Category Archives: Vainglory

British Vainglory player to appear on The Gadget Show after Challenger Series win

One of the youngest pro esports players in Britain will be appearing on The Gadget Show this Friday (March 31st) at 7pm. 14-year-old Benedict "MrKcool" Ward is expected to feature on the long-running Channel 5 TV show, playing Vainglory on a couple of smartphones. TV presenter Jon Bentley asked MrKcool some questions about esports and Vainglory, as…
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Cyclone enters Vainglory esports scene

Irish esports organisation Cyclone have taken their first steps into the competitive Vainglory arena. They have brought on board the following team roster: WalDeMar - Jungle/Lane PTLam - Jungle/Lane/Captain Melyssandre - Captain radha - Jungle red-ABTION - Captain Jungler WalDeMar has experience at SK Gaming, Snow Avalanche and more, and claimed the first spot in the EU…
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Fnatic reveal Vainglory team

London-based esports giants Fnatic have introduced a Vainglory team, as have Echo Fox, NRG, Rogue and Immortals. The move marks Fnatic's first move into mobile esports. Its Vainglory roster consists of Dennis "TetnoJJ" Klaus, Alessandro "Palmatoro" Palmarini and Deniz "Nettetoilette" Heinzelmann. Interestingly, as part of Vainglory's Home City Program, Fnatic will claim London as its 'home'. This means Fnatic will…
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You can now support eSports News UK on Patreon

You can now help support our UK eSports coverage by donating a small amount through the ENUK page on crowdfunding website Patreon. If you're a fan of what we do, and would like to contribute, you will allow us to produce better content, cover more games and pay for better web hosting (which means our site won't…
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Mousesports signs UK’s youngest eSports pro

13-year-old British Vainglory player Benedict "MrKcool" Ward (pictured, centre) is now a pro gamer for Mousesports. The organisation has signed the Rebirth of an Empire roster, which also includes German players Deniz “nettetoilette” Heinzelmann, Orkan “UpFyr” Bolat and Alican “GreatkhALI” Üzüm. The deal marks Mousesports' move into the professional Vainglory scene and mobile eSports. German-based team Rebirth of…
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Vainglory’s developer wants to launch a UK eSports tournament (video interview)

Super Evil Megacorp, the developers of mobile device MOBA Vainglory, says there's a big opportunity for a UK Vainglory eSports tournament to emerge. The firm's COO Kristian Segerstrale was speaking to eSports News UK at the Vainglory 2016 European Winter Championships this weekend. "We would love to [introduce a UK tournament], we actually think there's a big…
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Video interview: 13-year-old British Vainglory pro gamer Benedict “MrKcool” Ward

Age is just a number, so they say. And Benedict Ward is certainly not letting his young age get in the way of his professional gaming ambitions. The 13-year-old Brit goes by the name of "MrKcool" in mobile-based MOBA game Vainglory, and is competing professionally at the European Winter Championship in London this weekend. With an overall prize pool of $25,000…
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