We spoke to all 8 teams in the UK League of Legends UKEL about their goals and chances in the spring 2020 split

The UK Esports League (UKEL) – the unofficial second division below the UK League of Legends UKLC – […]

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January 26, 2020

Fnatic announce Mithy as head coach: ‘Maybe this is the right time to move on from my playing career’

In what was one of the least well-kept secrets of the European off season, London-based LEC powerhouse Fnatic […]

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December 6, 2019

Excel sign YoungBuck as head coach: ‘I hope to help Excel grow and become a powerhouse team in the LEC’

Excel Esports has announced the appointment of Joey ‘YoungBuck’ Steltenpool as its League of Legends head coach, pending […]

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November 15, 2019

UK esports managers react to new LoL Esports Manager game: ‘Can’t wait for players to fail their toxicity checks just before the season starts’

Earlier this week, Riot Games announced it is developing a League of Legends esports team management simulation game, […]

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October 18, 2019

North Yorkshire Police on the hunt for League of Legends team manager Turkinator

North Yorkshire Police are appealing to the public as to the whereabouts of League of Legends esports team […]

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September 25, 2019

Former Splyce director Grant Rousseau joins Excel Esports

Grant ‘Grievance’ Rousseau has joined UK esports organisation Excel as head of operations. Grievance has a host of […]

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August 10, 2019

2019 UK Esports Awards winners announced

This past Saturday the UK esports scene descended upon Rich Mix in Shoreditch to see who would be […]

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August 6, 2019

Dignitas founder ODEE leaves esports organisation after historic 16 years, joins Rogue

UPDATE (July 16th): Dignitas founder Michael ‘ODEE’ O’Dell has joined Rogue’s parent company ReKTGlobal as chief gaming officer (CGO). According […]

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July 16, 2019

'Betting firms must work together to tackle esports corruption' – Luckbox

Gambling companies have a responsibility to stamp out corruption in esports, according to one betting industry official. The […]

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June 19, 2019

UK Dota 2 coach Teaguvnor reflects on his time at the Chongqing Major and looks ahead to ESL One Birmingham

UK Dota 2 talent Robson “Teaguvnor” Merritt said his time at the Chongqing Major was a learning experience and […]

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January 27, 2019

'We still have so much more to give' – players and management rejoin exceL Esports ahead of first LEC season

UK organisation exceL Esports have been putting out announcement after announcement since joining the new LEC, there’s risk of […]

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December 21, 2018

What's it like being an analyst in Rainbow Six Siege? PENTA's Jess Bolden explains and speaks to top UK players

The Rainbow Six Siege ESL Premiership is continuing to make waves in UK esports, as is Siege in […]

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November 19, 2018

Is Drake's investment in 100T good news for esports?

Promoted article (contains sponsored links) The burgeoning esports scene has received a massive shot in the arm after […]

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November 2, 2018

'There needs to be more collaboration in the UK' – highlights & quotes from ESI London's UK esports panel

ESI London held a panel titled ‘UK esports – it’s coming home?’ last month, and the panel is […]

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October 24, 2018

ESL's Caroline Oakes and EA's Emma Vetriano included in top 30 Sport Industry NextGen Leaders list

The latest annual Sport Industry NextGen Leaders list – which recognises 30 rising industry professionals aged under 30 […]

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October 5, 2018

Gfinity announces new Elite Series team and board appointment as Neville Upton drops his CEO title

Esports tournament organiser Gfinity has revealed a couple of new changes heading into the new Elite Series season, […]

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September 18, 2018

exceL Esports announce new majority shareholders

Growing UK organisation exceL Esports have secured investment from Guinevere Capital as they look to take their operations […]

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September 15, 2018

Multiplay founder invests in Swedish game dev, hopes to turn Sky Fighter Legends into an esport

Multiplay/Insomnia founder Craig “wizzo” Fletcher has invested £250,000 (3m Swedish Krona) in shares of Toadman Interactive. In doing […]

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August 21, 2018

ESL on No.10 visit: 'Our contribution to esports in the UK is finally being recognised'

Two top esports personalities visited 10 Downing Street this week in a first for UK esports. ESL UK […]

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May 11, 2018