Category Archives: Managers

‘Our ambition is to rival MnM’ – interview with Enclave Gaming owner

We sit down with Enclave Gaming owner Philip "Britsaint" Macartney about the org's beginnings, their i60 win last weekend, writing news content and who the sexiest UK League of Legends player is. Check out the interview in two parts below: Check out Esports News UK on Twitch for more interviews and discussion shows, hopefully every Friday…
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Top talent from UK League of Legends scene accepted into European scouting programme

Some of the hottest up-and-coming talent from competitive UK League of Legends will be taking part in a promising new scouting initiative. The four-day European amateur scouting combine will get underway on April 24th, hosted by former Team Dignitas pro player and current eUnited coach Ram "Brokenshard" Djemal. So far, ten players have been confirmed, including…
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GAME to open another 20 Belong arenas in 2017 after esports sales rise

GAME, the UK retailer and parent company of Multiplay, has announced plans to open another 20 Belong in-store gaming arenas this year. The news comes as the retailer publishes its financial results for the half-year ending January 28th 2017. Its sales in 'events, esports and digital' rose 120% during the period to reach £8.6 million. However, because…
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UK’s first pro gamer and Quake veteran lands global ESL role

Sujoy Roy, a former Quake pro and the creator of Gamerbase (which was bought by HMV), has joined ESL. He started on February 1st and is working as part of the International Publisher and Developer Relations team. He'll be based in London for the time being and liaising with the rest of the ESL team…
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A deadly cocktail: How Molotovs & Marshmallows lit up UK eSports – an interview with MnM co-founders Kalvin and Daniel, and a look at the LoL team’s success

Last month, Molotovs & Marshmallows (aka MnM Gaming) won the ESL UK CSGO and League of Legends Premierships, and reached the Overwatch final. Their League of Legends team also won the Multiplay Insomnia58 League of Legends tournament. But what has the organisation's meteoric rise come down to, how have they been successful in a short…
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Meet the new Exertus: We interview co-owners as UK org transitions to USA

Exertus Esports have new ownership - and the once UK organisation will now be based out of Houston, Texas. We speak to the new CEO and co-owners for their plans, why they bought the org and ask them about the money some former League of Legends players are apparently owed. A month or so ago, Exertus deleted…
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‘I’d like to see more people in the UK scene being brave’ – Torpedo

Cassius Kiani, partner at UK organisation Torpedo, has called on UK players and other people in the scene to be braver. The org have been making waves in Hearthstone and want to become as big as successful as top UK-based orgs like Fnatic/Team Dignitas - you can read more in our article on Torpedo here. Speaking…
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