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Pixel Bars announce their own Rocket League team, plan to move into other esports

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New role for Boaster as Fnatic make changes to Valorant roster

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Sheffield to host UK’s first CoD LAN since the pandemic, with Irish org Katana Gaming taking part

Tournament organiser the ACCL is hosting a VibePay Spring Invitational in Sheffield from May 7th and 8th 2022. It’s billed as the first CoD LAN in the UK since the start of the pandemic. This will take place at the Lava Esports centre located at 2 Rockingham Street, S1 4LZ, and it will feature a £3,000 prize pool. ACCL announced the LAN tournament on Twitter last month, and one team organisation recently sent us additional details on the event. Continue reading Sheffield to host UK’s first CoD LAN since the pandemic, with Irish org Katana Gaming taking part

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Verdant form LoL team for i68 open with Torok as a support player: ‘The other teams have no chance against us and his big brain tactics’

Insomnia esports coverage powered by AGON by AOC The UK’s biggest LAN is finally back, and the UK League of Legends community is coming together to battle it out (and trade banter!) at the Insomnia 68 Open. One organisation from the Northern League of Legends Championship (NLC) Division 2 has signed up – Verdant. And they have an interesting team, having brought JD XL coach Torok in as their support player. Continue reading Verdant form LoL team for i68 open with Torok as a support player: ‘The other teams have no chance against us and his big brain tactics’

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Team Norse Thunder up for start-up business award

UK esports organisation Team Norse Thunder are in the running for an award in a UK-wide business competition. The org are up for the StartUp Awards’ Social Enterprise Award, a category that recognises “new businesses that give back, enrich communities, and make a contribution to wider society”. The StartUp Awards consists of multiple regions, including London, the South West, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and more. More than 2,500 nominations have been made in the awards, each celebrating the work a recent start-up is doing in their field, and Team Norse Thunder is one of three Midlands-based social enterprises to make…

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Blasters beat Wolves to win Lenovo Regions Rocket League tournament, representing Wales

A Rocket League team known as Blasters have won the Lenovo Regions Rocket League tournament this evening, beating Wolves in the grand final. Blasters (aka Blaster 03, representing Wales), beat Wolves Esports who were representing England in the competition. Wolves were a last-minute addition after GigaGuys dropped out. While GigaGuys forfeited their spot in the grand finals, they still received the £1,000 for winning the regional final. Overall, the tournament had a £10,000 prize pool, with Blasters receiving £3,000 for finishing first-place and Wolves taking home £1,500 in second place. Continue reading Blasters beat Wolves to win Lenovo Regions Rocket…

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Team Queso finish runners-up at RLCS Winter Major after incredible lower-bracket run, UK player breaks goals record

Team Queso’s Rocket League team, featuring two UK players, finished runners-up at the RLCS Winter Major on the weekend after some impressive performances. They finished second in Group A before making a thrilling run in the lower bracket to go right through to the grand final. Queso beat the likes of NRG, Evil Geniuses, Furia, Faze Clan and Spacestation in the playoffs to meet G2 in the final match of the major. Continue reading Team Queso finish runners-up at RLCS Winter Major after incredible lower-bracket run, UK player breaks goals record

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Fnatic appoints former Premier League and Arsenal execs to senior leadership team

Esports org Fnatic, whose HQ is located in London, has today announced the appointment of four new members of staff to its senior leadership team, including experienced sports executives. Craig Edmondson has been appointed Fnatic’s new chief commercial officer (CC), following a recent stint at tech unicorn Zwift, and a 14-year career leading commercial strategy and sales, digital transformation and global brand development for the football Premier League. Secondly, Nicola Packer has joined as general counsel to oversee legal and risk advisory globally across the Fnatic business. Continue reading Fnatic appoints former Premier League and Arsenal execs to senior leadership team

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London Royal Ravens reach top three at CoD League 2022 Major One

London Royal Ravens, the UK franchise team in the Call of Duty (CoD) League, have topped off a great start to 2022 with a top-three finish in the year’s first major. The CoD League Major One was hosted by Optic Texas and took place at Esports Stadium Arlington on the weekend. The Ravens beat the likes of the LA Guerrillas and Toronto Ultra to reach the upper bracket final, where they fell 3-1 to home team and eventual winners Optic Texas. Continue reading London Royal Ravens reach top three at CoD League 2022 Major One

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Fnatic prepare to enter Rainbow Six Siege esports in Japan: ‘We have a new roster of incredible homegrown Japanese talent’

Fnatic, the global esports organisation with headquarters in London, have revealed their new Rainbow Six: Siege roster as they sets their sights on further expansion into the Japanese esports market in 2022. Following talks with Japanese esports team Guts Gaming, Fnatic has reached an agreement with them to sign four of their Rainbow Six team’s Japanese players – Yura, Li9ht, Lily and Merieux – who will represent the black and orange in 2022.  Continue reading Fnatic prepare to enter Rainbow Six Siege esports in Japan: ‘We have a new roster of incredible homegrown Japanese talent’

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Coalesce on new CSGO roster for 2022 featuring Thomas and Jackinho: ‘The ambitions with this roster are clear – we believe the team can compete with the best’

UK esports organisation Coalesce have told Esports News UK about their ambitions with their newly announced CSGO roster for 2022. Coalesce announced the new roster a few days ago, which includes three Swedish players – Robiin (who has played for Endpoint in the past, Mann3n (who joins from NiP’s academy team) and Jackinho (who was most recently with Fnatic). The roster also features Spanish player Sausol, who joins from Mad Lions, and UK player Thomas, who has signed from Endpoint. Continue reading Coalesce on new CSGO roster for 2022 featuring Thomas and Jackinho: ‘The ambitions with this roster are clear…

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Toronto Ultra CoD Challengers teams including all-UK roster qualify for Elite Stage 2 following partnership between Team Singularity and Mad Lions’ parent company

Danish esports org Team Singularity, who have a team in the UK/Nordics League of Legends NLC, are fielding Toronto Ultra Call of Duty Challengers teams. These teams have got off to a strong start and qualified for Stage 2 Challengers in their regions. ULTRA Academy EU Qualified for S2. ✅ ULTRA Academy NA Qualified for S2. ✅ GGWP. Successful day. 🤝💚💜#SNGARMY | #StrengthInTheNorth | @TorontoUltra — Team Singularity (@SNG_Esports) February 26, 2022 The news comes following a partnership with OverActive Media, the parent company of LEC team Mad Lions. Continue reading Toronto Ultra CoD Challengers teams including all-UK roster qualify…

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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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Bournemouth and Poole College converts 132-seat theatre into esports arena

Bournemouth and Poole College has tested out its lecture theatre turned esports arena for the first time, with its BPC Buccaneers student esports team. The college has converted its existing 132-seat theatre into an esports arena, by adding a 5m-high lighting rig, 4K projector and 6m wide retractable screen, plus a new stereo sound system with two 1kw subs. Esports students successfully tested out the revamped 143sq m space the other day. Continue reading Bournemouth and Poole College converts 132-seat theatre into esports arena

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UK esports organisation Motif fold after women’s Valorant team report incidents of racism and sexual harassment

Motif Esports, a small UK esports organisation that participated in Valorant and Rocket League, have disbanded after their women’s Valorant team, Violet, suffered alleged abuse within the org. Two of the women, Czech Republic player Rebecca and Scottish player Joanne, shared their experiences in Twitlonger posts here and here respectively. The team have left together and are now known as Karma Valorant. Joanne said: “In my time at Motif, I was sexually harassed by the org founder [Jack ‘JawsYT’]. Continue reading UK esports organisation Motif fold after women’s Valorant team report incidents of racism and sexual harassment