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China, Europe Lead LoL Esports Return – Weekly Twitch Top 10s, June 8-14 | The Esports Observer

With the start of the League of Legends esports summer splits, Riot Games’ four major leagues have all now returned to competition. The game’s top two leagues based on 2019 international results, China and Europe, were the only two to break into the top 10, with China once again defeating Europe. At the top of […]


GEF Names Taekwondo and Tennis Federations as Members for ‘Active Esports’ | The Esports Observer

The Global Esports Federation has announced membership status for World Taekwondo and the International Tennis Federation. Along with the two international sports governing bodies, the GEF has also partnered with Refract Technologies Pte Ltd., a Singapore-based technology company that produces games featuring VR, AR, etc. The GEF said it is looking to pioneer “active esports,” […]


NBA 2K League Lands Broadcast Partner for Southeast Asia  | The Esports Observer

The NBA 2K League has announced a partnership with esports and gaming television network eGG Network to air its matches on linear television in Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines, Indonesia, Myanmar, and Australia. In addition to regular-season matches, eGG Network will air the league’s three in-season tournaments. Financial terms were not disclosed. While viewership on […]


Riot Games Launches VALORANT Ignition Series to Jumpstart Ecosystem | The Esports Observer

Riot Games announced that it has created the “Ignition Series,” a multi-organizational VALORANT event that will see individual tournaments run all over the world. More than 20 esports organizations will create various tournament formats for the competitive 5v5 class-based shooter. The Ignition Series begins June 19 with the European G2 Esports Invitational, presented by Red […]