Category Archives: Tournaments

Fnatic Rising win inaugural UK League Championship

Fnatic Rising, the organisation's League of Legends academy team, have emerged victorious in the very first UK League Championship (UKLC) finals. They beat Diabolus Esports 3-0 in a convincing best-of-five series to win the UKLC. In doing so, they join Diabolus in qualifying for the EU Masters, the finals of which will take place at…
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Red Bull announces Player One 2019 1v1 LoL tournament

Red Bull is bringing back its 1v1 League of Legends tournament, titled Player One, for 2019. The competition first kicked off in Brazil in 2015 and has had 30,000 participants to date. It promises to once again feature 'the world's best amateur duellists and has been put together in conjunction with Riot Games. Last year,…
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Diabolus Esports secure EU Masters spot

UK esports organisation Diabolus have qualified for the League of Legends European Masters. They successfully defended the tower in the UK League Championship (UKLC) this evening againt Excel UK. With 19 points, they currently have the top spot in the inaugural UKLC and progress to the EU Masters. They will be joined by another team…
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ESL UK responds to CSGO Prem criticism

ESL UK has responded to criticism of rule changes and communication in the ESL CSGO Premiership.   What happened? Last week, Team Endpoint UK CSGO player Max "MiGHTYMAX" Heath posted a Twitlonger outlining a string of grievances aimed at ESL. There were two main areas of criticism: Communication around changes and rules: Changing the match schedule, rulebook…
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Insomnia64 announces BYOC esports tournaments including £12,000 Overwatch Cup

Insomnia Gaming Festival has revealed the BYOC (bring your own computer) esports tournament line-up for i64 next month. First up, there's a Rocket League tournament with a prize pool of up to £3,500, plus League of Legends and CSGO competitions, both of which have pools of up to £10,000 each. Then there's the bigger £12,000 Overwatch Cup. According…
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Gfinity publishes half-year financial results

Esports tournament provider Gfinity has published its latest financial report, for the period ending December 31st 2018. The company generated revenues of £4.4m during the six months, an increase of 143% versus same period the year prior (£1.8m). Operating expenditure stood at £4.9m, while Gfinity made earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) loss of £4.4m, a…
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Kasing to play in UKLC for Excel this week as Mystiques gets LEC call-up

Experienced League of Legends support player Raymond 'Kasing' Tsang (left) will be playing in the UK scene this week. The Brit is swapping into the UK League Championship and will be playing alongside Send0o, Taxer, Exile and Innaxe on Wednesday and Thursday evening. Replacing him this week in the higher-tier League of Legends European Championship…
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