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eUnited win their first CWL Championship as UK teams cause major upsets

The CWL Championship 2019 marked the end of a memorable year of competitive Call of  Duty (CoD) - and UK teams proved why they can hang with the best in a tournament full of upsets and storylines, reports Joe Griffin. A vast array of talent shone at this year's CWL Championship, with 16 amateur teams and…
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Gross Gore defends Twitch, criticises Ninja for moving to Mixer

British streamer Ali 'Gross Gore' Larsen has defended streaming platform Twitch following Ninja's move to rival platform Mixer. Ali said in a passionate rant on Twitter (we've edited the quotes slightly so it has less swearing and is easier to read): "All those out there that complain about Twitch and how they run their company,…
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Gfinity Australia to close: ‘The economics of esports in the Australian market are yet to deliver sustainable, positive earnings’

Gfinity Esports Australia will cease operations from the end of November, some two and a half years after opening. Major shareholders of Gfinity Esports Australia, media company HT&E Limited and Gfinity PLC announced the business will close. Gfinity said that the esports market in Australia has not developed to the level forecast when the company was…
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Celtic FC Esports enter CWL Championship with all-UK team

The esports arm of Scottish football club Celtic have secured a spot in the Call of Duty World League (CWL) Championship. They are one of 32 teams taking part in the $2m tournament, kicking off today (August 14th) and running until August 18th at the Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles. Celtic Esports' five-man Call of Duty roster…
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NSE and ESL team up to ‘strengthen the connection’ between UK universities and the wider esports ecosystem

UK university esports body National Student Esports (NSE) and tournament organiser ESL have announced a new long-term partnership. Specific initiatives between the two have not yet been announced, but are expected to be revealed over the course of the next academic year. The partnership focuses on inspiring a future generation of esports pros, 'strengthening the…
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