Category Archives: Interviews

Interview: Ubisoft esports director François-Xavier Deniele hints at more national leagues for Rainbow Six Siege

During the Rainbow Six Invitational last week, ENUK's Craig Robinson interviewed Ubisoft's lead esports director Francois Xavier. They discussed grassroots esports, new and old esport formats, Premierships, worldwide tournaments and growth of the game. Read on for the full interview:   You have the RB6 Premiership and Go4 cups in the UK. What are your grassroots…
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Interview: UK coach Shasouda from RB6 champions Penta on the team’s journey, the growth of Siege and the UK scene

Esports News UK's Craig Robinson interviews Thomas "Shasoudas" Lee, the British head coach of Penta Sports' title-winning Rainbow 6 Siege PC team. Craig spoke to Shasoudas ahead of Penta's match in the final against Evil Geniuses. He asked about their semi-final victory against Black Dragons, their path to the final, the UK scene, grassroots esports and console…
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‘We’ve crowned champions, seen tears, and the races always live up to their hype’ – the grassroots F1 esports tournament that’s in its 10th season

With the first official F1 Esports Series (won by UK player Brendon Leigh) concluding last November, F1 esports is now on the map - but what about smaller grassroots leagues? PS4 racing league F1 Ts Hub has not long completed its eight season, having been running for five years now.  Season 10 has averaged its…
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Team Singularity former manager Zeus and owner respond to scamming accusations

On New Year's Day, Royal Bandits head coach and former coach of Singularity's League of Legends team, Marcus "Blumigan" Blom, made a series of accusations against Singularity and their then manager Frederik "Zeus" Holst in particular. He claimed that the organisation attempted to scam investors, hold off payments for their players and decline offers from other orgs without…
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Esports News UK’s top 10 interviews of 2017

What makes a good interview? Is it what's said, is it the subject themselves, or their situation? It's probably a bit of all three, plus some added je ne sais quoi. Following on from our other top 10s of the year (UK esports moments, videos, favourite and most popular content), we're going to do some more of…
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