UK Pro gamer Ryan Pessoa to face footballer Trent Alexander-Arnold in FIFA as the world of esports and sports continues to intertwine

England and Liverpool football star Trent Alexander-Arnold will be competing in a game of FIFA 20 against Ryan […]

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April 1, 2020

The NUEL reveals Operation Hand Wash initiative

UK university esports organisation the NUEL has announced a host of streaming activities known as Operation Hand Wash […]

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March 31, 2020

Latest coronavirus esports headlines: Twitch Stream Aid raises more than $2.8m, The NUEL reveals Operation Hand Wash, game industry backs #PlayApartTogether

UPDATE (March 31st 2020): Here’s some of the latest esports activities and news surrounding COVID-19. There have been […]

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March 31, 2020

Valorant enters closed beta in select regions next week, with more to follow depending on the COVID-19 situation

Riot Games has today announced a closed testing period for its upcoming competitive shooter game Valorant. The closed […]

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March 30, 2020

Fnatic Rising win dramatic five-game UKLC final after beating BT Excel in what was arguably the battle of the ADCs

Fnatic Rising pulled off a remarkable reverse sweep against BT Excel to win the UK League Championship (UKLC) […]

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March 29, 2020

Belong takes Arena tournaments online

Belong Gaming Arenas have announced that from Monday March 30th March they will be hosting online tournaments via […]

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March 27, 2020

Fnatic and Excel reach the UKLC grand final and qualify for the EU Masters

Two League of Legends LEC academy teams will face-off in the UKLC grand final next week. Fnatic Rising […]

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March 24, 2020

Gfinity to deliver Formula 1 Esports Virtual Grand Prix Series which runs until May

UK-based esports tournament provider has been selected to deliver the new F1 Esports Virtual Grand Prix Series.  The […]

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March 23, 2020

UKLC casters Aux, Excoundrel and Hiprain review the spring 2020 regular split and preview the playoffs: Which team will win?

The UKLC 2020 regular split ended with a bang: BT Excel went undefeated and Enclave Gaming got their […]

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March 22, 2020

Overreactions (UKLC week 7): Enclave Gaming are the second best team, how BT Excel wins Worlds and why Shikari is Luke Skywalker

Welcome back to the final week, the best week ever of the undisputed best league in the world: […]

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March 21, 2020

‘I either am or can be the best top-laner in Europe’ – could Alphari improve G2 or Fnatic?

British League of Legends pro gamer Barney ‘Alphari’ Morris has spoken about his ambitions, prompting LEC desk hosts […]

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March 20, 2020

UK League of Legends streamers team up with YamatoCannon to form TeamHuzzyGames in latest Twitch Rivals tournament

A team of predominantly UK League of Legends streamers will be taking part in the latest Twitch Rivals […]

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March 20, 2020

Gfinity outlines plan to cut costs, CEO and chairman step down

UK-based esports business Gfinity has announced it is implementing a ‘cost reduction programme’ in its latest trading update. […]

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March 19, 2020

Teamfight Tactics arrives on mobile devices this week

Riot Games has announced that the League of Legends auto chess style game – Teamfight Tactics (TFT) – […]

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March 17, 2020

Overreactions (week 6): George Michael teaches us a forgotten lesson, why the bottom three teams should look to Sardinia for inspiration and Bravado is the greatest player ever

You would think after 6 weeks of the UKLC and constantly prattling on about ‘academy killers’, the author […]

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March 15, 2020

Team Secret withdraw from the Rainbow Six ESL Premiership due to ‘unforeseen complications’

European esports organisation Team Secret have dropped out of the Rainbow Six Siege ESL Premiership. The tournament for […]

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March 14, 2020

We asked Barrage Esports’ veteran League of Legends players Flaresz and Hadow to interview each other – here’s what happened

At Esports News UK we sometimes like to do things a little bit differently. During UK esports org […]

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March 12, 2020

Cr4zy sign MnM Gaming’s promising UK-heavy Rainbow Six Siege team

European esports organisation Cr4zy have signed the Rainbow Six Siege team from UK org MnM Gaming, which consists […]

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March 11, 2020

Cradle of Sins Alpha Cup: Scottish player wins first VR MOBA game tournament with EU team

A Scottish virtual reality esports player known as AxisMunde took part in the finals of what claims to […]

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March 10, 2020

University of Chichester to expand its esports course

The University of Chichester, which launched a BA (Hons) Esports degree course last year, has plans to expand. […]

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March 9, 2020

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