Category Archives: Overwatch

ENUK 24-hour charity stream raises £650 for SpecialEffect

Esports News UK's 24-hour GameBlast charity gaming marathon has concluded - and you helped us raise £650 for SpecialEffect! The money will go to people with disabilities to help them play the games we love. More than 80 of you from the UK esports scene took part over the weekend as we got stuck in…
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ENUK’s 24-hour charity stream: Full match schedule and line-up revealed

With just over a day to go until Esports News UK's first 24-hour charity stream kicks off, we're announcing the full line-up to you (TL,DR: scroll down to read it). The day will start off with UK scene League of Legends community matches, with casters and coaches going up against a community mix team, and Team Riot…
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UK org Eye 4 eSports branch out into Overwatch

UK-based esports organisation Eye 4 eSports have acquired the Sodality line-up to mark their entrance into competitive Overwatch. The roster is as follows: Tank/Captain: Dominik "Malt" Kelly (UK) Off-Tank: Aiden "Vclox" Hawkins (UK) Support: Max "Dane" Tordoff (UK) Support: Oliver "Olical" Caldwell (UK) DPS: Sam "Ryoku" de Bruijn (Netherlands) Flex DPS: Linus "Festive" Jyrenfors (Sweden)…
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BAFTA Games AMD Esports Audience Award shortlist confirmed

The shortlist for the AMD Esports Audience Award at the British Academy Games Awards has been revealed. Six games are up for the award, which is voted purely by the public. The nominations are: CSGO League of Legends Dota 2 Street Fighter V Overwatch Clash Royale Members of the public will be able to cast…
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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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General manager Alicus quits Misfits

Misfits' general manager Ali "Alicus" Saba has left the esports organisation. Misfits have grown tremendously over the past year or so, and a lot of that comes down to Alicus' hard work and determination. The organisation originally qualified for the League of Legends EU LCS (with Alicus as team manager) after first progressing from the…
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UK Overwatch players to take part in tournament sponsored by a UK org

A host of UK players from different teams are preparing to enter a new Overwatch tournament known as Overwatch Brawl #1. Elysium, Pale Golden Rod, NerdRage, The Chavs and Penta Sports all have UK players on their teams and will be taking part. NerdRage recently acquired an EU Overwatch roster and The Chavs won a tournament…
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The Chavs beat Team Dignitas 3-0 to win Overwatch Xtra Cup in Paris

The Chavs, an Overwatch team featuring some British players and coach Billy "Nutri" Wragg, known for his UK LoL Lan wins, beat Team Dignitas today. They won 3-0 in the final of the Xtra Cup in Paris, which has a prize pool of €5,000. Prior to this, they secured a 2-0 victory over GDK in the semi-final.…
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