Category Archives: League of Legends

Diabolus Esports secure new investment: ‘The UK is ready to move up to the level of other regions’

Manchester-based esports organisation Diabolus Esports have secured new investment. They have partnered with entrepreneur Les Kerr (pictured centre), who has invested a 'significant sum' and has known Diabolus directors Ash Boycott (left) and Nick Uttley (right) for several years already. Diabolus CEO Nick Uttley said: "I am delighted to announce our partnership with Les. We…
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‘Hopefully Diamond 5 trash will be in mid-Plat now’ – UK League community reacts to new Iron and Grandmaster tiers & ranked changes

Last week Riot Games announced it will be making changes to ranked League of Legends, notably new tiers and fewer divisions within each. For example, an Iron tier has been added below Bronze (the current lowest), while Grandmaster has been introduced above Master and below Challenger (the current highest). Also, there will now be fewer divisions…
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UK caster duo Medic & Excoundrel reunite as EU Masters Season 2 gets underway

The League of Legends EU Masters has announced its broadcast talent line-up as the play-in stages begin. There's some top UK and Ireland casters getting involved alongside US caster Devin "Piratechnics" Younge. The great UK casting duo of Excoundrel and Medic reunite again for the EU Masters, after working on the first iteration of the…
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Misfits Academy win Forge of Champions

Riot Games has crowned Misfits Academy as the champions of the first Forge of Champions (FoC) tournament. After two days of matches between the UK's best League of Legends teams, Misfits Academy eventually proved too much for Diabolus Esports in the grand final by beating them 3-2. Misfits took home the winner's share of the £50,000…
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Stratford Spartans: Inside London’s biggest GAME BELONG Arena

GAME has opened its biggest BELONG Arena store in London. The Westfield Stratford City store is home to the Stratford Spartans team, which members of the public can sign up to in a bid to join and face-off against other Arena Tribes around the country. Esports News UK editor Dom Sacco got a behind-the-scenes look…
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We check out Summer of Legends at Belong Hull and interview Nutri about UK LoL

Dan Whitfield visits the GAME Belong store in Hull to check out the new Summer of Legends coaching activities, which are running throughout this month across the UK. As well as sharing his thoughts on the Belong Arena, Dan gets to interview experienced UK League of Legends player/coach Billy "Nutri" Wragg. Buried deep with a…
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