Category Archives: Organisers and Developers

Win tickets to the UK League of Legends ESL Premiership finals in Leicester

We've got two tickets for the live ESL Premiership League of Legends final up for grabs. The event takes place at ESL UK's Leicester studio on Sunday March 19th, and will be between Team XENEX and one other finalist (to be decided this week). Winners will receive: Exclusive entry to ESL Studio One for to watch…
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Foxdrop casting more of the UK League of Legends ESL Premiership!

British YouTuber Dan "Foxdrop" Wyatt is casting more of the ESL Premiership League of Legends tournament. Foxy casted his first UK scene matches earlier in the month with Joe "Fenny" Munchables, in what appeared to be a one-off appearance. But tonight the YouTube tweeted saying he's back for more. Damn i really enjoyed casting with…
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Gfinity Arena to host UK’s first inter-school esports final

The finals of a new inter-school esports tournament will form part of the London Games Festival in April. The Digital Schoolhouse Esports Tournament Grand Final will take place at the Gfinity Arena on Tuesday April 4th from 10.30am to 3.30pm. It's the UK's first inter-school esports competition, which kicked off in January and has 400 secondary…
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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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Tickets now on sale for Halo World Championship Qualifier in London

Tickets are on sale for the European Halo World Championship 2017 Qualifier which will take place in Wembley Stadium's Great Hall from February 17th to 19th. There's $25,000 and two invitations to the Halo World Championship Finals up for grabs. Martin Wyatt, Head of Partnerships at Gfinity, said: "The opportunity to take Europe’s best Halo teams to…
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ESL UK co-MD Spike Laurie leaves UK for global role

ESL UK co-managing director Spike Laurie has left the UK for a new role in the US. His position is now senior director, global publisher and developer relations at ESL, and he has relocated to Los Angeles, according to his LinkedIn profile. Spike originally joined ESL back in September from Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment. James Dean remains…
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Exclusive: YouTuber Foxdrop joins the ESL League of Legends Premiership

UK League of Legends YouTuber and streamer Dan "Foxdrop" Wyatt will be colour casting next week's ESL UK and Ireland Premiership matches. He will be casting alongside ESL UK regular Joe "Munchables" Fenny in ESL's Leicester studio for special one-off coverage of Wednesday night's games. Foxdrop is a well-known League of Legends content creator with…
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Is UK caster Sona – now known as The Medic – off to Riot Games?

There's a Riot - quick, someone call a Medic! Ahem. UK League of Legends caster and former medical professional Aaron "Sona" Chamberlain has changed his game name to Medic. He made the announcement today after teasing us all on Twitter. This is the announcement of an announcement. Stay tuned for further information about said announcement as it…
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