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This week in esports- Haval, Live Media, Mastercard, RLCS – Esports Insider

This week in esports saw Haval enter esports, Live Media expand into Asia, Mastercard sponsor NLC, and RLCS evolve into an events circuit.

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Virtus.pro deal marks esports entrance for Haval Credit: Virtus.pro

Russian organisation Virtus.pro signed automotive manufacturer Great Wall Motors-owned marque Haval as its exclusive automotive sponsor.

This partnership is centred around the organisation’s roster in Dota 2, though terms of the partnership – including activations, financial details, and the length of the deal – have not been disclosed at the time of writing.

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Live Media enters broadcast deal with HUYA Credit: Live Media

Latin American event organiser Live Media entered established a broadcasting deal with Chinese live streaming platform HUYA.

Liga Pro Gaming will have a personalised channel with content created from Peru, in Mandarin, through the partnership.The Peru-based product will debut on HUYA from July 2nd, initially broadcasting a show match.The live streaming platform will “be in charge of the cast and coverage” of Liga Pro Gaming in Chinese, equipped with the master feed from Live Media’s studio.

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Mastercard supports DreamHack’s NLC for 2020 Credit: DreamHack

Tournament organiser DreamHack established a partnership with Mastercard for its Northern League of Legends Championship (NLC).

As part of the deal, Mastercard will offer “Priceless Play of the Match” rewards for those who watch the NLC throughout the year.Last August, the financial services corporation expanded its global partnership with Riot Games to cover North American league LCS.

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Rocket League Championship Series evolves into $4.5M events circuit Image credit: Psyonix

Psyonix announced that its Rocket League Championship Series league, which has spanned nine seasons to date, will change into a longer, open events-based circuit.

The new circuit approach will have a total annual prize pool of more than $4.5 million (£3.6 million) across the entire season, and culminate in a larger Rocket League World Championship event.

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