Category Archives: Hearthstone

ESL and Intel hope to find the UK’s best young esports casters at EGX

ESL UK is partnering with Intel to bring the ESL Arena to the EGX gaming festival for a second year in a row. EGX takes place from September 20th to 23rd at the NEC in Birmingham, unfortunately clashing with the UK's CSGO Major. Last year, ESL hosted League of Legends, CSGO and Rainbow Six tournaments at…
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Phoenix1 rebrands to Sentinels and acquires UK Hearthstone pro GreenSheep

Former NA LCS organisation Phoenix1 has announced a rebrand, dropping the original name and becoming Sentinels. Phoenix1 was once famous for its participation in the NA LCS, most notably brining in Michael "MikeYeung" Yeung who earned the Rookie of the Split award with the org before moving onto TSM. The organisation failed to make it into the…
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Insomnia62 to feature £25,000 UK Masters Football Manager tournament

Several UK Masters tournaments will take place at Insomnia62 next month, including a new £25,000 Football Manager competition. The usual Insomnia esports tournaments will be rebadged and ran as UK Masters ones at i62, while the other UK Masters leagues are still expected to continue in some form. An announcement on forthcoming leagues is expected…
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MnM take first and third place in the ESL Hearthstone Premiership

UK esports organisation MnM Gaming have got off to a great start in 2018. They finished on top in the ESL UK & Ireland Premiership finals on the weekend, with MnM players Ben "BigBen" Chapman (left) and Alister "Mysterious" Kerridge (right) finishing in first place and third place respectively. A mention should also be given…
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Blizzard quietly makes changes to Overwatch community tournament requirements

Earlier this month Blizzard published updated guidelines for those looking to host community or custom esports competitions. It's fair to say Blizzard already had stringent requirements in place for third-party organisers, favouring its own tournaments like the Overwatch World Cup and now the Overwatch League. ESL UK scrapped its Overwatch Premiership at the start of…
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Finalists confirmed for January 2018’s ESL Premiership Hearthstone finals

The eight finalists taking part in the ESL UK & Ireland Hearthstone Premiership finals have been confirmed. The players are Deathsie, BoarControl, ColdHands, ToastMonster, Big Ben, Danswf, HelloLeeroy and Mysterious. ESL UK has confirmed that the ESL Premiership Hearthstone finals will take place on Saturday January 6th and Sunday January 7th 2018 at ESL Studio One…
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UK player Scarakye advances to WESG Women’s Hearthstone Global Grand Finals

UK's Cordelia "Scarakye" Chui has finished third in the WESG Women Hearthstone Europe tournament. She beat German player Kristin "Deela" Bender 3-0 in the third-place decider match, as outlined on the WESG website, and has progressed to the WESG Global Grand Finals which take place in China in March 2018. Scarakye won $600 for finishing third, while Spanish…
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