about us

Our goal is to help facilitate and grow Scottish esports like it’s never been done before! Following the success of 3 seasons of the Scottish Esports League, we aim to continue our growth and allow more people to enjoy and participate in competitive gaming across Scotland. ​

After feeling a lack of infrastructure and cohesion across gaming in Scotland, James Hood founded Esports Scotland.

Now ESS is a team of 10+ people working constantly across events, tournaments, streams, content, social media, marketing and more, to make the goal of the company and thousands of people across Scotland come true!

what is esports?

Esports is a catch-all term for any kind of professional competitive gaming, whether individual or team-based. Esports players will sound off against each other in games like CSGO, League of Legends and Rainbow Six: Siege for example, to find who out is the best in the world.

 

Esports have been around since the very beginning of videogames growth into popularity. You could look at classic arcade high scores as the first form of esports, and has now grown into a multi-million-pound global industry with millions of fans all over the world who tune in to live streams with commentary or catch the highlights of matches.

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how do i get involved?

Whether you're a newcomer, veteran competitor or spectator, esports is an exciting vibrant world with great welcoming communities in every corner of the globe. If you're interested gaming in Scotland, join our Discord as well as following our social media channels to stay up to date with all the latest news.

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what games do you do?

Our main focus at the moment is Rainbow Six: Siege, League of Legends, Valorant, Rocket League and CSGO.

Our Community Cups have been a variety of games, such as StarCraft, Magic: The Gathering, Guilty Gear, SpellForce, Street Fighter, Rivals of Aether and many more!

We're always taking people's opinions on board for new games to be in the Community Cups and potentially SEL.