Guild Esports keeps gaining momentum in booming esports sector

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  • Guild Esports pro-gamers qualify for Fortnite Championship Series All-Star Showdown
  • eSports: There’s more than one game in town as Euros 2020 kick off
  • Guild Esports launch much anticipated Guild Academy ‘creating pipeline of future talent’
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Guild Esports PLC is a global fan-focussed team organisation and lifestyle brand that fields professional players in gaming competitions under the Guild banner. Our in-house training academy aims to attract and nurture the best esports talent, and our goal is to provide the ultimate entertainment experience alongside a distinctive lifestyle brand authentic to the esports community worldwide. Guild is led by an experienced management team of esports veterans and co-owned by David Beckham.

11 Jun 2021

All five of ‘s () professional Fortnite gamers have qualified to compete for a US$3mln prize pool.

They have qualified for the Fortnite Championship Series (FNCS) All-Star Showdown which takes place over the next week, from June 11 to June 26.

The All-Star Showdown culminates in a solo championship that is set to be broadcast to a huge audience, estimated at around 16.8mln, across Youtube and Amazon’s Twitch gamer streaming platform. The solo championship sees the pro-gamers compete for a US$1mln prize pot.

Guild’s entrants are Henrik Mclean (known as ‘Hen’), Jannis Matwin (‘JannisZ’), Tai Starcic (‘TaySon’), Nikolaj Andreas Froslev (‘Flikk’) and Anas El-Abd (‘Anas’).

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20 May 2021

() announced it has achieved “a major audience milestone” after hitting half a million social media followers across all channels.

As of Wednesday, Facebook accounted for over 250,000 followers, while the rest was distributed between Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Tik Tok, Twitch, LinkedIn and CRM.

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17 May 2021

() said it has launched an online esports training platform, Guild Academy, to drive the growth of its talent pool of future pro players, fanbase, and long-term revenue streams.

The esports brand said the Academy will be available worldwide in English for budding esports players from the age of 11 onwards. The firm added that it has drawn on the experience of sports star David Beckham in creating football academies to establish the esports training platform.

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11 Jun 2021

Tonight, one of the most watched events in the sporting calendar kicks-off, but it may not be the one you’re thinking of.

Whilst ‘the boomers’ and Gen-Xers tune in to watch the UEFA dignitaries swan around and dancers leap about in Rome for the opening ceremony of the Euros, younger fans almost certainly won’t be.

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17 May 2021

Guild Esports’s () Carleton Curtis talks to Proactive London’s Katie Pilbeam about launching training academy to drive growth and talent.

Guild Academy will offer every player, of any ability, individualised support and personalised challenges designed to nurture gameplay and build life skills.

It will be available worldwide in English for budding esports players ‘to anyone of any skill level’ from the age of 11 onwards.

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