Category Archives: Dota 2

i58 caster line-up confirmed

Multiplay has announced the caster line-up for Insomnia58 at the end of the month - and it's packed full of UK talent. Tridd and LewBae will cast the £5,000 Overwatch tournament, following some commentary at MCM London Comic Con earlier this year. Established UK League of Legends talent FrozenDawn, Dezachu and Dowsey lead the League…
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You can now support eSports News UK on Patreon

You can now help support our UK eSports coverage by donating a small amount through the ENUK page on crowdfunding website Patreon. If you're a fan of what we do, and would like to contribute, you will allow us to produce better content, cover more games and pay for better web hosting (which means our site won't…
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i58 announces record prize pool as half of BYOC tickets remain

There will be £70,000 up for grabs across Multiplay Insomnia58's various eSports tournaments - the largest prize pot in the event's history. Elsewhere, half of the event's BYOC tickets have been sold. Multiplay previously announced i58 tournaments will include League of Legends, Rocket League, and CSGO, while Overwatch will make its Insomnia debut. It also revealed a dedicated League of Legends…
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Xenex mix team beat bigger UK orgs to win epic.Eighteen’s Dota 2 cup

Whilst ESL finished up its third DOTA tournament this past weekend, epic.LAN held its 18th official LAN in Kettering, with tournaments for CSGO, Hearthstone, Rocket League, Overwatch, Dota 2 and even the elusive Starcraft 2. The victors of Epic Eighteen’s Dota 2 cup show strength in stacks, with an amalgamation of players from Team XENEX primarily playing under…
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Blink Dota season 2 playoffs underway and finals announced

The second season of Blink Dota is nearing its end, with teams fighting through the playoffs for a spot in the grand finals. The season started earlier this year, with a focus on developing a more refined group stage that encouraged participation from teams of all skill levels – tryhards, scrubs and those stuck in…
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Perilous Gaming branches out into other games as TF2 team prepares to compete at DreamHack

UK-based eSports organisation Perilous Gaming has branched out into new games as it expands its horizons. The org has announced a new Street Fighter V line-up, consisting of Afsar "Afii" Ali, Marcus "Packz" Parker and academy players Assad "Suleymon" Suliman and Connor "0Naught" McNaughton. Some of its players are regularly earning Capcom Pro Tour points around Europe, and all…
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eSports added to UK university varsity as Lancaster beat York

Image source: Sammie Caine / scan.lusu.co.uk eSports has been officially introduced into the annual Roses varsity sporting event between the University of York and Lancaster University. Each year the two universities go head-to-head with a mix of sporting activities, from football to rugby, swimming, basketball, tennis, squash, cheerleading, lacrosse and more. Each winning team is assigned points;…
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The Heritage II CSGO & DOTA 2 event review and GameBritannia interview

The Heritage II tournament hosted by GameBritannia wrapped up last weekend in London - here's a look back on the event and an interview with co-founder Amy Yu. Four of the top universities in DOTA 2 and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive battled it out over Saturday and Sunday, with the University of Bath taking first place in DOTA 2…
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