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ENUK charity stream winners receive their RP prizes

The winners of the League of Legends 1v1 matches from Esports News UK's charity stream have received their prizes. Developer Riot Games handed out 800RP to each of the winners. It was great to have Riot on board with the ENUK charity stream - which raised £650 earlier this month - as they took part in some community…
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The 27 worst reader comments from the BBC’s latest article on esports

By Dominic Sacco and David Hollingsworth The BBC has published another article on esports, and members of the esports community are tearing their hair out (unless, like Dom they don't have any). Some have complained that the BBC stated Riot's League of Legends World Championship is the biggest event, claiming the Dota 2 International is…
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UKDota March open kicks off this weekend

The UKDota March 2017 Open tournament will begin on Saturday March 25th at 2pm. The best-of-five final will then take place on Sunday March 26th also at 2pm. Each bracket game up until the semi-final and lower-final will be best-of-one, after that the matches will be best-of-threes. There's a £200 prize pool, with first place…
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‘The players always come first to me’ – Perilous Gaming’s new general manager opens up in exclusive interview

Perilous Gaming are well known in UK esports, from their League of Legends team to their Dota 2 side winning at epicLAN 20 and branching into fighting games. In recent months they have also had their struggles, with their former LoL players still being owed money. David Hollingsworth interviews Perilous Gaming's general manager Brian "DotShotgun" Houston about turning…
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Team Paria were asked to fix CSGO matches, Richard Lewis report finds

Team Paria, a Dutch esports organisation known in the UK League of Legends scene, were asked to fix matches in CSGO earlier this month. Team Paria owner Stefan "ioswitch" Heesters was contacted by a match-fixer ahead of the org's participation in the King of Nordic online CSGO cup. Paria were due to be representing Iceland in…
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Interview: Dukes Esports’ UK Hearthstone player Danswf

Dansfw may not be well known to most in the UK Hearthstone community, but with his recent performance at DreamHack Winter and now that he's qualified for the ESL Premiership, he is making a name for himself.  David Hollingsworth had a chance to chat with Danswf about 2017, Un'goro Crater and his new team Dukes Esports.   Congrats on…
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Team Dignitas sign new CSGO team

UK-founded esports organisation Team Dignitas have signed a new Counter Strike: Global Offensive squad. Former NiP and CLG coach Faruk "pita" Pita from Sweden joins as in-game leader and rifle player. Three former FaZe players also arrive. New Team Captain, rifler and second AWPer Ricardo "fox" Pacheco joins from Portugal, AWPer Mikail "Maikelele" Bill from Sweden and rifler Joakim…
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Fnatic League of Legends coach NicoThePico departs

Fnatic has today confirmed their League of Legends LCS squad head coach Nicholas "NicoThePico" Korsgård (left) has departed with immediate effect. Team manager Finlay "Quaye" Stewart (right) has stepped in as the interim coach. Nico joined Fnatic (which is technically based in London but has a LoL gaming house in Berlin) back in July 2016…
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How well did UK teams perform at CWL Dallas?

Over the course of last weekend at the CWL Dallas Open, the EU Pro Point standings were finalised and the six European teams to qualify for Season 1 of the Global Pro League were all British squads. Jacob Hale looks at the final standings of all the UK teams. iGame (formerly Team 3G) started in the Open Bracket…
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