Category Archives: Street Fighter V

Halo 5 tournament added to i57 as COD competition is removed

Multiplay has announced the initial eSports tournaments it will be hosting at insomnia 57 (i57) in March. The LAN gaming festival will have a similar competitive gaming schedule to i56, with tournaments for League of Legends, CSGO and Dota 2. Each of those competitions will have £5,000 in winnings. A Rocket League tournament will have a £3,000 prize…
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The UK eSports pro taking on the world with his own brand: Problem X Promotions

One of the UK’s best fighting game players is launching a fresh new eSports platform and promotional agency that he hopes will improve pro gamers’ careers. British Street Fighter pro Benjamin “Problem X” Simon is well established on the tournament circuit, having won VSF, IVGC, EGX, DreamHack London and more since taking part in his…
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Problem X interview: UK Street Fighter eSports pro on winning Dreamhack London, beating Justin Wong and his future ambitions

Benjamin "Problem X" Simon. Remember the name. To those of you who think UK eSports is dead, this 23-year-old was the only Brit to win an eSports tournament at DreamHack London last weekend, taking home $2,500 after finishing first in the Ultra Street Fighter IV contest. It's one of many tournaments he's won. In this exclusive post-DreamHack interview,…
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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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