Category Archives: Tournaments

NSE and ESL team up to ‘strengthen the connection’ between UK universities and the wider esports ecosystem

UK university esports body National Student Esports (NSE) and tournament organiser ESL have announced a new long-term partnership. Specific initiatives between the two have not yet been announced, but are expected to be revealed over the course of the next academic year. The partnership focuses on inspiring a future generation of esports pros, 'strengthening the…
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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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Two UK players finish in Fortnite World Cup top six

Two British teenagers are among the best Fortnite players in the world. Kyle 'Mongraal' Jackson (left), who joined Team Secret last year aged 13 and later moved to FaZe Clan, and Jaden "Wolfiez" Ashman (right) who plays for Lazarus, finished sixth and second respectively in the Fortnite World Cup duos tournament on the weekend. Mongraal took…
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UK Call of Duty talent shines at CWL finals in Miami

The CWL Finals saw the culmination of the 12-week CWL Pro League season and the final amateur open bracket event of the year. A staggering $1.4m was up for grabs across the whole weekend, with 135 teams overall. Joe Griffin provides a recap including a look at how UK talent got on.   UK on…
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Insomnia65 to feature Fortnite tournament in Battle Royale Zone

The next Insomnia Gaming Festival will host a Battle Royale Zone again, this time promising a large Fortnite tournament. 100 Fortnite fans will be able to play each other at once and have the chance to win 'prizes with values of up to £1,000'. Organisers told Esports News UK that prizes from previous years have…
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