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Five Vectors Closes $1M Seed Round Led by BITKRAFT Esports Ventures | The Esports Observer

Music startup Five Vectors raised a $1M USD seed round led by BITKRAFT Esports Ventures. The company was co-founded by former Universal Music Group executive Andrés Lauer and former ESL executive Wasae Imran. Five Vectors created music for Rainbow Six Siege esports, SK Gaming’s League of Legends team and PlayBrain’s Japanese esports initiatives. Today, Five […]


Fnatic Extends Deal with CS:GO Betting Partner Rivalry Through 2021 | The Esports Observer

Rivalry will continue its role as Fnatic’s Counter-Strike: Global Offensive betting partner through 2021. The extension came via a new “six-figure” deal, according to the team. The partnership was first announced in August 2018, and Fnatic’s other partners include OnePlus and AMD. Fnatic has extended its partnership with esports betting platform Rivalry through 2021, the […]


Blizzard suspends Hearthstone player blitzchung after vocalizing support for anti-government Hong Kong protesters during postgame interview | ESPN Esports

Blitzchung has been suspended for a year after he voiced support for the anti-government protests in Hong Kong. Read More Related posts: Hearthstone Pro Banned After Calling For Hong Kong Liberation During Stream | IGN Blizzard pulls Blitzchung from Hearthstone tournament over support for Hong Kong protests – CNET Hearthstone Pro Calls For Hong Kong […]


Blizzard Suspends Hearthstone Player for Hong Kong Liberation Statements | The Esports Observer

Professional Hearthstone player Chung “Blitzchung” Ng Wai has been suspended for comments supporting Hong Kong’s liberation on a Grandmasters broadcast. He will be suspended from Hearthstone esports for a full year and receive no prize money from Grandmasters. The commentators have also been fired. Hong Kong has seen large-scale protests for months in support of […]