Category Archives: Features

Recap: exceL’s 2018 UK Scouting Grounds was a great showcase for rising LoL talent

Over the past week or so, UK org exceL Esports hosted the 2018 UK Scouting Grounds, providing League of Legends talent with the chance to showcase their skills to potential organisations. Lee "Couple Sodi Pops" Jones (who runs NineTeeSix) provides a recap.  Online qualifiers featuring 20 players from Diamond 2+ were held from November 5th-7th,…
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Is Drake’s investment in 100T good news for esports?

Promoted article (contains sponsored links) The burgeoning esports scene has received a massive shot in the arm after Canadian rapper Drake (pictured right) became the latest superstar to invest in a professional team. The three-time Grammy Award winner has teamed up with Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert, entertainment mogul Scooter Braun, private equity firm Sequoia…
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Thank you for your support! Esports News UK turns three years old

ENUK editor Dom Sacco says thank you to readers of this website as it hits a new milestone. Three years ago, the 2015 League of Legends World Championship quarter finals had not long taken place in London, and I'd decided it was the perfect time to turn my old blog into a UK esports-based news…
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Skrapz Player Profile: From Manchester to the main stage

It was only two years ago when the name Matthew “Skrapz” Marshall was relatively unheard of in the competitive Call Of Duty scene. Fast forward to 2018 and he has made a name for himself - he's acquired a P1 Visa with Red Reserve and is moving to Texas for the next season. So how did…
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Esports Betting: A Complete Guide For Beginners

Promoted guide (contains affiliate links) As esports continues to distinguish itself among popular culture and become increasingly more prevalent, there’s a prosperous betting handle growing alongside it. That’s right - while the term esports has probably surfaced in one way or another, most individuals are unaware of this lucrative and exciting new venture of wagering…
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‘Hopefully Diamond 5 trash will be in mid-Plat now’ – UK League community reacts to new Iron and Grandmaster tiers & ranked changes

Last week Riot Games announced it will be making changes to ranked League of Legends, notably new tiers and fewer divisions within each. For example, an Iron tier has been added below Bronze (the current lowest), while Grandmaster has been introduced above Master and below Challenger (the current highest). Also, there will now be fewer divisions…
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