Killer Gaming have made two minor changes to their upcoming second season. They have reduced the size of the tournament, dropping the second division and choosing to just have the one division with all teams in it.
This time last week I was enthusiastically talking about how, mathematically, the MDL could be home for up to five UK sides next season. I had no hope or belief it would happen, but still find myself disappointed that it won’t. While I had drawn up a ‘best case scenario’ plan for what could happen, it seems the opposite has happened since. The MDL can see three UK teams next season maximum, I’ll discuss who could have made it, and who should make it. With the last matches that could affect playoffs today, I’ll look at who could have made it, and who can make it.Vexed Gaming UK
This is the first team that could have made it, and I really hoped they would have, since [...]
After the final matchday last Wednesday, the remaining teams finished their eighth matches, concluding the group stage of the Spring ESL Premiership. Six of the ten teams advance to playoffs, where they will contend to join the two top place finishers in the LAN finals, with (a now increased) £13000 prize purse, and a slot in the Mountain Dew league up for grabs.
After NerdRage axed support for their team, the future of the roster was uncertain. The team initially carried on with no changes under the name “Fish Shirt”. Over time however a mixture of previous internal issues and the effects of the events with the organisation proved too much for the roster: three members leaving, with Kyle “swaggy” Wilson and Michael “wwww” Sandvik sticking together.