Group Liquid appoints president, FaZe companions with DC Comics | ESI Digest #59

Every week, ESI Digest breaks down the weekly happenings within the esports business, making sense of issues so that you don’t should. In addition to being housed on YouTube, ESI Digest is obtainable on all major podcast platforms and can be obtainable in written type beneath.

On this week’s ESI Digest we cowl, Group Liquid’s appointment of Claire Hungate, FaZe Clan’s DC comedian collaboration, the 2022 Asian Video games esports titles, WePlay Esports’s Rocket League match, and Riot Video games confirming Worlds 2021 in Iceland.

FaZe Clan companions with DC to create limited-edition comedian ebook

North American organisation FaZe Clan has introduced a partnership with comedian ebook writer DC Comics.

Consequently, the 2 events will collaborate on a limited-edition comedian ebook that includes a variety of FaZe Clan content material creators within the type of superheroes. Alongside the discharge of the comedian, the organisation will launch a restricted vary of merchandise.

Group Liquid appoints Claire Hungate as President and COO

Claire Hungate
Picture credit score: Group Liquid

Worldwide esports organisation Group Liquid has introduced Claire Hungate as the corporate’s new President and Chief Working Officer, efficient instantly.

In accordance with the discharge, Hungate will superintend Liquid’s profit-and-loss and total international enterprise technique and operations; in addition to lead international growth, acquisition, and new income stream plans. She will even oversee the corporate’s ongoing variety, fairness and inclusion efforts.

LoL, Dota 2, and Road Fighter V amongst 2022 Asian Video games medal occasions

The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has introduced which esports titles have been chosen for the 2022 Asian Video games in Hangzhou, China.

League of Legends, Hearthstone, Dota 2 and Road Fighter V are among the many eight titles named for esports’ debut as an official medal sport on the Video games.

WePlay Esports enters Rocket League with $100,000 match

WePlay Rocket League
Picture credit score: WePlay Holding

Media holding firm and esports match organiser WePlay Holding has introduced its first Rocket League occasion, the WePlay Esports Invitational.

The match, set to start on September sixteenth, will see 16 groups from Europe, the Center East, Africa and North America compete for its $100,000 (~£72,600) prize pool.

Riot Video games confirms League of Legends Worlds 2021 in Iceland, begins October sixth

Riot Games confirms Reykjavik, Iceland to host League of Legends Worlds 2021, begins October 6th
Picture credit score: Riot Video games

Riot Video games has formally introduced that League of Legends World Championships 2021 might be held in Reykjavik, Iceland.

Worlds 2021 will neither be a touring occasion nor host a stay viewers. As an alternative, Worlds 2021 might be held in Corridor A of the Laugardalshöll indoor sporting area, from fifth October via sixth November and broadcast on-line.

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