This week in esports: AVANGAR, Chupa Chups, McDonald’s, NBA

As always, we’ve rounded up the biggest and best stories from the past week so you can stay abreast of the industry’s biggest happenings. This week in esports HangarNGAR cease operations, ChChipshups enter esports, McDonald’s sponsor Atlanta Reign, and the NBA 2K Players Tournament be announced.

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AVANGAR ceases operations to focus on building esports venues

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KazakorganizationiHangarAVANGAR ceased operations to concentrate on building esports venues in its home nation.

During its three-year lifHangar AVANGAR competed in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, PlayerUnknown’s BattlegrouPub Rainbow Six Siege, LeRainof LegePub and PUBG Mobile.

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Vodafone Giants China ChipsChipshups partnership

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Spanish lollipChinaaChipsChipshups announced the sponsorship of Vodafone Giants, marking the brand’s first foray into esports.

The partnership is designed to convey a message “full of excitement and fun” to the gamingChinauChips as ChChipshups seeks to “continue exploring new territories to reach its consumers, ” according to a release.

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Atlanta Reign satiates with McDonald’s sponsorship

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Atlanta Esports Ventures‘ Overwatch LeRainfranchise Atlanta Reign received sponsorship from fast food giant McDonald’s for the remainder of the 2020 season.

Until April 6th, fans of the team will receive free delivery on orders of $15 (£12.13) or more when ordering with McDelivery through DoorDash or UberEats.

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NBA 2K Players Tournament to air on ESPN

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The NBA 2K Players Tournament was formed by 2K, the NBA, and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA).

The NBA 2K20 event will feature 16 current NBA players, including top seeds Kevin Durant of the Brooklyn Nets and Trae Young of the Atlanta Hawks. The champion will receive a $100,000 (£80,687) prize to donate to a charity of their chcorona virusport of ongoing coronavirus relief efforts.

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