July 7, 2020

Evo Online 2020 canceled after sexual assault claims

Less than 24 hours before kick-off, fighting game community tournament Evolution Championship Series was canceled following allegations of sexual harassment against now-former Evo CEO Joey “MrWizard” Cuellar. Player Mikey “Crackpr0n” Pham shared a disturbing story on his Facebook page about a sexual harassment incident. Allegedly, Cuellar was involved to a large degree. Evo Online Canceled […]

July 1, 2020

Redeye leaves esports following accusations of violence

Paul “Redeye” Chaloner announced his departure of the esports industry after allegations of assault were made against him this weekend. This primarily comes from former colleague and caster James Banks, who tweeted a statement on June 27 claiming Chaloner punched a London-based tournament organizer while working there in 2015. The statement said Redeye was placed […]

June 27, 2020

David Beckham launches new company, Guild Esports

Guild Esports, a London-based esports business co-owned by football legend David Beckham, just announced a global launch. Guild Esports’ first team will begin the competition in the Fall, starting with Fortnite, FIFA, and Rocket League. Scouts will look for athletes who can commit to the team who will be coached to develop their skills. Guild […]

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