Overwatch: London Spitfire Join Forces with UK Universities

London’s Overwatch League team: The London Spitfire have announced even more viewing parties as they attempt to take back their championship title throughout stage 2 of this year’s league. However, this new batch of viewing parties will be taking place at UK universities.

Through a partnership with NUEL (The National University Esports League) a range of universities across the UK will be hosting viewing parties for London Spitfire matches. Alongside the viewing parties the announcement on The Spitfire website teases “merch & swag up for grabs”, such as player jerseys and flags, hopefully a blue gladplane makes an appearance too.

The schedule is as follows:

Newcastle University

Saturday April 20th – vs Boston Uprising, 20:00

Sunday May 4th – vs Houston Outlaws, 20:00

Old George Pub (Old George Yard, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1EZ)

University of Liverpool

Sunday April 7th – vs Atlanta Reign, 21:45

Sunday May 4th – vs Houston Outlaws, 19:00

The Hope & Anchor Maryland St, Liverpool L1 9DE

Sheffield Hallam University

Saturday April 13th – vs Philadelphia Fusion, 20:00

Sunday May 4th – vs Houston Outlaws, 20:00

Hideout (SU Bar), Sheffield Hallam Students’ Union, 6 Paternoster Row, Sheffield S1 2QQ

Loughborough University

Saturday April 27th – vs Paris Eternal, TBD

Sunday April 28th – vs Chengdu Hunters, TBD

James France Building, Loughborough University, Margaret Keay Road, LE11 3TW

Coventry University

Sunday April 7th – vs Atlanta Reign, 21:45

Saturday April 20th – vs Philadelphia Fusion, 19:00

Quids Inn, 118 Gosford Street, CV1 5DL

Staffordshire University

Sunday April 7th – vs Atlanta Reign, 21:45

TBD

Flaxman Film Theatre, College Rd, Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 2EF

Swansea University

Sunday April 7th – vs Atlanta Reign, 19:00

Sunday May 4th – vs Houston Atlaws, 19:00

Level 2, Fulton House, Swansea University, Singleton Park, SA2 8PP

University of Glasgow

Saturday April 20th – vs Boston Uprising, 20:00

Sunday May 4th – vs Houston Outlaws, 20:00

The Summoners, 201 Pitt St Glasgow G2 4DS

University of Southampton

Sunday May 4th – vs Houston Outlaws, 20:00

6 Bellevue Rd, Southampton SO15 2AY

University of Cambridge

Sunday May 4th – vs Houston Outlaws, 19:00

Sunday April 28th – vs Chengdu Hunters, TBD

Angevin Room at Queens’ College at Cambridge CB3 9ET

Belfast (non-university location)

Saturday April 13th – vs Philadelphia Fusion, 20:00

Vandal, 2-4 Winecellar Entry, Belfast, BT1 1QN


Let us know if you plan to attend one of these viewing parties to cheer The Spitfire on and stay here on World Geekly News for the next OOWLU as stage 2 progresses.

Cameron McCulloch-Keeble

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