Category Archives: Tournaments

ESL UK Premiership preview video: Munchables shares his predictions

With the ESL UK Premiership summer 2016 split getting underway this week in a variety of games, we talk to caster Joe "Munchables" Fenny about his predictions. Which teams does Joe think will do well? Who will impress? Which orgs and players have the best chance of reaching the top four? We ask Joe for…
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Toaster leaves Origen (for now)

Origen ADC Augustas "Toaster" Ruplys has left the organisation - for the time being. He has cut ties with Origen, he has ended his contract with them in order to play in national leagues during off-season. Toaster will now be playing for Last Remedy Gaming in the ESL UK League of Legends Premiership, which gets underway this…
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Holy smokes, Batmani Begins want to make the UK Prem LAN finals

Bam! Pow! Sock! Holy smokes, Batman(i) - a new caped crusader is in town and he's got the ESL UK League of Legends Premiership in his sights (sorry). Introducing Batmani Begins - a brand new team which has qualified for the summer 2016 split. So who are they and what are they all about? We…
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Is this UK eSports organisation the next Fnatic/Team Dignitas?

It's one thing to have the ambition to become a world-class eSports organisation - it's another thing entirely to make it happen. But Torpedo is certainly one of the more promising UK eSports organisations to have emerged in recent years. And it has already demonstrated professionalism, talent acquisition and success since it was founded 14 months ago.…
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Riot ban Team Huma as former coach claims he is still owed £18,000

UK-based eSports organisation Team Huma have been banned by Riot Games from participating in Riot-sanctioned leagues. The League of Legends owner says that Huma's management has "repeatedly failed to pay their players on time", violating player contracts, Challenger Series rules and the Team Participation Agreement. Huma's owner Behdad Jaafarian will also not be allowed to hold…
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Last Remedy acquire Toaster & Rifty – “we can compete for the ESL UK Prem title”

UK League of Legends newcomers Last Remedy Gaming have brought Origen's ADC Augustas "Toaster" Ruplys on board, just in time for the ESL UK Premiership summer split. And the org are confident of winning the tournament, with Last Remedy co-founder and CEO Grant "Greivance" Rousseau saying they can compete for the title. Toaster joined Origen in July and played in…
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LemonNation & Joekerism interview: ‘It’d be cool to see more Pro-Ams, they help to grow the local scene’

We caught up with Cloud9's League of Legends Challenger support Daerek "LemonNation" Hart and UK ADC Joe "Joekerism" Kent at i58's League Fest last weekend. Both played for Team Arcade at the League of Legends festival's £15,000 Pro-Am tournament, which featuring both seasoned pros from North America and up and coming amateur players from across Europe. For…
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Jme gets Serious about UK eSports

Well well well... Boy Better Know CEO and grime artist Jamie Adenuga (aka Jme) is getting involved in the UK eSports scene. He's created a new series of local gaming events called 'Serious' in conjunction with Gfinity and Hype Management. The first one is the Serious Rainbow Six Siege Xbox One Tournament which will take place…
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