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Training To Go Pro - What Does It Take?

June 29, 2020

Are you thinking about becoming an esports pro? It's more than just playing a few matches a day - it requires some pretty serious hours of training if you want to make it to the top.

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Industry Insiders: Clerkie’s Fire and Desire

November 26, 2017

Whether general managing a major organization or directing students on their paths forward, there is one common theme that Dan Clerke says all should know: he knows he's really good at this and he is just getting started.

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University of British Columbia Acknowledges Esports by Offering Two New Scholarships

November 20, 2017

One of the winningest esports schools in North America can now proudly say that they will offer scholarships for varsity players and club members. University of British Columbia will begin giving out these scholarships next year after they are finalized.


Harrisburg University Wants to Help Transform a City with Esports

November 20, 2017

The university that has been a central figure in Pennsylvania's beleaguered capital's economic and cultural resurgence is looking to give that process a further boost through competitive gaming. Just what kind of impact can gamers have in their larger communities?


Prime Examples: Twitch Student and Collegiate Progress

November 14, 2017

You've probably seen Twitch Student around, but what do they do? Luckily, Julian got the opportunity to sit down with Mark "Garvey" Candella, one of the key minds behind the initiative, to figure out the exact size of Twitch Student's contribution to collegiate esports.


An Underdog's Tale: Samuel Ihlenfeldt's Journey to the Top 4

November 10, 2017

Over six hundred of the world's best Magic: the Gathering players competed in Pro Tour Ixalan. Samuel Ihlenfeldt, a graduate student relatively unknown to the greater Magic community, ran over the competition.


Power Moves: The NCAA, Power Five Conferences, and Collegiate Esports

November 2, 2017

The collegiate esports scene is on a massive incline, maintaining steady growth of varsity programs leading up to the 2018 season. Where do top NCAA universities go next with esports?

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The CSL Show Host Search is on!

October 19, 2017

This year we’re airing collegiate esports shows on Fridays, and you could be the personality we’re looking for on one of our new productions. Read on for more about the position and what we're planning to do!


Cultivating Progress: Culver-Stockton College Launches Varsity Esports Program

October 18, 2017

The golden age of collegiate esports continues to rise and it seems to be centered primarily around the midwest, as another University in the Missouri Valley has announced a Varsity Esports initiative.

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CSL 2017-2018 Broadcast Schedule

October 11, 2017

Broadcasts are returning for the fall season! We’ve simplified our broadcast schedule to help you stay on top of all the games, so read on for more on what's coming up!


Season Launched for Dota, CS:GO, SC2/SC:R, and VG

October 9, 2017

As the 2017-2018 season launches, be sure to check up on the rules and procedures for CSL for a smoother player experience; read on for a brief overview!

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Registration Extension Guide for "ALMOST THERE" Teams

September 30, 2017

The people speak! We’ve extended registration until October 7th at 11 PM PST to let you finish up your team rosters for Starcraft, Dota, CSGO and Vainglory.


Winter Has Come: University of Alaska Anchorage is a New Esports Initiative in an Unexpected Place

September 28, 2017

The frozen tundra up north. Home to mountains, the wild, remote civilization and…..competitive video games? Look no further than Anchorage, the common epicenter of society within Alaska, where the rumblings have begun: esports have arrived.