It’s not easy running a small independent esports publication. Help keep us running – support Esports News UK on Patreon.
If you’re a fan of what we do and would like to make a small regular donation, you will allow us to produce more UK esports content and pay for better web hosting. Any donation you can offer would be massively appreciated – and we have a bunch of support rewards on offer too (including permanently listing our patrons on this very page).
For more information, check out the Esports News UK on crowdfunding website Patreon or watch this video:
Here’s our list of paying patrons. These people are officially awesome, and are helping us to make better content, cover more games, pay for fast, reliable web hosting, grow our team and attend more events. They have our thanks! Please give them a follow:
Adam ‘Adz’ Jessop – Endpoint founder (Platinum Patron)
Sam Cooke – Esports Insider co-founder (Platinum Patron)
David Jackson – NUEL managing director (Platinum Patron, pictured left)
Ben Jepson – Premier senior account manager – partnerships (Platinum Patron)
Lee Willows – ESG Gaming founder and executive chair (Platinum Patron)
Peter ‘Counterfeit’ Hartnell – Caster for for LoL, TFT, CSGO and Valorant (Gold Patron)
Russ Bagot – NUEL product manager (Gold Patron)
B0mberrr – streamer (Gold Patron)
Morgan Decanter – tournament admin (Silver Patron)
Ryan ‘Wok’ Liu – Co-founder of UKSC2 (Silver Patron)
Harvey Rake – Sports Journalist at BCU (Silver Patron)
Thank you to our anonymous donors, past patrons and a special thank you to our previous ‘Challenger’ Patreon, who also decided to remain anonymous. You’re a star.
- James Dean – Antstream Arcade Marketing Director & Former ESL UK CEO
- Ben Jepson
- Alastair ‘McNoob’ Whitham
- James Fudge
- Tom Wade
- David Duffy
- Will Busfield
- Gary Kimmelman
- Mark ‘Oracle’ Hare
- Jon Jordan
- Cara Ludik
- Sam Reynolds
- Ash Greenway
- Joe ‘Joekerism’ Kent
- Nick ‘Crane’ Turberville
- Jake Reynolds
- Lawrence Ho
- Mark Garratt
- David Whitefoot
- Other anonymous patrons
Display ads and content solutions
If you’re interested in reaching around 100,000+ readers and UK esports fans every month, we offer a range of advertising opportunities, from display ads to site and social takeovers, competitions, sponsored articles and more. Please contact us for more information.
Thanks to our previous ad partners, including AOC, MSI, Zowie/BenQ, Acer, PRTG Network Monitor/Paessler, Dragoni and more.
Events and consultancy
Esports News UK organises events and offers bespoke esports consultancy (click this link for more info and testimonials), including a training course for brands, investors and more who are interested in esports but want to understand it better and succeed within it.
Also, in late 2022 we organised three sold-out events including the Esports News UK 7th birthday networking event, a League of Legends Worlds final viewing party and Christmas esports gathering at London’s Platform bar, each with 100+ guests.
We also offer esports speaking work such as guest talks and lectures.
If you’re a brand interested in becoming a headline partner for a future event, or sponsoring my editorial coverage of a third-party event, like Insomnia Gaming Festival in Birmingham, please get in touch.
Friends and affiliates
A selection of people and brands we have worked closely with and can recommend.
Elliot Sowersby – web developer and web hosting provider at RelyWP
Elliot Sowersby is a website and Wordpress developer from Bridlington in the UK. He works closely with clients to develop the exact features they require at a high quality.
He ensures a website is optimised, responsive on all platforms and easy to use. Elliot talks in plain English and is a joy to work with.
Referral link for ENUK readers: If you’re interested in Elliot’s services, please use our referral link to help support us and get 15% off your first order when signing up for a care plan/hosting): Visit RelyWP here.
Laura Barnes is an experienced content creator and video editor. She can use After Effects, Photoshop, Premiere Pro and Logic Pro X to create music, visuals, motion design and more. She also has more than eight years of experience in journalism and magazine editing.
Laura created some animations for Esports News UK and Alpha Beta PC and has other work on the way with us too.
155 Creative – design agency
155Creative has great experience and expertise in graphic design, web design and print. Its services include brand identity consultation, logo design, print Design, web design, contract publishing, advertising creatives and more.
Cheers to the following people who helped out with various things.