GosuGamers Weekly Business Review, Week 2

GosuGamers Weekly Business Review, Week 2

Welcome to the inaugural Gosu Money Review, where we take a look at the biggest, most interesting or sometimes just strangest stories to permeate the world of eSports business each week.

Intel Extreme Masters Season 11 Finals announcement

Intel Extreme Masters Season 11 Finals announcement

ESL have announced the dates and venue for the LAN Finals of Intel Extreme Masters Season 11.

GosuGamers Matchticker introduced to Overwolf app store

GosuGamers Matchticker introduced to Overwolf app store

GosuGamers have collaborated with Overwolf to bring our comprehensive match ticker to the Overwolf app store.

Philadelphia 76ers acquire Team Dignitas, Apex Gaming

Philadelphia 76ers acquire Team Dignitas, Apex Gaming

The storied NBA franchise known as the Sixers has become the first major North American sports organisation to enter the world of eSports.

AFC Ajax sign Dutch FIFA pro, enter eSports

AFC Ajax sign Dutch FIFA pro, enter eSports

The Dutch club, famous for being a hotbed for young talent, today announced their first foray into eSports with the signing of Koen Weijland.

Hacker disseminates private team information from TSM,...

Hacker disseminates private team information from TSM, C9, others

A hacker only known by the name "Rorylol" compromised private information belonging to Cloud9, Team SoloMid, and other teams, offering scrim videos for Bitcoins.

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GosuGamers eSports News - The Miami Heat have entered the eSports space, investing in Misfits

The Miami Heat have entered the eSports space, investing in Misfits

Whether you like it or not, eSports is about to take off and change because of it. More and more money is entering, thanks to interest from traditional sports franchises such as Miami Heat.

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GosuGamers eSports News - Pick/ban format changes coming to the 2017 season

Pick/ban format changes coming to the 2017 season

Additional bans and a new pick format are being introduced to professional play

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GosuGamers eSports News - Offseason moves update - 12/29

Offseason moves update - 12/29

One more week of roster swaps and signings has gone by - get your recap on the action here!

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GosuGamers eSports News - Offseason moves update - 12/16

Offseason moves update - 12/16

Another week, another look at the offseason roster swaps

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GosuGamers eSports News - Top 5 All-Stars 2016 highlights

Top 5 All-Stars 2016 highlights

Didn't have time to watch all of All-Stars? We run down the top 5 moments to help you catch up.

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GosuGamers eSports News - Offseason moves recap

Offseason moves recap

Offseason moves make the world go 'round, as they say, and the LCS has already had plenty of those.

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GosuGamers eSports News - China will force game devs to publish loot box drop rates

China will force game devs to publish loot box drop rates

Games such as Overwatch, Hearthstone and CS:GO will be among the affected.

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GosuGamers eSports News - Intel Extreme Masters Season 11 Finals announcement

Intel Extreme Masters Season 11 Finals announcement

ESL have announced the dates and venue for the LAN Finals of Intel Extreme Masters Season 11.

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GosuGamers eSports News - GosuGamers Matchticker introduced to Overwolf app store

GosuGamers Matchticker introduced to Overwolf app store

GosuGamers have collaborated with Overwolf to bring our comprehensive match ticker to the Overwolf app store.

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GosuGamers eSports News - Today its Grizzlies turn

Today its Grizzlies turn

Memphis Grizzlies’ Co-Owner has increased his stake in Immortals.

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GosuGamers eSports News - Philadelphia 76ers acquire Team Dignitas, Apex Gaming

Philadelphia 76ers acquire Team Dignitas, Apex Gaming

The storied NBA franchise known as the Sixers has become the first major North American sports organisation to enter the world of eSports.

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GosuGamers eSports News - Riot Casters Working Under Unfair Conditions

Riot Casters Working Under Unfair Conditions

Today, OGN caster Christopher “MonteCristo” Mykles, released another YouTube video in the series titled “Monte’s Musings”. This latest entry into the series, “Riot’s Caster Cage”, shed some light on the working conditions of Riot’s casting team.

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GosuGamers eSports News - AFC Ajax sign Dutch FIFA pro, enter eSports

AFC Ajax sign Dutch FIFA pro, enter eSports

The Dutch club, famous for being a hotbed for young talent, today announced their first foray into eSports with the signing of Koen Weijland.

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GosuGamers eSports News - Hacker disseminates private team information from TSM, C9, others

Hacker disseminates private team information from TSM, C9, others

A hacker only known by the name "Rorylol" compromised private information belonging to Cloud9, Team SoloMid, and other teams, offering scrim videos for Bitcoins.

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GosuGamers eSports News - eSports scholarships: Top priority with the National Association of Collegiate eSports  launch

eSports scholarships: Top priority with the National Association of Collegiate eSports launch

At the end of last week, on September 7th, the National Association of Collegiate eSports was officially launched in United States of America with the main purpose of legitimizing eSports on the institutional level.

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GosuGamers eSports News - IMay go from LSPL to Worlds in a few short months

IMay go from LSPL to Worlds in a few short months

IMay are the first Chinese team to start from LSPL and end up with the third seed into the Worlds just a few months later.

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GosuGamers eSports News - Team and player profiles on GosuRankings now display prize money won

Team and player profiles on GosuRankings now display prize money won

Our rankings page now easily and conveniently displays the lifetime esports earnings of all teams and players on record.

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GosuGamers eSports News - GosuGamers Chrome extension service resumed

GosuGamers Chrome extension service resumed

We are proud to announce that our Chrome extension is back in working order.

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GosuGamers eSports News - Potential conflict of interest could spell trouble for G2 and Fnatic

Potential conflict of interest could spell trouble for G2 and Fnatic

A possible conflict of interest could spell trouble for one of the EU's biggest organizations.

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GosuGamers eSports News - Top Plays of the LCK Grand Finals

Top Plays of the LCK Grand Finals

With SKT out of the picture, a new Champion rises.

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GosuGamers Weekly Business Review, Week 2

GosuGamers Weekly Business Review, Week 2

Welcome to the inaugural Gosu Money Review, where we take a look at the biggest, most interesting or sometimes just strangest stories to permeate the world of eSports business each week.


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Warwick first impressions

The Blood Hunter has finally been reworked - and we break down the most important parts of his new kit.


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NA LCS: Teams to Surprise, Disappoint, and Stagnate

With the start of a new split upon us, teams scrambled to get their lineups right and potentially qualify for Worlds. Some teams have changed for the better, some for worse, and some look unchanged and may very well finish similarly to their spring splits.


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East vs. West: Who's Best in the Jungle?

East vs. West: Who's Best in the Jungle?

Which region is really the best at jungling in League of Legends?


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LoL Champions Korea Power Rankings: Week 1

LoL Champions Korea Power Rankings: Week 1

After one week of competitive LCK action, we take a look into the scene and discuss each team's current position in the Korean pro scene.


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A man behind a franchise: the noXn story

A man behind a franchise: the noXn story

We spoke with the man who engineered the acquisition of Team Dragon Knights' Challenger series spot to gain his perspectives on eSports, ownership in an exploding industry, and which superheroes are utterly unnecessary.


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Patch 6.9 and its effect on pro League of Legends

Patch 6.9 and its effect on pro League of Legends

What will the effects of the mid season patch be on competitive play?


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ESports don't need a unified league and Chris Kluwe shouldn't be the commissioner

ESports don't need a unified league and Chris Kluwe shouldn't be the commissioner

Last week, retired National Football League punter Chris Kluwe suggested eSports needed an international unified league that encompasses all eSports. While stability is good, a single league for eSports is not.  


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The evolution of Counter Logic Gaming

The evolution of Counter Logic Gaming

This is the strongest lineup of CLG we've seen, and they look to keep getting stronger.


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The faithful are rewarded as CLG defeats Flash Wolves

The faithful are rewarded as CLG defeats Flash Wolves

Surprise second seed Counter Logic Gaming were favorites coming into their semi-final matchup against the LMS' Flash Wolves. We explore their ground-breaking victory.


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SK Telecom T1 silences China's hometown heroes

SK Telecom T1 silences China's hometown heroes

Korean legends SK Telecom T1 entered the knockout stage battered and bruised. Titans, though, can never die. We look back at the first series of the knockout stage.


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The downfall of Team Impulse

The downfall of Team Impulse

Here's a quick look back at Team Impulse's history in the NA LCS.


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MSI 2016 groups shock, entertain

MSI 2016 groups shock, entertain

Missed all the action this week at MSI? We've got you covered with a breakdown of the Group Stage and what to look forward to at next week's Knockout Stage.


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MSI Power Ranking and Group Predictions

MSI Power Ranking and Group Predictions

Let's take a quick look at the strength of the teams attending this year's Mid-Season Invitational and how they will perform during the group stage. 


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Apex buys out Dignitas Challenger spot: Implications

Apex buys out Dignitas Challenger spot: Implications

What will come of Apex Gaming purchasing Team Dignitas' Challenger Series spot?


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How the East was won

How the East was won

A look back at how SK Telecom T1 managed to turn their season around before once again winning the Championship trophy.


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Mid-Season Invitational Preview

Mid-Season Invitational Preview

With the Spring playoffs wrapped up and the IWCI coming to a close, the competitors are set for MSI. Here's a quick look at the six teams attending the event. 


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Mixing Academia and ESports: My Thesis Story

Mixing Academia and ESports: My Thesis Story

Read the confessions of an ex-eSports doubter who just happens to have written his thesis....on eSports.


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LPL Spring Finals Recap: RNG vs. EDG

LPL Spring Finals Recap: RNG vs. EDG

Was EDward Gaming able to return to the top of the LPL or did Mata, Looper, and the young Chinese talent of Royal Never Give Up put a cap onto their great season?


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LPL Finals Preview

LPL Finals Preview

The LPL Spring Split Final will come down to first seed Royal Never Give Up battling it out against the team with the second best regular season record, Edward Gaming. Who will come out on top?


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