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UK orgs Endpoint and SMPR qualify for RLCS Fall Major after facing off in EU Regional Event 3 grand final

It’s been a fantastic weekend for UK esports organisations Endpoint and SMPR who have both qualified for the 2021-22 Rocket League Fall Major. Not only did they finish first and fourth in the RLCS EU Fall Rankings respectively, after accruing points in the three regionals, but they also reached the final of the EU Regional Event 3 this weekend. Endpoint defeated SMPR 4-2 and 4-3 in the grand final, giving them their second EU Regional Event win – after Endpoint won the first RLCS European Fall Open last month. Continue reading UK orgs Endpoint and SMPR qualify for RLCS Fall…

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Tenstar Nova become back-to-back VCT Game Changers EMEA champions after reverse sweeping Oxygen Esports in the Series 2 final

UK esports organisation Tenstar are continuing to make waves in Valorant esports with another impressive victory in the VCT Game Changers EMEA women’s tournament. The French Tenstar Nova roster won the Series 2 grand final on the weekend, beating Oxygen Esports 3-2 in a thrilling reverse sweep, after coming back from two games down. It was a close final, with Tenstar losing 13-10 and 13-11 on Bind and Icebox respectively, before winning 13-10, 13-8 and 13-6 on Split, Breeze and Ascent respectively. Continue reading Tenstar Nova become back-to-back VCT Game Changers EMEA champions after reverse sweeping Oxygen Esports in the…

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Riot unveils new TFT Rising Legends esports circuit for EMEA

Riot Games has announced a new competitive circuit for Teamfight Tactics (TFT), known as Teamfight Tactics Rising Legends: Gizmos and Gadgets. Taking place from November 2021 to March 2022, and operated by GGTech Entertainment, players from the EMEA region will fight it out for a share of a €43,000 prize pool.  There will be four qualification spots on the line for the TFT World Championship, the premier tournament in the League of Legends team-building auto-battler PVP strategy game. Continue reading Riot unveils new TFT Rising Legends esports circuit for EMEA

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Amazon is now giving away RP in League of Legends: Riot Games extends partnership with Amazon Prime Gaming with more esports activities and in-game freebies in Europe

Riot Games has extended its partnership with Amazon Prime Gaming which will see more freebies given to players and esports tournament sponsorships. Amazon Prime members will be able to claim more exclusive in-game content for Riot’s biggest titles, including League of Legends, Legends of Runeterra, Valorant and League of Legends: Wild Rift. Prime Gaming will also be a global sponsor across Riot’s esports titles, including League of Legends, Valorant and Wild Rift, providing content during various events. Continue reading Amazon is now giving away RP in League of Legends: Riot Games extends partnership with Amazon Prime Gaming with more esports…

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Cloud9 defeat Rogue to reach Worlds 2021 quarter finals: NA get one up over EU in epic 54-minute tiebreaker match

Cloud9 beat Rogue in an epic 54-minute Worlds 2021 Group A tie-breaker match to advance to the quarter finals this evening. Cloud9 secured the infernal drake at the 47-minute mark thanks to a quick pick from Perkz, before taking the baron. From there they pushed siege after relentless siege before winning a teamfight in the bottom river to take the victory, in what was an extremely close game. The teams faced one another in the final Group A tie-breaker match, after finding themselves with two wins and four losses each in the group stage, along with China’s FunPlus Phoenix (FPX)….

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Interview with Larssen from Rogue: ‘We will make EU proud at Worlds’

Image credit: LoL Esports Flickr, Michal Konkol/Riot Games Rogue’s Swedish League of Legends mid-laner Emil ‘Larssen’ Larsson has had another solid year so far, helping his side reach the Spring 2021 LEC final versus Mad Lions, finish first in the Summer 2021 regular season and qualify for Worlds as EU’s third seed, not to mention having his contract extended with Rogue. But just a few years ago, before Larssen made it to the big stage, he started his career in the UK scene with teams like ManaLight and MNM Gaming. Continue reading Interview with Larssen from Rogue: ‘We will make…

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Razer announces esports wellness program, EU Invitational in Fortnite, Valorant and Brawl Stars, new webcam and capture card for streamers, and Razercon 2021

Gaming hardware brand has made a slew of announcements around esports and streaming, including a wellness program, EU Invitational and new gear for streamers. Razer launches esports wellness program Razer has announced the ‘Champions Start from Within’ esports wellness program, which seeks to promote healthy and sustainable gaming habits. It will collaborate with psychologists, physical therapists, nutritionists and other experts to provide resources in the form of videos, articles, contacts and events, designed for pro and amateur gamers. Continue reading Razer announces esports wellness program, EU Invitational in Fortnite, Valorant and Brawl Stars, new webcam and capture card for streamers,…

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UK League of Legends teams are taking part in the £2,500 Leagues.gg UK Winter Showdown this weekend

Seven UK League of Legends teams are taking part in a £2,500 Leagues.gg UK Winter Showdown this weekend, including Nox, Resolve Academy, Viperio and more. The UK Winter Showdown is one of several individual Leagues.gg tournaments, with others taking place for teams from Finland, Denmark, Sweden and Norway. These other competitions had seeding tournaments, but with the lower number of UK teams entering, the UK Winter Showdown kicks off today without a separate seeding stage. Continue reading UK League of Legends teams are taking part in the £2,500 Leagues.gg UK Winter Showdown this weekend

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UK/Ireland League of Legends teams are taking part in the £2,500 Leagues.gg UK Winter Showdown this weekend

Seven UK and Ireland League of Legends teams are taking part in a £2,500 Leagues.gg UK Winter Showdown this weekend, including Nox, Resolve Academy, Viperio and more. The UK Winter Showdown is one of several individual Leagues.gg tournaments, with others taking place for teams from Finland, Denmark, Sweden and Norway. These other competitions had seeding tournaments, but with the lower number of UK teams entering, the UK Winter Showdown kicks off today without a separate seeding stage. Continue reading UK/Ireland League of Legends teams are taking part in the £2,500 Leagues.gg UK Winter Showdown this weekend

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Astralis Talent acquires Tricked Esport’s League of Legends NLC spot

Astralis’ academy development scheme, Astralis Talent, has acquired its spot in the NLC from outgoing organisation Tricked Esport. The Danish orgs struck a deal that will see Astralis’ academy team play in the NLC in 2022, working under their main team which of course will still be taking part in the higher-tier LEC as usual. In an announcement post, Tricked said they have recommended Astralis signs contracts with all of their current League of Legends players and staff. Continue reading Astralis Talent acquires Tricked Esport’s League of Legends NLC spot

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Worlds 2021 group draw concludes: Which groups are the EU LEC teams in and what chance do Mad Lions, Fnatic and Rogue have of reaching playoffs?

The League of Legends World Championship (Worlds) 2021 group draw has been completed and the four groups have been confirmed. Jankos, the jungler for G2, who failed to qualify for Worlds this time around, today drew the groups for the tournament which takes place in Iceland in October 2021. Teams have of course been making preparations for the competition, with the likes of Cloud9 contracting Icelandic esports org Dusty as an exclusive 2021 Worlds partner to help them train ahead of the tournament. Continue reading Worlds 2021 group draw concludes: Which groups are the EU LEC teams in and what…

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Teams confirmed for NLC 1st Division qualifier including Munster, MNM, Resolve and more, as Kova announce departure from LoL esports

The applications for the League of Legends NLC (UK and Nordic region) Division 1 qualifier have closed, and the 16 teams have been announced. Half of these are UK and Ireland organisations, including LDN UTD, London Esports, Munster Rugby Gaming, Belfast Storm, MNM Gaming, Resolve, Viperio and X7 Esports, who recently acquired UK org Bulldog and brought founder Newts on board as director of esports. You can see the full list here: Welcome @AaBesport @ABSOLVEDGG @Belfaststorm @Bifrost @dustyiceland @Lanomania @LDNUTD @LDN_Esports @MnMGamingUK @Munsterrugby @NYYRIKKIesports @RSVGG @TeamDeftFox @VanirGG @viperioesports @X7_Esports — NLC (@NLClol) September 21, 2021 The news comes after NLC…

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NLC reveals more details of League of Legends Northern Europe calibration phase, eight teams can now gain direct entry into division 1 qualifier by applying

The Northern League of Legends Championship (NLC), the tournament series for esports teams in the UK, Ireland and Northern Europe, has revealed more details of its new qualifiers and structure. Earlier this month, the branding of the mid-tier UKLC was scrapped, with Freaks 4U Gaming taking on NLC organising duties from DreamHack, and the entire tournament structure being revamped, changing the shape of UK League of Legends for 2022 and leaving the lower-tier UKEL up in the air. Continue reading NLC reveals more details of League of Legends Northern Europe calibration phase, eight teams can now gain direct entry into…

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UK CoD trio win World Series of Warzone

An all-UK Call of Duty trio have reigned triumphant in the latest World Series of Warzone EU tournament. The trio consisted of Luminosity streamer WarsZ, Quadrant streamer Fifakill and London Royal Ravens streamer and Red Bull athlete, Jukeyz. The competition featured a $300,000 prize pool overall, and the UK trio took home $50,000, or around $16,666 each. They racked up a score of 148, ahead of second-place LouiCM, Lenun and Vapulear from Team Delirium who achieved 126, according to Dexerto. Continue reading UK CoD trio win World Series of Warzone

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Interview with Fnatic top-laner Adam: ‘I want to go to Worlds directly this season, and show the world there’s a top-laner in Europe that can match all the legends in Asia’

Image credit: Lolesports Flickr After an ultimately disappointing Spring 2021 LEC Season by Fnatic’s standards, the team made moves that shocked the European League of Legends (LoL) fanbase: letting star jungler Selfmade go, switching Bwipo to jungle and acquiring a new face from the European Regional Leagues (ERLs) in Adam ‘Adam‘ Maanane. For those who only watched the LEC, 19-year-old Adam was an enigma. For those who watched his games with Karmine Corp in the French LFL and the EU Masters, Adam was an exciting transfer. Continue reading Interview with Fnatic top-laner Adam: ‘I want to go to Worlds directly…