Category Archives: Pro gamers

Caedrel given another chance in the LCS with H2K

UK League of Legends pro Marc "Caedrel" Robert Lamont has joined EU LCS team H2K. The mid-laner has moved across to H2K with his former Schalke teammates Lennart "SmittyJ" Warkus (top-laner) and Michael "Veteran" Archer (coach). The rest of the H2K roster consists of jungler Lucas "Santorin" Larsen, ADC Patrik "Sheriff" Jírů and support player Hampus…
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kaSing joins Splyce to round out org’s LCS roster

Splyce have signed UK League of Legends talent Raymond "kaSing" Tsang. He's joined the org as their support player for the 2018 season and will participate in the EU LCS, pending Riot approval, as announced in this post on the Splyce website. The other players in the Splyce roster include Romanians Xerxe (jungler), Odoamne (top-laner)…
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‘Aspiring streamers are willing to push themselves hard’ – new study looks at what makes a successful streamer

New research by Goldsmiths, University of London with researchers from the London School of Economics, has looked into what it takes to be a top video game streamer. The study explored the 'highly demanding' schedules of streamers (like Ali "Gross Gore" Larsen, pictured) aiming to be successful in an increasingly competitive market. Interviewees described the meticulous…
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Winner of McLaren’s World’s Fastest Gamer revealed

British automotive brand McLaren has completed its first World's Fastest Gamer esports tournament. Rudy Van Buren, a 25-year-old sales manager from the Netherlands, has beaten more than 30,000 contestants to be crowned the World's Fastest Gamer. In the final round of the contest, a four-hour assessment using McLaren's Formula 1 simulator, Van Buren beat countryman…
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Are glitches holding back FIFA’s potential in esports?

Every year we get a new FIFA, and every year it's hyped up and sells well. But with each iteration comes an unwelcome mix of glitches - some minor, some major. Iain Harris asks: With FIFA developing well as an esport over the past few years, how are these glitches affecting competitive play? EA Sports'…
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Smooya situation outlines need for better esports contract clarity & advice

Esports News UK editor Dom Sacco shares his opinion on the contract problems UK CSGO pro Owen "smooya" Butterfield recently revealed he's having to deal with. Last week, UK pro CSGO player smooya published the following Twitlonger about his contract with Epsilon Esports: Contract problems Read: https://t.co/iH6RjOW8hN — Owen Butterfield (@smooyacs) November 7, 2017 He…
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