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Excel Esports WILL be representing the UK in the LoL European Masters

UK esports organisation and current ESL Premiership League of Legends champions, exceL Esports, will be taking part in the new European Masters cup. Riot announced the new European cup last year, which will feature the winning teams from 10 European Regional Leagues, including the ESL Prem, Spanish Superliga, Nordic Championship and more. It wasn't clear…
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Scottish Esports League launches

Season one of the Scottish Esports League (SEL) will start soon. The grassroots tournament is open to anyone and will cover ten games initially, with the first two being announced on-stream tomorrow (Wednesday March 21st at 7pm), and another two each week. Every game has its own tournament manager and all games have been approved…
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Lightning Pandas sign CoD veteran Censor in time for CWL Birmingham

Doug "Censor" Martin, Call of Duty veteran player and YouTube personality, has joined UK esports org the Lightning Pandas. Ahead of the fourth event of the Call of Duty World League season, CWL Birmingham (which takes place at Insomnia62 later this month), Censor joins the Lightning Pandas in place of Nicholas "Proto" Maldonado, who's being…
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BAFTA explains why there’s no esports award for 2018

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) announced the Games Awards categories and nominees earlier today, and esports wasn't included within that. For the past two years BAFTA has included an AMD Esports Audience Award in the ceremony, with SMITE winning in 2016 and Clash Royale in 2017. This award was voted for…
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Red Bull Gaming Sphere opens doors in London this month

Red Bull has announced its new gaming and esports space will soon open in Shoreditch, London. The Red Bull Gaming Sphere promises to be the largest public esports studio in the UK. It will open later this month, and will act as a hub for gaming communities, hosting a range of events including esports tournaments,…
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Team ENYX win the inaugural Rainbow Six Siege ESL Premiership

Team ENYX have been crowned winners of the first Rainbow Six Siege ESL UK and Ireland Premiership. Craig Robinson provides a recap of the finals. Four teams qualified for the ESL Rainbow 6 Siege Premiership LAN that was held on March 10th-11th. Team ENYX, 1UPesports, Radix and Horizon Union took part in that LAN final.…
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Win a Steam voucher, The Game Against Downtime & more from PRTG Network Monitor

It's been a little while since we held a competition here at Esports News UK and we've got an Insomnia62 special for you here. We're teaming up with IT infrastructure monitoring solution PRTG Network Monitor from Paessler AG to give away goody bags to five lucky winners. Each goody bag includes the following: £10 Steam voucher…
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