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Isle of Man’s first professional esports organisation receives government sponsorship

The Isle of Man Government has announced its sponsorship of the Island’s first professional esports organisation, X7 Esports, which it says underlines its long-term commitment to the industry.   Digital Isle of Man, part of the Government’s Department for Enterprise, has sponsored X7, a new team with a roster in League of Legends which plans to enter other titles in the future. The team was founded on the Isle of Man in December 2020. Continue reading Isle of Man’s first professional esports organisation receives government sponsorship

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Excel admits academy players were ‘hesitant’ to join the LEC team, says separate mistake around attempted substitutions ‘won’t happen again’

UK esports organisation Excel Esports has spoken publicly about rumours that some of its BT Excel academy players (pictured) declined to play in the LEC when called up. Specifically, jungler Markoon and support player Advienne, who play for BT Excel in the NLC and recently reached the EU Masters finals. Kieran-Holmes Darby, chief gaming officer and one of the co-founders of Excel, also addressed the fact that the org tried to sub out two players – Czekolad and Tore – towards the end of the Spring 2021 LEC Season, but failed. Continue reading Excel admits academy players were ‘hesitant’ to…

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Tenstar move into Valorant: New UK-based esports organisation sign UK-core Valorant roster Tarren Mill

New UK-based esports organisation Tenstar have announced their first team – the Valorant roster known as Tarren Mill. The team includes UK players Jack ‘Br0die’ Emmott, Calum ‘KRAY’ Knight, Russel ‘Russ’ Mendes, Tramaine ‘stanley’ Stanley and Finnish player Niko ‘polvi’ Polvinen. This roster has a wealth of experience in CSGO, having secured various national titles, and has four grand final appearances, including two first places. Tenstar’s Valorant team will be competing in ESL UK’s Valorant UK & Ireland Skirmish, where they will hope to take home the title. Continue reading Tenstar move into Valorant: New UK-based esports organisation sign UK-core Valorant…

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Dutch Rocket League players from UK orgs form eTeamNL to compete in the Intel World Open ahead of the Olympic Games

Four top Dutch Rocket League players from a mix of UK teams have been announced to represent the Netherlands in the upcoming Intel World Open (IWO). They will form eTeamNL and participate on June 3rd in the Intel World Open, a nations tournament linked with the Olympic Games in Tokyo. The players, selected under the supervision of the Dutch Esports Academy (DESA), consist of Thomas ‘ThO’ Binkhorst from Guild Esports, Ole ‘Oaly’ van Doorn from Wolves Esports, and Mike ‘Mikeboy’ Verkuijlen and Maarten ‘Oscillon’ van Zee from Rix.GG. Continue reading Dutch Rocket League players from UK orgs form eTeamNL to…

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UK org Into The Breach sign DreamLeague Dota Pro Circuit team featuring UK players

Dota 2 may be one of the most well-known esports games out there, but it’s had a distinct lack of UK talent over the years. So UK Dota 2 fans may find this news positive in particular – UK esporgs org Into The Breach have signed a roster in the DreamLeague Dota Pro Circuit (DPC) featuring two UK players: Azdantick and Tanner. The team was known as Creepwave and will now be playing in the Season 15 DPC EU Lower Division under the Into The Breach banner. Continue reading UK org Into The Breach sign DreamLeague Dota Pro Circuit team…