ESL One Birmingham returns for 2020

ESL will once again welcome 12 of the world’s best Dota 2 esports teams to ESL One Birmingham […]

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January 20, 2020

Gone but not forgotten: 11 great esports developments and memories ESL UK staff made which I’ll never forget

Esports News UK editor Dom Sacco looks back on some great things the ESL UK team have done […]

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December 22, 2019

Voluntary redundancies announced at ESL UK

Esports tournament operator ESL UK has announced that UK staff members whose roles were at risk have taken […]

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December 18, 2019

ESL UK staff jobs ‘at risk’ as company cuts jobs across parts of Europe

ESL’s UK arm is ‘currently under assessment and roles have been put at risk’ as part of changes […]

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December 4, 2019

UK Government-backed esports viewing app Weavr goes live, further updates planned for ESL One Birmingham 2020

The latest release of the Weavr technology platform – which promises greater immersion when watching esports – has […]

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November 29, 2019

Pro esports players ‘face same psychological pressure as physical athletes’, study reveals

Esports players competing in top-flight tournaments face the equivalent pressure and stress as professional athletes, researchers have revealed. […]

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November 16, 2019

A huge result for UK esports: Former MnM Gaming UK players win Rainbow Six Pro League Season 10 finals with Navi

UK esports added another string to its bow today after a Navi side consisting mainly of UK players […]

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November 10, 2019

ESL Academy to improve Dota 2 grassroots scene

ESL has announced ESL Academy, a new initative that aims to improve on the Dota 2 grassroots scene. […]

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October 28, 2019

UK Rainbow Six player Doki banned for severe toxicity: ‘To all fellow players, let my punishment be a lesson to you’

Scottish Rainbow Six Siege pro Jack ‘Doki’ Robertson has been banned by Ubisoft and ESL due to ‘severe […]

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October 12, 2019

The rise of UK esports: 6 highlights from Esports Insider’s recent panel discussion

Image credit: Jak Howard/Esports Insider on Flickr 2018 was undoubtedly a landmark year for UK esports, what with […]

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October 8, 2019

ESL to host challenger tournament for battle game KurtzPel

KOG, a developer and publisher o free-to-play action MMORPGs, has teamed up with tournament organiser ESL to broadcast […]

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October 6, 2019

Excel UK falter but Fnatic Rising keep the UKLC flag flying high: Can Fnatic win the EU Masters in Katowice?

Image and article by Megalodontus Fnatic Rising once again put the hopes and dreams of the British circuit […]

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September 24, 2019

Dota 2 gets its own ESL Premiership Skirmish tournament, hopes to ‘reinvigorate’ the UK and Ireland Dota 2 scene

Dota 2 is finally getting a new esports tournament in the UK and Ireland, with its own LAN […]

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September 23, 2019

Intel, NSE and ESL launch FutureGen esports leadership programme for students in the UK

Intel, NSE and ESL have teamed up to launch FutureGen, a new professional esports leadership programme targeted at […]

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September 21, 2019

ESL UK and Ubisoft increase prize pool for Rainbow Six Premiership as Team Secret step away

The ESL Rainbow Six Premiership is returning to the Bowlers Exhibition Centre in Manchester with nearly double its […]

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September 19, 2019

ESL UK's CSGO Premiership to offer path to new $5m ESL Pro Tour

The CSGO ESL Premiership in the UK & Ireland will offer upcoming talent the chance to progress to […]

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September 3, 2019

NSE and ESL team up to 'strengthen the connection' between UK universities and the wider esports ecosystem

UK university esports body National Student Esports (NSE) and tournament organiser ESL have announced a new long-term partnership. […]

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August 13, 2019

Natus Vincere and Team Endpoint emerge victorious at ESL Prem 2019 Summer Season finals

Over the weekend, the ESL UK & Ireland Premiership 2019 Summer Season came to an end for CSGO […]

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July 30, 2019

Thank you Margot James: Outgoing DCMS Minister's support of esports should be recognised

Margot James’ backing of esports in the UK has been encouraging and we should demand the same from […]

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July 22, 2019

Paul Chaloner on the state of UK esports: 'I'm more excited about it than ever before, we're progressing but must get more organised'

In part two of our interview with British host and esports personality Paul ‘Redeye’ Chaloner, we asked him […]

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July 5, 2019

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