Category Archives: CSGO

League of Legends and Hearthstone dropped from UK Masters Spring 2017

Multiplay has confirmed the UK Masters will return in the spring with more details and changes to the new season. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive will take center stage as the sole title of the spring season, where teams will compete for a £15,000 prize pool and prizes will be awarded for each map win. B But League…
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GAME is looking for casters to host its CSGO open tournament

Retailer GAME is on the lookout for people to cast a new CSGO open tournament. GAME member of staff Will Price posted in the UK CSGO Scene Facebook group: "We are looking for anyone who is up for the job. If you are able to get to the Trafford Centre to cast live from our store…
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ESL UK is thinking about drug testing players at its Premiership finals

ESL is considering drug-testing players at the next UK Premiership live finals, Esports News UK understands. The updated spring 2017 Premiership rulebook has been published, and in this ESL states it's part of ESIC (the Esports Integrity Coalition). This split will have full integration of ESIC. So what does that mean? Well, ESIC has an 'integrity…
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ESL UK adds mid-season transfer window to Premiership

There is now a mid-season transfer window, which takes place between match weeks four and five of the ESL Premiership season. By our estimation this is around early to mid February, but we'll post an update once ESL confirms the correct dates (it's likely March 7th to 12th for CSGO and March 9th to 14th for…
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ESL responds to player criticism over January start for 2017 UK Premiership

ESL UK's recently promoted product manager for its Premiership league, Will Attwood, has written a Twitlonger in response to criticism from a student player. Richard Froom, jungler for Enclave Gaming, originally tweeted stating that the 2017 Spring Premiership is 'a joke' for starting in January. In 2016, the Premier ESL announcing the split is starting in January…
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i59 winners roundup

In what is possibly the slowest esports 'news' article we've ever written (blame this guy), here's a roundup of the winners from Multiplay Insomnia59 earlier this month.   League of Legends Danish organisation Magistra won this tournament (pictured above), beating ESL UK Premiership champions MnM Gaming in the final 3-2. Former TCA ADC and UK…
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