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Esports Organization North Extends Partnership With Capgemini | The Esports Observer

North Esports has revealed that it has entered into an extension of the partnership with Capgemini, a French multinational corporation that provides consulting, technology, and outsourcing services. The two companies originally partnered in April of 2019 with the aim of allowing Capgemini to host initiatives and events to promote esports and recruit new talent. This […]


ESL, DreamHack, and CSPPA Create Framework Agreement for CS:GO Competitions | The Esports Observer

The Counter-Strike Professional Players’ Association (CSPPA) announced that it has entered into a participation framework with the ESL Pro Tour and DreamHack. The framework was a collaborative effort between the association, ESL, and DreamHack to define tournament guidelines and parameters. The framework was 24 months in the making and was needed to address concerns such […]


Counter Logic Gaming Expands Partnership With Newegg, Adds League of Legends Focus | The Esports Observer

Today, The Madison Square Garden Company-owned esports organization Counter Logic Gaming (CLG) has announced an expansion of its partnership with online technology retailer Newegg. Last year, Newegg signed on as the presenting partner of CLG’s Fortnite team, but the new deal will expand to focus on the organization’s League of Legends roster as well as […]


Skillshot Media Cuts Ties to Former Parent Hi-Rez Studios, Plans Esports Media Center in Atlanta | The Esports Observer

Esports production company Skillshot Media cut financial ties to its former parent company and founder Hi-Rez Studios. Former Hi-Rez executives, Todd Harris, co-founder; and Nabil Ismail, a former vice president; bought out Skillshot’s management and took over as CEO and COO, respectively. Skillshot Media is planning to build an esports operation center in downtown Atlanta […]


SK Gaming Enters Long-Term Partnership With Nike and 11teamsports | The Esports Observer

German esports organization SK Gaming entered into long-term partnerships with U.S. sports equipment manufacturer, Nike, and online shop for soccer and team sports, 11teamsports. Nike is the organization’s new supplier, while 11teamsports acts as the global distributor for SK Gaming’s jerseys and merchandise. SK Gaming’s deal with Nike is the sporting equipment brand’s second partnership […]


LCS Adds Mastercard ‘Player of the Week’ Activation,  Partners with GreenPark Sports | The Esports Observer

Mastercard is now the “Player of the Week” sponsor, which will be featured on Riot’s Monday night broadcasts. GreenPark Sports, Riot’s newest partner, is developing an app where fans can show their “fandom” by playing and winning games. The GreenPark Sports App is still under development and should launch “very soon.” Today, Riot Games announced […]