Category Archives: Teams

London Spitfire reveals Contenders team British Hurricane which has three UK players

Overwatch League Stage 1 champions London Spitfire have announced their Contenders team roster. Known as British Hurricane, the academy side will take aim at the Overwatch Contenders, which is the development league for promising Overwatch esports talent. They have three players from the UK: Fusions, Kyb and FunnyAstro. The full British Hurricane roster is as…
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Team Dignitas have signed their first Smash Bros Melee team

Team Dignitas, the well-known esports team founded in the UK and now owned by Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment, has signed a Super Smash Bros. Melee Team. The team will become the sixth squad in the Team Dignitas family which includes CSGO men's and women's teams, a Heroes of the Storm roster, SMITE team and…
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MnM take first and third place in the ESL Hearthstone Premiership

UK esports organisation MnM Gaming have got off to a great start in 2018. They finished on top in the ESL UK & Ireland Premiership finals on the weekend, with MnM players Ben "BigBen" Chapman (left) and Alister "Mysterious" Kerridge (right) finishing in first place and third place respectively. A mention should also be given…
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Watch: The Best of UK League of Legends 2017 Montage

It's finally here - the top UK League of Legends plays of 2017 video has been published! After weeks of chasing players up, choosing the best plays and editing it down into one final video, you can now view the best of UK LoL 2017 video here. It might have been our idea back in…
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Fnatic complete 2018 EU LCS line-up with YoungBuck joining as team director

UK-based esports organisation Fnatic have announced their EU LCS management team for the 2018 spring split. Dutch former pro player Joey "YoungBuck" has joined as the LoL division’s team director, after departing from G2. He will take care of operations from Fnatic's Berlin office and be a part of the roster's coaching team. Dylan Falco has…
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Team Singularity former manager Zeus and owner respond to scamming accusations

On New Year's Day, Royal Bandits head coach and former coach of Singularity's League of Legends team, Marcus "Blumigan" Blom, made a series of accusations against Singularity and their then manager Frederik "Zeus" Holst in particular. He claimed that the organisation attempted to scam investors, hold off payments for their players and decline offers from other orgs without…
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Esports News UK’s top 10 interviews of 2017

What makes a good interview? Is it what's said, is it the subject themselves, or their situation? It's probably a bit of all three, plus some added je ne sais quoi. Following on from our other top 10s of the year (UK esports moments, videos, favourite and most popular content), we're going to do some more of…
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Riot UK announces new head of esports

Riot Games UK has hired Mo Fadl, the former head of esports from Wargaming, to drive and develop League of Legends esports in the UK. Mo has more than 10 years' experience working at game developers including Blizzard, NCSoft and Wargaming. He spent more than five years at the latter, where he held a number of…
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Esports News UK Scouting Grounds: Recap, MVPs & VoDs

The first Esports News UK League of Legends Scouting Grounds took place at GAME Belong Bristol on the weekend. It was the idea of coach Josh "Furndog" Furneaux, who wanted to organise a UK Scouting Grounds tournament for League of Legends players to showcase their skills, and to help organisations find new talent. Dezachu and…
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