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Gfinity and engineering firm join forces to design ‘the world’s most advanced’ integrated esports facility

Esports tournament provider Gfinity and London-based engineering and design firm Ove Arup & Partners Ltd have partnered to design a 'world-leading' integrated esports facility. The two companies will develop a blueprint for a scalable facility for playing, viewing, training, learning and broadcasting esports. In a press release the pair said the facility will enable 'gamers…
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82% of student esports players more likely to participate in other team sports, finds Ukie Digital Schoolhouse study

UK games industry trade body Ukie has launched a study exploring how participating in esports can positively affect children and schools. The research, titled 'Esports: Engaging Education', was based on results from the Digital Schoolhouse (DSH) Esports Tournament. Research was conducted by Staffordshire University, supported by Newman University, and was based on results from the…
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ESL reveals £1500 branded PC exclusive to Currys PC World

ESL UK has today revealed the ESL Certified Esports PC, the first-ever ESL branded system. Built in partnership with Intel, Currys PC World and PC Specialist, the ESL Certified Esports PC made its debut at EGX today at the Birmingham NEC. It's the first time the ESL brand has arrived on the UK High Street.…
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UK team Red Reserve add fifth player to roster as CoD goes 5v5

Hot off a successful World War 2 season, UK team Red Reserve have revealed a new addition to their roster. With the announcement of Call of Duty switching from a 4v4 format to 5v5 for the Black Ops 4 season, Red Reserve have become one of the first teams in the world to confirm their…
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Method clear Mythic Uldir with world-first G’huun kill in World of Warcraft

UK esports organisation Method have secured a world-first kill of G'huun on Mythic difficulty. This means they are the first to clear 8/8 bosses in the Uldir raid scenario in World of Warcraft (WoW) expansion Battle for Azeroth. The org secured the kill this evening, after a very close attempt yesterday (September 18th), where they…
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exceL Esports announce new majority shareholders

Growing UK organisation exceL Esports have secured investment from Guinevere Capital as they look to take their operations "to the next level". As part of the deal, the investment group has become exceL's majority shareholders, as announced in this post on the exceL website. Guinevere Capital has plenty of esports experience under its belt, mainly…
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