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Revival Invitee Profile: AfroSmash

When compared to the other invitees at Revival, Alan ‘AfroSmash’ Gardner arguably has the lowest tournament attendance of the bunch. His relationship with Smash Ultimate seems... complex, to put it one way, but there’s no doubt that anyone who chooses to sleep on him...

Revival Invitee Profile: UrbanTurban

Lockdown came at a bad time for some, but at a seemingly worse time for others. For Adeeb ‘UrbanTurban’ Mahmood, it’s hard to ignore the momentum he was building offline before his rise was unceremoniously cut short by the pandemic. In the weeks leading up to the end...

Revival Invitee Profile: RAMBOSS

Over the next eight weeks we’ll be profiling our illustrious Revival invitees, starting off with Rhami ‘RAMBOSS’ Halawi! When it comes to Arcadian tournaments, there’s an old idea that the winner is destined to go on to join the elite level in a respective game. We...

Patchwork departs with VALORANT roster

Patchwork today share the bittersweet news that the five-man VALORANT roster of Ben 'Benzki' Price, Wadir 'WADDLE' Taraki, Jake 'Monstrum' Byrne, Joe 'Hyperzxz' Young and Aaron 'xyN' Mullan will be released from the organisation. We would like to take this opportunity...

Patchwork enters VALORANT!

Patchwork is delighted to announce the acquisition of LAGOS as our VALORANT pro roster! VALORANT is Riot Games' new tactical first-person shooter, blending a mix of tactical gameplay from the likes of Counter-Strike with typical hero abilities seen in games such as...

Capcom Pro Tour 2020: GuN SLinGa’s Adventure Begins

The Capcom Pro Tour is back in full swing for the Summer 2020. Due to the global circumstances regarding COVID-19, the procedure of qualification for the banner-leading Capcom Cup is taking place entirely through Street Fighter’s online capabilities, adding a new...

Smash Ultimate UK in 2019: A Look Back

Credit to @MHC_Ruffian Musically, politically and culturally - it’s been a wild year for the United Kingdom. On all fronts the country is being pushed and pulled in all sorts of different directions and sometimes it can feel impossible to get away from the division....

The Last Chance Qualifier: The Last Preview

The first ever Smash Bros. Ultimate UKIE Circuit comes to a head the weekend of December 6th, with the Last Chance Qualifier and the Circuit Finale to take place on Saturday and Sunday respectively. The culmination of competitive events throughout the year has finally...

Junko becomes part of Patchwork!

The man himself, Boma 'Junko' Iringe has joined Patchwork as our Social Media Manager! We sat down with Junko to discuss his decision to join the team and his wider thoughts on esports and event management. #WelcomeJunko Tell us a bit about your journey into esports,...

Reflecting on Albion 4

With Albion 4 done, it almost feels like the Smash UK scene has collectively tethered up and finally reached the summit of the mountain. With Smash Ultimate singles nearly reaching a staggering 900 entrants and dozens of notable European and global threats in...