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Koen Schobbers started his esports career in Trackmania in 2007 and received his first contract with a professional organisation, Begrip Gaming, in 2008. In the 10 years that followed, Koen belonged to the top players in the game consistently. The highlight of his career was his first participation at the world championships in Paris,
becoming 3rd. During his career he got in touch with people that had a very stigmatising opinion towards the gaming world. This gave him the inner motivation to inform the world about gaming and esports.

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    by Kevin Hitt on 24 January 2020 at 20:50

    The ESL Pro League has revealed its new format and list of invited teams asked to participate in Season 11 of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. The new format will see 24 teams compete over the course of four weeks with all regular season matches being played in-studio. The finals will be a three day event played The post ESL Pro League Announces New Format and List of Invited Teams for Season 11 appeared first on The Esports Observer|the world’s leading source for essential esports business news and insights.

  • NHL All-Star Weekend to Feature a Celebrity Pro-Am Gaming Challenge
    by Tobias Seck on 24 January 2020 at 19:40

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