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Exclusive: McLaren rules out getting into other esports or buying a team

British automotive brand McLaren will not be delving into the wider esports landscape. Esports News UK managed to grab Zak Brown, executive director of the McLaren Technology Group, after a press conference today at McLaren HQ. When asked if he has any plans to get into other esports outside of the driving game genre, or…
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Cloud9 crowned winners of the first Vainglory Unified Championship in London

North America's Cloud9 won the UK's biggest mobile esports tournament held last weekend in Building Six at the O2 Arena in London The Vainglory Spring Championships kicked off a new tournament structure in 2017, pitting the top six teams from North America and Europe against each other for the first time. Individual regions competed for their…
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‘We need to think more about inclusion in CSGO and supporting amateur players’ – Fnatic cArn

Fnatic chief gaming officer, co-owner and former pro Counter-Strike player Patrik Sättermon looks back on how the game has changed over the years. Speaking to Esports News UK at the Vainglory Spring Unified Championship at London's O2 this weekend, cArn said: "The game was definitely oversaturated for a while. Keeping track of the fixtures and schedules became really…
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Other EU League of Legends tournaments would be ‘a great idea’ – Fnatic

Fnatic's chief gaming officer and co-owner Patrik "cArn" Sättermon says League of Legends could benefit from a change to its competitive structure in Europe. Speaking to Esports News UK at the Vainglory Spring Unified Championship at London's O2 this weekend, cArn said: "I'm excited to see what's around the horizon when it comes to EU and…
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Team Dignitas sign Saintvicious as League of Legends coach

North American League of Legends veteran and smite God Brandon "Saintvicious" DiMarco has joined Team Dignitas. The 29-year-old former pro jungler has been added to Dignitas' League of Legends coaching staff, as they prepare for the upcoming NA LCS Summer Split 2017. He reunites with fellow coach David "Cop" Roberson. The pair played together with Curse…
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KaSing’s Challenger Series Qualifier team rebrands to Red Bulls, aims to reach LCS

British League of Legends pro Raymond "KaSing" Tsang's League of Legends side has rebranded. The team, previously known as R.B, made their way through the Open Qualifiers into the EU Challenger Series Qualifiers (CSQs) earlier this month. They are now known as Red Bulls after striking a partnership with the energy drink company. The Red Bulls have been…
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Bulldog Esports win EEG Call of Duty Winter Championship 2017

In a close fought 3-2 win, Bulldog Esports’ Youth Call of Duty team managed to see off Oblivion Esports to become EEG Call of Duty Winter Champions, Jacob Hale reports. For those uninitiated, EEG – or European Esports Gaming – is a new esports website hosting tournaments for European players of Call of Duty, Halo…
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MnM replace Candyfloss with former Misfits Academy jungler following internal disagreements

MnM Gaming have removed British jungler Alex "Candyfloss" Cartwright from their League of Legends team, days before they play in the EU Challenger Series Qualifiers. The situation is complex and there are several reasons for Candyfloss' departure. Firstly, Esports News UK understands there was a disagreement between Candyfloss (pictured) and MnM. We've heard that Candyfloss had pushed for an improvement within the…
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