Esports week in review: Anders Vejrgang continues streak to 330 and 360-0, NBA 2K league to start 2021 season, Dota2 champions suspended following matchfixing.

NBA 2K21 League draft spots Europe and APAC region up for grabs The NBA 2K League is back, and while 2020 GEN.G Shanghai invitational has just taken place the 13th and 14th of December, Europe and APAC spots are already up for grabs in January. From 8 to 10 January Europe players will go head […]

Esports week in review: AFC Ajax wins official Dutch FIFA championship called eDivisie, SuperGen Group creating esports city and more.

AFC Ajax wins official Dutch FIFA championship, eDivisie. Ajax is the new champion in eDivisie, the official Dutch FIFA21 championship with all the top flight football clubs competing. Dani Hagebeuk and Tjardo Paliama won the championship plate and will be splitting the 25.000 € prize awarded for clinching the first place. While Paliama, former Almere […]

Esports week in review: Virtus.Pro wins DreamHack Open December, BLAST Premier 2021 announced, and more.

Virtus.Pro wins DreamHack Open December. DreamHack had one more edition of DreamHack Open to wrap up the year 2020. With a prize pool of 100.000 $, just like the November edition, the tournament was played fully online and broadcasted from the Monster Energy DreamHack Studio in Stockholm. The eight teams participating have either qualified or […]

Esports week in review: 100 Thieves wins first Valorant Major, HearthStone World Championship starts, and more.

100 Thieves wins first Valorant Major against TSM. The first big regional Valorant tournament was held in North America, under the name Valorant First Strike, which we reported on earlier. Esports giants 100 Thieves and TeamSoloMid fought a thrilling final to determine who would start of their professional Valorant career with a bang. First Strike […]

Esports week in review: Astralis win DreamHack Masters, Go Ahead Eagles first Keuken Kampioen Divisie Rocket League champion.

DreamHack Masters Winter 2020 prey for Astralis. Astralis have beaten Mousesports 3-1 in the best of five grand final of DreamHack Masters Winter 2020. The Danes picked up 60.000 $ for their efforts. Mousesports, who came agonizingly close to a win fueled by Robin “Ropz” Kool, had to make due with 30.000 $. Astralis completely […]

Esports week in review: Two players with 210-0 in Weekend League, Antoine Griezzman tied to Olympique Marseille, and more.

Olympique Marseille enters esports collaboration with Grizi Esport. French top-flight football club Olympique Marseille has announced an esports partnership with Grizi Esport, the organisation raised by Barcelona football player Antoine Griezmann and his brother Théo Griezmann. About 10 months ago the brothers announced their plans, detailing an intention to form a world class Rocket League […]

Esports week in review: VALORANT and PUBG Mobile world championships 2021 announced, JTF wins OMEN LAN online.

Riot Games unveils VALORANT Champions Tour 2021. After the regional First Strike competition in the American region, Riot Games has lifted the lid on their global competitive structure for the 2021 season. Their tournament series will go by the name the VALORANT Champions Tour. Regions involved will be North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, […]

Esports week in review: Rio Ferdinand and Dele Alli enter esports, 2K Fest with NBA 2K21 competitions and more.

2K Fest with top NBA players and NBA 2K21 esports players. Last weekend 2K held a huge event to celebrate their 21 year anniversary. Timing for basketball fans was quite appropriate as well, with the NBA draft having taken place just the Wednesday before, and the NBA league picking up again with the new season […]

Esports week in review: Proximus launches esports TV channel, eDivisie partners with KPN and H&M, playing FIFA good for your health.

eDivisie announces partnership with KPN and H&M Netherlands. We recently reported about the fourth eDivisie season coming up, with 100.000 € worth of prizemoney to be divided over the best among the 18 teams competing. The competition will be run by DreamHack Sports Games , and have now added two more big partners to their […]

Esports week in review: NBA 2K21 events coming up, Codemasters takeover bid close to a billion $, eDivisie season 20/21 announced, and more.

Codemasters receive 973.000.000 $ offer from Take-Two Interactive. Britisch Codemasters, game developer of the Formula 1 series, have received a 973.000.000 $ buyout offer from American company Take-Two Interactive Software Inc.  Codemasters has the F1 esports series running for two seasons now, which is in full gear, and uses Motorsport Games for their esports activities […]

Esports week in review: AC Milan announces esports partnership and new players.

AC Milan announce Esports plans, teams and partnership with QLASH. After a successful pilot season with an official Italian FIFA league -eSerie A- during the spring of this year, cut short by the spread of COVID19, AC Milan announced their intentions to go full throttle into Esports. They started a strategic partnership with QLASH and […]

Esports week in review: Damwon Gaming wins Worlds 2020, Real Madrid star Casemiro announces esports team, and more.

Damwon Gaming wins Worlds 2020. The South Korean team Damwon Gaming have won the 10th anniversary edition of the League of Legends World Cup. After several years of Chinese dominance, the Summoners Cup will once again find it’s way to South Korea. Chinese Suning Gaming did manage to get to the final, but were beaten […]

Esports week in review: Cloud9 announce female squad, FIFA21 National Dutch team coach and more.

Cloud9 announce fully female roster. One of the biggest esports organizations, Cloud9 has announced the signing of a fully female VALORANT team. The team was known as Team MAJKL, but from this moment will now compete under the C9 banner as ‘Cloud9 White’. The male Valorant roster will be renamed to ‘Cloud9 Blue’, in order […]

Esports week in review: Heroic takes international CS:GO gold again, NA Valorant 100.000 $ tournament announced, Sergio Aguero enters esports realm.

Heroic Best team Vitality to win DreamHack Open Fall. After their successful ESL One Cologne win a few months ago, the Danish team sandwiched FaZe Clan’s IEM win with their second title this year. Heroic managed to best Vitality 3-2 in the grand final which will again be a sour pill to swallow for the […]

Esports week in review: IEM New York north America concludes, FIFA21 release causes many transfers.

FIFA21 release causes many transfers. West Ham United have announced a new FIFA player. A few weeks ago I was puzzled to see Dutchman Jonas ‘Jonna’ Ghebrehiwot was released by his football club PEC Zwolle, shortly after winning the Dutch eDivisie title together with his teammate Tony Kok. It makes more sense now. His management […]

Esports week in review: FazeClan wins IEM New York, FIFA21 released, TSM winless at Worlds 2020.

FazeClan wins IEM New York versus OG in dominating fashion. FazeClan played their first event with former Astralis talent Markus “Kjaerbye” Kjaerbye, and fueled by a confident Nikola NiKo Kovač managed a strong 3-0 victory over OG. FaZe took down Team Vitality in the Semi Finals and OG in the grand final  to claim the […]

Esports week in review: Virtua Fighter esports, PES Champions.

Falcaovscr7 crowns himself Luxembourg contender for Iesf WC Eilat, Israel. Saturday the 26th of September we saw another contender for the title Iesf World Champion PES emerge. After Dutchman Johnny Beumer and Portuguese former World Champion Christopher Maduro Morais the third man to qualify is the champion of Luxembourg, Claudio “Falcaovscr7” Matos. Lesf (Luxembourg Esports […]

Esports week in review: G2 LEC champion, new esports titles and leagues announced, F1 esports mobile, FIFA transfers and more.

René Treur with his exciting esports news from this week FIFA scene transfer carrousel in full gear. After last week’s announcements and hints, this week my suspicions of a new eDivisie season to be announced were fueled by Mondays news on FC Groningen Esports. The Eredivisie is to start this weekend, and fans are expecting […]

Esports week in review: Season coming to a close

This past week the FIFA 20 season came to an official close with the EA eChampions League Invitational. Usually EA has a huge offline event as culmination for all their FUT Champions Cups and online qualifiers called the EA FIFA eWorld cup, but due to Covid19 this years edition was cancelled. A number of online tournaments was organised and broadcasted, with this 100.000 $ eChampions League Invitational as culmination.

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