Multiplay have today announced that they have been forced to drop plans for their usual third LAN of the year and cancel insomnia62 for this year. In a big move, they have cited that costs at the National Exhibition Centre had become an issue for their smallest LAN of the year.
After a weekend of non stop Counter-Strike action, insomnia60 CS:GO Tournament has come to a close. It’s been a surprising one, especially with lots of debates around scheduling tournaments. Suffice to say, we have seen the best and brightest of the UK CS Scene get together and provide a weekend of quality entertainment, even though it was till the early hours of the morning in Saturday’s case.
Firstly I will apologise for the lack of “coverage” from our team here at UKCSGO, Adam “Blanks” Heath made a decision prior to the event to ask for Press Passes, despite previous events, being declined at every opportunity, the cost of sending 2 or 3 [...]
After a first week full of action and surprise, we turn our attentions to the second week of Multiplay’s UK Masters League. The league is formed of eight teams who play each other over three week days and play in a Best-Of-Two series. The league has £15,000 up for grabs and will see two teams head to Multiplay’s insomnia series to compete in a Best-Of-Five Finals on the Friday of the event.
Week one’s action saw some surprising results from the fm-eSports camp. Despite our panelist predictions being spot on for the fm/exceL match up, fm-eSports ended up going up against a resiliant SKUM Gaming the following day. The interesting thing to note though, was that [...]
Today, Multiplay have announced through Twitter, further details around Season 3 of UK Masters. After a rather heavy domestic schedule in January, many teams will be somewhat relieved to find out that the qualifying process for this particular league will be in February now and with £15,000 up for grabs in prize money, they won’t want to miss out.
Both Team Endpoint and the current reigning champions, fm-eSports, have been given invites back to Season 3 and thus will avoid having to qualify. There are also two further invited teams to this season, although Multiplay are yet to reveal such information, however if logic was to be in play we would assume that it would be [...]