Category Archives: Teams

Celtic FC Esports enter CWL Championship with all-UK team

The esports arm of Scottish football club Celtic have secured a spot in the Call of Duty World League (CWL) Championship. They are one of 32 teams taking part in the $2m tournament, kicking off today (August 14th) and running until August 18th at the Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles. Celtic Esports' five-man Call of Duty roster…
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Former Splyce director Grant Rousseau joins Excel Esports

Grant 'Grievance' Rousseau has joined UK esports organisation Excel as head of operations. Grievance has a host of esports experience starting from the UK League of Legends scene three years ago (as co-founder of Last Remedy) to higher-tier organisations globally. Notably, he's worked as player development coach at CLG in North America and director of esports…
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Kappa enters esports through merch partnership with UK org Vexed Gaming

UK esports org Vexed Gaming has today announced a strategic partnership with Kappa Sportswear. The brand will provide tournament and casual wear to the UK org. The term (and Twitch emote) ‘kappa’ may be known in the gaming world to define sarcasm or a funny/trolling or lighthearted moment, but Kappa is also a clothing brand…
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2019 UK Esports Awards winners announced

This past Saturday the UK esports scene descended upon Rich Mix in Shoreditch to see who would be crowned winners at the second annual UK Esports Awards. The event - hosted by Elle Osili-Wood and Jack “Jacky” Peters - saw a total of 13 awards given out. The night saw several returning winners including Organisation Of The…
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Dignitas founder ODEE leaves esports organisation after historic 16 years, joins Rogue

UPDATE (July 16th): Dignitas founder Michael 'ODEE' O'Dell has joined Rogue's parent company ReKTGlobal as chief gaming officer (CGO). According to this announcement post he will develop strategy, focus on client partnerships and brand sponsorships and more. “ODEE truly is the esports OG and one the most important people in esports today, so when he became available,…
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