We have all been on the edge of our seats waiting to see what would happen to UKGT, the tournament created by Ben Bagg which promised to bring esports to the awareness of the general public. Today, we got that answer – It’s been canned.
The group stages of Epic21 came to and end late last night, and like all good LANs there were a couple of surprise results.
The wait is over! ESL have released information surrounding the ESL UK Premiership Autumn season. Much to the delight of last season’s high placers, the top 4 teams will be invited back to take part in the Autumn Season. The invite will be offered to teams that still have 3 or more of the same players even if the organisation they play for has changed. This leaves 4 spots open which will be filled by the top 2 teams in 2 qualifiers which will take place at the end of this month, and the start of next. Should any team not accept their invite back into the ESL Premiership, then there will be playoffs between 3rd place of the two qualifiers.
Below is the full press release [...]