Esports Awards 2019: Richard Lewis calls out the likes of Polygon, Kotaku and Waypoint in Journalist of the Year winner’s speech

  British esports journalist Richard Lewis criticised part of the games press at the Esports Awards 2019 this weekend. Richard was named Esports Journalist of the Year for the second time, having first won the award at the 2016 event. He used his winner’s speech to call out the likes of Polygon, Kotaku and Waypoint: games media websites that have started covering esports in recent years. In particular, he criticised their at times inaccurate and damaging coverage of esports, as well as their motives. “There’s these external media companies, they’re…

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Tekkz wins first FUT Champions Cup of the FIFA 20 Global Series – and his first with Fnatic

UK FIFA pro player Donovan ‘Fnatic Tekkz’ Hunt bested fellow unbeaten competitor, Brazil’s Flavio ‘Fifilza’ Brito, 3-0 in the 2020 FUT Champions Cup Stage 1 grand final. He took home the lion share of the event’s $200,000 purse and tops the global rankings after receiving 2,000 points, a significant step in qualifying for the FIFA 20 eWorld Cup. It’s been a big week for the young brit who joined London-based esports organisation Fnatic a few days ago. FUT Champions Cup Stage 1 was the first major competitive event of the FIFA 20 Global Series calendar…

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