Category Archives: CSGO

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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Insomnia64 announces BYOC esports tournaments including £12,000 Overwatch Cup

Insomnia Gaming Festival has revealed the BYOC (bring your own computer) esports tournament line-up for i64 next month. First up, there's a Rocket League tournament with a prize pool of up to £3,500, plus League of Legends and CSGO competitions, both of which have pools of up to £10,000 each. Then there's the bigger £12,000 Overwatch Cup. According…
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Manchester to host ESL Prem spring finals for first time ever

The ESL UK & Ireland Premiership Spring Season Finals will be played live in Manchester for the first time. The finals will take place in front of a live audience that ESL says will be bigger than ever before. ESL recently announced the Prem will be taken on tour this time round - and Manchester…
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Future of Red Reserve in doubt as players leave

The future of esports organisation Red Reserve, home to one of the top UK Call of Duty rosters, has been placed into doubt. After several high profile staff members and players revealed that they were leaving the org, many are speculating that the owners of the brand are looking to depart from esports in order…
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ECS finals return to Wembley for 2019, new format for Season 7

The 2019 CSGO Esports Championship Series (ECS) will culminate in a grand finals event hosted at London's Wembley SSE Arena again this summer. FaceIT's ECS Season 7 finals will take place from June 6th to 9th, with two groups of four teams battling it out. The top four teams from this will then enter a knockout…
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epic.LAN confirms changes for season 2 of the Grosvenor Casinos CSGO Championship

The epic.LAN CS:GO Championship in association with Grosvenor Casinos is returning for a second season, and organisers have outlined what's changing this time. Season 2 will run from March 2nd to May 6th, concluding once again at Grosvenor Casino Coventry in the Ricoh Arena. The qualifier prize money is dropping but the overall pool will still…
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