Category Archives: Esports

Choke Gaming manager Vince Clarke sacked over “serious conflict of interest” as owners refocus brand

The owners of UK eSports organisation Choke Gaming have parted ways with manager Vince Clarke. eSports Interactive say they have removed Vince from the organisation "due to numerous complaints from our sponsors resulting from a serious conflict of interest and failures in properly planning and completing organisational tasks". Vince had recently taken on a separate marketing…
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ESL UK reveals Season 3 details for LoL Premiership

ESL UK has announced first details of its 2016 Spring Season League of Legends eSports tournaments. The competition will feature a £10,500 prize pool (over £5,000 during the group stages, with £5,500 available during the offline playoffs). This dismisses previous rumours, which suggested that ESL UK was going to double the prize money for its League of Legends UK Premiership in…
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The hunt for the best FIFA player in the UK and Europe begins

Gfinity will be hosting the FIFA 16 Ultimate Team Play Like a Legend Championship this year, boasting a prize pool of almost $30,000. It's the top official FIFA eSports competition in Europe and finals across three seasons will take place at the UK's Gfinity Arena. The Season 1 finals will take place on February 13th with a $7,000…
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Preview: Halo World Championship 2016 Gfinity UK finals

New eSports News UK writer Henry Millman takes a look at the Halo UK finals taking place this weekend, who the favourites are and what else to expect. With the release of Halo 5, developer 343 Industries promised to continue Halo eSports through the Halo World Championship, a development from the Halo Championship Series (HCS).…
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Epsilon beat Infused and top leaderboard ahead of UK Halo LAN finals

Image source: Epsilon Esports Twitter Epsilon Esports have become the number one seed in the Halo World Championship UK qualifiers, after beating rivals Team Infused 3-0. They are now top of the Halo 5 UK ladder with 17,080 points, ahead of Vibe, Infused, Excel and Exertus, who make up the rest of the top five. This…
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Where is Team Overclockers? According to the UK retailer, it doesn’t exist

UPDATE: 3sUP has taken the OCUK spot after adding three former players to their roster as subs, it's been reported on Reddit. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: Team Overclockers has a place in the upcoming League of Legends EU Challenger Series Spring Qualifiers, according to Esportspedia, but the UK PC retailer has told us that its team doesn't actually exist. So, what's happening?…
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Top 10 highest-earning UK eSports players of 2015

The UK may not be a territory associated with high eSports revenues, but there are a small number of pro gamers doing well for themselves. Here's a look at the top ten highest-earning eSports players from the UK, in terms of earnings generated through tournaments in 2015. Note: This data is taken from tournament prize money that…
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