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Rainbow7 shock LGD Gaming in worlds play-ins | ESPN Esports

Latin American team Rainbow7 stunned China’s LGD Gaming at the 2020 League of Legends World Championship in Shanghai on Saturday. Read More Related posts: The Best Xbox One Games to Play Right Now | IGN The Games Industry on What Gaming Might Be Like in 2030 | IGN We’ve Found the Best Gaming Chairs for […]


Dignitas Makes Personnel Changes, Names Johansson as New VP of Esports | The Esports Observer

North American Esports organization Dignitas announced that it has promoted its Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Manager Robin “@Fifflaren” Johansson to the position of VP of esports. Additional moves include the promotion of James “Bakery” Baker from Dignitas assistant general manager to director of esports and Heather ‘sapphiRe’ Garozzo has moved into the role of VP of […]


Corsair Gaming Raises $119M in Initial Public Offering, EagleTree Remains Majority Owner | The Esports Observer

Computer hardware and peripherals company Corsair Gaming (NasdaqGS: CRSR) completed its initial public offering and listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market (NasdaqGS). The EagleTree-owned company raised $118.6M USD before expenses in the offering. Corsair sold 7.5M shares, which represents roughly 8.2% of the company’s total outstanding shares after the offering, at a price of […]


Peace Elite League Season 3 Features $3M Prize Pool, Becomes Highest Prize Money Esports Seasonal League in China | The Esports Observer

Tencent announced that it has added ¥21M RMB ($3M USD) in prize money for the third season of China’s top Peacekeeper Elite tournament, the Peace Elite League (PEL). Leo Liao, marketing director of Tencent Interactive Entertainment Group and president of PEL released this news during the open ceremony of PEL in VSPN Xi’an esports venue.  […]


Epic Games, Spotify Take Aim at Apple’s App Store Policies with New Coalition | The Esports Observer

Several critics of Apple’s app store policies have formed a nonprofit group called “The Coalition for App Fairness” to challenge the platform holder by advocating for “legal and regulatory action” against the company. Based in Washington, D.C. and Brussels, the group’s members include Fortnite maker and Rocket League owner Epic Games, music streaming service Spotify, […]