Category Archives: Top tens

Send in your top UK League of Legends plays of 2017

It's that time of the year again - we're gathering your best plays from competitive UK League of Legends. The idea is to shout about the UK scene and promote the talent within it. Experienced UK scene ADC Joe "Joekerism" Kent will kindly be putting together the Top Plays of the Year montage video for…
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Top 10 interviews you might have missed on Esports News UK

Here at Esports News UK we've been lucky enough to interview some big names in esports, from Richard Lewis to FATAL1TY, Paul Chaloner and more. But what about those you might have missed, or others you might not have known we've interviewed over the years? Here are 10 interviews - a mix of video and…
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13 UK League of Legends players who stream on Twitch

There are a number of promising players from the UK scene, but only watching them in competitive matches won't show you the full picture, in terms of both ability and personality. Dom Sacco rounds up some players to follow on Twitch, including those playing in the UK scene, as well as a handful of professional…
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14 up-and-coming UK & Ireland esports casters to look out for

Those in the UK & Ireland League of Legends esports scene will no doubt already be aware of the likes of Munchables, Excoundrel, Medic, Tridd, Dezachu and Dowsey - but who are the next crop of casters to look out for? We recently held a 24-hour stream featuring LoL 1v1s and community matches for charity, and we…
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The 27 worst reader comments from the BBC’s latest article on esports

By Dominic Sacco and David Hollingsworth The BBC has published another article on esports, and members of the esports community are tearing their hair out (unless, like Dom they don't have any). Some have complained that the BBC stated Riot's League of Legends World Championship is the biggest event, claiming the Dota 2 International is…
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Will esports tournaments need a gambling licence? Plus 7 key points from the Gambling Commission report

The Gambling Commission, the regulatory body in the UK, today warned parents of the dangers of unsolicited websites promoting esports/skin betting to kids. Chief exec Sarah Harrison described the sites as 'parasites' and a form of gambling. The Gambling Commission also published a report titled virtual currencies, esports and social gaming, and buried within that, there…
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The 2016 Esports News UK Awards

You might forget it sometimes, but beneath the memes and the drama lies an undercurrent of talent in the UK League of Legends scene. Alphari, Maxlore, KaSing, Vedius, Toaster... just a brief list of people that have branched beyond the UK leagues and into paid positions across Europe. We wanted to not only highlight some of the notable…
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