Once again, the UK Scene has had a small fire. This time, the ESL Premiership has been the touchpaper to ignite this drama. On Sunday night, Team Endpoint player Max “MiGHTYMAX” Heath released a Twitlonger listing off a number of controversies that he has seen. Yesterday, ESL UK responded with a statement of their own clarifying a number of the issues, and promising to be better.
After six weeks of competition, regular season of the Spring 2019 ESL Premiership has concluded, and we now know the two teams headed to the Manchester Finals at the end of the month, and the four teams in the online playoffs looking for those final two spots.
We’ve been silent recently. Sorry for that, I (DuckMoriarty) had an annoying mix of being busy and suffering from an illness. But in that time, the scene has changed a… fair amount with rosters looking very, very different. We’ll start this cheeky recap off in chronological order. And also, if you see the Tweets broken – we’re working on a fix but to see them, just click the body of the text!
In what feels like a website dedicated to epicLAN events at this point, UKCSGO.com returns to reporting action for epic26. This time around, the tournament is held in the larger confines of the Arena at the Kettering Conference Centre, and with the expansion comes more space and a new layout, as well as a new entrance – so make sure not to get lost on the way in.
This iteration of epicLAN is set to be one of the bigger, and better versions. The prize pool has been bumped to a potential maximum of £6000 thanks to sponsorships from Grosvenor Casinos and Fasthosts, but as always it’s on a scale depending on tournament sign-ups. At writing, the number of teams [...]