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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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Big wins for UK Rainbow Six as Viperio qualify for European Challenger League and Endpoint win CCS Women’s League

It’s been a huge week for UK Rainbow Six Siege esports after two UK organisations – Viperio and Endpoint – made notable achievements in the scene. Firstly, Viperio 86 have qualified for the 2021 European Challenger League. They made it through after finishing second in the regular season of the Summer 2021 UK and Ireland Nationals, behind Navi. In the playoffs last night, which featured teams from third to sixth place, Cowana beat Victus 2-0 and MNM Gaming beat WYLDE 2-0. Continue reading Big wins for UK Rainbow Six as Viperio qualify for European Challenger League and Endpoint win CCS…

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Blast Premier donates $5,000 in esports team fines to UK-based gaming and mental health charity Safe In Our World

Esports tournament organiser Blast Premier has donated $5,000 to Safe In Our World – a UK-based video game charity that supports players, teams and organisations in the industry struggling with mental health issues. The global CSGO tournament organiser set aside fines that were accumulated and deducted from teams during the 2021 Spring Season (February to June) and donated them to a charity of choice.  The donation will go towards helping Safe in our World continue to deliver some of its work in the field of mental and physical wellbeing for the betterment of the wider gaming and esports industries.  Continue…

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Danish org Tricked reach NLC final and qualify for EU Masters as UK org BT Excel miss out on qualification, Riot announces changes to League of Legends ERLs

EU Masters Spring 2021 grand finalists and UK representatives BT Excel will not be taking part in the Summer tournament after losing 2-1 to Riddle in the NLC playoffs. It’s been a week of shocks in the UK/Nordics League of Legends ERL (European Regional League), the NLC, this week, with the playoffs causing some upsets. BT Excel lost 2-1 to Riddle in round one, with Singularity also defeating Nordavind 2-1 after somehow defending their nexus in a tense moment. Continue reading Danish org Tricked reach NLC final and qualify for EU Masters as UK org BT Excel miss out on…

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Footballer Aubameyang and esports org Galaxy Racer launch Europe vs Middle East cross-regional Fortnite tournament

Galaxy Racer, the esports organisation based in the Middle East, North Africa and South-East Asia, is launching a new cross-regional esports tournament. The Galaxy Racer Aubameyang Cup, starting August 1st 2021, will see Fortnite duos from across the Middle East and Europe collide online. The tournament is named after Arsenal and Gabon football star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (pictured) and his half-brother William-Fils – both renowned fans of the popular battle royale game. Continue reading Footballer Aubameyang and esports org Galaxy Racer launch Europe vs Middle East cross-regional Fortnite tournament

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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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Hyper Japan to host UK Splatoon 2 tournament this weekend, with hosts BOWIEtheHERO, Nimmz and Marc With a C

London’s Japanese culture expo Hyper Japan will be welcoming the Splatoon UK community this weekend, with teams battling it out in a Splatoon 2 tournament. This two-day Hyper Splat event will begin with qualifying rounds on Saturday July 24th, with the top eight teams progressing to the grand finals on Sunday July 25th. Matches start at 12pm midday each day. Seeding will be based on previous Nintendo and Splatoon 2 community events. Continue reading Hyper Japan to host UK Splatoon 2 tournament this weekend, with hosts BOWIEtheHERO, Nimmz and Marc With a C

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Red Bull Solo Q UK final and MNM Gaming bootcamp takes place in London this weekend: 1v1 League of Legends tournament has Sjokz on board as brand ambassador once again for 2021

Update (July 22nd 2021): The UK final of Red Bull Solo Q, the official global 1v1 League of Legends competition, will take place at the Red Bull Gaming Sphere in London this Sunday (July 25th). The participants will receive an exclusive bootcamp experience with UK org MNM Gaming on Saturday July 24th, in order to prepare themselves for the tournament. Eight amateur players will battle to be crowned UK champion, who will then face-off against the best duelists from more than 30 countries on the mainstage at the prestigious Red Bull Solo Q World Final in Germany at the end…

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Celebrity Esports enters liquidation – UK business had attracted Jimmy Carr, Primark and a Dragons’ Den investor to its Superstar League before it was cut short

Celebrity Esports, a UK-based business that organised gaming tournaments featuring celebrities, has entered liquidation. This means the company is closing down and its assets are being sold in order to pay those who it owes money to. Celebrity Esports was founded in March 2020 by Leo Skagerlind, an entrepreneur who was previously the PA for investor and former Dragon’s Den panellist Richard Farleigh. Leo, who has been involved in other businesses including home care firm Access Care and 2 Degrees of Separation, which connects businesses and investors, brought Richard Farleigh on board as chairman of Celebrity Esports. Continue reading Celebrity…

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Echo wins latest WoW Race to World First, becomes first guild to clear Mythic Sanctum of Domination raid without a single player dying

European World of Warcraft guild, Echo, has become the first in the world to clear the Mythic Sanctum of Domination raid in World of Warcraft today. They defeated Sylvanas Windrunner, the final boss of the new raid in WoW’s Shadowlands expansion, to win the latest Race to World First. Not only that, but they did it without a single player dying. Several other guilds have defeated nine of the ten bosses, including NA guild Complexity Limit, UK org Method, Pieces and BDGG, and it’s expected that Complexity Limit will take second place. Continue reading Echo wins latest WoW Race to…

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UK YouTubers to compete in Clash of Creators football charity match raising money for MIND

Online stars WroeToShaw, Morgz, JaackMaate, ImAlexx, Spencer Owen (pictured left), Sharky (right) and more are raising money for the MIND mental health charity. Many of the YouTubers taking part in the Clash of Creators Football Match are from the UK. Clash of Creators is a charity football match featuring some of the most well-known online influencers in the UK, plus a selection of up-and-coming creators. It will take place on July 25th at Aveley Football Ground from 12pm to 6pm. Continue reading UK YouTubers to compete in Clash of Creators football charity match raising money for MIND

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The Goose House announces grassroots Valorant tournaments: EU Birds of Prey for female and marginalised gender players and UK/Ireland One Day Open

UK grassroots esports organisation The Goose House has announced a new series of tournaments for females and marginalised genders in Valorant, as well as a separate Beyond Valorant UK and Ireland One Day Open. Firstly, Birds of Prey: Episode One is the new series of Valorant tournaments open to female and marginalised gender players in Europe. This is due to go ahead on July 25th 2021, with 16 teams competing in a best-of-three series for a $1,500 prize pool, and the tournament will be broadcast live at Twitch.tv/TheGooseHouse. Continue reading The Goose House announces grassroots Valorant tournaments: EU Birds of…

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32 teams to take part in $3m charity PUBG Mobile World Invitational next week, including UK side Lakonostra MVP

PUBG Mobile and Gamers without Borders have revealed the first PUBG Mobile World Invitational (PMWI), which will see 32 teams representing their countries for a $3m charity pool starting on July 22nd. The PMWI will be an online event split into two divisions, with a champion being crowned for each. The top teams from each division will be able to choose from multiple Humanitarian Aid organisations to receive its prize pool share, with the PUBG Mobile World Invitational supporting Gamers Without Borders’ mission of fighting COVID-19.  Continue reading 32 teams to take part in $3m charity PUBG Mobile World Invitational next week, including UK side Lakonostra MVP

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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