Category Archives: Hearthstone

ManaLight releases Hearthstone players as it shifts focus to League of Legends

UK eSports organisation ManaLight have released their Hearthstone players and have left the virtual card game's competitive scene. Three months ago, ManaLight signed UK pro Alexander "Raven" Baguley, with the hopes of becoming the UK's strongest Hearthstone team. Today they have released all their remaining players, saying the lack of structured leagues forced them away from the…
Read more

All the winners from i56: Choke, Dignitas, CeX, Millenium & more

Here's all the eSports winners from this weekend's i56 Multiplay Insomnia gaming festival at the Birmingham NEC. Matches were streamed on the Multiplay Twitch channel.   Choke get revenge on Aerox to win League of Legends tournament Choke Gaming's recently formed UK super team was put together for i56, and its combination of well-known UK-based players was…
Read more

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.…
Read more

“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…
Read more