The weekly esports news
Quote of the week:
Sportsnet strikes deal with ESL to bring Canadians exclusive eSports content on Sportsnet NOW and Sportsnet 360
Esports are now available to Canadians 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Sportsnet has announced they will be partnered with ESL, the world’s largest esports league, to provide esports coverage across the country. With these exclusive rights Sportsnet is just the next step, bringing esports into the spotlight.
Developmental League for Overwatch Announced, $100,000 in Prizes for Finalists
Overwatch will now be offering a developmental league for those wishing to join the highest ranks of the game. The league will be used as a feeder system into the OWL franchises. The new creation of the league will be offered in Europe and North America seeing that other areas of the world already have tournaments comparable.
Sandbox Esports Opens Training Facility Doors to Pro and Amateur Players
Comparable to many other sports, people are finding that esports need just as much time, training and focus to be successful. Those gamers lucky enough to live around Southern California now have the opportunity to train in a dedicatied esports facility. Sandbox Esports run by Catalyst Sports and Media have opened the training facility with coaches included, inside a 96,000 square foot sports complex already used by professional athletes in the NFL and NBA.
Have an overview which events will take place in the next few weeks with our esports calendar below:
Click on each event to get more information about it such as price money, location and more!