Category Archives: CSGO

Choke Gaming ‘may never work with a UK CSGO team again’

UK eSports organisation Choke Gaming says it may not have a UK CSGO team ever again, after its CSGO players left following a fallout with management last weekend. It all kicked off with a dispute over player accommodation during the ESL UK CSGO Premiership Season 2 finals at the MCM London Comic Con from October 24th to 26th.…
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The story behind the UK’s National University Esports League – Part 1: From lecture rooms to the LCS

Brothers in arms (from left to right): Nottingham Bears players CROWNz, mc hal, NUEL founder Josh Williams and other Bears players Trashclub Billy and rFi during a trip to the LCS in Berlin Five years ago, Josh Williams was a student at Loughborough University with a single vision: to allow UK-based students to represent their universities through eSports matches.…
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ESL signs new betting and match stats partners

eSports firm ESL has signed a couple of new deals this week, teaming up with Betway for betting on the CSGO ESL UK Premiership, and a deal with Sportradar for real-time match data and stats. (more…)
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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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