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How did Fnatic qualify for Valorant Champions 2021?

Good news for Fnatic Valorant fans – the team have qualified for the most prestigious tournament of the year: Valorant Champions 2021. The side, which features UK talent Boaster and Mistic, plus coach mini, along with Croation player Doma, Finnish player Derke and Czech player Magnum, plus US coach Anderzz, have had a year of ups and downs so far. Last month, Fnatic failed to qualify for the EMEA Stage 3 Challengers Playoffs, and as a result of this, missed out on Masters LAN in Berlin, which has just concluded. Continue reading How did Fnatic qualify for Valorant Champions 2021?

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Mouz NXT win CSGO WePlay Academy League’s inaugural season, UK’s Fnatic Rising finish third

The pilot season of the CSGO tournament for young esports players has come to an end, and mouz NXT have emerged as victors. The $100,000 WePlay Academy League was announced back in July, with each team required to consist of at least four players aged between 16 and 20. During the grand final, mouz NXT earned the victory with an 3-1 score, having put up a fight against Young Ninjas. The WePlay Academy League Season 1 was held from July 19th to August 29th 2021, with online group and gauntlet stages and playoffs at the WePlay Esports Arena Kyiv. Continue…

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‘A new dawn has broken, welcome to the age of lions’ – Mad Lions British head coach Mac after winning back-to-back LEC championships

Image credit: Riot Games/Michal Konkol/Riot Flickr Mad Lions British head coach James ‘Mac’ MacCormack says League of Legends esports has entered a new ‘age of lions’ after his team won the Summer 2021 LEC yesterday. Mad Lions, OverActive Media’s professional League of Legends franchise, have won back-to-back championships after Mad won the Spring 2021 LEC – an achievement that Riot said ‘marked the end of the dominance of G2 and Fnatic in the LEC’. Continue reading ‘A new dawn has broken, welcome to the age of lions’ – Mad Lions British head coach Mac after winning back-to-back LEC championships

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UK CoD trio win World Series of Warzone

An all-UK Call of Duty trio have reigned triumphant in the latest World Series of Warzone EU tournament. The trio consisted of Luminosity streamer WarsZ, Quadrant streamer Fifakill and London Royal Ravens streamer and Red Bull athlete, Jukeyz. The competition featured a $300,000 prize pool overall, and the UK trio took home $50,000, or around $16,666 each. They racked up a score of 148, ahead of second-place LouiCM, Lenun and Vapulear from Team Delirium who achieved 126, according to Dexerto. Continue reading UK CoD trio win World Series of Warzone

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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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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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Alphari returns to Team Liquid line-up with a win

Welsh League of Legends player Barney ‘Alphari’ Morris is back in the Team Liquid first team – and returned in emphatic fashion. He started in Liquid’s match versus Dignitas in the North American LCS today and went 3/1/8 in the top-lane as Gangplank, helping his side win 12-8 at just past the half-hour mark. Alphari was benched in early June ‘for performance and attitude reasons, which were concerns that started during the practice leading to Summer Split’, Team Liquid said, and that the issues ‘revolve around private reasons involving his personal life’. Continue reading Alphari returns to Team Liquid line-up…

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Tenstar announce UK esports path to pro initiative after winning Valorant UK & Ireland Skirmish

New UK-based esports organisation Tenstar have announced a new path to pro initiative after winning the Valorant UK & Ireland Skirmish last weekend. The Tenstar Accelerated Professional Player Programme (TAP³) aims to ‘usher in the next generation of esports talent’ by scouting, supporting and developing aspiring esports professionals in Valorant, Rainbow Six Siege, Fortnite and other games. It’s designed to help UK-based esports players, coaches and support staff aged 13 to 24. Continue reading Tenstar announce UK esports path to pro initiative after winning Valorant UK & Ireland Skirmish

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Guild Esports Rocket League team wins RLCS X Spring European Regional

UK-based organisation Guild Esports has won its second major trophy, after its Rocket League team achieved first-place in the Rocket League Championship Series (RLCS) EU Spring Regional. This took place on April 15th to 18th 2021 and saw Guild Esports’ Rocket League players Thomas ‘ThO’ Binkhorst, Joseph ‘Noly’ Kidd and David ‘Deevo’ Morrow secure first place. They defeated Aether in the finals (who also featured UK player eekso), with a continuous peak Sunday broadcast of over 100,000 viewers on Twitch. Continue reading Guild Esports Rocket League team wins RLCS X Spring European Regional

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Newsflash: MAD win LEC, Fnatic Valorant team changes, NFTs in esports, Endpoint academy roster, Uni of Birmingham PVP game wins dev challenge, UK Twitch streamer unbanned 2 years after false ban

Here’s our latest weekly Newsflash roundup, where we cover a host of esports and gaming news in an informal, bitesize nature for you to digest. MAD Lions win LEC Spring 2021 final in thrilling best-of-five MAD Lions defeated Rogue 3-2 in a crazy best-of-five series in the LEC Spring 2021 playoffs final this evening. Rogue were 2-0 up but MAD reverse swept them to become European League of Legends champions for the first time in their history. Continue reading Newsflash: MAD win LEC, Fnatic Valorant team changes, NFTs in esports, Endpoint academy roster, Uni of Birmingham PVP game wins dev…

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Shellzz wins 2020/21 ePremier League on penalties for Manchester City

Manchester City FIFA player Shaun ‘Shellzz’ Springette has won the 2020/21 ePremier League (ePL) after a tense grand final. Shellzz won the first leg 4-2, but Leeds United’s Olle ‘Ollelito’ Arbin took the second leg 3-1, making the final score tied 5-5, taking the final to extra time. Ollelito took the lead at the start of extra time, but Shellzz levelled things up to make it 6-6 and take the game to penalties. Continue reading Shellzz wins 2020/21 ePremier League on penalties for Manchester City