With UK Masters handed control of the BYOC tournaments at Insomnia last event, it was always expected they’d return with big things for the Summer LAN of Insomnia 63. With many demanding changes from many, man LANs ago – they have finally listened and are offering a big change for the August Bank Holiday weekend event.
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 [...]
We lapsed on our coverage last week, but no fear for we have returned for Week Three, albeit in a shorter version. This time we’ll take a look at the action from the past two weeks, list the tables and give a small comment on the upcoming games. Simple stuff. In the time we’ve been gone: rosters have made slight moves, orgs have signed teams and games have been played.
The end of epic23 saw just two teams remaining, as fish123 came up against the Bulldog Mix in the game to claim the £1900 first prize place. With this being a weighted best-of-five, fish123 have a small advantage over their opponents thanks to their upper-bracket run.
The first map was Overpass, where fish123 claimed the pistol round and first anti-eco on their CT-side, before Bulldog secured a forcebuy in round three to get onto the board. From there the Bulldog started to claim a small lead, with robiin and jenko impressing, before fish123 started to get back into the game and even it up.
A small break occurred because of some networking issues, before the game [...]