Meet the team

The team at Esports Scotland are two things first and foremost. Gamers and passionate about Scottish esports. All of us play on different platforms, have different taste in games but we are all linked by our love of the video game industry especially esports. Some of us have set up communities before while others have organised some of the biggest tournaments in the UK never mind Scotland. Every staff member of the Esports Scotland team is more than qualified for the job and have the passion to really do some good for the Scottish esports scene. Click below to find out more.



IRL Name - james hood @jamesadmin

Position - Founder, General Manager

Gamertag - Hoody Craw

Previous positions - Videographer, Editor, Xbox One Scotland Owner

Special moves - Ideas, plans and using the word "Boom!"

Favourite games - Halo, Ark, Destiny

Quote - "Do what you love, love what you do."

Position - Operations Manager and Tournament Manager for (coming soon)

Communications Team

Content Team


Position - Content Writer

Gamertag - CMRNBRD

Previous Positions - Game Dev/ Comp Sci student

Special Moves - Nasty quickscopes, Netflix procrastination, Pro at being bad

Favourite Games - Fortnite, Rocket League, Islands of Nyne, R6S, The Last of Us

Quote - "Where we going boi"

IRL name - michael philip

Position - Graphic Designer

Gamertag - steelmike237

Previous Positions - Graphic Designer at Livewire Gaming Ltd and Sales Associate at TK Maxx

Special Moves - Illustration and graphic design

Favourite Games - World of Warcraft, Fallout 4, Star Wars Battlefront (2004), Rogue Squadron 2, Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time and Legend of Zelda:Wind Waker

Quote - “Do. Or do not. There is no try.”
irl Name - Mark Bishop

Position – SEL/Production

Gamertag – Grandy

Previous Positions – None of my previous roles involved fancy titles! However, I do casting/hosting and occasionally graphics for various orgs when I have the time

Special Moves – Fortitude

Favourite Games – Rocket League, Civilisation V, Team Fortress 2, Age of Empires II/III, Half Life, Portal"

Quote – “Tea-drinking scone chomper with a monocle”

IRL name - Michael Pilkington

Position - Video Content Creator

Gamertag - RealPilky

Previous PositionsYouTube Content Creator for 6+ years.

Special Moves - Pretending to be funny.  Pretending I can edit videos. Pretending.

Favourite GamesBioshock, Fallout, Telltale’s The Walking Dead, Halo, FTL : Faster Than Light, The Last of Us, Binding of Isaac and many more.

Quote - “Ha-bee.”
irl name - Verona Parker

Position - Video Content Creator

Gamertag - Verona

Previous PositionsUsed to make video games, now I just play them and sometimes write about them.

Special MovesMaking breakfast and being opinionated.

Favourite GamesFinal Fantasy XI, Half-Life 1, Silent Hill 3, CS:GO, Europa Universalis IV

Quote - “It’s only game, why you have to be mad?”

Events Team

irl name - robert allAn @rallan

Position - Tournament Manager for Street Fighter V Arcade Edition

Gamertag - Bahamut Zero 84

Previous Positions - N/A

Special Moves - Encyclopedic knowledge of retro console setup and an unending hunger for hotdogs

Favourite Games -  Far too many to count

Quote - "..... If only I could be so grossly incandescent"

irl name - logan watt @lwatt

Position - Tournament Manager for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Gamertag - Myrrh

Previous Positions - Organiser at FIFA Night Kirkcaldy 2014 - 2016

Special Moves - Godly spreadsheeting and hammering the A button to skip storyline text

Favourite Games - World of Warcraft, Rocket League, Pokemon, Fire Emblem, League of Legends, PUBG

Quote - "Happy tauren come from Mulgore."