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From the Worlds stage to agent, YellOwStaR says player representation in esports is ‘just at the beginning’

author image by Jacob Wolf | eSport News League of Legends | 0 Comments | 02 Dec 2021

Few esports players have lasted through as many eras of their game as Bora “YellOwStaR” Kim.  At 29, the veteran esports athlete just passed 11 years since he competed at the first League of Legends World Championship, a low-lit small…

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Sources: Cloud9 to sign South Korean support Winsome, top laner Summit

author image by Jacob Wolf | eSport News League of Legends | 0 Comments | 17 Nov 2021

Cloud9 is signing former Shadow Battalica support Kim “Winsome” Dong-keon, who will compete for the starting roster position this offseason, sources familiar with those plans told Dot Esports.  Winsome is the second of Cloud9’s free agent signings this offseason as…

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Sources: Team Liquid to sign Bwipo, Bjergsen, buy out Hans sama

author image by Jacob Wolf | eSport News League of Legends | 0 Comments | 15 Nov 2021

Team Liquid is expected to sign free agent top laner Bwipo and mid laner Bjergsen and complete a buyout agreement for Rogue AD carry Hans sama on Monday, the day the League of Legends free agency window opens, sources familiar…

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Sources: G2 and Cloud9 allegedly colluded to prevent sale of Perkz to Fnatic, but Riot investigation finds no harm

author image by Jacob Wolf | eSport News League of Legends | 0 Comments | 10 Nov 2021

Two of the most popular teams in Western League of Legends allegedly colluded to prevent the sale of a star player—but both have escaped punishment after a top-level Riot Games investigation determined no harm was done to the player, sources…

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Sources: Rogue nearing deal to send jungler Inspired to Evil Geniuses

author image by Jacob Wolf | eSport News League of Legends | 0 Comments | 10 Nov 2021

Rogue and Evil Geniuses are nearing the completion of a buyout deal for jungler Kacper “Inspired” Słoma to move to EG, sources familiar with those conversations told Dot Esports. If completed on the night of Nov. 15, the day the…

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Bjergsen to depart TSM after 8 seasons

author image by Jacob Wolf | eSport News League of Legends | 0 Comments | 28 Oct 2021

Bjergsen is leaving TSM following eight seasons with the team, the organization announced today. The Danish native who coached TSM during the 2021 League of Legends season will be testing the market as a free agent mid laner this offseason….

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Sources: Cloud9 makes Perkz available on buyout market

author image by Jacob Wolf | eSport News League of Legends | 0 Comments | 28 Oct 2021

Cloud9 is exploring the buyout market for Perkz, the star mid laner whose time in North America may come to an end after just one season, sources familiar with those discussions told Dot Esports. This comes after the conclusion of…

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Report: Activision Blizzard ending Overwatch, Call of Duty League’s competitive balance tax, salary cap

author image by Jacob Wolf | eSport News Overwatch | 0 Comments | 14 Oct 2021

Activision Blizzard is eliminating the competitive balance tax and soft salary cap for its Overwatch League and Call of Duty League, as first reported by the Sports Business Journal and confirmed by Dot Esports. The decision comes after the opening…

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Sources: MAD Lions accuses G2 of tampering, LEC owners pass vote 8-2 calling for reevaluation of global rules

author image by Jacob Wolf | eSport News League of Legends | 0 Comments | 15 Sep 2021

Ahead of the League of Legends offseason in November, MAD Lions has alleged tampering by G2 Esports and pushed for a vote in recent owners’ meetings asking Riot Games’ LEC office to lobby Riot’s global esports department to revise the…

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Court rules in Epic Fortnite lawsuit that Apple must allow devs to offer their own in-app purchase methods

author image by Jacob Wolf | eSport News Fortnite | 0 Comments | 10 Sep 2021

A California court ruled today that Apple must permanently allow developers to include third-party in-app purchase methods, such as links to their own websites, on iOS apps as a part of its final decision in the hallmark Epic Games v….

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