Category Archives: Teams

epic.LAN 27 esports winners roundup

It was another action-packed epic.LAN earlier this month, featuring a range of tournaments from CSGO to Rocket League, 1v1 League of Legends and more. Here are the winners, all of whom won cash prizes and tickets to epic28. In CSGO, fish123 emerged victorious, winning £2,250. The team once again featured well-known UK pro player smooya,…
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UKLC Summer Split team roster roundup (in progress)

The UK League Championship (UKLC) Summer Split is fast approaching, two new teams have entered in Demise and NVision, and orgs are beginning to announce their player rosters. Esports News UK lists some of the confirmed rosters so far and will update this article regularly as more are revealed. If you're from an org and…
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Riot Bolton departs Riot UK

UPDATE: Some of the initial information below about Mo leaving was based off a single Linkedin post and doesn't tell the full story. We'll have an update on this soon.   Original article (published June 17th): There's been some changes at Riot UK, as one senior member has left and another has taken on a new…
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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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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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Fnatic secures $19m funding, announces management changes

Fnatic has secured $19m in Series A funding and made some senior management changes. The investment round was led by entrepreneur Lev Leviev of LVL1 Group with new and continued support from investors including UK's Beringea,  BlackPine, Unbound and Joi Ito. A new leadership team has also been appointed, including former Mercedes AMG F1 CEO Nick Fry (Fnatic chairman), serial…
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The legend of Phil Gaming (video interview)

What is Phil Gaming? Is it a meme, an enigma, a secret society that only forms when Insomnia comes around?  ENUK editor Dom Sacco asks UK League of Legends scene players (left to right) Egospeed, Hyojung and Gould about the mysterious team and what it's all about. Check out the video interview from i64 here,…
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UK League Championship Team of the Split revealed

It was a great first League of Legends UK League Championship (UKLC), with Fnatic Rising winning the UKLC finals. UK side Fnatic have since gone on to progress to the EU Masters semi-finals taking place in Leicester this weekend, where they will face Germany's SK Gaming Prime. But going back to the UKLC: who were…
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