Friday Bridge brothers take eSports gaming business to new height

Kieran and Joel Holmes-Darby.

Kieran and Joel Holmes-Darby. - Credit: Archant

Two entrepreneuring brothers from Friday Bridge are taking their e-sports business to the top of the game.

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Joel Holmes-Darby, managing director, and Kieran Holmes-Darby, director of operations, set up ExceL eSports Ltd in 2014. It is a professional competitive gaming organisation that enables its playing staff to compete at the highest level in global eSports competitions.

Joel and Kieran have a volunteering staff team of 15 and teams who compete around the world in various games. They have 10,000 followers on Twitter and have become verified.

The company, which is a multi-platform organisation, competes in six major eSports arenas: Counter-Strike, League of Legends, Hearthstone, FIFA, Gears of War and Smite.

They said: “We wanted to help change the perceptions of relatives and the general public about electronic sports.

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“The perceptions of these games are changing and big corporations are starting to realise, with the likes of Coke and Doritos sponsoring US teams who compete at a global level.”

For more information visit www.excelesports.com

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