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Team 33 Announces Ty Dolla $ign, Rob Weiss, and Kaash Paige as Celebrity Ambassadors

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Hollywood base esports team Team 33 has officially announced that Ty Dolla $ign, Rob Weiss, and Kaash Paige have joined the organization as their new Celebrity Ambassadors, according to an official press release issued this week.

“I’ve been a fan of gaming and eSports in general for a long time now, and although it was just a hobby of mine, I’m glad today to be part of a professional organization like Team 33. I’m especially excited about some of the players we’ve signed so far. I believe the team has the potential to go far in the industry,” Paige said as part of the release.

Team 33 is also pursuing partnerships with other high-profile celebrities, investors, and content creators, and more deals are expected to be announced in 2021.

The esports team is planning to host several tournaments during 2021 from it’s headquarter, House 33, which has had guests such as Post Malone, Drake, Travis Scott, Lil Nas X, Gucci Mane, TM88, Young Thug, Gunna, Swae Lee, Kaash Paige, Karl Anthony Towns Jr, Jordyn Woods, YBN Cordae, YBN Nahmir, Flo Rida, Bryson Tiller, Janelle Monáe, DMX, among other notable names.

“The whole team is beyond excited to have Ty Dolla $ign, Rob Weiss, and Kaash Paige as our Celebrity Ambassadors. We all share a common passion for eSports and want to see this team succeed at the highest level as well as make money for many charities around the world,” said the CEO of Regal Assets and founder of Team 33, Tyler Gallagher.

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NAVI Releasing Documentary on s1mple

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NAVI is getting set to release a documentary that will follow s1mple’s life and explore his “ups and downs” as one of the most recognizable esports players with insight from former and current teammates, his family, commentators, analysts, and “many others” from the industry.

“I remember the time when we just signed a contract in 2016,” NAVI CEO Yevhen Zolotarov said in an official press release. “Honestly, now it’s hard to believe that it was already five years ago. For the esports industry, five years is quite a long period of time.”

“S1mple is a legend not only for NAVI but for esports in general,” co-founder and CEO of DMarket Vlad Panchenko said. “Therefore, the items that will be dropping during the NAVI watch party stream are also legendary and unique.”

DMarket has created a “unique drop-game” with exclusive items dedicated to s1mple to coincide with the release of the doc, and Natus Vincerewill be premiering a documentary about him on Twitch next month, to celebrate his fifth year with the brand.

Additionally, a NAVI watch party is also set for the doc, set to air on one of their upcoming twitch streams set to take place on September 8th at 11am CT.

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Pengu Retires From Rainbow Six, Focusing on Content Creation

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Niclas ‘Pengu’ Mouritzen, who made a name for himself in the Rainbow Six universe and is considered one of the best players in the world, has officially announced his retirement from the game so that he can focus his attention on content creation.

“It’s been FIVE years. Five years of living my childhood dream, and getting to experience the most incredible things. I have stepped down as an active pro league player active as of this tweet,” Pengu said in a statement issued on his official Twitter page. “I can’t wait to show you what the future holds. But for now, we gotta be patient.”

G2 released a video to honor his contributions to the team, and his incredible career.

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Astralis Mid Laner ‘Nukeduck’ Steps Away from LEC Starting Lineup

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Astralis Mid Laner Erlend “nukeduck” Våtevik Holm is stepping away from the LEC starting lineup due to “personal reasons”, according to DOT Esports.

In a corresponding move, Astralis is currently in talks with other midlaners outside of the LEC, with free agent such as Felix “MagiFelix” Boström being among the names. MagiFelix parted ways with Fnatic last November.

Currently, Astralis has only one victory on the LEC, and is tied for ninth place with team Vitality, posting a 1-6 record over the first three weeks of competition.

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