Category Archives: Esports

UK League of Legends coach Sméagol joins Team Just in the LCL

Louis "Sméagol" Green, a League of Legends coach/manager with experience in the UK esports scene, has landed a new role in Russia. He'll be moving out there in three weeks' time to join Team Just, who currently play in the League of Legends Continental League (LCL). Sméagol will be with Team Just for the majority of…
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BestMeta: TobiWan’s new cryptocurrency platform lets users spend tokens to interact with their favourite esports talent

A new Blockchain-based ecosystem for esports talent, called BestMeta, has launched. It's led by Australian Dota 2 caster Toby "TobiWan" Dawson, who moved to the UK last year (check out our interview with TobiWan here). BestMeta hopes to create 'a sustainable esports ecosystem by giving creative control back to the talents and the community'. It provides esports…
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Team Dignitas have signed their first Smash Bros Melee team

Team Dignitas, the well-known esports team founded in the UK and now owned by Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment, has signed a Super Smash Bros. Melee Team. The team will become the sixth squad in the Team Dignitas family which includes CSGO men's and women's teams, a Heroes of the Storm roster, SMITE team and…
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Will the UK Circuit help improve the UK Counter-Strike scene?

Serdil "Rekttify" Kaya shares his opinion on the UK Circuit and the effect it's having on UK CSGO. The UK Circuit’s month-long pre-season has officially come to an end, and the first season is underway with added improvements. This circuit is a collection of hubs on FACEIT that have been created to provide players in…
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‘We’ve crowned champions, seen tears, and the races always live up to their hype’ – the grassroots F1 esports tournament that’s in its 10th season

With the first official F1 Esports Series (won by UK player Brendon Leigh) concluding last November, F1 esports is now on the map - but what about smaller grassroots leagues? PS4 racing league F1 Ts Hub has not long completed its eight season, having been running for five years now.  Season 10 has averaged its…
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Skara: the esports game that awards tournament winners with cryptocurrency

We get a ton of spammy press releases about cryptocurrency, tokens and blockchain here at Esports News UK, but this one actually seemed pretty relevant and interesting for once. A game developer is inviting investors to participate in a €10m token sale to fund the expansion of Skara – The Blade Remains, a free-to-play multiplayer…
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