Category Archives: LEC

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You can now help support our UK eSports coverage by donating a small amount through the ENUK page on crowdfunding website Patreon. If you're a fan of what we do, and would like to contribute, you will allow us to produce better content, cover more games and pay for better web hosting (which means our site won't…
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Origen signs UK talent Augustas “Toaster” Ruplys (aka Gakis)

Challenger ADC Augustas "Toaster" Ruplys (aka Gakis) has joined EU LCS team Origen, confirming rumours heard by eSports News UK over the past month. Toaster has appeared on the Origen roster page on the LoL eSports website as an ADC, alongside the likes of Origen founder and former Fnatic mid-laner Enrique "xPeke" Cedeño Martínez. We understand Toaster trialled with…
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Analysis: How UK League of Legends jungler Maxlore helped Giants beat Fnatic 2-0

Earlier this month, Giants Gaming beat Fnatic 2-0 in the EU LCS, with British jungler Nubar "Maxlore" Sarafian putting in a brilliant performance. David Hollingsworth looks back on Maxlore's plays in this analysis article. Looking at Fnatic vs Giants, on paper you'd expect this match to go one way. With an experienced roster and one of the best-known teams in…
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What lessons can UK League of Legends players learn from FORG1VEN?

Tom Beer looks at the lessons to take from the best player never to win an LCS title - Konstantinos "FORG1VEN" Tzortziou - in this opinion piece. "By Far!" The words once uttered by the Immortal FORG1VEN when asked the question: "Do you think you have the most skill out of all the [EU] bottom lanes?" In…
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Team Dignitas boss quiet on League of Legends future

What's next for Team Dignitas after the well-established eSports organisation dropped out of the League of Legends scene? The team sold its Challenger Series slot to Apex Gaming last week, after crashing out of the North American LCS in April. When asked what Team Dignitas' plans are for League of Legends moving forwards, the organisation's founder Michael…
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EU LCS team Giants sign British jungler Maxlore

Giants Gaming have signed UK League of Legends pro and elite pianist Nubar "Maxlore" Sarafian as their new jungler, who will be playing for them in the upcoming EU LCS Summer Split 2016. Maxlore replaces South Korean jungler Kim "Wisdom" Tae-wan, who left Giants after helping them to reclaim their LCS spot. Giants have also signed South…
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