Category Archives: Tournaments

These custom gaming bandanas are perfect for clans and esports teams

A US company called Hoo-rag got in touch with us recently to let us know about a Skull Daddy bandana they're positioning at gamers (which you can win here), or use to become the Call of Duty Ghosts man, but we noticed something cooler: they also offer custom-made bandanas featuring your own logo or design.…
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MCM London Comic Con gets esports league

The MCM London Comic Con has jumped onto the sports wagon with its first ever League of Legends tournament taking place this year. Sign ups for teams close on May 3rd, while the event itself takes place from Friday May 24th to Sunday May 26th. (more…)
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Over £20,000 up for grabs at Multiplay Insomnia i48

Five major esports gaming tournaments will take place at the Multiplay Insomnia i48, offering a combined prize pool of more than £20,000. The event runs from March 22nd to 25th at the International Centre in Telford, UK, with games including League of Legends, FIFA 13, Starcraft II, Counter Strike: Global Offensive, Team Fortress 2, Minecraft…
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EU World of Tanks Pro League has €300,000 in prizes

Europe has been given its own professional esports league for PC MMO action game World of Tanks. The Pro League will consist of three seasons, starting this year, with the top 12 teams battling it out each season. There's €300,000 in prize money up for grabs - €100,000 per season. So, how does the league work? (more…)
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League of Legends Championship Season 3 kicks off with free HD match videos

The latest League of Legends esports world championship gets underway on February 7th, and you can watch all the Series 3 action in HD for free on the game's new esports website. The eight teams in this tournament are as follows: Team SoloMid, Counter Logic Gaming, Team Dignitas, Curse, Good Game University, Team FeaR, Team…
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Video: A look back at The International 2012

Valve reminisces over its 2012 pro Dota 2 tournament in this video which captures all the thrills and spills of the event, from the knockout rounds through to the final, which saw Invictus Gaming take the top spot and the $1m prize fund. It's well worth a watch.
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Black Ops 2 Live ‘esports experience’ revealed

A Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Live 'esports experience' will take place in London this weekend. Fans will get to play the game from Saturday November 10th to Monday November 12th, ahead of its launch on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC on November 13th.  Activision says it will "turn the traditional sports bar experience on…
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Competitive gaming: Coping with pressure

We all face pressure - whether it's exams, work demands or sporting tournaments. And if you're a competitive gamer or someone who likes to play online multiplayer games, it's hard to not feel said pressure when you're up against a tough opponent. Matthew Syed, former table tennis pro and the author of Bounce: The Myth…
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Soul Calibur V UK tournament kicks off March 17th

Namco Bandai is looking for the best UK and European Soul Calibur V fighting game players with its Impact tournament on Saturday 17th March. The 32-player UK competition consists of one-on-one matches and will get underway first, followed by the EU tournament afterwards. Cash prizes and Soul Calibur goodies are up for grabs. We've got…
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ECL heads to Arsenal’s Emirates, rebrands

The European Console League has rebranded in style with the help of Arsenal Football Club's Emirates stadium. Now known as European Gaming League, the E-sports event organiser will host its next tournament EGL4 at the North London stadium from October 29th to 30th. (more…)
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