Category Archives: League of Legends

From the UK scene to Worlds: British talent prepares for China

Esports News UK editor Dominic Sacco gets excited about the UK talent at Worlds 2017.  It's that time of the year again - an epic new login theme is here, the music video is no doubt about to drop and the groups draw is imminent. Yes, the League of Legends World Championship is back. For…
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Brit behind Singapore’s first pro esports team weighs in on UK esports

Experienced esports executive Drew Holt-Kentwell, one of two people behind Singapore's first pro esports team, has spoken to Esports News UK. He has founded Chaos Theory with Hai Ng, and the team has plans to revolutionise the esports landscape in South-east Asia by paving the way for the next generation of esports professionals. Chaos Theory will provide employment…
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Riot is hiring for a £50k UK community manager

Riot Games is looking for a new UK community manager to work out of its new office in West London. The Riot London office was first mentioned back in April and the League of Legends developer soon began hiring staff. It's now hiring a UK community manager, with a salary of £50,000 to £54,000. In…
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New UK org Public Enemy almost won a Danish LoL LAN in an actual castle

Public Enemy, a UK esports organisation who launched publicly in July 2017, almost won the Cross Border Esport (CBE) tournament this week. They beat Tricked in the semi-final as underdogs, but were eventually bested by Danish org Singularity 3-2 in the LAN final, which took place at Sønderborg Castle in Denmark. The CBE tournament had a prize pool of almost £10,000 (75,000DKK).…
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ESL Premiership teams confirmed for EGX playoffs

The Autumn ESL UK & Ireland Premiership League of Legends group stage has concluded, and the top four teams have been named. NerdRage, MnM, Singularity and Excel will be taking part in the playoffs at EGX on Thursday September 21st at the Birmingham NEC. The final standings are as follows: This means that NerdRage will…
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London will be one of four regions in the revamped EU LCS – new rumour

UPDATE: ESPN reports these plans have been delayed until 2019.   Original article:  The rumours around the revised EU LCS are coming in thick and fast now. Last month, Dot Esports reported that Riot may be adopting a 'Champions League-style' format for the EU LCS. And last week, Esports News UK published an article stating…
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