fnatic's Bwipo is more than just a rookie It would be an understatement to say that Gabriel 'Bwipo' Rau has had a phenomenal year. From reaching the League of Legends World Championship finals to winning the EU LCS Spring and Summer Splits, the Fnatic substitute achieved all of this, in what is arguably his first professional season with a top esports organisation.

What we learned at PAX: Alienware is committed to esports The academy will be an online resource that gamers can use to learn and improve.If the PAX Australia booth was anything to go by, there appears to be an initial dedication to the first-person shooter genre, and more specifically, Counter Strike: Global Offensive.

How to Succeed in Dota 2 Solo Queue - A Guide by Esports Edition It's hard to solo queue unless you're a god at Dota but even then, they face their own unique problems. Between the spam pickers, the trolls, the roll-offs, the mid Io, and the flamers - Solo queue is an untameable beast.

The Best CSGO Team Ever: Have Astralis Earned the Title? People will always find a way to justify giving the fictional title to their preferred team. But, with each tournament they win and trophy they hoist, Astralis separate themselves from their competition, even if ever so slightly. Eventually, it will come to a point that everyone will have to acknowledge that Astralis are doing something special.

Aussie Esports team Mindfreak acquired by Logitech G ANZ Aussie Esports team Mindfreak has been acquired by Logitech G and Astro Gaming, the partnership today confirmed. Logitech G acquired Astro Gaming earlier this year. "We are really excited to see esports, gaming and streaming grow rapidly in ANZ.

Top 10 Most-Watched Twitch Content, Nov. 05 - Nov. 11 In an esports-light week on Twitch, Fortnite returns to the top spot as the most streamed game, while Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 continues to slip. The following titles are ranked according to the total number of hours watched on Twitch, from Monday to the following Sunday, with data compiled using TEO Analytics.

Rainbow Six Pro League Expands Sponsorship Deal with HyperX Through August 2019 The Rainbow Six Pro League has extended its deal with peripheral maker HyperX through Aug. 2019. HyperX remains the exclusive mouse, keyboard, and internals sponsor for the league. The extension will see HyperX sponsor online seasons as well as two Majors.

WinStar World Casino Becomes First Esports Casino Sponsor, Signs with CompLexity CompLexity Gaming has signed with Oklahoma-based WinStar Casino and Resort in the first casino sponsorship deal by an esports organization. The organization, which Jerry Jones has a majority stake in, follows Jones' Dallas Cowboys, who became the first NFL team to add a casino to their portfolio of sponsors.

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