The British Esports Association is often contacted by the media – online publications, newspapers, radio and TV broadcasters – for our views on esports news and other games industry topics.

You can see some of the coverage we’ve received below.


Women in Esports partners with FACEIT for women esports tournaments (November 2020)

  • “This endeavor aims not only to create a safe environment for female players, but also to serve them as a stepping stone into the scene for all genders.” Florian Merz, Sport1
  • “Women in Esports will gain its own organiser page on the platform, with the initiative creating women-only tournaments in order to encourage females to take part in competitive gaming.”Tom Daniels, Esports Insider  
  • “Women in Esports now has its own organiser page on FACEIT, allowing for the creation of women-only tournaments and hubs.”Cameran Bald, The Loadout 


Pearson Esports BTEC qualifications (April 2020)





  • Sky News: Interview with Elliot Bond, schools and colleges liaison officer (July 2019)
  • TRT World (Sky channel): British Esports founder and CEO Chester King took part in an esports roundtable discussion show here:

  • BT Sport: British Esports content director Dominic Sacco was featured in this BT Sport Takeover show on esports. It was produced by students from Newham College and also featured others in esports including members of Fnatic and Team Vitality.

  • BBC Look North: Barnsley College, which runs an esports course and also participates in the British Esports Championships, were featured on the BBC, as was British Esports’ school and college liaison officer Alice Leaman:


Other video

Reuters reported from a school that took part in the British Esports Championships here.



  • BBC Radio Manchester: Head of education Tom Dore spoke about gaming and esports during the covid-19 lockdown (April 2020)

British Esports Association schools and colleges liaison officer Alice Leaman was part of a panel discussing esports on BBC Radio Lancashire in September 2019.

Alice spoke about women in esports among other topics – you can check out a clip from the show and the full programme in the tweet link below.

  • BBC Radio Nottingham: Kyle Cherry, FE games technology tutor at the Confetti Institute of Creative Technologies, which takes part in the British Esports Championships (July 2019)
  • BBC Radio Scotland: Tom Dore, British Esports head of education (July 2019)
  • Sky News Radio: Tom Dore, British Esports head of education (July 2019)
  • BBC Radio General News Service (11 regions including Leicester, Surrey, Wiltshire and more): Tom Dore, British Esports head of education (July 2019)


British Esports regularly attends and speaks at various gaming, esports and industry events. Here are some highlights:

  • EGX 2019: British Esports’ Dominic Sacco hosted a panel on getting a career in esports at the EGX Theatre, broadcast live on Twitch, and was also interviewed by BT Sport. The panel consisted of British Esports advisory board member Mary Antieul, game adviser Mike ‘Gregan’ Ellis, school and college liaison officer Alice Leaman and Excel Esports co-founder Kieran Holmes-Darby