Knights promote Garett ‘Grt’ Bambrough to General Manger – Esports Insider

Pittsburgh-based esports organisation Knights has promoted Garett ‘Grt’ Bambrough to the role of General Manager.  The former Splyce, CLG, and Rogue CS:GO coach has been with Knights as an esports consultant since 2018. As the organisation’s consultant, Bambrough played a role in Knights’ team building and recruitment of new talent. RELATED: Pittsburgh Knights name Julie Klausner Partnership Marketing Director Regarding […]

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PGL partners with Skybox Technologies for PGL Major Stockholm 2021 – Esports Insider

Esports tournament organiser PGL has named analysis and visualisation company Skybox Technologies as an official partner for the PGL Major Stockholm 2021 CS:GO championship.  As a part of the agreement, PGL will use Skybox Technologies’ 3D match visualisation and analysis software. This will power both real-time and post-match insights and analysis during broadcasts of the event. RELATED: PGL unveils Shikenso […]

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ESL promotes Andreas Jernberg to Managing Director of ESL Nordics – Esports Insider

Esports tournament organiser ESL has announced the promotion of Andreas Jernberg to Managing Director of ESL Nordics. Through his new role, Jernberg will take on responsibility for ESL’s products in the Nordic market, including the two original DreamHack festivals Summer and Winter. RELATED: ESL Pro League adds Furia, BIG and Heroic as member teams Via a post on LinkedIn, the newly […]

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ESE Entertainment acquires European esports media firm Frenzy – Esports Insider

Esports technology company ESE Entertainment has reached a definitive share purchase agreement to acquire European esports media firm Frenzy. The deal will see ESE acquire 100 per cent of Frenzy for a price of CAD $1,242,500 (~£726.2k) in cash and 656,606 common shares of the company. Moreover, an extra CAD $1,242,500 will be payable over six months. RELATED: ESE Entertainment reports […]

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FaZe Clan goes public, to be listed on NASDAQ – Esports Insider

North American esports organisation FaZe Clan has announced details of a merger with B.Riley Principal 150 Merger Corp (BRPM).  The company will thus become a publicly listed company on NASDAQ in the following months. The transaction implies the valuation of the company is in excess of $1B (~£726.2M), thus making FaZe the first ‘esports unicorn’ — or a company worth […]

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AMG appoints Daniel Heinauer as Director of Accounts – Esports Insider

Mobile gaming marketing agency Aftershock Media Group (AMG) has appointed Daniel Heinauer as its Director of Accounts.  As part of AMG’s leadership team, Heinauer will be working with key accounts and stakeholders throughout the mobile sector to help them understand and more effectively engage with the community. RELATED: Complexity Gaming bolsters backroom staff with new hires Lance Frisbee, Founder and […]

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SPORT1 and Psyonix extend Rocket League broadcast partnership – Esports Insider

German television broadcaster SPORT1 and video game developer Psyonix have extended its existing Rocket League partnership.  As a result, the 2021-22 Rocket League Championship Series (RLCS) will be shown live on eSPORTS1 and eSportsONE in select European countries. RELATED: Activision Blizzard expands media rights deal with SPORT1 The year-long extension includes some European RLCS matches being shown on free-to-air television from 8PM CEST every […]

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Galaxy Racer expands to Pakistan following Fakhr-e-Alam partnership – Esports Insider

Dubai-based organisation Galaxy Racer has announced a partnership with entrepreneur Fakhr-e-Alam. As a result of the deal, the two parties will collaborate to create Galaxy Racer Pakistan, which is part of the organisation’s global expansion. RELATED: Galaxy Racer appoints Romeo Misao as Head of Marketing for India & South Asia Fakhr-e-Alam will lead the organisation’s expansion into Pakistan to increase its ‘footprint’ […]

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Brag House partners with McDonald's and Coca Cola for esports tailgate – Esports Insider

College esports social network Brag House has announced partnerships with McDonald’s and Coca-Cola for an esports tailgate party at the University of Texas at Dallas. As part of the deal, McDonald’s will provide food including chicken sandwiches, fries and cookies. Meanwhile, Coca-Cola will provide Coke products and will have a huge inflatable Frozen Fanta on location.  RELATED: FaZe enters diversity-focused […]

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Dignitas launches apparel collaboration with VIRUS International – Esports Insider

North American esports organisation Dignitas has revealed athletic wear brand VIRUS International as its official ‘game day apparel’ partner.  As a part of the deal, VIRUS International will create unique, co-branded apparel for the organisation, including the official team jersey.  RELATED: Dignitas takes flight with U.S. Air Force partnership Besides Dignitas’s ‘Competitive Game Day’ uniform, the apparel collection will include […]

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