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WFH League announces teams and partners for second season


With the dust long settled on Season 1, and autumn now upon us, it’s time for what the esports world has been waiting for; the announcement of who will be playing in Season 2 of the WFH League.

The ‘Work From Home, Win From Home’ league is for people to take part and represent their companies across games; this season those will be Rocket League (3v3), and we have the return of CS:GO (Wingman)

Check out the site and schedule here

CS:GO (Wingman)

  • AFK Creators
  • BLAST
  • DLC
  • Kairos Media
  • Ninjas in Pyjamas
  • Platform
  • TEAMS.gg
  • Twitch

Rocket League (3v3)

  • Esports Awards
  • Esports Insider
  • Excel Esports
  • GGRecon
  • Hiro Capital
  • Newzoo 
  • Square Enix is Strange
  • Square Enix GO

The WFH League, which is a joint venture between Esports Insider and Platform, is also thrilled to announce Hiro Capital as its Key Partner.

WFH League

Spike Laurie, Venture Director at Hiro Capital and lacklustre Rocket League amateur, stated: “We’re really pleased to be involved and supporting the WFH League, it’s a great initiative to help further stimulate and grow the esports industry, and moreover we are delighted to get behind the fantastic work that Special Effect do.

“We’ll be providing some additional ‘venture capital’ themed prizes during this season… all will be revealed soon and we look forward to rolling the other teams and accumulating the W’s the Rocket League tournament too!”

The first season saw 16 teams compete in CS:GO and FIFA 20 in late May 2020, generating 40,000 minutes watched across over 18 hours of live broadcast and producing more than 400,000 organic impressions on social media.

Season 2 will take place online between September 29th and October 14th, on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings from 7pm BST – culminating in a Grand Finals Day on October 18th at Platform.

Alex ‘Hawka’ Hawkins and Austin Ventour are making their return casting the CS:GO competition, whereas Corey ‘Digital Bacon’ Dyer and Yousuf ‘MilkyCereal bin-Suhayl have been drafted to be the voices of the Rocket League showdown.





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