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Alphari and Impaler could leave Renegades to join Team Huma

Well-known UK League of Legends pros Barney "Alphari" Morris (left) and Matt "Impaler" Taylor (right) could soon find themselves playing in the European Challenger Series Spring Playoffs. The pair - who currently play for the Renegades Banditos in the ESL UK Premiership - are on Team Huma's radar. Huma want to bring in Impaler to replace their jungler Lucas…
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Youth eSports League introduces under 18 Call of Duty tournament

A new Youth eSports League has been setup in the UK to allow younger players to compete with one another. It is organising an under 18s Call of Duty tournament with a prize pool of around £250 to start with. Founders Jack Hurst and Adam Brown are hoping to attract 64 teams to take part in the…
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Gfinity to host its first live eSports tournament on mobile devices in London

Gfinity will host the European Vainglory Winter Championship finals at its London Arena next month - its first live eSports tournament on mobile devices. The developer of mobile MOBA Vainglory - Super Evil Megacorp - has selected Gfinity to host the finals at the Gfinity Arena in London from March 18th to 20th. Eight finalist teams from across Europe will…
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ESL UK League of Legends 2016 team rosters

As the League of Legends ESL UK Premiership 2016 Spring Season gets underway, the first rosters have been confirmed. Here's a list of some of the biggest teams and their players. This is a constant in-progress article which we'll update as rosters change. You can also let us know if you'd like us to include a team…
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Fnatic is forming a second League of Legends team

London-based eSports organisation Fnatic is putting together a new League of Legends Challenger team. The org is looking for players and a coach, as well as potentially those who are also a sports psychologist, nutritionist, chef or physiotherapist. It says that the second team will be working "side-by-side" with its main team and its coaching…
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With Worlds 2016 heading to NA, will the UK have an LCS event this year?

The League of Legends World Championship will take place in North America this year. Riot Games is calling Worlds 2016 - which takes place from September 29th to October 29th - 'the ultimate US road trip'. eSports News UK understands Riot may be running some community events in the UK/London this year, rather than LCS…
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UK eSports pros including Tundra petition for ESL UK to ditch best-of-one format

Long-running UK League of Legends player Jamie "Tundra" Duthie is spearheading a petition to encourage ESL UK to revise its format for the upcoming League Premiership. Tundra and other 'UK eSports elders' are petitioning online for ESL UK to switch from a best-of-one format to a best-of-two format of sorts, where matches can result in a…
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