Category Archives: CSGO

Nottingham’s new StreamCon event will feature a host of esports tournaments

Gamers are expected to head to Metronome in Nottingham next month for a new two-day streaming and gaming convention. StreamCon takes place on August 10th and 11th and is designed to allow streamers and gamers to network with their peers, enter tournaments, competitions, play games and stream together. There will be tournaments in Fortnite, Overwatch,…
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‘The issue of UK Counter-Strike is it’s so complex’ – dephh and Bardolph talk UK scene and more at ECS finals

British CSGO professionals Rory 'dephh' Jackson (pro player for Complexity) and James Bardolph (caster and FaceIT Media VP) were interviewed on the ECS stage at Wembey's SSE Arena last weekend. Esports News UK editor Dom Sacco sat through the interview and transcribed some choice quotes in this article. Stage host Pala Gilroy Sen asked dephh and Bardolph…
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Former London Esports team join Vexed Gaming

The former London Esports Counter-Strike roster has joined Vexed Gaming ahead of week four of the ESL Premiership. On May 29th, it was revealed that London Esports would be parting ways with the roster "effective immediately." It is with sadness that we announce that we will be splitting with our CSGO roster effective immediately. We…
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NUEL Live 2019 university esports finals recap

Earlier this month, NUEL Live 2019 took place at London's Red Bull Gaming Sphere, an event that brought together a community of university gamers to showcase the spring season finals. The NUEL sent Esports News UK a handy release recapping the event. The NUEL Live 2019 finals included CSGO, Overwatch, Hearthstone and League of Legends…
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Esports roundup: All the winners at Insomnia 64

Insomnia Gaming Festival took place over the weekend and as always it played host to a bunch of esports tournaments. Among them were the usual BYOC tournaments as well as the BELONG Arena Clash Finals, which saw players compete in Tekken7, Rainbow Six Siege, Overwatch, Fifa 19 and League of Legends. The participants included teams…
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ESL UK responds to CSGO Prem criticism

ESL UK has responded to criticism of rule changes and communication in the ESL CSGO Premiership.   What happened? Last week, Team Endpoint UK CSGO player Max "MiGHTYMAX" Heath posted a Twitlonger outlining a string of grievances aimed at ESL. There were two main areas of criticism: Communication around changes and rules: Changing the match schedule, rulebook…
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