Category Archives: Overwatch

System builder DinoPC launches $5,000 UK Overwatch tournament

UK computer builder DinoPC is running its own $5,000 Overwatch tournament which gets underway this week. It's not DinoPC's first foray into eSports - it sponsors Reason Gaming and supplied systems to their winning CSGO team at i58 last month. However, to our knowledge it is one of the first tournaments organised by a system builder with this kind…
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Mousesports to sign Phantasy and Cwoosh from EndPoint as org’s Overwatch team ‘disbands’

Mousesports are about to sign two Overwatch players from UK eSports organisation Team EndPoint. eSports News UK understands that Phantasy and Cwoosh have been picked up by the established org and have been offered salaries. EndPoint's Overwatch team captain iuKeEe said that his Overwatch team have now disbanded, though EndPoint could still reform their roster with some new players. "CwoosH…
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ESL UK Premiership preview video: Munchables shares his predictions

With the ESL UK Premiership summer 2016 split getting underway this week in a variety of games, we talk to caster Joe "Munchables" Fenny about his predictions. Which teams does Joe think will do well? Who will impress? Which orgs and players have the best chance of reaching the top four? We ask Joe for…
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i58 winners roundup

Here's our look back on which teams won each tournament at Multiplay's Insomnia58 gaming festival last weekend. You can see which teams entered i58 here and take a look at the Twitch VoDs on Multiplay's channel.   Project scrapes League Fest Pro-Am victory As a League of Legends-focused publication, this was the highlight of the weekend.…
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Reason win i58 Overwatch tournament: Recap including results & analysis

Insomnia 58 held its first ever Overwatch tournament last weekend. Craig Robinson looks back on the competition, the matches and how Reason Gaming (pictured) came out on top. The tournament had a prize pool of £7,500 and high interest - with 38 checked in teams on the day and known UK talents in attendance. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="602"]…
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The final week of the UK Overwatch Contender Cups – recap

On Tuesday August 22nd, the third Overwatch Contender Cup commenced. This was the final regular Overwatch Contender Cup series that would determine who enters the group stages. Currently the four dominant teams in the Premiership are Team EndPoint, Team StartSpot, Team Last Resort and Computerised Gamers. With these four pretty much set to get into…
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The Last Resort sign UK Overwatch team, aim for ESL top four finish

UK eSports organisation The Last Resort (TLR) have announced a new Overwatch team. The team has been performing well in the ESL UK Contender Cup qualifiers, and recently placed third. The Last Resort said in a statement they expect 'great things from the roster in the up and coming months', and aim to reach top four…
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Which teams are taking part in the i58 eSports tournaments this weekend?

With Multiplay Insomnia58 getting underway this Bank Holiday weekend (August 26th to 29th), here's our preview of the teams taking part in the main eSports tournaments.   League of Legends £8,000 open Group stages start: Friday, 2.30pm Final: Monday, 11.30am There are four teams currently signed up to the League of Legends tournament: Vibrant Gaming,…
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Multiplay raises prize pools at i58

Multiplay has upped some of the prize pools at Insomnia58 which takes place next week. The Overwatch prize pool has been raised from £5,000 to £7,500, while Team Fortress 2 has increased from £5,000 to £8,500. It looks like the increase is thanks to a few more sponsors signing up, including Astro for Overwatch and…
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