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ENUK charity stream winners receive their RP prizes

The winners of the League of Legends 1v1 matches from Esports News UK's charity stream have received their prizes. Developer Riot Games handed out 800RP to each of the winners. It was great to have Riot on board with the ENUK charity stream - which raised £650 earlier this month - as they took part in some community…
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The 27 worst reader comments from the BBC’s latest article on esports

By Dominic Sacco and David Hollingsworth The BBC has published another article on esports, and members of the esports community are tearing their hair out (unless, like Dom they don't have any). Some have complained that the BBC stated Riot's League of Legends World Championship is the biggest event, claiming the Dota 2 International is…
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UKDota March open kicks off this weekend

The UKDota March 2017 Open tournament will begin on Saturday March 25th at 2pm. The best-of-five final will then take place on Sunday March 26th also at 2pm. Each bracket game up until the semi-final and lower-final will be best-of-one, after that the matches will be best-of-threes. There's a £200 prize pool, with first place…
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Team Paria were asked to fix CSGO matches, Richard Lewis report finds

Team Paria, a Dutch esports organisation known in the UK League of Legends scene, were asked to fix matches in CSGO earlier this month. Team Paria owner Stefan "ioswitch" Heesters was contacted by a match-fixer ahead of the org's participation in the King of Nordic online CSGO cup. Paria were due to be representing Iceland in…
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Team Dignitas sign new CSGO team

UK-founded esports organisation Team Dignitas have signed a new Counter Strike: Global Offensive squad. Former NiP and CLG coach Faruk "pita" Pita from Sweden joins as in-game leader and rifle player. Three former FaZe players also arrive. New Team Captain, rifler and second AWPer Ricardo "fox" Pacheco joins from Portugal, AWPer Mikail "Maikelele" Bill from Sweden and rifler Joakim…
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How well did UK teams perform at CWL Dallas?

Over the course of last weekend at the CWL Dallas Open, the EU Pro Point standings were finalised and the six European teams to qualify for Season 1 of the Global Pro League were all British squads. Jacob Hale looks at the final standings of all the UK teams. iGame (formerly Team 3G) started in the Open Bracket…
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MnM beat XENEX 3-0 to retain ESL Premiership LoL title

MnM Gaming sweeped Team XENEX 3-0 in the ESL League of Legends UK & Ireland Spring 2017 Premiership on Sunday. It was their second ESL Prem title win in a row, having beaten Epiphany Bolt 3-1 during the summer 2016 split. While XENEX had topped the table in the group stages, it could've been fair to…
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FM-eSports win ESL CSGO Premiership spring 17 final – full match report

David Hollingsworth provides a comprehensive recap of the ESL UK and Ireland Premiership CSGO spring 2017 split final between FM-eSports and MnM Gaming. It seems like only yesterday I sat down on a cold Kentish night to watch some of the UK's and Ireland's finest CS:GO talent, seven weeks later here we are in the…
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Millenium acquire Team Infused’s Call of Duty roster

In an unexpected turn of events, French esports organisation Millenium have acquired the UK Call of Duty team formerly under Team Infused for a rumoured £40,000. The squad, consisting of Peatie, Moose, MarkyB and Nolson, are currently second in the EU pro point standings, a short way behind Splyce, whom they will be hoping to…
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