Category Archives: Dota 2

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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BAFTA Games AMD Esports Audience Award shortlist confirmed

The shortlist for the AMD Esports Audience Award at the British Academy Games Awards has been revealed. Six games are up for the award, which is voted purely by the public. The nominations are: CSGO League of Legends Dota 2 Street Fighter V Overwatch Clash Royale Members of the public will be able to cast…
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Multiplay Ditches Dota – ‘Interest in the game has dropped’

Multiplay will not be hosting a Dota 2 tournament at Insomnia60 in April. The event host will be announcing a new tournament each day over the next week (thanks for making our jobs difficult you lovely buggers), and to start with it's got the bad news out of the way first. "Before Hype Week begins,…
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LSE win Varsity Games Dota 2 university tournament – video recap

The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) have won the inaugural Varsity Games London university esports tournament. LSE came back from a 1-0 deficit beat King's College London 2-1 in the final at London's Gfinity Arena on the weekend. The tournament also included the Dota 2 teams from Imperial College and University College (UCL). Varsity…
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Varsity Games: London universities prepare to face off

Four of the top London-based Dota 2 university teams will go head-to-head in the first Varsity Games eSports tournament. Taking place on Saturday November 26th at the Gfinity Arena in London, the four teams will include King's College, Imperial College, University College (UCL) and the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). UCL will face KCL…
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Lawyer offers contract advice to amateur UK eSports teams

Sheridans associate solicitor for sports and music, Christopher Paget, has told eSports News UK what smaller eSports organisations should be focusing on when it comes to contracts. Speaking at the University of Salford's symposium on 'eSports and the Future of Sport' last week, Christopher answered our question at the end of his talk, regarding the actions…
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