Category Archives: Gfinity

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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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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UK to host CoD World League in London, Birmingham and Sheffield

The Call of Duty World League (CWL) has announced today that it will be bringing three of four of its current 2017 EU competitions to the UK. It has teamed up with Gfinity, ESWC, Multiplay and EGL to make these tournaments available. As there are several top level Call of Duty players from the UK, it's no…
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Gfinity hints at further changes to the Gfinity Arena

Gfinity's head of partner relations Martin Wyatt has hinted that London's Gfinity Arena may adapt and evolve in 2017. The arena - essentially a converted cinema room - first opened back in March 2015 at the Vue Fulham Broadway multiplex. Around this time, Gfinity told us it was thinking of opening a second, larger capacity venue. While…
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Gfinity responds to Modern Warfare Remastered tournament criticism

Gfinity's eSports director has told eSports News UK that a story about its Modern Warfare Remastered tournament is incorrect. The story from Dexerto assumed that the tournament will get teams using a PC and playing with a controller, but Gfinity has rubbished this claim. "It's a Christmas promotion event and we might have one console…
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Gfinity revenues rise but company makes overall loss of £3m

UK-based eSports tournament provider Gfinity has announced the financial results for its financial year ending June 30th 2016. Revenue increased 158% year-on-year to £1.45m (up from £0.56m made a year prior), but Gfinity made an overall operating loss of £3.2m for the year. However, this loss is 12% lower than last year's loss of £3.6m. Chairman Tony…
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Gfinity announces Modern Warfare Remastered cup & opens team signups for $100,000 Gears of War Pro Circuit London

Gfinity has announced new Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered and Infinity Warfare tournaments, and opened team signups for the London stop of the Gears of War Pro Circuit. CoD comeback A free-to-enter £1,000 Modern Warfare Remastered launch cup will take place in November, with sign-ups open now. There are more details on the Gfinity website and…
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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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