UK esports organisation Rix.gg have announced the signing of British Fortnite talent Zachariah ‘Pinq’ Siddall as they move into the popular shooter game.
Zachariah ‘Pinq’ Siddall is a UK-based pro Fortnite player who has previously played for several teams most notably LootBoy Esports and LootBoy Esports Academy.
His team took third place in the Fortnite Champion Series: Chapter 2 Season 7 – Grand Final – Europe after taking first in the most talented qualification heats in the region.
Zachariah ‘Pinq’ Siddal said: “I joined Rix for a few reasons, one of them being their commitment to their players and another for all the content we can do together.”
Jay Batzofin, Fortnite team manager, said: “I could not be happier with our new Fortnite signing. Pinq is an incredible player and I look forward to watching him continue to push the limits and bring back trophies. After only five days with us he’s already come third in FNCS Europe which is just the beginning.
“Pinq has a drive like no other and his commitment to the game and perseverance shows and will continue to make itself evident. I can’t wait for the next tournament and will be supporting Pinq in every way I can. This is a fantastic journey and I’m extremely excited to be a part of it.”
Zach Chandler, head of esports, added: “Stepping into Fortnite is something we have wanted to do for a while, and what better day to do it with one of the most up and coming players in the UK. I’m unbelievably excited for Pinq to join the ranks and continue his passion and skill for the game.”
Last week, Rix.GG appointed a new CEO after Jamie Lewis stepped down.
Dom is an award-winning writer who graduated from Bournemouth University with a 2:1 degree in Multi-Media Journalism in 2007.
As a long-time gamer having first picked up the NES controller in the late ’80s, he has written for a range of publications including GamesTM, Nintendo Official Magazine, industry publication MCV as well as Riot Games and others. He worked as head of content for the British Esports Association up until February 2021, when he stepped back to work full-time on Esports News UK and as an esports consultant helping brands and businesses better understand the industry.