Category Archives: Overwatch

What happened in the second Overwatch ESL UK Contender Cup?

This week, we had our second Overwatch ESL UK Contender Cup. And it was very interesting in comparison to last week. A few teams had disbanded, like Choke and Velox, whilst some smaller teams had not returned. This means that once again anything seemed possible. With this in mind let’s look at how the night…
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Streamer Spotlight: Valkia

Mark "Valkia" Purdy is a fast-growing British streamer who is building a name for himself thanks to some entertaining Overwatch content, including some nice Pharah plays. He's also been invited to play for the UK in the Overwatch World Cup. Dominic Sacco sits down with Valkia to discuss his background, how he's adapting to full-time streaming and if he'll ever…
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VeloxGG exit UK Overwatch eSports scene

New organisation VeloxGG is waving goodbye to competitive UK Overwatch. The org had a brief but promising stint in the weekly UK Overwatch Ballistix Cups (narrowly missing out on beating Choke in one final), plus other tournaments, but have decided to call it a day. VeloxGG had high hopes in the UK scene, but have quit…
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ESL UK Prem Contender Series results recap – week one

Who's doing well in the ESL UK Premiership qualifiers in League of Legends, Hearthstone, Overwatch and CSGO? Here's our quick week 1 results recap.   League of Legends Read more from our article here.   Overwatch   Hearthstone Here's the top ten:   CSGO The bracket is pretty large for CSGO so we've gone with…
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Choke disbands its UK Overwatch team as players go separate ways

On Thursday, Choke Gaming announced that their Overwatch team had disbanded. This came to a surprise to many of us after they had such a dominant spree here in the UK scene, only to be dethroned on Tuesday by Team Endpoint. With such a long successful spree in the UK scene what was it that…
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Team EndPoint win first UK Overwatch Contender Cup – recap & review

Last night was the opening Contender Series round for the first ESL UK Overwatch season. There are three nights’ worth of contender cups, with points to earn for the group stage seeding. Each team in the competition was competing for these points in hope of getting into the cash prize group stages. One of the biggest…
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VeloxGG aims to be No.1 UK Overwatch team

New eSports organisation VeloxGG have announced a revised Overwatch roster in time for the ESL UK Premiership, and is aiming to be the top team in the UK. The org started making a name for themselves a few weeks back, after almost beating Choke Gaming in the final of one of the weekly UK Overwatch…
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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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Blizzard invites top UK players to Overwatch World Cup

Blizzard is inviting some of the most well-known Overwatch players from more than 50 different countries to participate in the first Overwatch World Cup. And it has hand-picked some of Britain's best eSports players and streamers to take part and represent their country. Some of those include the following: Mark "Valkia" Purdy, streamer Seb "numlocked" Barton, captain…
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