UKCSGO is teaming up with ASTRO Gaming to bring you a 64 team single elimination tournament with a prize pool of 5 ASTRO A40 headsets and 10,000 FaceIT points. The tournament is a best-of-one single elimination tournament but with a best-of-three final. The best-of-three finals is only made possible due to the great support from FaceIT, tying our tournament into their development platform where they are currently working on best-of-three tournaments.
The online stages of UKGT came to an anticlimactic close as Impulse Gaming chose to default their three outstanding games, becoming the 4th team to drop out of the tournament alongside uFrag, Rasta Gaming and exceL.
Top of the table is Endpoint, who were technically undefeated throughout the tournament. They picked up one draw against Impulse Gaming at the start of week 3, and then chose to forfeit their game against Barrage eSports in the final week as it wouldn’t effect the final standings for any team.
Tied in second place are Imperial and CEX, both sporting a 6 win, 2 loss, 1 draw scoreline. However as Imperial came out on top when the two teams faced off in [...]
Impulse Gaming have submitted an update to what’s going on with their team since epic20. The following article was sent to us via out Submit News page.
It has become time for changes to be made to the UK CSGO team at Impulse Gaming as Samwells position with little information coming back from faceit, JammyJames stepping back for a while to see out his education and Nukkye moving to another team which offered him a more stable opportunity at this point within the scene left us with Ray1 and Cynic. at this point Cynic is unsure if he is going to continue to play on or just enjoy common life, tho we hope he does continue, were as Ray1 was determined to continue playing on [...]
As most people will know, the U.K. Scene has been pretty lackluster when it comes to international tournaments. Both Rory “dephh” Jackson and Kia “Surreal” Man have made the jump over to North America, joining Complexity Gaming, whilst Owen “smooya” Butterfield stood in for Flipside Tactics at the iBuyPower Masters event in December replacing electronic, who was unable to obtain a visa in time for the event. Unfortunately for smooya, Flipside crashed out of groups losing both of their games. During the WCA World Contest Championship, the three top U.K. Teams, Endpoint, FM eSports and CAZ eSports, managed 3 wins between them vs the relatively unknown Quantum Bellator, 5FRAGS.ORG and [...]