Category Archives: ESL

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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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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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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ESL UK is thinking about drug testing players at its Premiership finals

ESL is considering drug-testing players at the next UK Premiership live finals, Esports News UK understands. The updated spring 2017 Premiership rulebook has been published, and in this ESL states it's part of ESIC (the Esports Integrity Coalition). This split will have full integration of ESIC. So what does that mean? Well, ESIC has an 'integrity…
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