UK esports players expected to earn £3m from prize winnings this year, passing the £20m mark by 2023

It’s been predicted that British esports players will earn more than £3m from prize winnings alone in 2019. The […]

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February 15, 2019

Win a Steam voucher, The Game Against Downtime & more from PRTG Network Monitor

It’s been a little while since we held a competition here at Esports News UK and we’ve got […]

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March 12, 2018

Win a pair of VIP tickets worth £130 to the Vainglory Spring Championship in London!

We’ve teamed up with Vainglory to give you the chance to win a pair of VIP tickets worth £130 […]

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May 10, 2017

GAME Belong stores to host UK esports tournaments with prize pools

GAME has announced its first nationwide UK esports tournament which will take place in its new Belong competitive […]

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March 7, 2017

Multiplay confirms £1,500 i60 League of Legends tournament, rising to £3,000

Multiplay has announced details of the League of Legends esports tournament at Insomnia60 in April. The prize pool […]

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February 3, 2017

ESL repositions Premiership to include Irish teams and players, makes changes to prize pools

ESL has renamed its UK Premiership tournaments simply to the ‘ESL Premiership’, and has made the tournament more inclusive to Irish […]

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January 9, 2017

i59 League of Legends prize pool adjusted to £3,000

Multiplay has given the Insomnia59 League of Legends eSports tournament a fixed £3,000 prize pool. Last month the event […]

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November 18, 2016

Multiplay Insomnia lowers prize pools for League of Legends and Dota 2 at i59

Multiplay has decreased the amount of prize money that’s up for grabs in its League of Legends and […]

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October 28, 2016

Higher admission fees confirmed for Pokémon European Championships in London

This December’s Pokémon European International Championship in London is charging entrants more money to take part. The registration fee […]

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October 18, 2016

As League of Legends Worlds' prize pool doubles, could in-game purchases help crowdfund national tournaments?

This week Riot announced that the 2016 League of Legends World Championship prize pool has passed the $4m […]

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October 12, 2016

Multiplay raises prize pools at i58

Multiplay has upped some of the prize pools at Insomnia58 which takes place next week. The Overwatch prize […]

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August 18, 2016

i58 announces record prize pool as half of BYOC tickets remain

There will be £70,000 up for grabs across Multiplay Insomnia58’s various eSports tournaments – the largest prize pot in the event’s history. […]

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July 1, 2016

The top prize for this eSports tournament is an actual car

Forget UK eSports prize pools of £10,000 – the world’s best World Rally Championship (WRC) player will win […]

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March 15, 2016

Cognitive Prime win first Smite World Championship

US Smite esports team Cognitive Prime picked up $1.3 million after winning the first ever Smite World Championship (SWC). […]

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January 13, 2015

ESL to host $250,000 CS:GO tournament

Esports event organiser ESL is again gathering the best Counter Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) teams from around the world to fight for […]

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June 24, 2014

ECL 3 kicks off in July, has £16,000 prize fund

Tickets have gone on sale for the European Console League 3 at Loughborough University – with £16,000 in […]

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June 10, 2011

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