Top 10 interviews you might have missed on Esports News UK

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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 written interviews – we think you’d like.

Adam “Adz” Jessop, Team Endpoint

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Adam is one of the good guys in UK esports. Endpoint is professionally run and has done a lot of good in the scene so far. They will be taking part in the Gfinity Elite Series and recently moved their Rocket League team into a gaming house.
The only thing wrong with Adam is he doesn’t know much about League of Legends and doesn’t have an Endpoint LoL team. What a heathen.

Chris “MingLee” Mead, Twitch

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With millions of daily viewers, Twitch has grown to become the go-to streaming platform. So how can teams, competitions and streamers get the most coverage from it? We asked Twitch’s EMEA partnerships director Chris Mead (aka the face of the MingLee Twitch emote).

Benedict “MrKcool” Ward, Vainglory pro

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Age is just a number, so they say. And Benedict Ward is certainly not letting his young age get in the way of his professional gaming ambitions.
The 14-year-old Brit goes by the name of “MrKcool” in mobile-based MOBA game Vainglory. We interviewed him last year when he competed at the European Winter Championship at just 13.

Toby “TobiWan” Dawson, Dota 2 caster

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Australian DOTA 2 caster Toby “TobiWan” Dawson made the move from Berlin to Leicester earlier this year.
Ahead of the Kiev Major group stages on April 24th, we asked TobiWan why he moved to the UK, what he thinks of the casting talent here and how UK esports compares to the Australian scene.

Matt “Deádly” Smith, Besiktas

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Image source: ESL UK Flickr/Joe Brady
British League of Legends ADC player Matt “Deádly” Smith has gone from as he puts it ‘a random in solo queue’ to being on the verge of breaking through to the top level of League.
Deadly joined Turkish side Besiktas recently.

Martin “Rekkles” Larssen, Fnatic

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Rekkles needs no introduction. The guy has quickly gone from a League of Legends prodigy to one of the best ADCs in Europe.
He has handled the pressure of carrying the LoL team of London-based org Fnatic and has an extremely professional demeanor. A role model for wannabe League pros the world over.

Ali “Gross Gore” Larsen, streamer

grossie return subsOften misunderstood and seemingly loved or hated, you can’t deny Gross Gore is a popular entertainer – and the most well-known British League of Legends Twitch streamer out there.
We had an interesting video chat with Ali last year which you can check out by clicking the link above.

Mark “Valkia” Purdy, streamer

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Mark “Valkia” Purdy is a fast-growing British streamer who built a name for himself over the past year thanks to some entertaining Overwatch content, including some nice Pharah plays and instructional videos.
Mark’s a great guy and previously worked for Overclockers UK, before making the leap to full-time streaming.

Benjamin “Problem X” Simon, Street Fighter player

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British Street Fighter pro Benjamin “Problem X” Simon is well established on the tournament circuit, having won VSF, IVGC, EGX, DreamHack London and more since taking part in his first tournament more than six years ago.
He has some interesting views and launched his own brand.

Dan “Foxdrop” Wyatt, streamer

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Foxy is a jungler who makes educational and entertaining videos on YouTube, and also streams on Twitch.
As a fellow Essex boy we had to include him in our roundup! Foxdrop is a funny and charming chap who also knows a thing or two about jungling.

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