Here’s all the eSports winners from this weekend’s i56 Multiplay Insomnia gaming festival at the Birmingham NEC.
Matches were streamed on the Multiplay Twitch channel.
Choke get revenge on Aerox to win League of Legends tournament
Choke Gaming’s recently formed UK super team was put together for i56, and its combination of well-known UK-based players was too much for the opposition.
The team beat Aerox Esports 3-1 in the final to pick up the £2,500 top prize, with Aerox walking away with £1,000.
However, it wasn’t an easy ride for Choke, with Aerox beating them 2-0 in round 2 to send Choke into the losers bracket. Aerox also knocked out TCA in round 1.
CeX crowned CSGO champions
CeX defeated Caz Esports 3-2 in the CSGO final to win £3,250.
They beat the likes of Team Infused and AT-Gaming along the way.
You can check out a more detailed write-up and the final standings here.
Millenium’s UK Call of Duty team take the top prize
Millenium won the greater spoils of the £3,000 prize pool in the Call of Duty: Black Ops III open.
Millenium’s new team – consisting of UK players Dylan “Madcat” Daly, Callum “Swanny” Swan, Tom “Tommey” Trewren and Irish pro Jordan “Jurd” Crowley – mopped up the opposition, after victory at the AM2Pro two weeks ago.
They beat Team Infused 3-0 in the final.
Rdu lifts Hearthstone Truesilver trophy
G2’s Romanian Hearthstone pro Dima “Rdu” Radu beat Legendaren 3-1 in the final to win the Truesilver Championship and $10,000.
Rdu turned it around after losing his first two series of the tournament, and made it through the tie-breakers to progress.
— Dima radu (@G2Rdu) December 15, 2015
Epsilon win the Halo 5 open
Epsilon Esports took home £1,500 from the Halo 5 open, after beating Team Infused 3-0 in the final.
32 teams took part in the tournament with a £3,000 prize pool overall.
Dignitas wins Battleborn final
It seems that 2K is trying to push its shooter Battleborn into the world of eSports.
The UK’s very own Team Dignitas won the event this weekend, with 2K set to post match highlights on its Twitter page soon.
PCY edge The Hostile Otters at Rocket League
PCY beat The Hostile Otters in the Rocket League grand final to win the £1,500 top prize.
The Otters left with £750.
“Our opponents PCY took the game 4-0, giving us our only defeats for the entire tournament,” The Otters said on their Facebook page.
“Well done to all the teams taking part, and well done to our players – who many had written off as the underdogs of the tournament!”
SeemsGood are your Dota 2 champions
SeemsGood beat XeneX in the Dota 2 open at i56, with the former winning £2,500 and the latter picking up £1,000.
Image credit: Multiplay
Dom is an award-winning writer who graduated from Bournemouth University with a 2:1 degree in Multi-Media Journalism in 2007.
A keen League player and WoW RPer, he has written for a range of publications including Games TM, Nintendo Official Magazine, games industry publication MCV as well as Riot Games. He currently works as full-time content director for the British Esports Association.