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London to host FACEIT Ignite: Halo European Open LAN tournament in August

UPDATE (July 5th 2019): FACEIT has revealed the qualifier and prize pool info. The open LAN tournament is currently capped at 32 team entries from Europe and North America. Online Open Qualifiers will take place on the FACEIT platform on July 20th and July 27th/28th to determine the best NA and EU teams who will…
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Dignitas announces merger with Clutch Gaming

On June 6th, Dignitas announced they will merge with NA Organisation, Clutch Gaming. As part of the merge, Team Dignitas will acquire Clutch Gaming's League of Legends LCS franchise spot. This marks a return for one of the most historical brands associated with LoL Esports. Dignitas once fielded teams in North America and in Europe.…
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Cooldown Ventures acquires Vexed Gaming

UK esports organisation Vexed Gaming have announced that they have been acquired by Cooldown Ventures. Cooldown Ventures purchased Hong Kong-based company WeGotGame. As part of the deal, Cooldown Ventures will take immediate ownership of Vexed Gaming and French organisation eFrog. Cooldown plan on introducing a range of products and services with the aim of making…
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ESL Premiership to see new Rainbow 6 teams enter mid season

The ESL Premiership is getting a midseason shakeup. With the amount of news coming out this week there is no surprise changes are being made. Starting off with the biggest news, MnM Gaming's Rainbow 6 roster were acquired by Natus Vincere.  Navi.R6 will now compete in the Season 10 of the ESL Pro League in…
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Pinnacle announces partnership with SpecialEffect

UK esports bookmaker has partnered with gaming charity SpecialEffect. SpecialEffect is a UK based charity that assists people with disabilities to participate in gaming. The partnership includes Pinnacle's donation of headline sponsorship advertising at ECS Season 7 Finals, in order to raise awareness of the work the charity does. It has also been revealed that…
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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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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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What kind of esports venues will we see in the future?

Global design firm HOK and software company SAP have published a new research report exploring the future of esports venues. Millions of people tune in to watch the top finals/events each year, making esports one of the fastest-growing sectors in the global sports and entertainment industry. Key design features explored in the report include a non-traditional…
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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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