Here’s our look back on which teams won each tournament at Multiplay’s Insomnia58 gaming festival last weekend. You can see which teams entered i58 here and take a look at the Twitch VoDs on Multiplay’s channel.
Project scrapes League Fest Pro-Am victory
As a League of Legends-focused publication, this was the highlight of the weekend. A £15,000 show match tournament boasting a mix of pros and amateurs made for some exciting viewing.
You can check out the mix team rosters for League Fest here; in the end Team Project (pictured above) made a thrilling comeback to win the Pro-Am right in the final match. They took home £10,000, leaving Team Arcade (including UK scene players Joekerism and Larssen) with £5,000.
We have an interview with LemonNation and Joekerism coming soon here on eSports News UK.
League of Legends £8,000 open won by MnM
MnM won the i58 UK League of Legends tournament – click the link for more info including best players stats, MVP and caster analysis.
Reason secure £7,500 Overwatch open
Reason Gaming defeated GamersOrigin in the Overwatch i58 final. Read our full report in the link.
Team XENEX ‘break curse’ to win Dota 2 £5,000 open
Team XENEX won their first LAN in five after coming back from 2-1 down to beat CeX 3-2 in the final.
It was a reverse result from i57, where CeX beat XENEX in the final.
Chaos on top at Rainbow Six
— Chaos.R6S (@ChaosR6s) August 26, 2016
Chaos won the Rainbow Six UK Masters, beating SnK eSports 3-1 in the final.
XPC crowned CSGO kings as Caz win the UK Masters
Romanian team XPC beat Team Infused 3-2 in the final to take home the £3,750 top prize.
Before that, however, Caz eSports lifted the CSGO UK Masters trophy on the Friday, securing a victory against FM.
There’s a full breakdown on UKCSGO.com for the i58 tournament and the UK Masters.
Check back on eSports News UK soon for a video interview with Caz’s Ben Bagg.
Ekop lifts Hearthstone Truesilver trophy
Former Cloud9 player Ekop won the Truesilver Championship.
Torpedo’s British player and i57 winner Ness made the top eight this time around, while the org’s ESL UK Premiership champion BoarControl crashed out in the Redemption cup, which was won by Belgium’s Guukboii.
Crowns take the Team Fortress 2 crown
— Crowns Esports Club (@Crownsgg) August 28, 2016
The £8,500 TF2 open seemed to have one of the most passionate fanbases at i58 – the viewing area was always buzzing and the crowd were cheering regularly.
It was Crowns eSports Club who eventually won the tournament, beating Full Tilt in the final.
Rocket League £3,000 open won by Crown and Jewels
At i57, Belgian side Sector One beat UK’s TCA eSports in a thrilling 4-3 final.
This time around, it was Crown and Jewels’ turn to lift the trophy, beating Sector One 4-2 in the final.
Epsilon secure Call of Duty top spot
UK CoD team Epsilon eSports beat Warfare Gaming in the final to take the £1,500 top prize.
Epsilon’s team – consisting of Reedy, SunnyB, Moose and Skrapz – only dropped one map throughout the entire tournament, reports Dexerto.
Elsewhere, Ironide Gaming finished third and Valour eSports took the fourth-place spot.
League Fest image credit: Multiplay Flickr
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.