The most watched Esports Events of 2019

  People often compare Esports events viewership to that of the English Premier League and Super Bowl, but such a comparison is hardly fair or an accurate one. It’s difficult to know whether viewership is growing without putting in time on reviewing the statistics and understanding the context of different events. In the following charts, let’s take a look at event viewership on a month-by-month basis of the most watched…

Is Skill-based betting in Esports feasible?

Betting Games are either chance-based games with an outcome strongly influenced by random uncertainty or skill-based games. Betting games that come under the tag ‘skill-based’ are not solely based on chance usually, they require some elements of physical or mental ability along with the luck factor. Poker is a good example of a skill-based betting game which casinos have been running for ages. The game pits the participants against each…

Mousesports win the ESL Pro League Season 10 Finals

The ESL Pro League 2019 has concluded Season 10 with the grand Finals of the competition in Odense, Denmark, and Mousesports are the deserved champions, beating several big names to lift the title and become Pro League champions. The European squad stomped Fnatic, taking a clean-sweep 3-0 win in a best-of-five series at the ESL Pro League Season 10 Finals. This is the first tier-one CS:GO championship win for Finn…

ESL Pro League Season 10: Finals, Odense 2019 is around the corner

With the regional qualifier group stages for ESL Pro League Season 10 coming to a conclusion, sixteen teams have secured their spot at the global LAN event in early December. Six teams have qualified from the Americas division, Eight from Europe division, and one team each from Oceania and Asia divisions. During Week 1, Four teams each from Europe and North America advanced to the ESL Pro League Season 10:…

The Esports Awards 2019

  The Esports Awards 2019, was hosted at the Esports Stadium Arlington,Texas, on Saturday, November 16. The event was hosted by Eefje “SJOKZ” Depoortere and “GOLDEN BOY” Alex Mendez. The best in the Esports industry were recognized and acknowledged for their talents and contributions over the past year. Jess Brohard, Bil “Jump” Carter, Lottie Van Praag and “Hungrybox” Juan DeBiedma also shared the hosting duties. The annual ceremony is the…

Battle of Titans: G2 will lock horns with FunPlus Phoenix for the 2019 LoL: World Champions Title

The Worlds Semis this year were just enthralling. Funplus Phoenix dethroned last year’s champions, Invictus Gaming with a crushing 3-1 victory, while G2, in their rematch with SKT after MSI 2019 left Faker and his squad flabbergasted. In a fashion similar to FPX, G2 crushed whatever hopes that SKT had of progressing to finals with a 3-1 win. Both the matches certainly lived up to the hype that they’d been…

Dota 2: ESL One Hamburg 2019 – Day 1&2 Recap

With a great conclusion to the DreamLeague Season 12, it’s now time for the 2019 ESL One: Hamburg to grab our attention. A $300K USD prize pool is up for grabs and the top 12 teams from around the world will give it their all, when they go to head to head against each other, to win the top prize. The twelve teams are split into two groups of six…

The PUBG Mobile India Tour 2019 (PMIT) Grand Finale is on 19th and 20th October.

The PUBG Mobile India Tour 2019 (PMIT) Grand Finale is scheduled to be held over the course of 2 days- 19 and 20 October at the Biswa Bangla Convention Centre, Kolkata. Organised by Oppo in collaboration with Tencent, PMIT 2019 is the latest Tournament of PUBG Mobile esports tournament being held in the India. The tournament received the registration of around 400,000 players across four groups (titled A-D) from four…

CSGO: Optic Gaming have officially disbanded

Following the dismal performance of OpTic in ESL Pro League Season 10 group stage, ending in last place, Mathias “MSL” Lauridsen announced that he would be benching himself from the lineup. Soon after, the official announcement of the disbandment of the entire roster was made. Of late, OpTic’s performance at international tournaments has been quite erratic and disappointing. The team finished in the top 12 at DreamHack Masters: Malmö 2019…