Riot Games CEO outlines business’ future with 5-year plan, parent company Tencent to give staff option to gain partial ownership of Riot

Riot Games CEO Nicolo Laurent has published an article detailing the League of Legends publisher’s five-year plan and […]

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January 12, 2022
Excel Esports appoints people and culture manager Abi Odell

UK esports org Excel Esports has announced that Abi Odell has been appointed its new people and culture […]

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August 25, 2021
Late payments, ‘lies’ and licensing gone wrong: What really happened at Munster Rugby Gaming that led to their departure from the League of Legends NLC (and now the UKLC)

Written by Dominic Sacco with further research by Megalodontus UPDATE (January 1st 2021): Phelan Gaming have dropped out […]

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January 1, 2021
Senior staff changes confirmed at Riot UK as company consolidates esports operations into the Berlin team

Over the past few weeks there’s been a couple of big changes at Riot UK, in terms of […]

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June 15, 2020
Voluntary redundancies announced at ESL UK

Esports tournament operator ESL UK has announced that UK staff members whose roles were at risk have taken […]

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December 18, 2019
ESL UK staff jobs ‘at risk’ as company cuts jobs across parts of Europe

ESL’s UK arm is ‘currently under assessment and roles have been put at risk’ as part of changes […]

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December 4, 2019
British jungler Dan called up to Fnatic first team to play in the LEC

Daniel ‘Dan’ Hockley put in a sterling performance in the UKLC, Forge of Champions and EU Masters this […]

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May 30, 2019
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 […]

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May 8, 2019
Are org mergers a sign of things to come in the UK scene? Barrage and Dukes pool resources

UPDATE (July 31st): Dukes’ former owner Taylor Duke has sold the org/branding, meaning Dukes will still continue as […]

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July 17, 2017
ESL layoffs loom but UK staff safe

ESL is laying off some staff as part of a restructure. Apparently 50 staff at ESL Germany have been laid […]

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June 28, 2017
Team Huma 2016 situation disputed

Update (May 19th 2021): Behdad Jaafarian has reached out to Esports News UK to dispute the claims in […]

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February 25, 2016