Category Archives: Dota 2

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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i58 winners roundup

Here's our look back on which teams won each tournament at Multiplay's Insomnia58 gaming festival last weekend. You can see which teams entered i58 here and take a look at the Twitch VoDs on Multiplay's channel.   Project scrapes League Fest Pro-Am victory As a League of Legends-focused publication, this was the highlight of the weekend.…
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Which teams are taking part in the i58 eSports tournaments this weekend?

With Multiplay Insomnia58 getting underway this Bank Holiday weekend (August 26th to 29th), here's our preview of the teams taking part in the main eSports tournaments.   League of Legends £8,000 open Group stages start: Friday, 2.30pm Final: Monday, 11.30am There are four teams currently signed up to the League of Legends tournament: Vibrant Gaming,…
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Multiplay raises prize pools at i58

Multiplay has upped some of the prize pools at Insomnia58 which takes place next week. The Overwatch prize pool has been raised from £5,000 to £7,500, while Team Fortress 2 has increased from £5,000 to £8,500. It looks like the increase is thanks to a few more sponsors signing up, including Astro for Overwatch and…
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eGames Olympics-style eSports tournament to feature SMITE and Super Smash Bros

SMITE and Smash Bros are two of the confirmed games to be played at the Olympics-style eSports showcase event in Rio de Janeiro next week. The International eGames Committee announced the titles for the showcase, which will take place at British House in Rio's Parque Lage. This eGames tournament was first announced in April, with the backing of the…
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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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