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Riot Games Brazil hires new lead of operations

Global / Thursday, March 31, 2022
Riot Games Brazil has hired Mauricio de Lima to lead its competitive operations. After eight years at Ubisoft, leaving this month as its esports director for Latin America, Lima joins Riot Games to work on Brazilian esports scenes for League of Legends (LoL), Valorant and...

Riot Games Brazil hires Ubisoft’s former esports lead for Latin America

Esports / Thursday, March 31, 2022
Riot Games Brazil has hired Mauricio de Lima to lead its competitive operations. After eight years at Ubisoft, leaving this month as its esports director for Latin America, Lima joins Riot Games to work on Brazilian esports scenes for League of Legends (LoL), Valorant and Wild Rift. Riot did...

Red Canids opens new gaming office in São Paulo​

Esports / Tuesday, March 29, 2022
Brazilian esports organization Red Canids Kalunga opened its new gaming office in São Paulo today. The 1,300-square-meter building was a $1.5 million BRL (approximately $315,000) investment, made with the support of Red Canids sponsors such as Kalunga, Outback Steakhouse, AOC monitors, ...

Head of Furia esports reflects on expansion into U.S.

Global / Tuesday, March 29, 2022
After basing its main Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) team in Florida, the Brazilian organization Furia increased its investments into the U.S. by signing an all-American Apex Legends team, bringing local streamers to its talent pool and investing in communication channels in English. To understand how a Brazilian organization takes...

Furia boss André Akkari reflects on esports team's expansion into the U.S.

Esports / Tuesday, March 29, 2022
After basing its main Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) team in Florida, the Brazilian organization Furia increased its investments into the U.S by signing an all-American Apex Legends team, bringing local streamers to its talent pool and investing in communication channels in English. To understand how a Brazilian...

Furia boss André Akkari reflects on esports team's expansion into the U.S.

Esports / Monday, March 28, 2022
After basing its main Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) team in Florida, the Brazilian organization Furia increased its investments into the U.S by signing an all-American Apex Legends team, bringing local streamers to its talent pool and investing in communication channels in English. To understand how a Brazilian organization takes...

Riot Games and Globo renew CBLOL broadcast deal

Esports / Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Riot Games announced today that it is renewing its broadcast deal with Globo for the Brazilian League of Legends Championship (CBLOL). This puts live CBLOL matches on Globo’s pay channel SporTV for the next three years. Globo is the biggest communications group in Brazil,...

Brazil's CBCS closes naming-rights deal with 1XBET

Global / Tuesday, March 22, 2022
The Brazilian Counter-Strike Circuit (CBCS, from Portuguese acronym) closed a naming-rights sponsorship deal with global betting website 1XBET. The three-year agreement grants the naming rights for the circuit, which will now carry the CBCS 1XBET moniker and is the biggest CS:GO series in Brazil. During games, the...

Brazilian Counter-Strike Circuit closes naming-rights deal with 1XBET

Esports / Tuesday, March 22, 2022
The Brazilian Counter-Strike Circuit (CBCS, from Portuguese acronym) closed a naming-rights sponsorship deal with global betting website 1XBET. The three-year agreement grants the naming rights for the circuit, which will now carry the CBCS 1XBET moniker and is the biggest CS:GO series in Brazil. During...

Red Bull signs Brazilian esports streamer "Gaules"

Global / Thursday, March 17, 2022
Popular Brazilian esports streamer Alexandre “Gaules” Borba has signed with Red Bull today, joining a roster that includes PSG player Neymar , Olympic skateboarder Letícia Bufoni and Olympic surf champion Ítalo Ferreira as a Brazilian promoter of the energy drink...
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