Posts Tagged ‘An E-Sporting Chance’

An E-Sporting Chance: Teeming With Teams

By ESFI World on December 12th, 2012.


Our e-sports Eye (Of Sauron) is Jeb Boone.

In E-sports, teams come and go like the tides. Even after the e-sports boom of 2010, stability is difficult to seize and maintain.

Last week, Quantic Gaming disbanded. Quantic fielded StarCraft 2, League of Legends and Call of Duty squads that performed with relative success for two years. For teams to do well financially, it takes a bit of charity and a willingness to sacrifice.
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An E-Sporting Chance: Championships

By ESFI World on November 4th, 2012.


This week’s column is by ESFI World‘s John King.

This week, the world of e-sports continued its march into the heart of championship season. Around this time of year, most of the major tournaments have either concluded their latest round of competition or are looking to do so in the next few weeks, and this year the competition has never been tougher. Between a new season of Chinese Dota 2, the cross-pollination of Korean StarCraft 2 tournaments, and the conclusion of North America’s premier e-sports competition, fans of competitive gaming have had little time to rest.
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An E-Sporting Chance: The Fates

By ESFI World on October 23rd, 2012.


Our e-sports correspondent is EFSI World‘s Jeb Boone. This week he looks at the worries around Starcraft 2, and the impact League Of Legends is having on the pro community.

On Wednesday, October 17th, the Fates seemed to be conspiring to kill e-sports. Like their Roman counterparts, the e-sports Parcae spin, measure and cut the USB cord of life, deciding what will live, and who will disband. On that day, beloved StarCraft 2 team SlayerS disbanded in a fury of controversy and vitriol, and with concerns about Heart Of The Swarm, the future of e-sports as a whole. Here’s what happened.
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