Category Archives: Pro gamers

Fatal1ty interview part 2: ‘I wouldn’t swap places with any pro gamer today’

In 1999, Johnathan "FATAL1TY" Wendel became the world's first full-time professional gamer. He's won countless tournaments, became the original poster boy for competitive gaming and grew a successful Fatal1ty gaming products. He's seen it all. Because of this, he's one of the best-placed people to describe how esports has changed since his time in the spotlight. What…
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ECS CSGO Finals: Player Video Interviews

Alex Wright interviews CSGO players ahead of the Season 3 ECS Finals at London's Wembley SSE Arena for Esports News UK. Alex spoke to players from Fnatic, Cloud9, SK, Team Liquid and Astralis. Check out the five video interviews below:
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Deadly and Kazehaya join Besiktas in Turkish Champions League

UK League of Legends ADC player Matt "Deadly" Smith and coach Alex "Kazehaya" Hirst have joined Turkish side Besiktas. Besiktas are a well-known name in world football and moved into the esports space back in 2015. They play in the League of Legends Turkish Champions League (TCL). Deadly and Kazehaya will be moving to Turkey to…
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Signing former Team Dignitas pros is a genius marketing move from Echo Fox

Yesterday North American esports organisation Echo Fox announced it had signed some former pro players for its Challenger team. Not just any players - former Team Dignitas heroes and current League of Legends personalities/streamers Michael “Imaqtpie” Santana, William “Scarra” Li, Joedat “Voyboy” Esfahani and Danny “Shiphtur” Le. They are joined by another huge League of Legends…
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