Category Archives: Teams

All-female Russian LoL team Vaevictis Esports lose 52-2 in the LCL: Is this really about giving women a platform or is it just an unfair publicity stunt?

Vaevictis Esports announced an all-female roster last week and the girls have heavily lost their first three matches in the League of Legends Continental League (LCL). Management describes the team's formation as an 'experiment' to see how they will fare in the league, however from early indications it seems to be nothing more than a…
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UK player Fusions called up to Overwatch League side Boston Uprising

UK Overwatch talent Cameron 'Fusions' Bosworth has been called up to play for Boston Uprising in the 2019 Overwatch League season. The main tank player previously played for London Spitfire academy/Contenders team British Hurricane, and signed a deal with Boston Uprising late last year. He signed a two-way contract to both Boston and its partnered academy side Toronto…
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Method secure world-first Mythic Jaina kill

The World of Warcraft raiding guild arm of UK competitive organisation Method have become the first to down Jaina Proudmore on Mythic difficulty. They completed the Race to World First to conquer the second raid in World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth - Battle of Dazar'alor - faster than any other guild. Method streamed their attempt live from the…
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Fnatic sign exclusive streaming partnership with Twitch, extend JW & KRiMZ contracts

Article contains affiliate links UK-based esports organisation Fnatic have struck a streaming partnership with Twitch, which will see their pro players stream exclusively through the platform. The org said that fans will have the opportunity to 'interact more closely with their favourite players and look forward to live shows, exclusive product drops and giveaways'. Fnatic's…
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Which UK teams are taking part in London’s FIFA eClub World Cup?

EA has revealed the 16 FIFA esports teams that have qualified for the eClub World Cup 2019 in London. More than 150 teams participated in the online qualification rounds this month, with the 15 top teams joining reigning champions Brøndby IF. This is the only team to win the FIFA eClub World Cup so far by claiming…
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The changing face of gaming houses and esports training facilities

Gaming houses are nothing new, but they're becoming more prevalent in the UK scene and orgs around the globe are thinking more about their format and how to maximise their effectiveness. From expert gaming hardware to dedicated sports psychologists and even team chefs, team facilities are on the up. LAURA BYRNE explores how League of Legends…
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