Last night we saw the first UKGT qualifier for Season 1 take place, and it was a rollercoaster. Plagued with server/ebot issues from the start, it had all the hall markings of a brand new event. Once the decision was made to stop trying to fix the issues and just run with what we had, things smoothed out a lot and a couple of teams managed to stay pretty much bang on schedule for a few rounds too!
That being said, there was a fair amount of finger pointing and accusations being made throughout the night. It was suggested that some teams were using hacks. At no points were demos not provided throughout the night, and the earlier delays proved as a blessing in disguise as it [...]
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 [...]
UKGT have announced that they will be dropping two of the qualifiers for their premier season, and are reducing the number of teams in the final stages from 16, to 10. The main reason behind this change is to prevent a clash with ESL UK’s EPS qualifiers, which they announced earlier this week.
With 2016 coming to a close with iSeries in the next week, it seems apparent that many people, event organisers and investors would like to get ahead of the curve with big announcements. Step up Ben Bagg, former CEO of CAZ eSports, who has recently been doing the rounds with his latest pet project, UK Gaming Tours. We recently sat down with Ben in a rather in depth interview with him going over CAZ eSports, and his latest project. He mentioned some minor details around UK Gaming Tours, however today, he has launched his new website and revealed further information around the event itself.
The event will be a league which will feature more than double any of the other leagues [...]