As Valve suffers setbacks with Sweden, could the Dota 2 International head to the UK in the future? We ask talent, fans and members of the UK esports community for their thoughts

This week, Valve announced that Dota 2’s biggest annual esports event – The International (TI) – may not […]

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June 23, 2021
British Esports Championships student finals to take place at a live venue in July

For transparency: Esports News UK editor Dom Sacco used to work full-time for British Esports and currently does […]

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April 27, 2021
Wigan’s Galleries Shopping Centre to get its own esports venue as part of £130m redevelopment

It looks like Wigan will become the latest town in the UK to get its own esports venue. […]

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December 20, 2020
Small UK gaming venues begin to reopen, including bars and the National Videogame Museum

More gaming-related venues are reopening in the UK following the lifting of the lockdown. Earlier today the National […]

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August 5, 2020
UK to host League of Legends EU Masters live finals once again

Great news for League of Legends fans in the UK: The Leicester Haymarket Theatre will host the season […]

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March 29, 2019
What's the Leicester Haymarket Theatre like as an esports venue? We take a behind-the-scenes tour at the EU Masters

Esports News UK attended the 2018 EU Masters grand finals earlier this month. Aside from being a League of […]

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May 14, 2018
Red Bull Gaming Sphere opens doors in London this month

Red Bull has announced its new gaming and esports space will soon open in Shoreditch, London. The Red […]

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March 13, 2018
Dates and venue confirmed for eGames tournament in Rio

The International eGames Committee (IEGC) has announced the Olympics-style eGames event – backed by the UK Government – will […]

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May 19, 2016
EGX 2015 show ditches London Earls Court for Birmingham NEC

EGX – the UK consumer games show formerly known as the Eurogamer Expo – is leaving London Earls […]

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October 5, 2014