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NLC Spring Season 2022 Division 1 standings and playoff teams confirmed: Bifrost top the table, overtaking X7 at the last minute

The Northern League of Legends Championship (NLC), the European Regional League (ERL) for the UK, Ireland and Nordics, has completed its Spring 2022 Division 1 season. The teams that have progressed to the playoffs (in order, from top bottom) are: Bifrost, X7 Esports, JDXL (Excel Esports academy team), Dusty, Vanir and Riddle Esports. The final standings are as follows: What a way to end the Split. A last minute change on the leaderboard will see @Bifrost take the top spot heading into playoffs, with @X7_Esports taking second. Continue reading NLC Spring Season 2022 Division 1 standings and playoff teams confirmed:…

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NLC Spring Season 2022 Division 1 playoff teams confirmed

The Northern League of Legends Championship (NLC), the European Regional League (ERL) for the UK, Ireland and Nordics, has seen its Spring 2022 Division 1 playoff teams locked in. While the top six have been confirmed, seeding is still to be sorted. This is because there’s still one more week of matches to play, and the order of the top six may change. The teams that have progressed to the playoffs (in the order so far, from top bottom) are: X7 Esports, JDXL (Excel Esports academy team), Bifrost, Dusty, Vanir and Riddle Esports. Continue reading NLC Spring Season 2022 Division…

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Amazon University Esports 2022 Spring Split kicks off with more than £24,000 worth of prizes available to students in the UK & Ireland

The final stage of the 2021/22 Amazon University Esports tournament in the UK and Ireland has officially kicked off. Student teams will be doing battle in the 2022 Spring Split in the hopes of qualifying for the grand finals. The split is put together through a joint effort between UK esports university body, NUEL, and tournament platform provider GGTech. The split will feature games including CSGO, League of Legends, Rainbow Six Siege, Valorant, Rocket League, Teamfight Tactics and Clash Royale. Continue reading Amazon University Esports 2022 Spring Split kicks off with more than £24,000 worth of prizes available to students…

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Rogue become the first team to reach the LEC Spring 2022 Playoffs

Image credit: LoL Esports Flickr, Michal Konkol/Riot Games Rogue have cemented their place in the Spring 2022 LEC Playoffs after picking up 11 wins out of 13 in the Spring Season so far. Following their victories over Mad Lions yesterday and Team Vitality today, top-of-the-league Rogue have become the first team to reach the playoffs, showing their consistency once again in the regular league season. The news comes after a blip for Rogue’s League of Legends team last week, which saw them lose to Astralis (who were bottom of the league at the time) and Misfits. Continue reading Rogue become the…

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Overwatch League 2022 opening week fixtures confirmed, London Spitfire to face San Francisco Shock

Activision Blizzard has announced the Overwatch League 2022 opening week esports fixtures, including London Spitfire’s. The Spitfire will face San Francisco Shock on Friday May 6th 2022 and the Vancouver Titans on Sunday May 8th. London Spitfire reacted to the opening week schedule on Twitter with the following post: Once more unto the breach, lads… #AcesHigh #ClearTheSkies https://t.co/EiD3SfByLQ pic.twitter.com/IgoRAKz9NU — London Spitfire (@Spitfire) February 15, 2022 The London Spitfire will be looking for a season of improvement after a very rough time in the Overwatch League last year. Continue reading Overwatch League 2022 opening week fixtures confirmed, London Spitfire to…

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Blast Premier dates, format and prize pool revealed for 2022

Blast Premier will be returning for the tournament series’ third instalment this year and organisers say it will see ‘318 hours of world class Counter-Strike’ played across seven events in 2022. The tournament series will be the first and last major CSGO event for fans to sink their teeth into this year, where no team will be required to play more than one best-of-three match in a day.  The Blast Premier 2022 tournament circuit has a combined prize money of $2,475,000. Continue reading Blast Premier dates, format and prize pool revealed for 2022

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League of Legends 2022 Season announcement: Riot reveals more info on new Challenges and event pass systems, mythic essence currency and skin lines, Wild Rift Esports to get its first official global tournament taking place in Europe this summer

Today Riot Games has kicked off the start of Season 2022 in League of Legends on PC, Wild Rift on mobile and esports in general. The ranked season has now begun, complete with visual refreshes for each ranked tier. Players will also be able to vote up to January 19th 2022 in the client as to which champion they want reworked with a visual and gameplay update, and which thematic skin lines they want revamped out of the following: Champion VGU: Shyvana, Nocturne, Tryndamere, Skarner, Kog’maw Thematic skin line revamp: Infernal, Gothic, Arclight Riot also said something that will be…

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Excel, Fnatic, Futwiz and Guild announced as FIFA 22 Global Series Masters teams playing in the Team of the Season Cup, FUT Icons shirts hit the UK high street

UK-based esports organisations Excel, Fnatic, Futwiz and Guild are among the elite 16 FIFA Global Series (FGS) Masters teams. FGS Masters teams are billed as the elite of FIFA esports, and were chosen by application, with tournament performance, major wins and consistency being the three most important criteria EA considered. These teams of two players are a part of the FIFA 22 Global Series, a selection of tournaments including the upcoming Team of the Season Cup, taking place from April 29th to May 1st 2022. Continue reading Excel, Fnatic, Futwiz and Guild announced as FIFA 22 Global Series Masters teams playing…

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ePremier League prize pool rises 150% as registration opens for 2021/22 FIFA tournament

The Premier League and EA have today announced the return of the ePremier League FIFA esports tournament for the 2021/22 season, with an increased prize pool. Now into its fourth year, the competition gives Premier League fans a shot at glory by winning silverware for their favourite Premier League football club.  The prize pool for the tournament has increased to £100,000, up from last event’s £40,000, with three seats on offer for top-ranking players at the EA Sports FIFA 22 Global Series Playoffs. Continue reading ePremier League prize pool rises 150% as registration opens for 2021/22 FIFA tournament

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Riot says China is the reason why there’s a lot of damage and faster games in League of Legends at the moment

Riot Games has explained why it’s leaned more towards high damage, fast-paced games in League of Legends. Speaking on a call with a select few influencers on October 12th, including UK streamer HuzzyGames, they answered one of his questions. He asked them: Is there too much damage in League? HuzzyGames explained Riot’s answer in this video on his YouTube channel (around the 30-minute mark), saying that the influencers weren’t allowed to record the call, but were able to take notes. Continue reading Riot says China is the reason why there’s a lot of damage and faster games in League of…

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LoL Pre-Season 2022: Riot reveals more info on new Hextech and Chemtech dragons, First Strike rune, Rift Scuttler changes, objective bounties and new items including Crown of the Shattered Queen

Riot Games has spoken about League of Legends 2022 pre-season, with its planned changes including new dragons, items, systems and more. Update (October 19th): Riot has revealed more 2022 pre-season info including specific item info, changes to the rift scuttler and more. We’ve updated this article to include these, and there are more specifics on Riot’s website at the bototm of this article. New Hextech and Chemtech dragons Riot is adding two new drakes to the game: the Hextech Dragon (left) and the Chemtech Dragon (right). Continue reading LoL Pre-Season 2022: Riot reveals more info on new Hextech and Chemtech…

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Teamfight Tactics Set 6 Gizmos & Gadgets key info revealed: Chibi Champions Little Legends added, plus new TFT ‘Double Up’ duos mode, items, team comps and traits including Mutants

Details of Teamfight Tactics (TFT) Set 6 – Gizmos & Gadgets – have been revealed this morning, with a host of changes being introduced to Riot’s auto battler game. Gizmos & Gadgets comes to the PBE (Public Beta Environment) on October 19th 2021, then goes live on November 3rd in patch 11.22, when the Gizmos & Gadgets Pass will be available later that day. Chibi Champions: RP cost, characters and release date Riot Games has added Chibi Champions to TFT – these are cutesy Funko Pop-style versions of Little Legends, but ones that are based on actual champions from the…

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Amazon University Esports UK Season 2 registration opens, with a new women’s Valorant tournament and £35,000+ in prizing up for grabs overall

Amazon University Esports UK is kicking off its second season, with UK university esports operator NUEL delivering the tournament once again. This new edition will hope to see some 900 teams and 6,500 students from 95 UK universities, as per the usual NUEL tournaments, and for the first time, universities from the Republic of Ireland will be able to take part in the esports competition. Spanish firm GGTech is also involved, following the initial Amazon/NUEL/GGTech partnership announcement back in early 2020. Continue reading Amazon University Esports UK Season 2 registration opens, with a new women’s Valorant tournament and £35,000+ in prizing up for…

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LoL Pre-Season 2022: New Hextech and Chemtech dragons will allow players to teleport across the map and momentarily return to life respectively, new items and bounties also revealed

Riot Games has spoken about League of Legends 2022 pre-season, with its planned changes including new dragons, items, systems and more. New Hextech and Chemtech dragons Riot is adding two new drakes to the game: the Hextech Dragon (left) and the Chemtech Dragon (right). Defeating the Hextech Dragon will grant additional ability haste and attack speed, and spawn portals around the map, allowing players to teleport to different parts of Summoner’s Rift. Continue reading LoL Pre-Season 2022: New Hextech and Chemtech dragons will allow players to teleport across the map and momentarily return to life respectively, new items and bounties…

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UK Rainbow 6 pros question proposed balance changes in Siege Y6S3.3 patch

Balance changes are part and parcel of modern competitive games, keeping things fresh and interesting, but they also run the risk of frustrating the community. Unnecessary tweaks or over/under-tuning characters, items and weapons can spark debate amongst players, and Rainbow Six Siege is no different. Ubisoft has announced proposed balance changes in the upcoming Siege Y6S3.3 patch which is now on the testing server. Operator changes include increased armour panels for Castle, with less hits required to destroy one, Clash getting a Super Shorty shotgun, Melusi gaining a bulletproof camera, Kapkan no longer being limited to one entry denial device…