Gfinity made the biggest investment we have seen in the UK Counter Strike scene for many years with the Gfinity Elite Series. The eight week long LAN league features five wholly UK rosters, as well as a $110,000 prize pool and is broadcast on Twitch, BBC Three and BT Sport. The event began on the 8th of July 2017 and hosted a range of topflight talent such as Henry “HenryG” Greer and Alex “Machine” Richardson. BBC Three have even been doing a few interviews and editorial pieces with players, such as Charlie “pickles” Pickles of Endpoint. However, when the tournament finishes on the 2nd of September, it will also likely bring an end to much of the exposure [...]
It’s the week of epic.NINETEEN and in traditional fashion, UKCSGO will be there at the event to help cover the event in greater detail. Taking place in Kettering, at the Conference Centre, the UK is throwing together around 16 – 20 teams for this final epic.LAN event of 2016.
This could be one of the strangest epic.LAN events to date, with literally none of the following players in attendance, Ian “Immi” Harding, Brandon “Weber” Weber, James “redSNK” Littlewood, Jake “jakem” McCausland or, hell, any form of Neil “Neil_M” Murphy’s mix teams. This is the first time ever that the top end of the scene [...]