League of Legends UKLC scrapped, NLC ‘multi-division league ecosystem’ announced for Northern Europe from 2022, Freaks 4U Gaming takes on tournament organising duties

Following the announcement earlier this week that Riot Games’ restructuring of European League of Legends had led to […]

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August 20, 2021
Valorant UK & Ireland Skirmish announced as Intel extends sponsorship with ESL Prem

A one-off UK & Ireland Valorant tournament has been announced, which will be operated under the ESL Premiership […]

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May 5, 2021
ESL Wild Rift Premiership announced for UK, Ireland and Nordics with £5,000 prize pool

ESL has announced its first ESL Premiership tournament for a mobile title – the ESL Wild Rift Premiership. […]

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March 17, 2021
ESL Premiership returns on March 1st with new CSGO Spring Season for UK & Ireland teams

The ESL Premiership, the UK and Ireland esports tournament, returns next week. The CSGO Spring Season gets underway […]

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February 23, 2021
Former ESL UK exec Jacob Harrison joins LDN UTD as chief gaming officer, as org looks to expand into more titles and raise investment

UK-based grassroots esports organisation LDN UTD has appointed Jacob Harrison as its new chief gaming officer. Jacob has […]

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July 9, 2020
Ubisoft’s new Rainbow 6 Siege UK Ireland Nationals will replace the ESL Premiership

Rainbow 6 Siege publisher Ubisoft has today announced a new esports tournament for the UK and Ireland, and […]

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May 18, 2020
ESL UK’s former marketing director Heather Dower launches new creative agency Hotdrop, with a mix of experienced names in UK esports

British esports executive Heather ‘Naysayerz’ Dower, aka Naysayerz, has today launched a new creative marketing agency known as […]

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May 15, 2020
ESL UK and Ubisoft increase prize pool for Rainbow Six Premiership as Team Secret step away

The ESL Rainbow Six Premiership is returning to the Bowlers Exhibition Centre in Manchester with nearly double its […]

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September 19, 2019
Behind the scenes at ESL One Birmingham: I toured, explored and adored the UK's first Dota 2 Major

REPOST (May 15th): With 2019 ESL One Birmingham around the corner, with the desk talent now announced, we […]

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May 15, 2019
ESI Spring Forum recap: What is the potential for battle royale esports?

Earlier in the month, Esports News UK’s Craig Robinson attended the Esports Insider Spring Forum in Manchester City’s […]

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March 31, 2019
Interview: Team Secret on winning the RB6 Prem finals, the rise of UK talent and the secret to a winning mentality

The ESL UK & Ireland Winter Premiership for Rainbow 6 Siege concluded earlier this month at the ESL […]

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December 18, 2018
Interview with RB6 Siege UK caster Demo: 'I’m nowhere near my full potential yet'

During the Rainbow 6 Siege Paris Major, Esports News UK’s Craig Robinson sat down with Harry “Demo” Dempster […]

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August 27, 2018