Vainglory News


Collegiate Vainglory Grand Finale Spectacular - Long Beach versus Illinois

December 10, 2017

The finals for the fall season of Collegiate Vainglory are over and the results are in! In case you missed it, check out the VOD and catch up on all the excitement!

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All-Star Game Fall 2017

December 10, 2017

This is ten percent luck Twenty percent skill Fifteen percent concentrated power of will Five percent pleasure Fifty percent pain And a hundred percent reason to remember the name


Esports Meets Bureaucracy: An Update on Changing Hearts

December 7, 2017

It seems as if this year has been a launching pad for progress in the space, both in eyes of university administrations and students alike. Take Penn State, where all signs point to a revision of stance on esports.

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Harrisburg University and the Whitaker Center to turn college esports into a spectator experience

December 6, 2017

Harrisburg University doubled down on collegiate esports by forging a partnership with the Whitaker Center to create a true spectator experience for fans to experience in person.


Collegiate Vainglory Grand Finals Preview

December 4, 2017

This is it. The finals are here. With it, the resolution and excitement we’ve all been waiting for. Let’s not waste any time and dive into my preview of what we should expect from tomorrow's game!


Shock and Awe: Collegiate Vainglory Semifinals

December 1, 2017

With the tiring aftermath of Thanksgiving just about over, we can finally get back to some Collegiate Vainglory. A whole bunch of curveballs came at us over these past few weeks, with many of the safe bets for the finalists this season being utterly ripped to shreds.


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.


Full Steam Ahead For Round of 16 Teams in Collegiate Vainglory Playoffs

November 22, 2017

Houston, Toronto and Cal State Fullerton and more teams move ahead in Collegiate Vainglory Brackets. How is the Round of 16 unfolding? Find out here!

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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?


Week Four Pre-Playoff Vainglory Recap

November 16, 2017

With week four just about wrapped up and the playoffs right at our doorstep, we can finally take a peek at some highlights! It’s been wonderful to see all the new teams this fall prosper under adversity. Let’s cut to the chase and look at the results!


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.

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