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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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UK player Pac finishes second in TrackMania Grand League Group Stage

The group stage of the TrackMania Grand League BETA Season finished last Sunday. Over three months of intense training and competition are now over. Eight players have qualified for the playoffs, one of them being British player Thomas ‘Pac’ Cole from GamersOrigin, reports Eirik Holdal. The TrackMania Grand League is the newest and biggest event…
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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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Meltdown London to host KO Cup finals

New fighting game tournament the KO Cup will have its live finals take place at Meltdown London later this year. Games include Injustice 2, Tekken 7, Real Boxing, Fight Night Champion and a promo video also displays Smash Bros. Prizes include the KO Cup, beanies and a boxing glove signed by The Eubanks. Participants aged over…
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MnM Gaming qualify for Rainbow Six Siege Pro League

It's been a huge week for UK esports organisation MnM Gaming who are now playing in the big leagues. MnM have qualified for Season 10 of the Rainbow Six Siege Pro League, the top tier of competitive Rainbow Six. They beat Team Vitality 2-1 in the ESL Challenger League final, winning 7-3 on Border, losing…
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Exclusive pictures: Wanyoo to open internet and esports cafes in the UK

Chinese internet cafe chain Wanyoo will be opening stores in the UK for the first time, starting with a London-based esports studio. UK esports and League of Legends community wizard Gary Kimmelman spotted an advertisement in Charing Cross Road announcing the new store: The adverts include a few sponsor logos, wording saying the store is…
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Esports Awards: YouTuber Deji criticised by esports community after announcing wrong winner as a ‘joke’

Popular British YouTuber Deji Olatunji (aka ComedyShortsGamer) angered members of the esports community after his antics at the Esports Awards 2018 yesterday evening. Deji, who has almost 10m subscribers on YouTube and is the younger brother of KSI, announced the winner of the Publisher of the Year award. He initially announced Epic Games as the winner, before back-tracking…
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Esports Awards 2018: All the winners listed

The esports industry gathered last night for the third Esports Awards at The Brewery in London. Hosted by Eefje "Sjokz" Depoortere, Alex "Goldenboy" Mendez, Adam Savage and Lottie Van Praag, the night saw awards presented by industry stars including Trevor "Quickshot" Henry, Ali-A, Vikkstarr123, Frankie Ward and Two Angry Gamers. More than 3.3m community votes…
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