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UKLC playoffs preview with casters Jamada and Hiprain: ‘Guldborg has been singing the praises of the Danish teams, but Resolve are going to eat them for breakfast at Telia Masters’

The League of Legends UKLC 2021 spring regular split has ended, with Resolve going undefeated with 14 wins in a row and 0 defeats – an historic achievement for their first UKLC split. The fight for playoffs was another slugfest with London Esports, Enclave and MNM Academy filling the last three spots. Only the two playoff finalists will progress to the Telia Masters. We caught up with UKLC casters Jamada (pictured left) and Hiprain (right) to talk about the 2021 Spring Season, their playoff predictions and their expectations for the Telia Masters. Another season of UKLC comes to a close,…

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Ubisoft announces its first Black Game Pros Mixer for the UK games industry

Ubisoft has today announced the first UK Black Game Pros Mixer to be held on Friday December 11th from 3pm to 6pm GMT. The online event, which is being held in Europe for the first time, will be hosted by co-founders Kurston Timothy, Development Tester at Ubisoft Toronto and Leon Winkler, Ubisoft Director of International Events. It will feature panels, keynotes and interviews with some of the UK games industry’s most successful black professionals.  Tickets for the free event will be available from this link. Participants will include the likes of Mr Midas, an award-winning presenter and content producer here in…

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Interview with British freestyle football champion Andrew Henderson on joining gaming platform Bast and his freestyle career: ‘Overcoming the adversity of my injury made me more determined to become world champion’

Andrew Henderson suffered a serious leg injury at age 16, before going on to become one of the world’s best freestyle footballers. Now, he’s on new gaming platform Bast where fans can play against him online. But what’s his history in gaming and freestyle and how did his career lead him to collabs with Ronaldo, Messi and more? Dominic Sacco asks him in this interview. Please tell us about yourself and how you got into freestyle football. I grew up in Cornwall, now live in London. I have always played sport and played some many different sports growing up. I…

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MediVedi, Caedrel, Machine and more added to Worlds 2020 broadcast talent line-up

A host of British casting talent is joining the League of Legends 2020 World Championship broadcast. First up, LEC casters Aaron ‘Medic’ Chamberlain and Andrew ‘Vedius’ Day (the duo known as MediVedi) will be joining after a solid LEC summer season. pic.twitter.com/F3he8CKHzu — Medic (@MedicCasts) September 18, 2020 I am also casting worlds. As a hobby though, don’t look into it too much, it doesn’t mean anything, stop asking, seriously. — Andy Day (@RiotVedius) September 18, 2020 Alex ‘Machine’ Richardson has also been confirmed for the Worlds 2020 broadcast. Machine is typically known for his work in Counter-Strike, but has…

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Team 7AM’s Benelux Charity Showdown raises over £3,000 with the help of UK esports talent

The Benelux Charity Showdown 2020 raised £3,164 for the Princess Elisabeth Children’s Hospital in Gent, Belgium. It was organised by Belgian League of Legends side Team 7AM and took place on September 9th. The initial donation goal was £1,000, but efforts from a variety of people in the League of Legends scene, including UK talent, saw that amount triple. This event marked a collaboration between UK and Benelux talent and beyond. It was broadcast in English and promoted early on by British LEC caster Medic, giving the charity showdown an initial boost. I’m a simple man, I see a group…

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BT Sport, ESPN AND Starzplay Arabia to broadcast V10 R-League, whose hosts include Nicolas Hamilton, Rachel Stringer and Ben Daly

Gfinity and Abu Dhabi Motorsport Management (ADMM) have announced distribution agreements for its new virtual racing competition – the V10 R-League. Season 1 of the Global Racing Series will be available on BT Sport, ESPN networks and platforms and Starzplay Arabia, as well as across team and talent channels.. Organisers say this sets the V10 R-League up to be one of the most widely syndicated esports competitions, with broadcast coverage in over 75 countries worldwide, having a potential reach of 150m households. BT Sport and Starzplay Arabia have signed a multi-year agreement for exclusive rights in the UK and Ireland,…