Following the success of the Big Ten Invitational in 2016, the Big Ten Network and Riot Games are going to kick off a whole league for collegiate League of Legends in the Big Ten.
Leonardo "MKLeo" Lopez has a U.S. visa and the support of his new teams. In 2016, he proved that he could contend with anyone and win a major. Can he pull everything together for Genesis 4?
The kings of Europe got off to a rocky start against the upstarts from Fnatic.
Rachel Gu welcomes Esports fantasy expert Leo Howell to talk all things LCS.
After sustaining a wrist injury, the second best player in Smash will be seeded fifth at Genesis. How should people react and will this set a precedent for seeding in future Smash events?
From being almost disqualified to dominating the game, compLexity's journey at the Overwatch Winter Premiere hasn't been easy.
Virtus.pro was a Boston Major favorite, but fell early. Team Secret didn't even make it to Boston. They have something to prove at the Dota Pit Season 5 finals. Here's your preview.
The sponsorship comes ahead of CS:GO ELeague Major, which begins Jan. 22 in Atlanta.
A World Championship-caliber team against a team that barely made it through the season. H2K trounced over Origen in the opening matchup of the EU LCS.
On the first day of action in the League of Legends Pro League, Invictus Gaming earned a decisive win over OMG.
Royal Never Give up with no match for I May's quick adaptation, with rookie Ben4 making an impressive debut in his first LPL match.
They lost the first series, but ROX bounced back to get to a 1-1 record after beating Kongdoo Monster
Afreeca took a somewhat surprising victory over the World Championship runner-ups, Samsung Galaxy.
The first 2017 major tournament of Overwatch is a few weeks in, and we are seeing a multitank trend with two healers taking over the meta game. How does that composition win games?
Immortals and Dignitas both made excellent roster decisions in the offseason, but neither of them received an A+. Which NA teams were ahead of the game and which waited too long to seal the deal?
The Mango and Armada finals matchup has been a common theme to the legacy of the Genesis series since 2009. Will that same rivalry finally reemerge this weekend?
Dutch premier soccer league Eredivisie announced its new FIFA 17 league in partnership with EA Sports. The competition will feature FIFA players who represent each of its 18 soccer clubs.
Tempt's performance with bbq Olivers was impeccable, as he put a halt to MVP's early momentum to clinch the series.
The first day of the second group phrase begins, with Soldier 76 mirror-matches dominating the game and Sombra picks finally paying off.
Who said Huni couldn't play tanks?
It's time to make the first move for Fantasy LCS. Think you know how to pick em'? We've got some insight that may help you clinch your league.
Did Fnatic make the right moves? How bad was Origen's offseason? What about the Miami Heat-backed Misfits? We've got the answers to your questions in the EU LCS offseason report cards.
Overwatch team EnVyUs put on a clinic, continuing its streak of domination at the opening night of OGN APEX Season 2.
It's been six years since Flash and Jaedong played competitive Brood War. In the ASL Season 2 semifinals match, fans got a chance to relive the rivalry that defined an entire genre of gaming.
The Korean exodus has come an end, with an influx of new domestic talent in the Chinese region. How do the teams stand after the madness of the offseason?
The kickoff of two seasons and a match in the making for years. It's shaping up to be a monster Tuesday for esports in South Korea. Here's your preview.
In the last day of groups, Team LDLC.com and BIG recovered from shaky first day performances to advance to the semifinals at the DreamHack Leipzig Counter-Strike Open.
New League of Legends NA Challenger Series team Gold Coin United has signed former Phoenix1 AD carry Mash as an in-house sub for Rikara.
After a recent public dispute between Team SoloMid and its CS:GO player sgares, the roster has left TSM and is now playing for Misfits.
Multigame esports organization Misfits, now part-owned by the Miami Heat, announced that Larry "Larry Lurr" Holland will be its new Super Smash Bros. for Wii U player.
On the one-year anniversary of ESPN esports, we look back at the moments, controversies and championships that defined the year that was in competitive gaming.
Echo Fox scraped by in the 2016 League of Legends season, but some good off-season moves may help the Rick Fox-backed org trend upward.
The last day of the round-of-8 group stage of the Overwatch Winter Premiere is finished, and a prescient Bastion play by Kungarna secured second place over the fearsome Renegades.
Whether they are top regional players or fan favorites, here are six of the world's best to keep an eye on before Rocket League Championship Series rosters lock.
The king of League of Legends. The unstoppable freight train of CS:GO. The one-man army of StarCraft II. Only one player stood above the rest in 2016.
Misfits will now wear the colors of the Miami Heat, the second NBA organization to fully invest in esports.
The European squad stood head-and-shoulders above the competition, securing another international title under its belt.
The first premier tournament of 2017 is in the books for Dota 2, and North American team Digital Chaos won after playoffs matches with Virtus.pro and Newbee.
A bug in Fanboost, a feature that gives players a boost based on their social media popularity, has been the subject of controversy in the results of the Formula Simracing World Championships.
The unlucky upstarts -- Luminosity Gaming -- were no match for the defending kings of SMITE.
In the third installment of our ESPN esports end-of-the-year acknowledgements, we look at the most disappointing moments in the booming industry. Who or what fell short of great expectations?
The stage is set for the new EU LCS 2017 format as Spring Split groups were drafted Saturday, sources say. Here's where the teams ended up.
It's the Spring Shuffle! Here's what you need to know about the rosters of the world's top Dota 2 teams.
If the first day of ESL One Genting had some surprises, day 2 brought us back to Earth as Virtus.pro and Wings Gaming took out NP and Execration to advance to playoffs.
American energy drink brand 5-hour Energy is diving into esports by sponsoring multigame org Detroit Renegades. The Renegades are owned by Boston Celtics power forward Jonas Jerebko.
Several pro gamers from a variety of disciplines will be part of an upcoming esports-themed episode of the CBS show "Elementary."
The first day of Dota 2's ESL One Genting saw Digital Chaos and Newbee advance from groups. DC secured their first series win against TI6 champions Wings Gaming.
On Thursday, Smash Melee's Duck announced he was leaving Denial Esports after nearly five months. Sources say Denial failed to pay him two months' salary.
With a hat trick on the three major League of Legends international events in 2016, there's no question Faker and his SK Telecom T1 squad had an incredible year.
EU LCS team Giants Gaming is in the process of finalizing deals with Jonas "Memento" Elmarghichi and former Iguana Esports AD carry Martin "HeaQ" Kordmaa.
Recaps for NA and EU LCS, LPL and LCK. Power Rankings. Standings. Features. It's all on our League of Legends hub page.
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In ESPN The Magazine's Feb. 6 Issue, 33 top League of Legends pros offer a high-def view of life beyond the computer screen.
Once the best StarCraft: Brood War player in the world, Jaedong couldn't adjust to its sequel, StarCraft II. Now with Brood War on a comeback in South Korea, can Jaedong reclaim his throne?
Once a group of world championship hopefuls, the ROX Tigers legacy ended with a crushing defeat by their archrivals on the biggest stage. Here's how they got there and where they've gone.
While League of Legends might have a higher profile, Dota 2 boasts a gigantic purse and a different strategy. The bar for entry is high, but with a little help, Dota 2 can be enjoyable.
League of Legends is the king of the esports hill. What is it about this free-to-play MOBA that has the world clicking like mad? Here's your guide to LoL and what to expect in 2016.
19-year-old Faker came out of nowhere to become the first true global star of gaming. But can the League of Legends prodigy carry a nation on his shoulders?
E:60 takes an unprecedented look inside the world of professional video game competitions through the journey of the Dota2 team known as the Evil Geniuses and their quest for a share of the $18.4 million tournament prize pool.