VulkanBET becomes the official partner of BEYOND EPIC

Russian betting operator VulkanBET has become an official partner of BEYOND EPIC. The group stage of the tournament, organized by Epic Esports Events, RuHub, and Beyond The Summit, for teams from Europe and the CIS will be held from June 15 to 24, and teams from China will play from June 21 to 25. The playoffs for teams from Europe and the CIS will be held from June 25 to 28, during which the prize pool of $200 thousand will be drawn. The Chinese division will compete for the championship from June 26 to 28, sharing $50 thousand of the prize pool.

Anna Dmitrieva, Director of communications, VulkanBET:

"We are closely following the development of esports in Russia and the world, and we are happy to continue working in this direction by joining the unique event BEYOND EPIC. We wish the teams success, and the fans bright emotions and victories of their favorite teams!".

Sergey Barkhudaryan, Commercial Director, ESforce Holding:

"We are happy to provide VulkanBET with an opportunity to expand its presence in the world of esports and help communicate with our audience. We are confident in mutually beneficial and effective cooperation!".

A tournament organizer Epic Esports Events and RuHub studio reveal BEYOND EPIC series scheduled for June 2020 in collaboration with Beyond the Summit, a North American esports production studio. The event will feature two divisions: Europe/CIS and China, with a combined prize pool of $250 000. The joint tournament combines the experience of the three leading esports studios to achieve the best esports show among the world’s leading regions.

BEYOND EPIC participants:


    • OG
    • Ninjas in Pyjamas
    • Team Liquid
    • Nigma
    • Team Secret
    • Alliance
    • FlyToMoon
    • Team Unique
    • B8
    • Team Empire
  • China
    • PSG.LGD
    • Vici Gaming
    • Royal Never Give Up
    • CDEC Gaming
    • Invictus Gaming
    • Team Aster
    • Sparking Arrow Gaming

The event’s group stage in Europe and CIS is scheduled for 15th through 24th June, in China - 21st through 25th June. Europe/CIS playoffs are scheduled for 25th through 28th June with a prize pool of $200 000. The Chinese division will battle for the championship title and $50 000 on 26-28th June.


VulkanBET is a Russian betting operator. In June 2019, The Matchbet betting company LLC (which owns the rights to use the VulkanBET trademark) started operating in the Russian Federation. The company accepts interactive bets on events from sports and esports disciplines in the .ru domain zone. BC operates under license number 30 issued by the Federal tax service of Russia on March 4, 2016, is a member of the SRO "Association of bookmakers" and is connected to the MCC of JSC "KIWI Bank".

Epic Esports Events has garnered international fame following the conception of its flagship series, the EPICENTER, in 2016. Featuring the strongest esports athletes from all regions of the world, the EPICENTER gathers millions of viewers worldwide, its venues always packed to the brim during the grand finals. The organizers have claimed multiple prestigious awards such as EUBEA, Eventex, MarSpo, BISPO, BEMA, and Sport Leaders Awards.

Furthermore, Epic Esports Events is the organizer of the Epic League, a regular esports league based in CIS and Europe. Over the years, EEE has partnered with a plethora of brands to deliver the best international series experience: Parimatch League, MegaFon Winter Clash, Adrenaline Cyber League, KFC Battle, and others. Epic Esports Events is a member of ESforce holding.

RuHub is a key esports media content producer and the largest Russian-based esports studio in the world. The studio boasts best casters in the region, in-depth analytics, and high-quality broadcasts of all esports world spotlight, including Valve’s esports centerpiece The International.

RuHub studio has covered the most popular and viewed events such as Dota 2 and Fortnite World Championships, CS:GO, Rainbow Six series, and even show matches with Russia’s hockey national team stars.

Esports related streams of RuHub made the studio claim the title of the most popular Twitch channel in the world in May 2019. Furthermore, RuHub’s streams made it to the top-10 of the most-watched broadcast of the first half of 2019. RuHub Studio Dota 2 channel became the most popular Russian-based channel on Twitch in 2019. Another channel of RuHub Studio, this time in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, claimed the second spot. RuHub is a member of ESforce esports holding.