Category Archives: Tournaments

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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Choke Gaming interview: ‘We want to return the org to its former glory’

We interview Choke Gaming about their comeback and their aims in UK League of Legends as the ESL Premiership qualifiers prepare to get underway. Esports News UK's Dom Sacco talks to new manager Tomas "Chin" Davis (left) and LoL team manager Louis "Sméagol" Green (right).   What are your aims and ambitions, how will the 'new' choke…
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UK to host CoD World League in London, Birmingham and Sheffield

The Call of Duty World League (CWL) has announced today that it will be bringing three of four of its current 2017 EU competitions to the UK. It has teamed up with Gfinity, ESWC, Multiplay and EGL to make these tournaments available. As there are several top level Call of Duty players from the UK, it's no…
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ESL UK is thinking about drug testing players at its Premiership finals

ESL is considering drug-testing players at the next UK Premiership live finals, Esports News UK understands. The updated spring 2017 Premiership rulebook has been published, and in this ESL states it's part of ESIC (the Esports Integrity Coalition). This split will have full integration of ESIC. So what does that mean? Well, ESIC has an 'integrity…
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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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ESL UK adds mid-season transfer window to Premiership

There is now a mid-season transfer window, which takes place between match weeks four and five of the ESL Premiership season. By our estimation this is around early to mid February, but we'll post an update once ESL confirms the correct dates (it's likely March 7th to 12th for CSGO and March 9th to 14th for…
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Watch the Excel Esports League of Legends finals documentary video

UK organisation excel eSports have posted a vdocumentary covering their time at the ESL UK Premiership summer 2016 finals. The 20-minute video shows the ups and downs of being in a UK League of Legends team, and features interviews with the players and coaches. Excel had a tough time at the LAN finals at MCM…
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