Category Archives: Street Fighter IV

Team EndPoint added to Gfinity Elite Series

UK esports organisation Team Endpoint have become the sixth team of eight to join the Gfinity Elite Series tournament. They join fellow UK orgs exceL, Reason, Prophecy and Infused, and global powerhouse Team EnVyUs. The final two teams to take part are expected to be announced shortly. The Elite Series was recently delayed to summer 2017 and Gfinity also…
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Gfinity Elite Series delayed to July 2017

Update (May 19th): The revised dates for the Gfinity Elite Draft and Elite Series have been confirmed. The Challenger Series ends on June 4th, the Draft begins on June 16th and the Elite Series gets underway on July 7th. Tom Halls, Gfinity's strategic development and franchises executive, shared the dates on Twitter: #StartPlaying #EliteSeries @Gfinity…
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UK’s largest fighting game event Hypespotting takes place this month

Hypespotting returns to the Hilton Hotel in Glasgow on April 15th and 16th for its sixth installment. Organisers say it's set to be one of the largest tournaments of its kind taking place in Europe once again.  It will have a combined prize pot of more than £10,000. There will be around 300 players attending the event…
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UK Street Fighter pro ProblemX wins Sonic Boom tournament

Benjamin "ProblemX" Simon won the Sonic Boom Capcom Pro Tour ranking event in Spain this weekend. The Brit won playing as Birdie in the final against UAE's Adel "Big Bird" Anouche, who was playing as Ken. ProblemX was playing under the Mousesports organisation during the Street Fighter V tournament. A delighted ProblemX tweeted the following…
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New Gfinity World Series and UK team franchise info

Esports News UK has gathered new information surrounding some of Gfinity's plans for a new World Series tournament, and the franchising details for the UK Elite Series teams.   Gfinity World Series Gfinity has previously hinted that it 'can't wait to take this truly global' in its initial teaser last November. Now we can reveal…
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King of the North 2017 winners

The King of the North UK esports tournament took place last month and three teams were crowned winners. CSGO - 8TH Legion, University of Portsmouth Overwatch - UOB Zeus, University of Birmingham LoL - Grey Warwick, University of Warwick Its organisers, the University of Manchester’s Esports Society, have had successful events over the past few years,…
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‘The players always come first to me’ – Perilous Gaming’s new general manager opens up in exclusive interview

Perilous Gaming are well known in UK esports, from their League of Legends team to their Dota 2 side winning at epicLAN 20 and branching into fighting games. In recent months they have also had their struggles, with their former LoL players still being owed money. David Hollingsworth interviews Perilous Gaming's general manager Brian "DotShotgun" Houston about turning…
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