Category Archives: Esports

Team Rise win League of Legends UK Bronze to Gold tournament

We don't want to just write about the ESL UK Premiership, Worlds or other top tournaments here at Leet - we want to recognise up and coming UK-based talent in the game too. On that note, Team Rise has just won the League of Legends UK Bronze to Gold tournament. I want to highlight it…
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Problem X interview: UK Street Fighter eSports pro on winning Dreamhack London, beating Justin Wong and his future ambitions

Benjamin "Problem X" Simon. Remember the name. To those of you who think UK eSports is dead, this 23-year-old was the only Brit to win an eSports tournament at DreamHack London last weekend, taking home $2,500 after finishing first in the Ultra Street Fighter IV contest. It's one of many tournaments he's won. In this exclusive post-DreamHack interview,…
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“UK eSports is dead”

When I was at DreamHack London earlier this year, sitting in the press room, a few British guys from within the scene entered the room. "UK eSports is dead," one laughed. "If that's the best we can do, we have no chance," another quipped. They were commenting on the fact that the only British CSGO team…
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‘The first top mixed men and women’s eSports team is not far away’

It won't be long until the first real successful eSports team consisting of both men and women emerges, says a female pro gamer. Angel “Mouse” Malihiolzakerni (pictured) from Sweden's Team Property, told us at Dreamhack London last weekend that female eSports pros are only getting better. (more…)
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Is eSports a man’s world? We interview Team Property – the all-female Swedish pro gaming CSGO team

[caption id="attachment_4654" align="aligncenter" width="465"] Left to right: Johanna “R’o’vardotter” Virtanen, Angel “Mouse” Malihiolzakerni, Therese “Szanto” Szanto, Nina “Foxglove” Flatnes and Sandra “Steelya” Stålnacke[/caption] On Intel's stand at Dreamhack London this weekend, there were two teams of five women going head-to-head on CSGO - LGB and Team Property - with scores of men queuing up to play them…
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