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Ginx TV London studios to host Excel Esports Fortnite XL Community Cup featuring pro players Wolfiez, Verox, influencers and others

UK esports organisation Excel Esports has teamed up with HyperX and Beyond NRG to launch a new Fortnite tournament, the XL Community Cup. The one-day duos tournament will be held on Sunday November 28th 2021, following qualifiers on November 24th. The tournament will be hosted by esports personality Adam Savage live from the Ginx TV London studios and will include a mixture of live analysis and casting from Leven2k and Reiss. Continue reading Ginx TV London studios to host Excel Esports Fortnite XL Community Cup featuring pro players Wolfiez, Verox, influencers and others

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Guild FIFA 22 Cup presented by Subway features a £1,800 prize pool, Golden Sub trophy and a final at London’s Odeon Luxe West End

The finals of the Guild FIFA 22 Cup presented by Subway will take place in London’s Odeon Luxe West End this weekend, for FIFA players in the UK and Ireland. The winner will be the first holder of ‘The Golden Sub’ trophy (pictured), designed by Hatton Garden-based mystery master-craftsman Johnny Hoxto. It’s been created from recycled and salvaged materials and the design captures the likeness of a Subway Footlong sandwich. Guild’s new tournament will also feature a £1,800 prize pool and players will have the chance to catch the eye of Guild’s professional esports coaches and be scouted by the…

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Two UK CSGO teams and Astralis Talent to take part in Sigma Esports Cup LAN in Malta this week

UK esports organisations Feenix and Coalesce will be participating in a CSGO LAN event in Malta this week. Wagering business Esports Technologies, a platinum sponsor at betting event Sigma Europe, will be presenting the CSGO tournament known as the Sigma Esports Technologies Cup. It aims to bring together ‘legends of the game with the next generation of players’. Eight teams will take part overall, including Astralis academy side Astralis Talent, Saw Youngsters from Portugal, Eversio from Malta, TTC, Tranquillum and FTW, as well as the two UK teams. Continue reading Two UK CSGO teams and Astralis Talent to take part…

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Tommey on top with trio of triumphs: UK CoD player sets new quads world record, wins Baktober Bash with TBE team and secures visa

It’s been an amazing week for UK Call of Duty player Thomas ‘Tommey’ Trewren who picked up a number of wins in the game and IRL. The 100 Thieves CoD Warzone streamer set a new world record in the game’s quads mode, where teams of four do battle against one another. With the help of his team he racked up a whopping 64 kills, with a score of 27,375 and damage of 20,295 in a single game of quads. Continue reading Tommey on top with trio of triumphs: UK CoD player sets new quads world record, wins Baktober Bash with…

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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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UK pro footballers and FIFA players from Excel, Fnatic and more team up for FIFA 22 Challenge, the follow-up to EA’s most-watched esports broadcast of all time

Adidas and EA have partnered today to host the FIFA 22 Challenge, a one-day competitive FIFA tournament that pairs top professional footballers and FIFA players together in 2v2 matches. Footballers from Manchester City, FC Barcelona, Chelsea, Paris Saint-Germain and more will take part, with FIFA players from UK-based esports organisations Excel Esports (Tom Leese), Fnatic (Tekkz) and more. Competitors will team up and represent Team EA and Team Adidas in a series of knockout rounds starting from 7pm BST today. Continue reading UK pro footballers and FIFA players from Excel, Fnatic and more team up for FIFA 22 Challenge, 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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Team UK announced for €60,000 Valorant Spike Nations charity tournament, featuring Fnatic Boaster and Mistic

Blast has partnered with Riot Games to bring back the Spike Nations Valorant tournament for a second instalment this month, and Team UK has been revealed. The three-day online tournament features 12 EMEA-based teams made up of professional esports players, popular gaming personalities and streamers, each representing their nation or region, with €60,000 donated to charitable causes. It takes place from October 7th to 9th 2021. Blast has revealed the teams today, and Team UK features Guild Esports content creator SoMarcus, Rix.GG Lightning in-game leader Jupi (who recently reached the final of VCT Game Changers EMEA Series 1), streamer Karagii (who…

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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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The Machines Arena Championship: UK esports orgs and LoL players to take part in Iceland LAN tournament for new 4v4 MOBA shooter, with FaceIT TV involved and James Bardolph casting

UK esports organisations like MNM Gaming and Endpoint will be taking part in a $10,000 esports tournament for a new MOBA shooter. The first tournament for The Machines Arena (TMA), the TMA Championship 2021, will be broadcast live from Iceland on Twitch from October 1st to 3rd 2021, through official streaming partner FaceIT TV. Interestingly, MNM’s team consists of League of Legends players Eragon, DBL, Regan and No Arm Whatley, with MNM co-owner Kalvin ‘KalKal’ Chung on board as coach. Continue reading The Machines Arena Championship: UK esports orgs and LoL players to take part in Iceland LAN tournament for…

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Gfinity to operate Coca-Cola Copa Challenge Football Manager 2021 esports tournament and separate ASK4 FIFA 22 competition for those in student accommodation

UK-based esports company Gfinity has been named the tournament operator for the Football Manager Coca-Cola COPA Challenge, presented by The Coca Cola Company. Gfinity has entered into a commercial agreement with Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company (Coca-Cola HBC) as part of the activity. The Coca-Cola COPA Challenge is a new tournament which will see gaming influencers compete against one another in the popular Football Manager simulation game developed by British developer Sports Interactive and published by Sega. Continue reading Gfinity to operate Coca-Cola Copa Challenge Football Manager 2021 esports tournament and separate ASK4 FIFA 22 competition for those in student accommodation

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Nintendo and Gfinity announce 2021 Splatoon 2 Inkfest UK tournament

A new challenge for fans of Splatoon 2 is on the way with the Splatoon 2 Inkfest UK tournament 2021 series presented by Nintendo UK and tournament provider Gfinity. Matches will take place online via the Nintendo Switch across 12 weeks, kicking off on Saturday September 25th before culminating on Saturday December 11th 2021. Registration for the Splatoon 2 Inkfest UK Tournament 2021 is now open via the Inkfest UK Tournament Hub, which will be the main hub for the latest information and where teams can sign-up to take part. Continue reading Nintendo and Gfinity announce 2021 Splatoon 2 Inkfest…

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Nintendo backs UK’s first national junior school esports tournament

Digital Schoolhouse (DSH), the education initiative from UK games industry trade body Ukie, has announced a new junior school esports tournament. The DSH junior esports tournament competition has been put together in partnership with Nintendo UK and British game developer Outright Games following a pilot last year. It’s for students aged 8 to 11 and features Switch games Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Race with Ryan and Crayola Scoot, as announced in this article on the Digital Schoolhouse website. Continue reading Nintendo backs UK’s first national junior school esports tournament

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Women in Games announces Valorant Community Cup featuring UK orgs, missharvey to conduct player interviews at Women in Games Conference

UK-based not-for-profit organisation Women in Games has released details of its upcoming esports tournament – the Valorant Community Cup. This invitational for women players takes place on September 11th and 12th, and will showcase eight European esports teams. It’s ‘designed to build and strengthen the community of competitive gamers’. Teams invited to participate include Chat Banned, fReya, Lux Nova, Project X, Rix.GG Lightning, Tenstar Nova and The Goose House Nova. The tournament will be administered and broadcast by tournament organiser Monkey Bubble, a new Women in Games Corporate Ambassador.  Continue reading Women in Games announces Valorant Community Cup featuring UK orgs, missharvey to…