Category Archives: Dreamhack

UK RB6 mix team IDK win their first LAN at Dreamhack Valencia

IDK (I Don't Know) have become Rainbow Six Siege LAN champions after taking down Vitality at Dreamhack Valencia. In order to get there, they had to make a run through the lower bracket, after losing their opening game to NiP. The British/French mix rallied their way out of the lower bracket, defeating Mockit,  moving onto face NA's…
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The Imperial win DreamHack CSGO Summer Open without dropping a single map

Report by Craig Robinson and Jamie Wootton UK esports organisation The Imperial won $50,000 by finishing first place in the DreamHack CSGO Summer Open 2018. They beat Optic Gaming in the final against the odds, without even dropping a single map in the tournament. The Imperial entered the group stages through the European qualifier, facing…
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You can now support Esports News UK on Patreon

You can now help support our UK eSports coverage by donating a small amount through the ENUK page on crowdfunding website Patreon. If you're a fan of what we do, and would like to contribute, you will allow us to produce better content, cover more games and pay for better web hosting (which means our site won't…
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Problem X interview: UK Street Fighter eSports pro on winning Dreamhack London, beating Justin Wong and his future ambitions

Benjamin "Problem X" Simon. Remember the name. To those of you who think UK eSports is dead, this 23-year-old was the only Brit to win an eSports tournament at DreamHack London last weekend, taking home $2,500 after finishing first in the Ultra Street Fighter IV contest. It's one of many tournaments he's won. In this exclusive post-DreamHack interview,…
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“UK eSports is dead”

When I was at DreamHack London earlier this year, sitting in the press room, a few British guys from within the scene entered the room. "UK eSports is dead," one laughed. "If that's the best we can do, we have no chance," another quipped. They were commenting on the fact that the only British CSGO team…
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