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Blast Premier CSGO World Final to be held without a live audience

The Blast Premier World Final will be the latest top esports event to take place without a live audience when it gets underway later this month. The CSGO LAN finals will feature eight big-name teams and be held at the Blast Studio in Copenhagen, Denmark, from December 15th to 19th 2021. It will feature a $1m prize pool – the tournament organiser’s biggest prize event. Blast Esports is registered in the UK and has offices in London and Denmark. Continue reading Blast Premier CSGO World Final to be held without a live audience

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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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ProblemX wins Red Bull Kumite Las Vegas after coming back from 0-3 to win 5-3 in the Street Fighter V final

Image credit: Marv Watson / Red Bull Content Pool UK Street Fighter V player Benjamin ‘ProblemX’ Simon beat a host of talent from around the world to emerge victorious as the greatest player at Red Bull Kumite in Las Vegas. He turned around a 0-3 deficit to win the final of Red Bull Kumite Las Vegas 5-3 against South Korean player NL. ProblemX, representing Mouz, took home the top prize of $6,500 after putting in a stellar performance in the famous Kumite cage in Vegas. Continue reading ProblemX wins Red Bull Kumite Las Vegas after coming back from 0-3 to…

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Which UK venues are hosting League of Legends Worlds final viewing parties this Saturday? We list the bars and cinemas showing the EDG vs DWG match

Another year, another Worlds music video, another group and playoffs stage over, and another grand final approaches. This time, for 2021, the two of the best League of Legends teams facing off are South Korea’s Damwon Gaming (DWG KIA) and China’s Edward Gaming (EDG). The League of Legends World Championship 2021 grand final takes place this Saturday November 6th from 12pm midday GMT. The match will as usual be streamed live from the official LoLEsports website and Riot Games Twitch channel, but for a more atmospheric in-person experience, venues across the UK are hosting viewing parties, so you can meet…

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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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LDN UTD go undefeated in Valorant LVP Rising Series 4, announce partnership with Durham University for esports tournaments, scholarships and more

It’s been a busy few days for UK esports organisation LDN UTD. On October 20th they announced an esports collaboration with Durham University, and a day later their Valorant team won the LVP Rising Series 4, before playing in the Red Bull Home Ground qualifier. The two events were a clash for LDN UTD, who managed to (in their words) ‘speedrun’ their way to victory in the LVP tournament, beating fellow UK org Tenstar in the final, before playing in the separate qualifier versus Ninjas in Pyjamas. Continue reading LDN UTD go undefeated in Valorant LVP Rising Series 4, announce…

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Team Liquid qualify for Valorant Champions after beating Guild in EMEA Last Chance Qualifier final, brothers Scream and Nivera say it’s a dream come true

Team Liquid have qualified for the pinnacle of Valorant esports – Valorant Champions – after winning the EMEA Last Chance Qualifier this evening. They beat UK esports org Guild’s all-Swedish roster 3-1 in the grand final to progress to Champions. Guild made a strong lower-bracket run after being beaten 2-0 by Liquid earlier in the tournament, but despite a valiant effort to push the final match to a fifth game, couldn’t pull through. Continue reading Team Liquid qualify for Valorant Champions after beating Guild in EMEA Last Chance Qualifier final, brothers Scream and Nivera say it’s a dream come true

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Rix.GG finish runners-up in first Wild Rift Origin Series Championship

UK esports organisation Rix.GG came close to an historic win in the early days of League of Legends: Wild Rift esports. The team finished runners-up in the first EMEA Wild Rift Origin Series Championship in Stockholm, Sweden, on the weekend, losing 3-1 to Team Queso in the final. Rix didn’t have the greatest group stage, finishing fourth with one win and three losses, but they beat Unicorns of Love 3-0 in their semi-final to progress to the grand final against Queso. Continue reading Rix.GG finish runners-up in first Wild Rift Origin Series Championship

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Wild Rift: Origin Series Championship will see six teams from Europe and beyond play live in Stockholm in September, UK former HotS pro to feature

This September, some of the world’s top League of Legends: Wild Rift teams will come together as the Origin Series draws to a close. Fans will be able to watch six top teams from the Origin Series (three teams from Group A, two from Group B and one from Group C) battle it out live in Stockholm, Sweden from September 24nd to 26th. The total prize pool for the League of Legends: Wild Rift Origin Series – first announced back in May – stands at €300,000. Continue reading Wild Rift: Origin Series Championship will see six teams from Europe and…

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Tricked Esport become first non-academy team to win the NLC after dramatic reverse sweep versus Fnatic Rising

Danish esports organisation Tricked Esport made history this evening after making a huge comeback against Fnatic Rising in the NLC Summer 2021 grand final. They reverse swept Fnatic’s academy team 3-2 after being 2-0 down to take home the Northern League of Legends Championship (NLC) title, making them the best team in the UK and Nordics. This means Tricked progress to the European Masters Main Event, while Fnatic Rising will head to the Play-In stage. Continue reading Tricked Esport become first non-academy team to win the NLC after dramatic reverse sweep versus Fnatic Rising

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LEC Summer 2021 standings and playoff teams confirmed: Excel Esports miss out on playoffs again after tough match versus G2, as Vitality claim sixth place

The Summer 2021 LEC League of Legends season is over – and the playoffs teams have been confirmed: Rogue, G2, Mad Lions, Misfits, Fnatic and Team Vitality. For UK-based esports organisation Excel, it was heartbreak once again after they fell to G2 in the final game of the season. Going into the match, it was do or die – win and they reach playoffs for the first time in their history, lose and they miss out to Vitality. Continue reading LEC Summer 2021 standings and playoff teams confirmed: Excel Esports miss out on playoffs again after tough match versus G2,…

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LDN UTD win Summer 2021 League of Legends UKEL

LDN UTD turned around a 0-1 deficit to win the League of Legends UKEL grand final 3-1 against NOX Esports today. Game one saw NOX top-laner ArcaneTeddy run rampant, going 10/0/1 as Irelia, helping his side take the mountain soul and finish the game in half an hour. But LDN UTD rallied as a team, and looked like a different side in game two, winning it 22-4 at the 22-minute mark. Continue reading LDN UTD win Summer 2021 League of Legends UKEL

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London Esports win Summer 2021 UKLC after thrilling final versus MNM Gaming

London Esports defeated MNM Gaming in a battle of two top UK-based esports organisations this evening in the UKLC finals. London won 3-1, though as always a UK League of Legends final delivered, with plenty of excitement, and game four could have swung in MNM’s favour. Game one was a dominant performance from London, who won 22-10 at the 30-minute mark with a 10k gold lead, but MNM came out swinging in game two, with a 21-8 win and 11k gold lead at 24 minutes. Continue reading London Esports win Summer 2021 UKLC after thrilling final versus MNM Gaming

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Red Bull Campus Clutch World Final talent revealed, including the UK’s Iain Chambers, DDK, Gottmoxi and RyanCentral

The world final of Red Bull Campus Clutch, the largest global student Valorant esports competition, will take place offline in Madrid this weekend (July 17th and 18th). The event is the conclusion to the Valorant tournament that has seen over 25,000 participants and 400 events, in search of the world’s best student Valorant team. While the UK and Ireland teams have already been knocked out, there’s a host of talent casting the finals, from the UK and beyond. Continue reading Red Bull Campus Clutch World Final talent revealed, including the UK’s Iain Chambers, DDK, Gottmoxi and RyanCentral

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MAD Lions’ LEC win ‘marks the end of the dominance of G2 and Fnatic in the LEC, with competition becoming increasingly fiercer each year’ – Riot

Image credit: LEC Flickr (Michal Konkol/Riot Games) Riot Games has commented on MAD Lions winning the Spring 2021 LEC and how ending G2’s reign as European champions reflects the tougher competition in the league. Yesterday, MAD Lions beat Rogue 3-2 in the LEC finals. In doing so, they became the first League of Legends European champions in six and a half years outside of G2 and Fnatic. The only other team to have won a European LoL title (EU LCS or LEC) was Alliance, back in Summer 2014 (you can see the full list on esportspedia.com, with Fnatic having seven…