Category Archives: Launch events

Origen crowned EU Masters champions in Leicester

Origen thumped Illuminar Gaming 3-0 in the EU Masters 2018 League of Legends final in Leicester on the weekend. It was great to see two days of top LoL action in the UK, with the community coming together to enjoy the matches and ESL putting on a stunning show. Tom Beer recaps the action from…
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The UK Esports Awards announces G FUEL as Headline Partner

The UK Esports Awards – the brand new awards ceremony from Esports News UK and UKCSGO – has announced G FUEL as its Headline Partner. The energy drink brand is on board backing the awards, which will recognise top talent in UK esports. The event, which will be streamed live from Leicester’s ESL Studio 1 on Saturday…
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ESL Studio 1 to host UK Esports Awards powered by G FUEL

The UK Esports Awards powered by G FUEL, the new event from ENUK and CSGO set up to recognise top talent in the UK esports scene, has confirmed its venue. The event will be livestreamed by broadcast partner ESL UK and hosted at its state-of-the-art ESL Studio 1 facility in Leicester on Saturday June 30th…
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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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Where will the winner of McLaren’s esports competition work? (behind the scenes HQ tour & video interview)

Earlier this month British racing brand McLaren became the first Formula 1 team to enter esports. It announced the World's Fastest Gamer - a new esports tournament that runs across several games including Forza, Project Cars, Gran Turismo and even mobile games. The winner will land a one-year contract with McLaren's F1 team as one of its official simulator…
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Fnatic’s new London HQ has a sleeping area

Fnatic's new headquarters in London has its own 'nap pod', provided by mattress company Casper. The 5,000 sq ft esports home also has a gaming room, studio, board rooms, editing suites, co-working spaces, phone booths(!) and a kitchen supplied by Ao.com. ESL UK will also have some staff working from the offices. Fnatic held a launch…
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Esports Industry Awards returns to London for 2017

The Esports Industry Awards will once again take place at The Brewery in London this year. It will be hosted again by presenter Julia Hardy, this time alongside other TV presenters OJ Borg and Nicki Shields. It will take place on November 13th. "The Esports Industry Awards are delighed to be returning to London," organisers said…
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Announcing UK Legends: The Esports News UK London Gathering

Some of the LANs up North can be a pain to get to for us Southerners (yes Birmingham counts as the North to us!), so we've decided to host our own social event in London. Esports News UK's very first event is a London meet-up for ENUK readers, players, coaches, casters, managers and community members…
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