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‘The issue of UK Counter-Strike is it’s so complex’ – dephh and Bardolph talk UK scene and more at ECS finals

British CSGO professionals Rory 'dephh' Jackson (pro player for Complexity) and James Bardolph (caster and FaceIT Media VP) were interviewed on the ECS stage at Wembey's SSE Arena last weekend. Esports News UK editor Dom Sacco sat through the interview and transcribed some choice quotes in this article. Stage host Pala Gilroy Sen asked dephh and Bardolph…
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London to host FACEIT Ignite: Halo European Open LAN tournament in August

FACEIT and 343 Industries have revealed FACEIT Ignite: Halo European Open, a new $30,000 LAN taking place in London. The open LAN tournament will feature 32 teams from Europe and North America competing across two days of live Halo 3 and Halo 5 action. It will take place from August 17th to 18th at Twickenham…
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Ferral rejoins Team Secret’s core as sTiZze retires from competitive play

Team Secret has announced their roster changes for Rainbow 6 Siege. David “sTiZze” de Castro has announced his retirement from the competitive siege scene. Team Secret's official Twitter page states that StiZze will be returning to academia. https://twitter.com/teamsecret/status/1135576992454205442 Filling in for sTiZze is former player Daniel “Ferral” Rotheram. Ferral played with the IDK/ Team Secret core…
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Former London Esports team join Vexed Gaming

The former London Esports Counter-Strike roster has joined Vexed Gaming ahead of week four of the ESL Premiership. On May 29th, it was revealed that London Esports would be parting ways with the roster "effective immediately." It is with sadness that we announce that we will be splitting with our CSGO roster effective immediately. We…
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McLaren Shadow returns for second season

It has been revealed that McLaren Shadow has launched its second season. Its purpose is to recruit the best sim racer using numerous sim racing titles in order to recruit them to the McLaren Shadow Esports Team. Beginning in July, players will be able to qualify for season two through rFactor 2, Real Racing 3…
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A new LoL Scouting Ground is on its way

A new League of Legends scouting ground is upon us. Nordavind's LoL manager Ole-Andreas "Kami" Skår is hosting his own scouting tournament. As it stands, there are four teams currently in this tournament, with several players and support staff from the UK. Here is a list of talent taking part in the scouting ground: Team AJ:…
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Natus Vincere acquires MnM Gaming’s Rainbow 6 roster

MnM Gaming’s Rainbow 6 Siege roster has been transferred to Natus Vincere. When the Tenth Season of ESL Pro League starts, the roster will compete under the Na’VI banner. This comes after Na'Vi announced they dropped their German roster after their relegation to Challenger League. We announce the transfer of our Rainbow 6 team to…
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British jungler Dan called up to Fnatic first team to play in the LEC

Daniel 'Dan' Hockley put in a sterling performance in the UKLC, Forge of Champions and EU Masters this year, and Fnatic have rewarded him for his efforts. The British League of Legends jungler has been called up to the Fnatic first team and is set to play alongside the likes of Rekkles, Bwipo and more…
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Battalion 1944 launches out of early access with Eastern Front update and integration with FACEIT

Square Enix Collective has announced that competitive shooter Battalion 1944 has launched alongside a major new update titled Eastern Front. Battalion, which first prepared for early access last year and had a tournament at Insomnia, will also feature integration with competitive platform FACEIT. Players will be able to access the main FACEIT features, including competitive matchmaking,…
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