NSE and ESL team up to 'strengthen the connection' between UK universities and the wider esports ecosystem

UK university esports body National Student Esports (NSE) and tournament organiser ESL have announced a new long-term partnership. […]

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UK final of Red Bull River Runes Dota 2 tournament to be hosted by UK caster KillerPigeon

The UK final of Red Bull R1v1r Runes (River Runes), a new 1V1 custom Dota 2 tournament, will […]

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Former Splyce director Grant Rousseau joins Excel Esports

Grant ‘Grievance’ Rousseau has joined UK esports organisation Excel as head of operations. Grievance has a host of […]

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Kappa enters esports through merch partnership with UK org Vexed Gaming

UK esports org Vexed Gaming has today announced a strategic partnership with Kappa Sportswear. The brand will provide […]

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Weekly Esports News Roundup Video: Trump vs gamers, Ninja on Mixer, Riot's fighting game

Esports News UK editor Dom Sacco runs through some of the top esports stories, both in the UK […]

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Riot on developing a fighting game: 'We want to bring the fighting game experience to more people'

League of Legends developer Riot Games has confirmed it is working on a fighting game. Riot spoke about […]

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Riot partners with Sportradar to monitor League of Legends betting activity

Sports data firm Sportradar and League of Legends developer Riot Games have announced a partnership to help safeguard match […]

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First UK esports scholar graduates with first class law degree, hopes to create an all-female LoL team

The first person to receive an esports scholarship in the UK, Julia Cwierz, has graduated from the University […]

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There's more than $3m worth of fake Fortnite merch online, report finds

A new report has found that the top five websites for counterfeit goods in Asia are selling just […]

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Weekly Esports News Roundup Video: UK at Fortnite World Cup, Another World-First for Method, Arsenal Owners Eye LCS Slot

Esports News UK editor Dom Sacco (quickly) runs through some of the top esports stories, both in the […]

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Natus Vincere and Team Endpoint emerge victorious at ESL Prem 2019 Summer Season finals

Over the weekend, the ESL UK & Ireland Premiership 2019 Summer Season came to an end for CSGO […]

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Two UK players finish in Fortnite World Cup top six

Two British teenagers are among the best Fortnite players in the world. Kyle ‘Mongraal’ Jackson (left), who joined […]

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Paul Chaloner interview part 3: Brexit's impact on esports, the UK's potential and the rise of auto chess

In the third and final part of our interview with British host and esports personality Paul ‘Redeye’ Chaloner, we […]

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Battalion 1944 dev invests $650,000 into esports

British game developer Bulkhead Interactive has revealed a roadmap for the next 12 months of free content and […]

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Arsenal owners Kroenke Sports & Entertainment to buy a slot in the LCS esports league

Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, the group that owns English Football Club Arsenal FC, looks like it’s buying its […]

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Weekly esports news roundup video: Method's stream success, Yogscast scandal & more

Esports News UK editor Dom Sacco runs through some of the top esports and influencer stories – both […]

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Thank you Margot James: Outgoing DCMS Minister's support of esports should be recognised

Margot James’ backing of esports in the UK has been encouraging and we should demand the same from […]

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London Spitfire to bring Overwatch League to the capital following 2020 format reveal

Article contains affiliate links London Spitfire has revealed it will be bringing Overwatch League matches home to London […]

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'Other unis should take note' – former pro gamer r2k joins University of Chichester as senior lecturer in esports

One of the UK’s most experienced former pro players has landed a role at the University of Chichester. […]

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UKEL interview with Synygy: 'The league will create stability and encourage more talented players and organisations to get involved'

It’s two weeks until the UK Esports League (UKEL) kicks off and anticipation is building for UK League of […]

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