Category Archives: UKLC/Forge of Champions

Twickenham Stadium to host first live UKLC finals

Riot Games and LVP have announced Twickenham Stadium as the location of their first live UK League of Legends Championship (UKLC) finals. The finals - taking place on September 1st - will be the first live event of the new official regional league (UKLC) which launched in February 2019. Organisers say it will be the…
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UKLC Summer Split team roster roundup (in progress)

The UK League Championship (UKLC) Summer Split is fast approaching, two new teams have entered in Demise and NVision, and orgs are beginning to announce their player rosters. Esports News UK lists some of the confirmed rosters so far and will update this article regularly as more are revealed. If you're from an org and…
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Riot Bolton departs Riot UK

UPDATE: Some of the initial information below about Mo leaving was based off a single Linkedin post and doesn't tell the full story. We'll have an update on this soon.   Original article (published June 17th): There's been some changes at Riot UK, as one senior member has left and another has taken on a new…
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British jungler Dan called up to Fnatic first team to play in the LEC

Daniel 'Dan' Hockley put in a sterling performance in the UKLC, Forge of Champions and EU Masters this year, and Fnatic have rewarded him for his efforts. The British League of Legends jungler has been called up to the Fnatic first team and is set to play alongside the likes of Rekkles, Bwipo and more…
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Bulldog and Darkspawn relegated from UKLC as newcomers emerge

UPDATE: Demise have acquired EJBY Brotherhood's spot. Original article:  UK esports organisations Bulldog and Darkspawn have dropped out of the League of Legends UKLC. They fell in the recent promotions/relegations tournament, with Bulldog losing to NVision Esports 2-0 and Darkspawn losing to EJBY Brotherhood 2-0 in the upper bracket finals. EJBY went on to beat…
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Excel Esports signs new AD carry after announcing changes to coaching staff

UPDATE (May 8th 2019): Excel Esports has signed Petter ‘Hjarnan’ Freyschuss to its League of Legends roster as a new bot lane player, subject to Riot Games approval. Hjarnan has played for G2 Gaming, Team Vitality and Team ROCCAT among others, having made top four at Worlds 2018 with G2. The AD carry has also previously played alongside…
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Memes of the Month (April 2019): Insomnia LAN special

It's that time of the month again where seriousness goes out of the window on Esports News UK and we gather a selection of memes from yours truly: members of the UK League of Legends scene. From the UKLC to Forge of Champions and LAN at Insomnia, there were lots of activities in the scene…
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UK League Championship Team of the Split revealed

It was a great first League of Legends UK League Championship (UKLC), with Fnatic Rising winning the UKLC finals. UK side Fnatic have since gone on to progress to the EU Masters semi-finals taking place in Leicester this weekend, where they will face Germany's SK Gaming Prime. But going back to the UKLC: who were…
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