About eSports News UK

eSports News UK features the latest stories, match reports, interviews and videos covering the UK eSports scene.

We predominantly focus on League of Legends but also cover CSGO, Hearthstone and other games.

You can send any news tips or article/interview requests to us by email.

Meet the team

Dom Sacco
Editor and founder
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Dom is an award-winning writer who graduated from Bournemouth University with a 2:1 degree in Multi-Media Journalism in 2007.

He has written for a range of publications including Games TM, Nintendo Official Magazine, games industry publication MCV as well as Riot Games. He currently works as full-time content director for the British Esports Association. Read more about Dom Sacco's work on his Linkedin page here.

craig-robinson-aboutCraig Robinson
Senior writer
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Craig (pictured, left) is formerly of eSports Central and has also written for Goldper10.

He writes League of Legends match reports and other Overwatch articles for eSports News UK, and has covered scenes such as StarCraft II.

Craig said: "I began my interest in content writing last summer. With the downtime from uni and not being able to find a summer job, I turned my attention to my passion in eSports. Having worked for eSports Central, I have decided to continue my newfound hobby onto this site."

david-hollingsworthDavid Hollingsworth
Senior writer
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David has written for games media outlets for the last five years, and joins eSports News UK covering League and CSGO.

"I recently made the move to writing for an eSports team and now I have the opportunity to write for the leading UK eSports news site," he said. "I look forward to bringing you my opinion on the latest news from the UK scene and give my views  on the growing UK eSports scene."

zoe-ainscoughZoë Ainscough
Content producer
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Zoë has created games-related content for various online media platforms since 2012, covering a range of subjects and genres.

With her main focus on Tekken and the UK scene, Zoë will be creating opinion pieces and covering news on Tekken for Esports News UK.

cameron-peberdyCameron Peberdy
Content producer, League of Legends
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Cameron is an eSports enthusiast and an aspiring League of Legends manager.

He has conducted video interviews with people in the scene such as YouTuber Fourpaws, and has also written content for Team Dignitas.

Cameron writes articles and produces video interviews for eSports News UK.

If you'd like to be considered for a video interview, please email us.

james-jonesJames Jones
Content producer, DOTA 2
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James is a competitive DOTA 2 player. His main writing focus is on articles looking at the UK eSports scene as a whole as well as DOTA 2 specifically.

He is planning on going back to university to do a masters in journalism later this year, and would like to write articles on other subjects like film, TV and (sometimes) politics.

excoundrelCeirnan "Excoundrel" Lowe
Caster/content producer
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Ceirnan is an experienced British esports colour caster, having casted the likes of the League of Legends ESL Premiership, UK Masters, Vainglory, Hearthstone and more.

He also writes articles for Esports News UK as well as the likes of Riot Games.

Nick "Crane" Turberville
Content producer, League of Legends
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Nick aka Crane is an up and coming League of Legends player in the UK scene.

He has played under three teams within the UK scene: Team Sublime, Doxa Esports and most recently The Gosu Crew. Here's an article with more info on Crane and his thoughts on UK LoL, and a play from him in our top UK LoL plays from 2016 video.

Jacob Hale
Content producer, Call of Duty

Ever since discovering competitive Call of Duty, Jacob has become an avid fan of esports as a whole.

"Although my main passion is Call of Duty, I also spend a lot of time watching both Counter-Strike and Gears of War," Jacob says. "My aim is to give British Call of Duty the credit it truly deserves and I can’t wait to write more about it and give the players a bigger platform."

 

Stay up to date on social media

You can follow eSports News UK on TwitterFacebook, YouTube and get the latest updates from the eSports News UK RSS feed.

You can also follow editor Dom Sacco on Vine and Instagram, and Snapchat (open the app on your phone, point the camera at the ghost below and tap):

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Testimonials

Here are some kind words from a few of the readers of eSports News UK.

james-dean-esl-uk"eSports News UK is the first to truly focus on the UK scene, essential work to ensure eSports can grow in the region. Dom and his team do a fantastic job of rooting out stories and making the extra effort to cover important match and team news. I wish every success to the publication and hope to see it grow alongside the UK scene."
James Dean, managing director, ESL UK

 

gary-kimmelman-150"Dom Sacco and his eSports News UK news website have grown to become an invaluable asset to the UK eSports community over the past year. The website provides a unique service like no other and delivers the latest in UK eSports news across all game titles. What makes eSports News UK successful is a strong community focus, coverage of the UK League of Legends scene - something that has never occurred until eSports News UK appeared, as well as frequent, diverse content."
Gary Kimmelman, former league operator at Multiplay

 

adam-jessop-enuk-150"eSports news UK do a great job of reporting on a variety of topics within the UK eSports industry. They work tirelessly, trying to promote the industry and provide up-to-date news on the various aspects of the scene, such as event coverage and exclusive team news. Their professional yet informal approach makes for pleasant reading and entertaining coverage. I personally think they provide a much-needed service within the UK eSports market."
Adam Jessop, CEO, Team EndPoint

 

eSports News UK is looking for writers!

Want to write about the UK competitive gaming scene? We're looking for content creators to write match reports, news stories and interviews, with CSGO and Hearthstone fans wanted in particular.

It's a great chance to get your name out there, add some valuable experience to your CV and get your foot in the door in the UK eSports scene, including VIP/press entry to national eSports events. Dom's an experienced editor and can offer tips and advice to any budding journalists out there.

If interested, please send us a brief email with a bit of info about yourself and why you want to write for eSports News UK, which games you prefer and an example of written work (if you have any).

History

eSports News UK was launched in 2015 to focus on the players, teams and goings on in the UK eSports scene, predominantly focusing on League of Legends.

It followed on from Dom's old blog site - Leet Games Blog - which was originally launched in 2008 as a site covering tips and guides. The site went up and running after the concept won the Periodicals Training Council's (PTC) Magazine Academy award for 'New Magazine Concept' in 2007.

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Contact

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