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Cody Sun shines away from the spotlight in League of Legends | ESPN Esports

Clutch Gaming’s AD carry has never been the biggest star in North America, but he has helped guide three teams to the League of Legends World Championship. Read More Advertisements Related posts: 2019 League of Legends World Championship team power rankings | ESPN Esports Best (and worst) bets for the League of Legends World Championship […]


BLAST Pro Series Joins Esports Integrity Commission | The Esports Observer

The Esports Integrity Commission has welcomed Counter-Strike: Global Offensive competition BLAST Pro Series as its latest member. RFRSH Entertainment’s tournament series has implemented ESIC’s regulations and will hold anti-doping testing at tournaments. The BLAST Premier tournament series will launch in 2020 with a $4.25M USD total prize pool. RFRSH Entertainment’s BLAST Pro Series has been […]


German Government Plans to Offer Improved Visas to Pro Esports Players | The Esports Observer

Germany’s ministry for work and social has drafted legislation for professional, non-EU esports players to work and reside in the country.  Eligible players must be over 16-years-old, be employed by an esports team organization registered in Germany, and compete in a national or international league. Esports athletes currently enjoy eased travel into Germany, but only […]


The Business of LAN Cafes in India | The Esports Observer

Few Indian esports veterans would deny that gaming cafes have played a massive role in the evolution of the Indian esports scene. In many ways, they were the places where competitive gaming emerged. These cafes allowed players to compete in multiplayer games on high powered PCs with a stable internet connection; conditions which were prohibitively […]


Influencer-Driven Games See Viewership Drop During TwitchCon: Top Twitch Content, Sept. 23 – 29 | The Esports Observer

Low viewership for many top games this past week stemmed from influencers taking time off to attend TwitchCon in San Diego.  Meanwhile, Just Chatting still managed to thrive as some broadcasters used the category to livestream themselves from the convention floor.  The following content is ranked according to the total number of hours watched on […]