Monday, May 23, 2022

London Esports opens training facility in Here East

London Esports has announced Here East – the innovation campus at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park – as the official partner for training facilities.

UK esports organization London Esports will have a private space in Here East that will allow them to continue their growth in 2022.

Earlier this year, Here East revealed plans to create a “world-class” e-sports cluster.

London Esports will join a community of esports, game and content developers at Here East that includes Sports Interactive, Bidstack and Staffordshire University London. Staffordshire was the first university to offer esports bachelor programs in 2019.

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London Esports Founder and CEO Alfie Wright said, “Since meeting Gavin [Poole, Here East CEO] in 2019 and when I heard about his vision of how Here East could play a role in the growth of UK esports, I knew we had to get involved.

“I am now very happy that we can announce this partnership. I am sure that together we can build an exciting time for UK esports and that both London Esports and Here East will play an important role. “

“I’m sure we can build an exciting time together for UK esports and both London Esports and Here East will play an important role in that.”

Alfie Wright, London Esports

Gavin Poole, Here East CEO added: “London Esports will bring our deep understanding and expertise in competitive gaming and the talent required to succeed in the industry to our growing esports campus in London Bring in Here East.

“Our community of esports content developers, students and technical innovators will enjoy the opportunity to learn from and work with London Esports. I am looking forward to welcoming you to our campus. “

London Esports won the Summer UK League of Legends Championship (UKLC) 2021 earlier this year before abolishing the UKLC and replacing it with a new NLC division system for the UK / Ireland / Nordics League of Legends.

London Esports recently announced that it is pulling out of the NLC to rethink its strategic goals.

The organization secured partnerships in 2021, including Roccat and Aver.

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