North America’s Top Collegiate Esports Teams Competing for Over $100,000 in Scholarships at Collegiate Starleague’s 2019 Grand Finals

27 Mar , 2019  

Signature collegiate esports competition and 2018-19 season-ending Grand Finals to be hosted in Atlantic City at historic Boardwalk Hall   Hundreds of colleges and universities competing to qualify for three-day tournament   Collegiate Starleague (CSL) announced today that the 2019 North American Collegiate Grand Finals will be hosted in Atlantic City, NJ at the historic […]



25 Mar , 2019  

Call of Duty,Counter Strike,DOTA,eSports,Events,Fighting Games,Hearthstone,Tournaments

WGN Authority Report: March 19th

19 Mar , 2019  

Welcome back to another weekly edition of the WGN Authority report. This week we dive into the conclusion of WESG 2018 and Stage 1 of the Overwatch League’s second season. We will also be covering the second Call of Duty World League open event of the season which took place in Fort Worth, Texas and […]

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Announcements,Call of Duty,eSports,Events

Time To Squad Up for WorldGaming Network’s Championship Featuring Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4

24 Jan , 2019  

Squad up gamers: today it was announced that registration is officially open for WorldGaming Network’s Championship featuring Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4.   Open to players in the United States and Canada in squads of five, the tournament will pit team-against-team as they compete for a $25,000 grand prize. The winning team will also […]

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17 Jan , 2019  

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NFL Canada and WorldGaming Network Kick-Off Madden NFL 19 Canadian Challenge

10 Jan , 2019  

Gamers to Compete in WorldGaming Network’s Annual Madden NFL Series for C$25,000 in Cash and Prizes   TORONTO | January 10, 2019 – With Super Bowl LIII just around the corner, WorldGaming Network is teaming up with NFL Canada to launch Season Two of the Madden NFL 19 Canadian Challenge, presented by Xbox. Players in […]

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Samsung Hearthstone Canadian Challenge Recap

17 Dec , 2018  

Samsung and WorldGaming teamed up to search for the best Hearthstone players in Canada. Players from across the country competed against each other over the past month to qualify for the final day of competition.   Check out Photos from the Finals today!   The finals took at the Samsung Experience store at the Eaton […]

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WorldGaming Network Announces Hearthstone Canadian Challenge

18 Oct , 2018  

Players to compete for $20,000 in WGN’s first ever mobile tournament, in partnership with Samsung Canada   Join the Hearthstone Canadian Challenge on WorldGaming today   Toronto, ON | October 18, 2018 – Today WorldGaming Network announced the start of a competitive tournament for Hearthstone, the hit online collectible card video game developed and published […]

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Counter Strike,eSports,Events

WGN Authority Report: September 12th

12 Sep , 2018  

Written By: Dave Throop   Join an Esports tournament on WorldGaming today   The past week was one of the most action packed esports weekends in this entire calendar year. There was such a wide variety of high level competitions taking place that every esports fan had some incredible action to enjoy. Between a premier […]

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Counter Strike,eSports,Events,Fighting Games,Video Games

WGN Authority Report: September 5th

5 Sep , 2018  

Written By: Dave Throop   Join an Esports tournament on WorldGaming today   The last week of August was a busy one in the world of esports with CS:GO, Fighting Game and Fornite fans all getting plenty of high level competition to satisfy their entertainment needs. There is quite a bit to delve into so […]

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Call of Duty,Cineplex Gaming Events,eSports,Events,NBA 2K,WorldGaming

WGN Authority Report: August 23rd

23 Aug , 2018  

Written by: Dave Throop It was an incredible weekend for esports with Call of Duty hosting its World League Championships, NBA2K playing through the quarter and semi final rounds, Overwatch World Cup qualifier action and the Canadian Rocket League Challenge finals. With so much to discuss let’s jump straight in!   Join an Esports tournament […]


Cineplex Gaming Events,eSports,Events

Rocket League Canadian Challenge Finals Recap

20 Aug , 2018  

Written By: Steve Vegvari The Rocket League Canadian Challenge concluded with a full day of matches, all culminating with the grand finals. The national finals were held at the Scotiabank Theatre in Toronto, Ontario on August 19th.  The Canadian Challenge was only made possible by participation from WorldGaming Network, Driving Force, and Pizza Pops. Eight […]

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Call of Duty,eSports,Events,NHL

WGN Authority Report: June 25th

25 Jun , 2018  

Summer is finally beginning to heat up and with it, so is the intensity of esports action. Since we last checked in the OverWatch League concluded its final stage of regular season play, the Call of Duty World League made a stop in Anaheim and NHL held its world championship. With so many big events […]

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20 Jun , 2018  

By: Matt Giffen   UPDATE: Congratulations to Finland’s Erik Tammenpaa who swept the best-of-3 final against David Roebuck to win the inaugural championship and $50,000. Read more about the competition and watch all the highlights.     On March 9th the NHL shocked the eSports world announcing the NHL Gaming World Championships, with a prize […]

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eSports,Events,NBA 2K

WGN Authority Report: June 15th

15 Jun , 2018  

It was a relatively quiet week in esports with the fighting game community taking the week off after some intense weeks of competition around the country and the Call of Duty community gets ready to compete in Anaheim this weekend. We saw the Overwatch conclude its second last week of play and the NBA 2K […]

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Call of Duty,eSports,Events,FIFA,NBA 2K,Quake,Tournaments

WGN Authority Report May 24th

25 May , 2018  

NBWith only two weeks remaining before the mid-season invitational the next two weeks will be filled with intense competition as the teams all vie to qualify for the first major tournament of the season. Games are every Friday and Saturday beginning at 7pm and 11am respectively and can be watched live on the official Twitch […]

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24 May , 2018  

We teamed up with YouTuber SunlessKhan for an exclusive Rocket League video. Check out 18 skills Rocket League players can learn from soccer players:     And don’t forget to sign up for the Rocket League Canadian Challenge sponsored by Pizza Pops and Driving Force to win your share of $20,000 in cash and prizes. […]

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Call of Duty,eSports,Events,Fighting Games,Tournaments

WGN Esports Authority Report: May 16th

16 May , 2018  

The past seven days were another action packed week in the world of esports. Although the Overwatch League was on it’s final vacation week heading into the fourth and final stage, the second stage of the Call of Duty World League got underway.With the League of Legends Mid Season Invitational entering its final stage and […]

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WorldGaming Announces Rocket League Canadian Challenge

15 May , 2018  

Players to Compete for Over $20,000 in Cash and Prizes   Pizza Pops and Driving Force Sign on as Tournament Sponsors   Sign up for the Rocket League Canadian Challenge today   Play in the Rocket League Canadian Challenge for your piece of $20,000   Toronto, ON | May 15, 2018 – Today WorldGaming Network […]

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Call of Duty,eSports,Events,Madden,Video Games

Esports Authority Report April 24th

24 Apr , 2018  

It has been an another incredible few weeks in esports action. MLG brought incredible Call of Duty game play to Seattle, The Madden Ultimate League has been reduced to just four competitors, and three weeks of Overwatch League competition are in the books. With so much to look at let’s get right into it.   […]

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Call of Duty,eSports,Events,Madden,NBA 2K

Esports Authority Report: April 6th

6 Apr , 2018  

Despite the Overwatch League taking a week off between Stages 2 and 3 of its inaugural season it has been a very busy week in esports. The Madden Ultimate League continued its regular season play while the UK was home to some incredible Call of Duty action in Birmingham. This was capped off with the […]


Call of Duty,eSports,Events,Madden,NBA 2K,Tournaments

Esports Authority Report: March 22

23 Mar , 2018  

Welcome to the first edition of the Authority Report. Each week we will dive into the latest esports news so you can stay on top of your favorite games, even if you were too busy to catch all the action yourself. There’s a lot to cover this week so let’s get you up to speed. […]

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Raptors Uprising and WorldGaming Partner on Two New NBA 2K Tournament Series

13 Mar , 2018  

Players to Compete for Over $20,000 in Cash and Prizes   Toronto, ON | March 13, 2018 – Today Raptors Uprising Gaming Club (GC) and WorldGaming announced the start of a new competitive video gaming tournament series for Take-Two’s NBA 2K18. Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (MLSE) and WorldGaming will bring gamers in Toronto and […]

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MLG Brings Halo Back to Orlando With a Bang – Splyce Come out on Top

23 Feb , 2018  

Halo 5 debuted its new partnership with MLG this past weekend in Orlando in what ended up being one of the most exciting tournaments in the title’s history. The union with MLG was one competitive fans had been begging for considering Halo was the title on which that organization was built. The tournament ran with […]

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eSports,Events,Tournaments,Video Games

LCS Spring Approaching Halfway Mark – Echo Fox, Cloud9 and Vitality on Top

22 Feb , 2018  

The Spring Split of the 2018 League of Legends Champion Series (LCS) Season is only approaching the halfway point but the standings are already becoming stratified in both North America and Europe. Week four was another action packed week that begun to cement many of the teams in their place in the standings, while delivering […]



Overwatch League Stage 1 Concludes With a Bang

14 Feb , 2018  

Blizzard, the team owners and fans couldn’t have been happier with how the final weekend of the initial stage for the inaugural season of the Overwatch League played out. The weekend was full of exciting games and story lines and kept everyone on the edge of their seats. After a stunning reverse sweep in the […]

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Lessons From the LCS: A Third of the Way Through Spring 2018

13 Feb , 2018  

The League of Legends Champion Series (LCS) Spring 2018 Split is now fully underway with three of the nine scheduled weeks already completed. Although the season is early there are already clear story lines and tiers of teams emerging.  With the third week in the books and week four upon us, here is what we’ve […]


Overwatch League Playoff Race Winding Down

9 Feb , 2018  

The first stage of the inaugural season of the Overwatch League will be entering its final week, delivering what is sure to be an exciting conclusion to what has been an excellent month of competition. With only 2 victories separating first and seventh place, the regular season is far from over. The Stage Finals will […]

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Counter Strike,eSports,Events,Video Games

Cloud9 Make History Taking Boston’s ELeague CSGO Major

8 Feb , 2018  

Cloud9 manage to win the first CSGO major for the organization, and in doing so are the first North American champions at a CSGO major. Teams gathered in Boston at the Agganis Arena in order to compete at the Boston ELeague major for a million dollar prize pool. The weekend started well for Cloud9, going […]

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Upsetting the Korean Kings – Overwatch League Week 3

1 Feb , 2018  

  The third week of the Overwatch League’s inaugural season was the most exciting so far. With six of the series requiring the full five games to determine the winner fans were treated to at least one highly contested match-up each and every night.  Making the week even better for many fans were the results […]

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