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epic.LAN 21: Which teams won and how were viewer numbers?

epic.LAN 21 finished last weekend and featured everything from beach parties to charity pie faces alongside the esports tournaments. Craig Robinson takes a look back at the action.   Face-Strike: Pie Offensive Starting with the most important part of the event, epic.LAN esports manager Tom "Gumpster" Gumbleton and RNR Esports MD Adam "Blanks" Heath got pied in…
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The Boyzz are back in town and they just won the Method EU Major

The Boyzz may not have seeded high but their spot at number four in the EU rankings should have been a warning to others, as they saw off top opposition to clinch all 40 points and $4,000 in the Method EU Community Cup. With the WoW World Championships already at the halfway point and limited points…
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Fnatic become Europe’s first HGC World Championship Brawl winners

Fnatic claimed victory in the Heroes of the Storm Global Championship (HGC) Mid-Season Brawl and clinched the first World Championship title for the EU. They faced some of the world's finest Heroes of the Storm sides from all over the globe in the week-long HGC invitational event. It was a fantastic weekend for the EU sides…
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Overwatch World Cup: Which teams will the UK play in Group H?

Blizzard has announced how the Overwatch World Cup match ruling and scheduling will work. 32 countries have been placed into eight groups of four. The regions are China, Australia, Poland, and the US. China: Groups A/B Australia: Groups C/D Poland: Groups E/F US:  Groups G/H The United Kingdom is in Group H, along with Germany, Israel,…
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UK Call of Duty teams fall just short at CWL Anaheim

This past weekend, several UK teams took to Anaheim, California to try and gain their portion of the $200,000 prize pool, Jacob Hale reports. All pro league teams attended the event, including Stage 1 Champions Splyce as well as amateur team Cyberstorm Gaming. Starting from our lowest finisher, Cyberstorm were not expected to make it…
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Fnatic and Red Reserve qualify for Global Pro League Stage 2

On Thursday 15th June, three UK teams took to Anaheim, California to attempt to re-qualify for Stage 2 of the Call of Duty Global Pro League, Jacob Hale reports. After fighting hard in their groups during Stage 1 of the Global Pro League, Fnatic and Red Reserve found themselves in Relegation, going up against six…
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Amateur UK CoD team Cyberstorm to attend major international event

In a GFuel Amateur Spotlight courtesy of Dexerto, it has been announced that Cyberstorm Gaming are sending their amateur Call of Duty team to this weekend’s CWL Anaheim event. The team hopes to cause a storm and pick up some invaluable pro points that could send them to the Gfinity Last Chance Qualifiers and, eventually, August’s…
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BT Sport plans more esports coverage following ‘extremely positive’ feedback

UK TV broadcaster BT Sport has announced it will be producing more video gaming and esports content. Games industry production agency Attention Seekers has entered into an exclusive agreement with BT Productions, the production arm of BT Sport, to produce new gaming content, both pre-recorded and live. Attention Seekers will have access to BT Productions’ facilities…
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You’re potentially taking away a career’ – ESIC on publishers banning esports players without strong evidence

Earlier this month two British Tekken players were banned from the Tekken 7 UK Championship for 'suspected collusion'.  Justin "King Jae" Nelson and fellow District G teammate C-Krizzle protested their innocence, after a few clips allegedly showed C-Krizzle 'letting Justin win. While Bandai Namco said the players were 'suspected of collusion', implying they didn't have firm evidence of clear collusion,…
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