‘League of Legends’ championship will start in Shanghai despite pandemic

At least one major eSports league is determined to push forward with in-person finals despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Riot Games has announced that the

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Overwatch League’s online-only playoffs start on September 3rd

If something is working, don't fix it. That's the approach Blizzard is taking to Overwatch League's upcoming playoffs, which will start on September 3rd.

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Overwatch League re-focuses around a tournament format

When Overwatch League's next major competition starts on June 13th, it will make use of the same format as its recent May Melee tournament.

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Overwatch League viewership doubled under its tournament format

Overwatch League (OWL) viewership doubled this past weekend as Blizzard experimented with a tournament format. The average audience per minute (AMA) was 63,000 —

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Ninja’s first Mixer series is a weekly ‘Fortnite’ competition

Ninja (aka Tyler Blevins) is finally stretching his virtual legs months after jumping to Mixer. He’s launching his first produced live series, Ninja Battles

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Watch the first private ‘Call of Duty: Warzone’ tournament at 3PM ET

Activision is ready to show what all-pro Call of Duty: Warzone tourneys are like. The gaming giant is debuting the first Call of Duty

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With stadiums closed, TV networks turn to live esports broadcasts

The COVID-19 pandemic has wiped out the spring seasons for professional sports and associated revenue for TV networks, but esports is filling part of

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Delayed ‘PES’ Euro 2020 update will arrive on June 4th

With so many live sporting events canceled due to COVID-19, fans are turning to esports. But even those are facing pandemic-related setbacks and delays.

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