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The Week in Esports

10/22/20: Gen.G mints coin; LoL World Championship continues tear; 100 Thieves find CAA lair

  • The group stage of LoL World Championship 2020 continued to push rising numbers
  • Meanwhile, Riot Games laid out more details about its first regional-based VALORANT tournament
  • FIFA revealed new plans for its esports events
  • BLAST Premier Fall Series 2020 booked its European tickets this week
  • Complexity Gaming entered into an expanded partnership with Miller Lite
  • Verizon, in collaboration with Apple, Riot Games and Twitch Rivals, is hosting a preview event for ‘Wild Rift,”
  • VENN, the 24/7 gaming and esports streaming network, locked in a series A funding round
  • As some labels clamp down over the use of copyrighted music during streams
  • CAA continues to land heavyweight esports names and brands
  • Heavyweight content creator Tyler1 inked a deal with famed esports team T1
  • Ghost Gaming was acquired by a group of Atlanta-based investors
  • Stream Hatchet tracked Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s debut on Twitch
  • Ford Models, Inc. signed model and gaming influencer Avori Henderson
  • Loaded, a Southern California management firm, signed Maria “Chica” Lopez
  • DreamHack Sports Games named Roger Lodewick as CEO
  • Beasley Esports named Robyn St. Germain as Executive Director