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Top 10 most popular articles on Esports News UK in 2017

Okay so the year isn't over yet, but it's been a bit quiet the past few days so we thought we'd post a top ten to keep the articles flowing. Here are Esports News UK's most-read stories from 2017.   10. Viva España: Why is Spanish League of Legends so popular and what can the…
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Esports News UK Scouting Grounds: Recap, MVPs & VoDs

The first Esports News UK League of Legends Scouting Grounds took place at GAME Belong Bristol on the weekend. It was the idea of coach Josh "Furndog" Furneaux, who wanted to organise a UK Scouting Grounds tournament for League of Legends players to showcase their skills, and to help organisations find new talent. Dezachu and…
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Gwent and Eternal: A look at the new breed of CCGs and their UK esports talent

When you think of collectable card games (CCGs), the likes of Hearthstone and Magic: The Gathering probably spring to mind, and quite rightly so. Both have player bases exceeding 20 million and a thriving competitive scene. That’s not mentioning their long service to the community, with Magic over two decades old. Let’s face it, they…
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Are glitches holding back FIFA’s potential in esports?

Every year we get a new FIFA, and every year it's hyped up and sells well. But with each iteration comes an unwelcome mix of glitches - some minor, some major. Iain Harris asks: With FIFA developing well as an esport over the past few years, how are these glitches affecting competitive play? EA Sports'…
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Destination Unknown: What’s next for PUBG in UK esports?

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) is a true surprise hit. It's sold 10 million copies and overtook League of Legends as the most-watched game of Twitch right now - and the finished version of the game isn't even here yet! On the esports front, ESL experimented with a $350,000 PUBG Invitational at Gamescom back in August, which was…
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From the UK scene to Worlds: British talent prepares for China

Esports News UK editor Dominic Sacco gets excited about the UK talent at Worlds 2017.  It's that time of the year again - an epic new login theme is here, the music video is no doubt about to drop and the groups draw is imminent. Yes, the League of Legends World Championship is back. For…
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