Earlier in the year, we announced a joint venture we were embarking on with Esports News UK – The UK Esports Awards. Since then we have been working hard behind the scenes to get everything in place for our live show later this year in June.
Less than a month ago, Tom “jenko” Jenkinson was announced as the fifth man for the epsilon lineup, giving the squad a majority UK roster. While earning themselves the spot as the de-facto ‘best team in the UK’, the roster hasn’t worked out as some may have planned.
Jenko disappeared from the active lineup, with cryptic messages, as is now tradition, being spread around by Owen “Smooya” Butterfield; a tweet posted by him showing two UK flags, two Swedish and a Greek, his usual technique to start roster rumours. Around the time of this tweet DeKay posted his first report of BIG linking Smooya to their squad: a replacement for failed [...]
The UK Circuit FACEIT Hub, organised by Connor “Sliggy” Bloomfield among other competitive UK players, have announced a 32-team £150 cash cup, with the winning team taking all of the money.
We are happy to announce:
👉 UK CIRCUIT Cash Cup #1 👈
Date:📅Friday 13th April
Requirements:✅🇬🇧/🇮🇪✅All 5 players subscribed to https://t.co/GYLl9Ph8sP✅Ready to duke it out for £150
💰WINNER TAKES ALL!💰32 Teams onlyhttps://t.co/tH8ujcjtcx
DM for queries! pic.twitter.com/nCOQhUm5AQ
— UK Circuit (@UKCircuit) April 11, 2018
Compared to the standard UK Circuit competition, this is a 5v5 tournament where [...]
The final stages before the UK Premiership’s LAN are taking place, and the playoffs for the 2nd division have been drawn. The top four teams from this bracket will meet with the bottom four from this season’s premiership (Nuclear Storm, PMC, Luminary, Radix) for a spot in the next season. Floating around in the playoff bracket are several well known names in the scene, and many other hopeful up and comers.