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PES World League 2019 final preview

This weekend the home of Arsenal FC will play host to the PES World League Finals. After a gruelling season of qualifiers, pro PES players from across the globe will return to the Emirates Stadium to compete in two tournaments on Friday 28th and Saturday 29th June. Jamie Wootton takes a closer look in this…
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Event recap: UK’s first CSGO Major a success as Astralis win big

The FaceIT London CSGO Major finally came to Wembley last week. If the idea of hosting such an event in the UK had been proposed two years ago it would’ve been considered ridiculous (and we were blessed with two this year, the other being the UK's first Dota 2 Major). However, despite being typically mocked in the…
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smooya shines on the BiG stage at ESL One Cologne

Last Sunday, British CSGO player Owen "smooya" Butterfield and his German team Berlin International Gaming (BiG) shook the Counter-Strike scene by finishing second at ESL One Cologne. Jamie Wootton looks back on smooya's performance. Dubbed 'the Cathedral of Counter-Strike', every year ESL One Cologne hosts the world’s best teams and, as they are the best German…
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KennyS on coming to Wembley, the new look G2 and NRG’s rise to the top

This weekend will see thousands of UK CS:GO fans head to Wembley Arena to watch the ECS finals. Following on from two months of online play, the finals will be host to the best eight teams from across Europe and North America. Ahead of the tournament Esports News UK sat down with French legend, Kenny…
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Meet the teams competing at the ECS season five finals

For the past two years, FACEIT has hosted the LAN finals of their tier one online league, ECS, in Wembley Arena for thousands of adoring fans and this weekend will be no different. After two months of online play, four teams from both Europe and North America are going to be playing in the tournament…
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