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Peter Moore and EA's eSports masterplan

We spoke to Peter Moore, COO turned chief competition officer, to find out more about the company's commitment to the competitive space.But there's a lot more to it," he says from a booth at EA Play.

eSports Integrity Coalition launches

eSports Integrity Coalition launches An organisation called the eSports Integrity Coalition has been founded in the UK this morning, with the remit "to address issues of cheating in eSports, with a particular focus on match-fixing and doping.He's also advised various organisations on integrity, including the Professional Players Association, EUAthletes, Uni World Athletes and more.

Prominent YouTubers revealed as owners of controversial CS:GO gambling site

Prominent YouTubers revealed as owners of controversial CS:GO gambling site The CS:GO gambling drama (see below) is now entangled in a lawsuit that involves CS:GO Lotto and Valve.The suit originally involved Valve but has now been amended to include CS:GO Lotto (and similar sites CSGO Diamonds and CSGO Lounge) in the Southern District of Florida.

7 NA/EU players to watch in this summer's LCS split

7 NA/EU players to watch in this summer's LCS split After an exciting end to the spring split, several teams in both North America and Europe announced big shifts to their rosters.Here are the top players to watch from NA and EU for the remainder of the summer split.

Esports creeping beyond livestreams and onto TV networks

Esports creeping beyond livestreams and onto TV networks Unlike Evos of years past, the Street Fighter championships also aired on ESPN2.Alongside ESPN's esports exploration (which also includes its own editorial coverage), TBS has been airing its own Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament ELeague live on Friday nights.

<b>Dota 2</b> – USD 18million prize pool for International 2016 breaks record

<b>Dota 2</b> – USD 18million prize pool for International 2016 breaks record With over 2 weeks to go before the flagship tournament for Dota 2, The International 2016, begins in Seattle’s Key Arena, the current prize pool has already broken last year’s record.Standing at over USD 18,661,259.

<b>Dota 2</b> – USD 18million prize pool for The International 2016 breaks record

<b>Dota 2</b> – USD 18million prize pool for The International 2016 breaks record With over 2 weeks to go before the flagship tournament for Dota 2, The International 2016, begins in Seattle’s Key Arena, the current prize pool has already broken last year’s record.Standing at over USD 18,661,259.

Counter-Strike eSports broadcast pulled following Munich shooting

Counter-Strike eSports broadcast pulled following Munich shooting A German television network has cancelled its coverage of a prominent Counter-Strike league following a shooting in Munich last week that left nine people dead.However, ProSieben MAXX has withdrawn the broadcast in the wake of recent events in Munich, in which nine people were shot dead by 18 year-old Ali David Sonboly.

Best 'Counter-Strike' plays of the ELeague semifinals: Fnatic vs. Na'Vi

Best 'Counter-Strike' plays of the ELeague semifinals: Fnatic vs. Na'Vi Here are the best plays from Fnatic and Na'Vi's semifinals match.Lucky for Flusha, Na'Vi lined right up for him and mowed down the first two attackers.

Virtus.pro beats Fnatic to become ELeague season one champions

Virtus.pro beats Fnatic to become ELeague season one champions Both teams went into the grand finals on Saturday after handedly winning their semifinals matches 2-0, but Virtus.With the rounds at 7-1, though, VP started to turn it around a bit, and Snax nailed an impressive triple kill in the tenth round to help get the comeback rolling.

Watch Dota 2 - The International Main Event Day One Here

Watch Dota 2 - The International Main Event Day One Here PDT, to be followed by top-seeded OG’s best-of-three Upper Bracket series against MVP Phoenix.Half of these teams will play only a single match on the Main Stage of The International 2016.

'League of Legends,' chores and Red Bull: Life in an esports training house

'League of Legends,' chores and Red Bull: Life in an esports training house Josh Carr-Hummerston, 21, calls himself the "mum" of five grown men.Carr-Hummerston is the coach of The Chiefs, an esports team competing Saturday in the Oceanic pro league grand final for the multiplayer video game, League of Legends.

Valve Forbids Coaches From Helping Out During Pro Counter-Strike Matches

Valve Forbids Coaches From Helping Out During Pro Counter-Strike Matches As time has passed, coaches have become increasingly invaluable parts of pro Counter-Strike teams.In a move that took many by surprise, Valve has banned coaches from communicating with players all throughout matches.

Halo Championship Series: Pro League ESL announces fall season

Halo Championship Series: Pro League ESL announces fall season With the Summer 2016 Halo Championship series now over, the folks over at 343 Industries and ESL have announced the fall season of the eHalo Championship Series.First and foremost, the Fall 2016 season is set to start on September 14th.

These Are Your 2016 Pokémon World Champions

These Are Your 2016 Pokémon World Champions Each year the very best Pokémon video and trading card game players meet at the World Championships to determine who the top trainers are, and each year the Masters (oldest) Division looks really awkward on stage.Thankfully The Pokémon Company put together a tasteful recap video of the San Francisco event, reminding us of why people go to these things in the first place.

Overwatch's First Big Tournament Gives Out $100,000 In Prize Money

Overwatch's First Big Tournament Gives Out $100,000 In Prize Money The finals came after a slew of qualifying matches that featured over 200 teams from North America and Europe.The final line was split down the middle with four European teams and four North American.

'Overwatch' gets its first international champion after heated showdown

'Overwatch' gets its first international champion after heated showdown The Atlantic Showdown featured dozens of teams from North America and Europe battling for their piece of the $100,000 prize pool.Not only was this the first international Overwatch LAN tournament, it was also the first Overwatch tournament with a six-figure prize pool.

Team SoloMid wins the 'League of Legends' NA LCS Summer championship

Team SoloMid wins the 'League of Legends' NA LCS Summer championship TORONTO — Team SoloMid defeated Cloud9 at the North American League of Legends Championship Series Summer Finals, taking first place in North America and automatically qualifying for the 2016 World Championships.Here are some of the best plays from the series: Cloud9 got the first blood and ended up with a 2-1 lead early in the first game, earning them a decent lead against TSM.

Friction between Riot and League of Legends team owners

Friction between Riot and League of Legends team owners As reported by Eurogamer, League of Legends Team SoloMid owner Andy "Reginald" Dinh this week criticized Riot Games' decision to release a major patch for the game just ahead of the League of Legends World Championships, which take place September 29 through October 29.It's more fun, for sure, it encourages more team fights and makes the game more exciting.