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 [...]
So for anyone involved in the qualifiers for The ESL Premiership since Monday, you’d have noticed issues with with taking part. From server issues, to seeds, to delays and then format changes. It’s been a rough ride. So, I headed to the top and asked Will Attwood, Product Manager for ESL UK, what was going on.
With the first season of the UK Gaming Tours coming up on the horizon, the organisation have opened their qualifiers for teams to sign-up for. These qualifiers will allow the final six teams set to enter the tournament, alongside the four already invited teams.
There have been four teams invited, but as of yet none have confirmed their attendance. The teams are:Reason Gaming FM eSports Team Endpoint CAZ eSports
After the three qualifiers secure the final six teams, this leads the 10-team league to be kicking off on the 17th January, finishing up a month later on 16th February. The live finals are set to be held over the 11th-12th March at the Centre:MK, a shopping [...]
Finally after much waiting, and a lot of teasing from ESL UK, we have the UK Premiership qualifiers around the corner, and now we can look at a lengthy couple of months of pulsating action where anyone and everyone believes they could belong in the top tier of UK Counter-Strike.
The first qualifier is always the most exciting part of a “pre-Season” because the best thing about it, is that everyone really does believe they can qualify before they have set foot on the battleground, they believe they will qualify and will do so by beating various teams. Of course a lot of others will play your chances down, and many will laugh and taunt at your belief that you could [...]