With the news of Multiplay’s iSeries Winter LAN being cancelled, this means the UK LAN events come to a close early for 2017, and our next UK LAN event won’t take place until February next year with epic23. That’s right, back to back epic.LANs now until the first iSeries of next year, so you get to enjoy all the action in Kettering first.
A sell-out event, the first October event (since it was reintroduced) to sell out and with a higher capacity, this event will be incredibly lively. In Counter-Strike, twenty-two (at time of writing) teams will be heading to Kettering on Thursday, and it looks like it will be a very tightly contested LAN event, with several [...]
Last week, we revealed that Reason Gaming faced a suspension and possible ban after allegations of match fixing. As of 15th September, ESL UK have lifted the provisional suspension of Reason Gaming, allowing both them and Radix Esports to attend the LAN final.
The progress of the investigation, which was “expedited” due to the fast approaching LAN finals, discovered no malicious intent from the players of Reason Gaming. After finding preliminary evidence, ESIC felt it was “justified” to suspend Reason from the remainder of the season, and so be it the finals. Since further investigation determined their loss wasn’t intentional, the suspension was [...]
The final Insomnia LAN of the year has come to a close with the CS:GO Tournament taking centre stage at the NEC this weekend. With £7,500 prize money up for grabs, it was always going to be a thrilling encounter as insomnia61 came to round the year off.
The CS:GO Tournament has come to a climatic close. After three full days of compelling Counter-Strike action, it finally has come to the close. We finally get to see who wins the biggest share of £5,000 with some massive shocks, and some great underdog stories once again. This LAN has capped a wonderful year of UK LAN action, and we can only look forward to the entirety of 2017 to see where CS takes us.
On Friday, teams of all skill levels can only believe that they are capable of winning, and of course this provided some incredible entertainment throughout the group stages. Whilst the groups were slightly weakened by having the top three go through to the elimination stage, [...]