Category Archives: Pro gamers

Barbers, Bertrand and just a bad day at the office: What went wrong at Sky’s eChampions FIFA tournament?

TV broadcaster Sky aired a FIFA tournament last week that has been panned by parts of the esports community on social media. The eChampions event featured two elements: An All-Stars tournament featuring professional footballers, grime artists and other special guests, and a separate pro tournament, featuring pro players and a £5,000 prize pool. In the All-Stars…
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Top UK Call of Duty player benched

It has been revealed that European Call of Duty staple, Tom "Tommey" Trewren, has been benched from the Splyce roster. After a disappointing placement at CWL Seattle, a change to the team doesn't come as a surprise, but UK player Tommey has been one of Europe's standout players throughout the World War 2 season. If…
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‘I’m in it to win it, having a top team that can gel together is key’ – Team Dignitas’ new UK Clash Royale coach

Team Dignitas have signed their first Clash Royale team, and it includes UK head coach Benjamin "Ben™" Rogers. The org, which has a strong background in UK esports, have signed two players along with Ben™: Maxence "MaxLaMenace" Piriou from France and George "Trainer Diputs" Galvin from the US. They will compete in the Clash Royale League's (CRL)…
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Team Secret sign 13-year-old UK Fortnite player

Team Secret have acquired a Fortnite roster - and the team includes 13-year-old UK player Kyle "Mongraal" Jackson. Mongraal, hailing from Sidcup, is one of four players in the roster which also includes Mats "Sak0ner" Sorum and Michael "VNHL" Gustad from Norway, and Domeniks "Domentos" Bunts from Latvia. Team Secret said in an announcement video:…
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West Ham grow FIFA esports team

Premier League football team West Ham United have expanded their esports roster with the signing of Danny Taylor. Danny is an experienced FIFA player, having played it for more than ten years and made it to FIFA Interactive World Cup (eWorld Cup) grand finals three times. He focuses on PS4, while his teammate Jamie "Jamboo"…
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UK CSGO player smooya set for Major move to BIG Clan

UK CSGO talent Owen "smooya" Butterfield could be playing in the FaceIT London Major this year. He's set to join German org Berlin International Gaming (aka BIG Clan), according to this post on Dbltap, and confirmed by various sources to Esports News UK. An official announcement is due next week, likely Monday April 16th. BIG…
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The latest FUT Champions Cup kicks off in Manchester this weekend

The Road to the FIFA eWorld Cup 2018 continues - and the next destination is Manchester. The city will host the FUT Champions Cup FIFA esports tournament from April 13th at 12pm to April 15th. It has a $200,000 prize pool overall, with the winner taking home $22,000 and the top 64 players taking home $1,000+…
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