Category Archives: Overwatch

Cloud9 Overwatch manager Alicus steps down after org sign another roster

Cloud9, the owners of the UK Overwatch League spot, are without an Overwatch manager. Ali "Alicus" Saba has left the org, citing an 'alleged contractual dispute' with some former players. He said in a Twitlonger: "It is with a heavy heart that I must now officially announce my resignation from my position running Overwatch operations for…
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ESL’s bold UK esports prediction from 2015 comes true

Two years ago, ESL UK MD James Dean predicted a world-class esports team would emerge from the UK by now. "We've got a lot of catching up to do, but I would say that that gap is rapidly closing, and I would say in the next two years we will have a UK team in…
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The UK will face Sweden in the Overwatch World Cup Quarter Final

Blizzard has revealed the bracket format for the Overwatch World Cup Playoffs at Blizzcon. On the left side of the bracket, the undefeated Team UK will face a promising Swedish line-up. Meanwhile, the underdog teams of Canada and Australia will fight to determine which team gets to the semi-finals. This bracket looks to be a…
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i61 winners roundup: MnM, ViM, Vexed & more

As the final Insomnia of the year has come to an end, we look back on the winners of the BYOC tournaments and UK Masters at i61 (not including the intermediate/community/minor competitions).   UK Masters The UK Masters finals in LoL and CSGO concluded last Friday. In LoL, MnM gaming played against excel esports in the…
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Undefeated Team UK reach the Overwatch World Cup quarter finals

Team UK have qualified for the Overwatch World Cup last eight, and will play in the quarter finals in Blizzcon this November. Craig Robinson provides a recap of the group stages and takes a look at the UK's impressive run so far. The first series of the weekend was against Belgium. Team UK had a quality opening series as…
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Fnatic’s founder is not happy about Cloud9 taking the London Overwatch League spot

Fnatic founder Sam Mathews has responded to the news that Cloud9 have bought the Overwatch League franchise spot in London. It was a surprising announcement considering Fnatic are the biggest esports organisation based in London. They have offices there and the Bunkr event space. Sam tweeted the following: Waking up to a massive to @fnatic from @overwatchleague felt great...…
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