Category Archives: League of Legends

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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Lionhearts win Red Bull Gaming Sphere LoL tournament

New UK esports organisation Lionhearts won a League of Legends tournament at London's Red Bull Gaming Sphere last weekend. Six teams took part in the community competition and both of Lionhearts' academy teams made it to the final, with one beating the other 3-2 in the final. Each player on the winning team took home…
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Bulldog and Darkspawn relegated from UKLC as newcomers emerge

UK esports organisations Bulldog and Darkspawn have dropped out of the League of Legends UKLC. They fell in the recent promotions/relegations tournament, with Bulldog losing to NVision Esports 2-0 and Darkspawn losing to EJBY Brotherhood 2-0 in the upper bracket finals. EJBY went on to beat NVision 2-1 to progress, and while Darkspawn beat Bulldog…
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Excel Esports signs new AD carry after announcing changes to coaching staff

UPDATE (May 8th 2019): Excel Esports has signed Petter ‘Hjarnan’ Freyschuss to its League of Legends roster as a new bot lane player, subject to Riot Games approval. Hjarnan has played for G2 Gaming, Team Vitality and Team ROCCAT among others, having made top four at Worlds 2018 with G2. The AD carry has also previously played alongside…
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Memes of the Month (April 2019): Insomnia LAN special

It's that time of the month again where seriousness goes out of the window on Esports News UK and we gather a selection of memes from yours truly: members of the UK League of Legends scene. From the UKLC to Forge of Champions and LAN at Insomnia, there were lots of activities in the scene…
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The legend of Phil Gaming (video interview)

What is Phil Gaming? Is it a meme, an enigma, a secret society that only forms when Insomnia comes around?  ENUK editor Dom Sacco asks UK League of Legends scene players (left to right) Egospeed, Hyojung and Gould about the mysterious team and what it's all about. Check out the video interview from i64 here,…
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UK League Championship Team of the Split revealed

It was a great first League of Legends UK League Championship (UKLC), with Fnatic Rising winning the UKLC finals. UK side Fnatic have since gone on to progress to the EU Masters semi-finals taking place in Leicester this weekend, where they will face Germany's SK Gaming Prime. But going back to the UKLC: who were…
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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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