Category Archives: Hearthstone

epicLAN 20 winners revealed as event pulls in 88,000 unique viewers

That's a wrap folks, epicLAN 20 is over and all the tournaments have finished. While the teams and fans make their journeys back to where they call home, David Hollingsworth takes a look at the winners from what was another top event in Kettering... Before we jump into the winner roundup, it's worth pointing out that 88,000…
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British Heartstone pro GreenSheep makes ESL UK proud after qualifying for Winter Championship

British Hearthstone pro and former Team Dignitas player James "GreenSheep" Luo has qualified for the Hearthstone Championship Tour Winter Finals in the Bahamas. GreenSheep played from the UK Fireside Gathering at the ESL UK Studio on the weekend, alongside other UK players including BoarControl, CelticGuard, HelloLeeroy and European No.4 GeorgeC. GreenSheep was dropped from Dignitas last year…
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Could it be the UK’s time to shine in the new $300,000 Hearthstone Global Games?

Blizzard has revealed details of its upcoming Hearthstone Global Games tournament, which will allow top players to represent their country. The top ranked player from each of the 48 eligible countries (based on Hearthstone's Global Standings) will be invited to join their national team. Three other players will join that country's national team via a community vote.…
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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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ESL UK to give away Power Core card backs at free Hearthstone Championship Tour event

Blizzard has announced it will bring Hearthstone to various cities across Europe for the European segment of the Winter Championship. Players will be able take part in the Tavern Hero Tournament on Friday February 10th, with the top eight joining 64 of Europe’s best-ranked Hearthstone players in the Winter Playoffs on the weekend of February 11th and…
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Turning up the Heat: Misfits’ Alicus on the rise of the esports brand, Miami Heat funding & going from the UK scene to the LCS

It's been an unbelievable journey for Misfits and Ali "Alicus" Saba over the past year, to say the least. The esports organisation went from playing in the UK League of Legends Premiership to the top-level EU Championship Series (LCS) in less than a year. It changed owners in 2016 and rebranded from Renegades to Misfits. Just this month Misfits received…
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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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Osha and HelloLeeroy sign new contracts with Excel Esports

Hearthstone players Alex "Osha" Polyviou (left) and Nick "HelloLeeroy" Waugh (right) have signed contract extensions with UK org exceL eSports. A post on the xL website stated: "We’re absolutely delighted to announce that we’re retaining both our Hearthstone players, who have signed new contracts for 2017. "They’re getting stuck into the season already, card-slinging this weekend with many…
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MnM Gaming pick up Hearthstone player Mysterious

UK esports organisation have brought on board their first Hearthstone player - Alister "Mysterious" Kerridge. The French player is well-known in the UK Hearthstone scene, and reached the top four in the recent 2016 ESL Summer Premiership finals. Esports News UK first caught wind of the news last November and now it's been confirmed. MnM made…
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