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Denmark to advance esports policy

Promoted article (contains affiliate links) It's been confirmed that Denmark is going to advance its own esports policy. The government has put in place a strategy to support esports, including how it can support players and talent and review the laws affecting esports. After all, the development of an industry which encourages competition, fair play,…
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QuakeCon is heading to London

One of the most iconic competitive shooter events is getting its own iteration in London for the first time this summer. Quake and Doom publisher Bethesda has announced QuakeCon Europe will be taking place at Printworks in London on July 26th and 27th 2019, and fans will be pleased to hear it's free to attend. The…
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Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium to host PES League World Finals once again

Konami has announced that the PES League 2019 World Finals will be held at Emirates Stadium, the home of Arsenal Football Club, on June 28th and 29th. The Emirates also played host to the finals in the past, with Brazilian PES player Guilherme "GuiFera" Fonseca beating Italian Ettorito "Ettorito" Giannuzzi in the 2017 PES grand final at…
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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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100 Thieves win CWL London as UK fans make it an event to remember

This weekend London's Copperbox Arena was home to the UK's only major Call of Duty event of the season: CWL London. The tournament was held from May 3rd to 5th and had a whopping prize pool of $325,000. After the electrifying atmosphere at CWL Birmingham last year, CoD fans expected big things from CWL London…
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Jagex announces record revenues following Old School RuneScape BAFTA win

Jagex has revealed it achieved record-breaking financial performance in 2018, with revenue growing by 9.3% to £92.8 million. Profits before tax also grew to £46.8 million, representing an annual increase of 3.8%. The results capped off a year in which the RuneScape franchise achieved its highest ever paid membership total and Old School RuneScape's launch on iOS and…
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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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