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1,500 seater esports venue proposed in Bristol, England

A new creative-technology education faculty and 1,500-seater esports arena is being proposed in Bristol for South Gloucestershire and Stroud College (SGS). Credit: Glenn Howells, Architects Limited NLA Europe Limited (NLAE) have been invited by SGS College to bring forward proposals for a new ‘creative-technology and esports-education centre-of-excellence’...

Polish Esports League to provide sign language for CS:GO finals

Gaming agency Fantasyexpo, the Akademia Młodych Głuchych Foundation and Sevenet S.A have collaborated to launch esports sign language dictionary #GamingWithoutBarriers. The initiative looks to provide sign language opportunities for esports broadcasts, with the Polish Esports League’s CS:GO finals, commencing today (4th December) through to 6th...

Evil Geniuses hires Michael Fudzinski as Chief Revenue Officer

Seattle-based esports organisation Evil Geniuses has announced the hiring of former Red Bull Executive, Michael Fudzinski, as its new Chief Revenue Officer.  The hiring comes at the tail end of a record-breaking year of sponsorships and activations at Evil Geniuses, cementing almost a dozen new and renewed brand partnerships in the fourth quarter of...

T1 signs multi-year Red Bull deal, Microsoft acquires Smash.gg | ESI Digest #21

Each week, ESI Digest breaks down the weekly happenings in the esports industry, making sense of things so you don’t have to. As well as being housed on YouTube, ESI Digest is available on all major podcast platforms and is also available in written form below. This week on the ESI Digest, we cover Microsoft’s acquisition of Smash.gg, Duracell’s partnership...

Key esports sponsorships and partnerships, November 2020

As always, there were plenty of notable deals made in the esports industry last month. Tokidoki and Team Liquid; Casio and FaZe Clan; ESforce and Skillbox; and many more. To keep everybody up-to-date, Esports Insider has compiled all of the most interesting, significant partnerships and sponsorships from November into a single article.  Team Liquid...

Zytara plans to launch banking platform for gamers in 2021

North American financial technology company Zytara has announced its intentions to launch a digital banking platform for gamers and esports fans. Set to launch in early 2021, the first-of-its-kind platform will offer financial solutions that will be ‘deeply embedded into the gaming culture’, according to Zytara. Credit: Zytara RELATED: Pittsburgh...

Midnite extends Relog Media Nine to Five Cup partnership

Esports betting firm Midnite has been announced as the title sponsor for the Nine to Five Cup 7 after extending its partnership with tournament organiser Relog Media. As a result of the extension, the CS:GO tournament series will once again be branded in Midnite’s colours, similarly to the Nine to Five Cup 6 which occurred last month. Photo Credit:...

Triumph Esports enters partnership with HyperX

North American organisation Triumph Esports has announced it has entered a partnership with peripherals manufacturer HyperX. As a result of the agreement, HyperX will provide a range of equipment to Triumph’s rosters. Credit: Triumph Esports RELATED: HyperX adds Valkyrae, Deft to brand ambassador programme HyperX is the third partner to join the...

Riot Games strikes global partnership with Barracks

Riot Games has named Chilean technology company Barracks as an official partner for the publisher’s esports competitions worldwide.  Barracks provides player statistics for use during esports broadcasts, with the aim of deepening audience engagement. The technology will be used in the United States, Latin America, Turkey, Europe, Oceania, North Africa,...

ESL Gaming Co-CEO Craig Levine breaks down the DreamHack merger

ESL and DreamHack have been sister companies under parent Modern Times Group (MTG) since 2015. They’ve increasingly found ways to pool their collective resources towards a better, more unified product. Most notably, the ESL Pro Tour for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive was planned to span global events across both brands in 2020 before the COVID-19...

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