Category Archives: Interviews

Turning up the Heat: Misfits’ Alicus on the rise of the esports brand, Miami Heat funding & going from the UK scene to the LCS

It's been an unbelievable journey for Misfits and Ali "Alicus" Saba over the past year, to say the least. The esports organisation went from playing in the UK League of Legends Premiership to the top-level EU Championship Series (LCS) in less than a year. It changed owners in 2016 and rebranded from Renegades to Misfits. Just this month Misfits received…
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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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A deadly cocktail: How Molotovs & Marshmallows lit up UK eSports – an interview with MnM co-founders Kalvin and Daniel, and a look at the LoL team’s success

Last month, Molotovs & Marshmallows (aka MnM Gaming) won the ESL UK CSGO and League of Legends Premierships, and reached the Overwatch final. Their League of Legends team also won the Multiplay Insomnia58 League of Legends tournament. But what has the organisation's meteoric rise come down to, how have they been successful in a short…
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Exclusive interview with Fnatic founder Sam Mathews – would he sell to a football club & what does the future hold for eSports?

It goes without saying that eSports is an incredibly fast-changing industry, and traditional sports clubs getting involved seems to be the flavour of the month. In September, UK-based eSports organisation Team Dignitas was acquired by US basketball club The Philadelphia 76ers, and many other clubs have gone into eSports this year, including PSG, Schalke, West…
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