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British Army Esports tournament raises almost £2,000 for mental health charity Combat Stress

The Heroes Cup, the British Army’s annual esports competition, has raised £1,857 for veterans’ mental health charity Combat Stress. The competition, which was open to all members of the British Army Esports community, including serving personnel, veterans and civilians, saw participants face off across three different games: CSGO, League Of Legends and Rocket League. After a month of competition, the grand finals were streamed on December 13th 2021.  Team ‘Checkmate’ took home the Rocket League trophy, ‘Carry Potter’ the Counter-Strike trophy and ‘Bot Gap’ the League of Legends trophy.  Continue reading British Army Esports tournament raises almost £2,000 for mental…

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One-armed Fortnite player and his twin brother join LDN UTD’s Futures program: ‘I really want to show other disabled people what they can do and inspire them’

A one-armed teenager and his twin brother are both hoping to become Fortnite pros after joining social purpose-driven UK esports organisation LDN UTD. 14-year-old Ryan Wilson, who was born with one arm, started gaming at seven years old with the help of his brother, Jayden. They’d play Joy Ride on their Xbox 360 using the motion sensing device Kinect.  “I needed to do star jumps,” Ryan said. “But I couldn’t do them properly, as I didn’t have a right arm. Continue reading One-armed Fortnite player and his twin brother join LDN UTD’s Futures program: ‘I really want to show other…

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Organisers respond to criticism of Lions League UK CSGO LAN after event was labelled ‘a complete disaster’ due to tech and management issues: ‘We would like to deeply apologise to all who had a bad experience’

The organisers of Lions League, a grassroots UK esports tournament, have apologised after their live event was callled ‘a complete disaster’ by one of the players taking part. It was held at Rapture Gaming Festival in Kent’s Historic Dockyard Chatham last weekend. The event was one of the first esports LAN events to be held in the UK since the pandemic began, and took place on the same weekend as other separate LANS – epic.LAN 33 and the 2021 British Esports Student Championships finals. Continue reading Organisers respond to criticism of Lions League UK CSGO LAN after event was labelled…