RCD Espanyol is the new champion of Rocket League ESL Masters Spain

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The pericos, a team managed by Esportia, beat the FC. Barcelona eSports at the semifinal, and ARG at the big final, winning the ESL Masters Spain for the first time after only 6 months competing in Rocket League.

Both FCB and ARG compete on the main european leagues RLCS and RLRS, respectively. 

Last saturday at Madrid Games Week, one of the main national events in the industry, Espanyol didn’t start as a favorite to win the title. 

The “pericos” came in the 4th position, and were up against the reigning champion and big favorite, FC Barcelona, a more experienced team with a bigger budget.

The semi-final was a BO5 and it started off very balanced, with connectivity problems for both sides. FCB won the first game by a very tight 3-2, but RCDE never stopped believing and turned it around on the second and third matches with a double 1-3. 

On the 4th game Barça was ahead again but a magical goal from captain Stake just 27 seconds before the end of the match brought back the hope to RCDE, and when there were only 9 seconds left on the clock Nachitow scored! 

It was the end of the dream for the culés, they failed to reclaim the title, and a fresh new beginning for Espanyol de Barcelona. 

But if the semi-final against FCB was an emotional rollercoaster, the BO7 final against ARG was a heart attack! 

The teams played all 7 matches with 4 overtime periods. Tied at 3-3, Espanyol took the last game with a total of 11 goal shots and and goal for each team member.  

Espanyol is the new official champion and Zamué was nominated MVP of the finals. 

This trophee is the result of a big team effort and a true champion attitude of never giving up no matter what. 

Stake (captain), Zamué (MVP), and Nachitow, along with the coach Arleyobi, have made history for RCD Espanyol de Barcelona. 

All Esportia Managed Teams Excel in the ESL Masters Rocket League

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In 15 days four teams will move onto the playoffs

The fifth edition of the ESL Masters features a brand new Rocket League competition. On the second to last day, about a half of the competing teams were represented by Esportia.

Getafe opened the day with an impressive 2-0 win over Crazy Crew in a competition that will no doubt be important in determining which four teams move onto the playoffs. Meanwhile, Espanyol, who is tied with Getafe at nine points in the competition, beat FekyX Esports 2-1.

Villarreal got first victory of the season with a 2-0 over Beskitas, though the team is too far behind at this point to reach the playoffs on May 30th.

The most outstanding team is, without a doubt, FC Barcelona who enjoys a comfortable six-point advantage. Barca played two matches during the day beating both opponents, ARG and Besiktas, taking the top spot in the league and securing a place in the finals to be played the third weekend of June.

Esportia opens a local office in Mexico and concludes an agreement with the most popular club in the country

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Esportia continues with it’s expansion process signing an alliance with Chivas de Guadalajara

Following the strategy of internationalization, Esportia reaches Latin America. The company has opened a new local office in Mexico City in order to keep expanding, developing and giving professional status to eSports. With the support of Barcelona headquarters, ‘Esportia LATAM’ will offer the experience and the commitment that has turned Esportia into a reference. The office will be headed by Darío Pérez and Javier Pérez.

The first major alliance formalized in the region is with the historical Club Deportivo Guadalajara, the most popular soccer club in Mexico. Chivas and Esportia will work together, launching in a first phase a professional Clash Royale team.

Taking into account the tradition that has characterized the football club since its founding in 1906, members of Clash Royale team will be composed of Mexican players. All of them are professionals with exceptional talent in this eSports’ discipline.

With this project, Chivas once again sets a trend and becomes a pioneering club in Mexico within the world of eSports. For its part, Esportia will soon announce the opening of new international offices in different countries.

Real Sociedad announces Clash Royale and Rocket League new coaches in Anoeta

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The Basque club works with Esportia to professionalize it’s eSports division

Real Sociedad presented Clash Royale and Rocket League coaches in Anoeta stadium: Manuel ‘PlayExperienze’ Martín and Ignacio ‘Rubik’ Rodero. Two experienced professionals in eSports world that will manage both teams in the League of Professional eSports (LPE). The Basque club will participate in LPE with other sports clubs such as Villarreal CF, SD Eibar, Besiktas, Universidad de Chile or Tokyo Verdy.

LPE is exclusively made up of sports entities from all over the world. Real Sociedad will participle in this competition in collaboration with Esportia to continue professionalizing its eSports sections.

Villarreal announces Clash Royale team and it joins LPE

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Clash Royale world champion Karnage is one of the four players of the team

Villarreal CF reaffirms its commitment to eSports. The club has announced Clash Royale team and its participation in the League of Professional e-Sports (LPE). The team is made up of four players with proven experience, a manager and also an analyst. Two efforts, in collaboration with Esportia, that give more professional status to eSports section.

Players Jorge ‘Karnage’ Bailon, Mario ‘Michifu’ Fierro, Alejandro ‘Regue’ Regueira and Diego ‘Darkoh’ Saez will lead the team. All four are proven Clash Royale pros who will compete with the aid of ‘Yeke’, their coach, and ‘MaestroKiller’, the analyst. Karnage, for instance, has won the Clash Royale League with Nova Esports team; Michifu is the TLP-Island of Gamer’s champion; Regue is runner-up in Orange Cup and Darkoh has been Top 2 in RLP Europe.

Villarreal will also compete in LPE

Villarreal already announced it was going to make its eSports division professional in collaboration with Esportia. From this, the project has carried on growing, and continues to do so, entering the League of Professional eSports. LPE is an exclusive competition of sports entities from around the world. Real Sociedad, Besiktas and Tokyo Verdy are some of the teams confirmed to be taking part.