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OCTOBER 18-20, 2021

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Interview with Ed Boon from 2019 Tempest Awards

The Week in Esports

05/06/21: Riot’s big bonanza; Intel resumes road to Games; Dignitas all-women’s VALORANT tournament

  • The Intel World Open tournaments got the greenlight
  • Dignitas announced a $50,000 all-women’s VALORANT tournament
  • Overwatch League is tapping the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
  • Learfield IMG College announced the addition of Rocket League
  • HyperX is on board as a founding partner of Riot Games’ VALORANT Champions Tour
  • League of Legends Esports revealed that Cisco will be providing the network
  • DHL and ESL Gaming cemented a multiyear extension of their partnership
  • Coinbase, CS.MONEY and Red Magic were named as partners for BLAST Rising
  • OpTic Gaming CEO Hector “H3CZ” Rodriguez is reportedly looking to break up with NRG
  • Sony locked in plans to integrate Discord into its PlayStation Network by 2022
  • Luminosity Gaming inked Minnesota Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns
  • Envy Gaming is giving a boost to high schools and middle schools across Texas
  • Activision Blizzard reports 27% net revenue growth
  • Electronic Arts announced the acquisition of Metalhead Software
  • Rogue co-founder and CEO Frank Villarreal announced his departure from the organization
  • theScore Media and Gaming, operator of esports-focused content brand theScore Esports