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Esports lawyers – Do you need a lawyer in esports?

In 2011, when we started doing esports tournaments and events. We didn’t even think of consulting a lawyer let alone sign a contract for any of our sponsorships / team requirements. It wasn’t until early 2015 that we got a lawyer on retainer (yikes!). We took a huge amount of risk and having a lawyer is about mitigating risk and understanding the ins and outs of the legal document you’re going to sign. If I were to start planning esports events as a new person to the industry, I’d ensure that contracts with staff, sponsors and others as needed would

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Managing an esports event Part 2 – What can go wrong

In part 1 of managing an esports event from an esports project management standpoint, we looked at a few things that can go wrong. In part 2, I’ll share even more things that can possibly go wrong during the event. Proper esports tournament planning is always crucial so be sure to check out my guide on that too. If you’re looking at a budget or unsure where to start? Be sure to check out my esports tournament budget guide. You’re understaffed and didn’t plan accordingly. You thought you only needed 2 volunteers for your 8 team and 60 person LAN?

Esports Event

Esports Project Management – During the event!

So we’ve discussed planning an esports event budget and a few items to look out for. We’ve also discussed planning an esports tournament. If you’re entirely new to esports project management that’s ok too. So now you have the teams, you’ve set a budget and it’s LAN time. All the players have arrived and shit has hit the fan. This will be a part 1, there’s a lot that can happen. Here are some things that can go wrong and what to look out for (I’ve experienced all of them I believe). Some of these are unavoidable but proper planning,