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Williams Resolve boost Imperial Esports League with bigger prize pool as Rocket League competition enters tenth season

Williams Resolve, the collaboration between UK racing team Williams and esports org Resolve, have announced a new partnership with the Imperial Esports League (IEL) for its tenth season.

This will see the IEL Season X prize pool doubled to £1,000, plus a new community tournament featuring a £500 prize pool and other seasonal giveaways planned.

Resolve said they “want to recognise the value of grassroots communities to the success of esports”.

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Social platform Juked.GG has announced that its upcoming mobile app is entering the alpha stage.  Juked has invited 100 selected users to test the product which aims to create a toxicity-free environment for esports fans. RELATED: Juked announces investment from former Twitch executives In addition, the app aspires to be a guide for everything esports, […]

Gaming marketing agency Gameset will host the second edition of its international conference, Gaming Marketing Days, on October 20th – 21st.  The event features speakers from an array of endemic and non-endemic brands including PepsiCo, BMW, Twitch and FACEIT, among others. RELATED: According to the release, the conference is aimed at ‘consumer brands, marketing specialists […]

Arena of Valor International Championship 2021 is the biggest esports event for all the esports teams competing in the multiplayer online battle arena developed by TiMi Studio Group and published by Tencent Games. AIC 2021 is the 5th world championship which features the top teams over the world. AIC 2021 features a massive prize pool […]

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Moscow-based esports organization Team Spirit won the hearts of millions of Dota 2 fans worldwide as they were crowned the winners of The International 10 after defeating their Chinese rivals PSG.LGD in a best-of-five series in the grand finals. It seems like their victory was noticed by the Russian president himself, as Putin congratulated them […]

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North American esports organisation Dignitas has revealed athletic wear brand VIRUS International as its official ‘game day apparel’ partner.  As a part of the deal, VIRUS International will create unique, co-branded apparel for the organisation, including the official team jersey.  RELATED: Dignitas takes flight with U.S. Air Force partnership Besides Dignitas’s ‘Competitive Game Day’ uniform, […]

Online eyewear retailer Zenni has announced a partnership with Beasley Esports-owned Rocket League team AXLE-R8. As a result of the deal, the retailer’s logo will appear on the team’s jersey and on broadcasts hosted by Beasley Esports. RELATED: Zenni unveiled as official eyewear partner of the Call of Duty League AXLE-R8 was founded through ‘The Search’, a talent […]

Semper Fortis Esports move into Hearthstone and NFT game Axie Infinity, launch new ‘play-to-earn’ division

UK esports organisation Semper Fortis Esports PLC have announced their entry into Hearthstone and NFT video game Axie Infinity.

The company’s esports team, SMPR, have signed Russian player Aleksei ‘Iner’ Bakumenko to compete in both games for the upcoming season.

The player has signed a three-month contract with an option to renew for an additional six months thereafter. Iner will also receive an annual salary and performance-based incentives.

The new hire is the first competitive esports players competing in the ‘play-to-earn’ division of Semper Fortis Esports, where players will be incentivised to compete on behalf of the company for cryptocurrency-based returns in the form of NFTs.

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Tournament organiser ESL Gaming has named cybersecurity software company Norton as its official cyber safety partner for StarCraft II and Warcraft III’s ESL Pro Tour. The deal will see Norton collaborate with ESL Gaming on brand integrations, custom streams via Norton Gaming’s Twitch channel, as well as special giveaways during broadcasts and on social media.  […]

Publicly-traded sports betting and media company Rivalry has appointed former World Economic Forum (WEF) and Twitter executive Kirstine Stewart to its Board of Directors. Stewart was elected and approved to join the Toronto-based operator’s board of directors at the company’s most recent shareholder meeting. RELATED: Rivalry becomes publicly listed on TSX Venture Exchange Prior to […]