How has Esports changed in the last 20 years according to the ESL Founders How has Esports changed in the last 20 years according to the ESL Founders

How has Esports changed in the last 20 years according to the ESL Founders

Multiple Games
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Interviews
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Grady Hooker
Big congratulations goes out to ESL for their 20th anniversary and a big thanks for inviting us out to their press conference. 4 of the Founders of ESL were on deck and gave us their opinions on how the Esports world has changed in the last 20 years.
Adding Fuel to the Fuel: A Dallas Fuel 2021 Roster Analysis Adding Fuel to the Fuel: A Dallas Fuel 2021 Roster Analysis

Adding Fuel to the Fuel: A Dallas Fuel 2021 Roster Analysis

Overwatch
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Feature Articles
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Kevin "Zekzal" Rathore
With the owner of the Dallas Fuel and Team Envy, Mike 'Hastr0' Rufail, announcing on Twitter the Dallas Fuel roster - fans and analysts alike were excited for the prospects of the team in 2021. Kevin Rathore breaks down each player and rates the team's chances of walking out of 2021 with a trophy.
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League of Legends Tier Rankings: Worlds 2020 League of Legends Tier Rankings: Worlds 2020

League of Legends Tier Rankings: Worlds 2020

League of Legends
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Tier Rankings
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The Esports Kingdom team
We are back with a special edition of our League of Legends tier rankings. Since Worlds 2020 showed us the first glimpse of cross-region competition we have brought together our rankings into a big one-off World Tier Rankings!
Counter-Strike Tier Rankings: ESL Pro League Season 12 (and more!) Counter-Strike Tier Rankings: ESL Pro League Season 12 (and more!)

Counter-Strike Tier Rankings: ESL Pro League Season 12 (and more!)

Counter-Strike
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Tier Rankings
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The Esports Kingdom team
It has been 2months since we last looked at which teams are the strongest in their region for Counter-Strike and a lot has happened. Most notably ESL Pro League Season 12 has concluded across the regions!
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Dota2 Tier Rankings: ESL One, OMEGA League, OGA Dota PIT, BTS Pro Series, and more Dota2 Tier Rankings: ESL One, OMEGA League, OGA Dota PIT, BTS Pro Series, and more

Dota2 Tier Rankings: ESL One, OMEGA League, OGA Dota PIT, BTS Pro Series, and more

DOTA 2
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Tier Rankings
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The Esports Kingdom team
There have been a bunch of events in the DOTA2 esports space including ESL One Thailand, the OMEGA League, OGA Dota PIT Season 3, and the BTS Pro Series. Where do all of the teams stack up now?
Overwatch Tier Rankings: Overwatch League Playoffs Overwatch Tier Rankings: Overwatch League Playoffs

Overwatch Tier Rankings: Overwatch League Playoffs

Overwatch
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Tier Rankings
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The Esports Kingdom team
The Overwatch League for 2020 wrapped up recently with a grand champion across the regions being crowned. We take a look at the entire season and place the teams on our tier rankings for the last time in 2020!
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League of Legends Tier Rankings: Summer Seasons 2020 League of Legends Tier Rankings: Summer Seasons 2020

League of Legends Tier Rankings: Summer Seasons 2020

League of Legends
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Tier Rankings
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The Esports Kingdom team
The road to Worlds is coming to an end as all of the seasons wrap up. We have a bunch of national champions from their regions and a bunch of other teams that have also squeezed through to Worlds - but how do they all stack up?
Sim-Racer Flynn Mullany: "You do miss out on that g-force and the wind" Sim-Racer Flynn Mullany: "You do miss out on that g-force and the wind"

Sim-Racer Flynn Mullany: "You do miss out on that g-force and the wind"

GT Sport
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Interviews
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Grady Hooker
Today we get to tell the story of 18 year old sim-racer (and real racer) Flynn Mullany. We talk about how Flynn got his start at 12 years old in go-karts, broke into the esports scene when he was underage, and is now racing in Formula 4 - both in the video games and on the track.
AVANT Clash with Kevo: "Never have curved edges for a phone if you are going to do esports" AVANT Clash with Kevo: "Never have curved edges for a phone if you are going to do esports"

AVANT Clash with Kevo: "Never have curved edges for a phone if you are going to do esports"

Clash Royale
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Interviews
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Grady Hooker
We had the opportunity to talk with, mobile esports player turned content creator, Kevin from Clash with Kevo. We talked about his experience in the Red Bull MEO World Finals, his 11k subscriber YouTube channel, and the ins-and-outs of mobile esports.
Counter-Strike Tier Rankings: ESL One Cologne (and more!) Counter-Strike Tier Rankings: ESL One Cologne (and more!)

Counter-Strike Tier Rankings: ESL One Cologne (and more!)

Counter-Strike
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Tier Rankings
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The Esports Kingdom team
One of the biggest tournaments of the Counter-Strike year, ESL One Cologne, has come to an end and it has been awhile since our last Tier Rankings. It seems like the perfect time to dust them off and try to place the teams based on where they stack up in their region.
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ESL and NetEase launch mobile MOBA game MARVEL Super War in ANZ ESL and NetEase launch mobile MOBA game MARVEL Super War in ANZ

ESL and NetEase launch mobile MOBA game MARVEL Super War in ANZ

Multiple Games
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Event News
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Grady Hooker
We talk to Ben Green from ESL Australia about working with NetEase to launch the mobile MOBA game MARVEL Super War in Australia & New Zealand, setting up a long-term competitive ecosystem, and the rise of mobile esports.
Call of Duty Tier Rankings: CoD League Championship Call of Duty Tier Rankings: CoD League Championship

Call of Duty Tier Rankings: CoD League Championship

Call of Duty
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Tier Rankings
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The Esports Kingdom team
Congratulations to Dallas Empire for taking out the 2020 Call of Duty League Championship! That brings the 2020 season to a close and as such we have one final tier rankings to see where the teams ended up, featuring some surprising down-ranks.
Rainbow Six Tier Rankings: Season 1 Stage 1 Rainbow Six Tier Rankings: Season 1 Stage 1

Rainbow Six Tier Rankings: Season 1 Stage 1

Rainbow Six
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Tier Rankings
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The Esports Kingdom team
The first stage of Season 1, with a few hiccups, is completed and we have multiple champions from across all of the regions. So Grady and Cthulhu got together to try and place over 100 teams into tier rankings based on their performance in their region.
Overwatch Tier Rankings: Overwatch League Countdown (Weeks 24-27) Overwatch Tier Rankings: Overwatch League Countdown (Weeks 24-27)

Overwatch Tier Rankings: Overwatch League Countdown (Weeks 24-27)

Overwatch
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Tier Rankings
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The Esports Kingdom team
The Countdown Cup has come to end and once again the Shanghai Dragons and San Francisco Shock rise up to the top spots in their respective region - but how do the rest of the teams stack up in the tier rankings?
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Dota2 Tier Rankings: OGA Dota PIT, BEYOND EPIC, BTS Pro Series, and more Dota2 Tier Rankings: OGA Dota PIT, BEYOND EPIC, BTS Pro Series, and more

Dota2 Tier Rankings: OGA Dota PIT, BEYOND EPIC, BTS Pro Series, and more

DOTA 2
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Tier Rankings
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The Esports Kingdom team
There have been a bunch of regional tournaments in the past few months hosted by OGA Dota PIT, BEYOND EPIC, BTS Pro Series and other awesome TOs. It feels like a good time for the next edition of our Dota2 Tier Rankings!
CSGO introduces the Fracture Case with 17 brand new weapon skins CSGO introduces the Fracture Case with 17 brand new weapon skins

CSGO introduces the Fracture Case with 17 brand new weapon skins

Counter-Strike
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Game Updates
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Grady Hooker
Alongside the brand new weapon case, called the Fracture Case, we also have some other stuff. There is networking improvements and updates to all three of Swamp, Mutiny, and Anubis.
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VALORANT Patch 1.05, New Agent! New Battlepass! New Ranked System! New Gamemode! VALORANT Patch 1.05, New Agent! New Battlepass! New Ranked System! New Gamemode!

VALORANT Patch 1.05, New Agent! New Battlepass! New Ranked System! New Gamemode!

VALORANT
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Game Updates
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Joe "Joke" Webber
Today a massive patch for VALORANT dropped that included a brand new agent called Killjoy as well as Act 2 bringing with it a rank-reset, new battlepass, and more ranking indicators.
VictorEsports: What are Esports? (Tauranga Armageddon 2020) VictorEsports: What are Esports? (Tauranga Armageddon 2020)

VictorEsports: What are Esports? (Tauranga Armageddon 2020)

Supplied by VictorEsports
Hard-hitting investigative journalist VictorEsports hits the streets of Armageddon Expo Tauranga 2020. He brings with himself a camera crew and one question - Esports, what are they?
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Call of Duty Tier Rankings: CoD League Weeks 11-13 Call of Duty Tier Rankings: CoD League Weeks 11-13

Call of Duty Tier Rankings: CoD League Weeks 11-13

Call of Duty
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Tier Rankings
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The Esports Kingdom team
The Regular Season is completed as now we know how the CoD League teams will be seeded going into the Playoffs. Two teams take the top spot in S-Tier as well as the top seeding right into the Quarterfinals.
ESL and Psyonix announce ESL Rocket League Oceanic Championship ESL and Psyonix announce ESL Rocket League Oceanic Championship

ESL and Psyonix announce ESL Rocket League Oceanic Championship

Rocket League
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Event News
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Grady Hooker
Today, in partnership, ESL Australia and Psyonix announce the ESL Rocket League Oceanic Championship. An online tournament series with a prize-pool of a combined $225,000 across three splits running from Aug 2020 to Apr 2021.
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