Japan's Yusuke Momochi took home the first ever Northern Arena Knockout championship over countryman Atsushi "Yukadon" Fujimura with a straight sets victory in the finals.
Formula One enters esports with virtual championship
Formula One is creating a virtual championship for gamers. F1's esports series will determine the 40 quickest drivers in qualification events who will progress to live semifinals at the 600-capacity Gfinity Arena in London in October.
Casinos embrace esports as they work to understand it
Casinos are slowly embracing competitive video game tournaments as a way to help their bottom lines, but the money is coming from renting hotel rooms to the young players and selling them food and drinks, not from turning them into gamblers.
Mix of international and local talent headline Northern Arena Knockout
It’s about to be their toughest test yet. After a series of qualifying events and tournaments, 16 elite Street Fighter V players will battle it out for a $30,000 prize pool when the Northern Arena Knockout 2017 tournament presented by Bell gets underway this Thursday.
Bell to remain as title sponsor for Northern Arena
In 2016, it was a pleasure for the Canadian League of Gamers to announce Bell as the Title Sponsor for Northern Arena, the biggest esports company in Canada. It is with even greater pleasure that we are able to announce that Bell will be carrying it's support forward into 2017.
SK wins second straight ESL Cologne title
SK Gaming made quick work of Cloud9 with a 3-0 sweep in the grand finals to win their second consecutive ESL Cologne championship. The Brazilian Counter-Strike: Global Offensive squad earned their fifth title in 2017 with victories on Cobblestone, Train and Inferno.