Category Archives: Challenger Series

Fnatic Academy could be playing in ESL UK’s Premiership

Riot Games made a change to their EU League of Legends Championship Series (LCS) rulebook in December which went largely unnoticed - and could have a huge impact on the UK scene. The policy change concerns LCS sister teams playing in the lower-tier Challenger Series (CS), for example Fnatic Academy (who qualified for the CS spring…
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Team Larssen knocked out of Challenger Series qualifiers

Team Larssen - the remnants of 2016's League of Legends ESL UK Premiership summer champions MnM Gaming - have exited the Challenger Series this evening. The European dream for the team is over, after they were defeated by Team Kinguin. Team Larssen actually won their first match in the qualifiers earlier this week, comfortably beating Alientech…
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UK Talent to Cast EU Challenger Series Qualifiers

The casting talent for this years EU Challenger Series Qualifiers has been confirmed today. Fans of the UK League of Legends Premiership will be familiar with the sights and sounds of this talented trio, while UK Masters fans took Excoundrel and Sona to their hearts in the latter stages of 2016. Here is what the…
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MnM League of Legends player XDSmiley receives death threats following Twitter exchange with K1ck Esports coach

League of Legends ADC Ludvig "XDSmiley" Granquist from UK champions MnM Gaming says he's received death threats on Twitter. As well as threats, subtweeting in the world of competitive League of Legends is very much alive and k1cking. The head coach for Portuegese League of Legends team K1ck Esports had a heated Twitter exchange with Smiley. Smiley originally…
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A deadly cocktail: How Molotovs & Marshmallows lit up UK eSports – an interview with MnM co-founders Kalvin and Daniel, and a look at the LoL team’s success

Last month, Molotovs & Marshmallows (aka MnM Gaming) won the ESL UK CSGO and League of Legends Premierships, and reached the Overwatch final. Their League of Legends team also won the Multiplay Insomnia58 League of Legends tournament. But what has the organisation's meteoric rise come down to, how have they been successful in a short…
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‘We’ve finished what we started’ – video interview with ESL UK LoL champions MnM

eSports News UK talks to ESL UK League of Legends summer 2016 champions MnM Gaming (aka Molotovs and Marshmallows) about their victory. Phurion says the team have now 'finished what they started', following similar comments made by the jungler earlier this year. We chat to ADC Ludvig "XDSmiley" Granquist (left), founder Kalvin Chung (centre) and jungler Luke…
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