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The influence of traditional sports executives is growing at esports rights-holders, leading to deeper partnerships with legacy media companies. Callum McCarthy reports.

Even as Covid-19 took a terrible toll on ESL’s event business, it helped the 11th season of the Pro League become the most viewed in its history. Callum McCarthy reports on how organisers put the event together despite the pandemic, and what its success suggests for esports' wider outlook.

The world of Counter Strike: Global Offensive esports is about to leap into a new era with its first team-owned franchise league, but these developments aren't being welcomed by the game's developer, Valve. Callum McCarthy dives into the idiosyncratic world of Counter Strike economics.

The German Football League (DFL) has entered into a strategic partnership with Sweden-based ESL, the world’s largest esports company, to further develop the Virtual Bundesliga. 

DreamHack and ESL, the two eSports event organisers owned by the Sweden-based Modern Times Group, have merged organisations and will operate under a company to be known as ESL Gaming

Esports entertainment company Modern Times Group (MTG) has promoted Maria Redin to group president and chief executive, while Alexander Inglot has been appointed as the first commissioner of the ESL’s C…

DMAX, the Turkish arm of international media group Discovery, has acquired the rights to four top-tier CS:GO tournaments