Tag Archives: Fnatic

Where sports meet esports: Introducing the ESI Super Forum at #bofcon2018

ESI Super Forum

SBC Global and Esports Insider have teased the launch of the ESI Super Forum for next year’s Betting on Football conference at Stamford Bridge (20-23 March). Following on from the success of the Esports Insider Forum Series, held at Fnatic’s Bunkr between July and October, the ESI Super Forum has been confirmed as a stand alone event for the second …

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#ESIForum in association with Digital Fuel

Thursday August 31st (6-10pm) A new month means another Esports Insider Forum at the Bunkr. These monthly esports industry events aimed at connecting those in and around the esports industry have a different topic discussed by a new expert panel each time. For this, the second round, it’s all about esports and betting in 2017 – what are the challenges and …

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Esports Insider’s Forum launches to a packed Fnatic Bunkr

The first of the ESI Forum Series (#ESIForum) events, in association with Digital Fuel, packed the Bunkr last night as the esports fraternity came out in force to Fnatic’s HQ. As a part of SBC Global, Esports Insider is running these monthly events at Fnatic’s Shoreditch venue in a bid to welcome the finest professionals from in and around the industry for …

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Want to find out why football clubs are entering esports? Be at the Bunkr on July 20th

There are just nine days remaining until the inaugural Esports Insider Forum Series hosted at Fnatic’s very own Bunkr in Shoreditch, London. Esports Insider, a part of SBC Global, will welcome up to 80 professionals from the realm of esports as well as traditional sports with a panel examining just why football clubs are getting involved in the burgeoning world of esports on …

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Betway’s eSports Fight Night returns on 23 June

Two of the world’s top eSports teams will go head-to-head in a ‘Best of Three’ DOTA challenge, as part of Betway’s eSports Fight Night on 23rd June. Alliance and Na’Vi will compete for a €5,000 prize to be donated to a charity of the winning team’s choice. Betway, who became the first firm to launch a dedicated eSports portal in …

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Are Manchester United set to enter esports?

It is being reported that Manchester United are in a bidding war with esports organisation Fnatic to acquire a European Overwatch team.  Reports have claimed that Fnatic countered an offer made by the Red Devils only for the club to then make a counter offer of its own, which is a clear sign of intent and dedication if this is true. Whilst Mourinho’s …

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Fnatic and Dafabet – Conquering the tough esports landscape

Many traditional sportsbooks now include some markets on esports and there’s no doubt that it’s a rapidly growing market but perhaps due to a lack of understanding and regulatory concerns, many have so far avoided commercial partnerships with the organisations within it. Dafabet became the first major sports betting operator to establish a deal with an esports organisation in the …

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The formation of the World Esports Association and what it means

Following a press conference on Friday we now know some actual facts about the World Esports Association (WESA), what it’s about and who’s involved.  The executive board consists of ESL Co-Founder Ralf Reichert, Fnatic’s Wouter Sleijffers, Ninjas in Pyjamas CEO Hicham Chahine and Senior VP at ESL Sebastian Weishaar. There’s also Pietro Fringuelli, from law firm CMS Hasche Sigle, who will act as Interim …

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Sean Carr – Dafabet – Partnering up in esports

Sean Carr is Dafabet’s eSports Liaison. Having signed a partnership with one of the world’s leading esports organisations, Fnatic, Dafabet is clearly aiming to lead the line in terms of major bookmakers getting involved in this space.  We spoke to Sean about the partnership with Fnatic, being the industry’s sole esports liaison and Dafabet’s plans for the future. SBC: How …

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BOFCON 2016: Khaled Naim on football and esports

The founder of esports agency Stark Esports, Khaled Naim, spoke at #bofcon today on the subject of FIFA as a gateway between football and esports.  Stark has a partnership with VFL Wolfsburg and further deals with a host of Bundesliga clubs including Bayern Munich are also on the cards. The terms of the Wolfsburg deal sees Stark aiding the side’s entrance into …

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