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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ESL Will Launch Its First Ever On-Ground Store Inside Xperion, The E-Arena of Saturn
by Kevin Hitt on 14 August 2020 at 19:00
Global esports tournament and league organizer ESL will debut its first ever brick-and-mortar store inside Xperion, the e-arena of Saturn, a consumer electronics retailer in Cologne, Germany. Esports fans will be able to purchase esports apparel and, additionally, tournaments, activations, and broadcasts are being planned in conjunction with the e-arena when it opens on Aug.
Pittsburgh Knights Secure Partnership with VPN Provider ExpressVPN
by Kevin Hitt on 14 August 2020 at 17:46
Esports organization the Pittsburgh Knights announced that it has entered into a partnership with ExpressVPN. The virtual private network service is now the preferred VPN partner of the Knights and will be sponsoring the Knights VALORANT Invitational, taking place this weekend. ExpressVPN will be providing its VPN service to the entire Knights organization. The British
Formula One Announces $750K Prize Pool For 2020 F1 Esports Series
by Tobias Seck on 14 August 2020 at 17:13
The F1 Esports Series presented by Aramco announced the start of its fourth installment of the F1 Esports Pro Series. The sim racing series organized by Gfinity will see all 10 Formula One teams field drivers to compete for the $750K USD prize pool. The series main sponsor, which is also title sponsor of several
Immortals Gaming Club Signs ALL33 as Chair Partner
by Trent Murray on 14 August 2020 at 16:51
Esports organization Immortals Gaming Club has secured a company-wide partnership with ALL33, which will serve as its official chair partner. IGC players will collaborate with ALL33 during R&D sessions to aid in the development of chairs designed for amateur and professional gamers. Immortals Gaming Club operates four distinct competition brands within esports – Immortals, which
U.S. Army Esports Returns to Twitch Following Controversies on User Bans, Recruiting Practices
by James Fudge on 14 August 2020 at 16:14
U.S. Army Esports will resume live streaming on Twitch Friday, after taking a hiatus from the platform in July following criticism from U.S. lawmakers and rights groups over banning users who spoke out about “war crimes” and using the platform as a recruitment tool. The controversy began when users in chat asked questions about “war