Category Archives: "League of Legends"

5 Nov, 2018

North, Rogue, SK Gaming, Movistar Riders reportedly approved for EU LCS

The final four teams that will join the EU LCS next year, as franchising is introduced into the competition, have reportedly been finalised. In a report from ESPN Esports, it has been claimed that Movistar Riders, North, Rogue, andSK Gaming have all been accepted by Riot Games as franchising partners for the premier European League of Legends competition. The report made it clear that while the […]

5 Nov, 2018

Best of Worlds 2018 (Individual Outplays, Teamfights and Emotional Moments)

The 2018 League of Legends World Championship was truly unforgettable. Reigning Champions Gen.G (formerly Samsung Galaxy) were eliminated in the group stage. Cloud9 defied all odds and advanced to the semifinals. Fnatic reached the Grand Finals, something a Western team hasn’t achieved since Season 1. And of course the LPL took the crown for the […]

22 Oct, 2018

2018 World Championship Playoff brackets drawn

Following the conclusion of Group D’s matches, Riot Games oversaw the drawing of the 2018 League of Legends World Championship’s brackets for the playoff stage. Retired Korean jungler Cho “watch” Jae-geol drew the teams at random from two pools: Pool 1 contained the top seeds, and Pool 2 contained the number two teams. The brackets have two sides, and each side […]

15 Oct, 2018

C9 Goldenglue, Jensen, Licorice share thoughts after progressing from Group of Death

Cloud9 had an absolutely phenomenal performance during day 5 of the Group Stage at the 2018 League of Legends World Championship, when they claimed victories over Royal Never Give Up, Gen.G, and Team Vitality. With the team flying high after silencing their doubters, three individuals from the team spoke out in separate interviews to share their thoughts after progressing from the […]

8 Oct, 2018

Riot Games announces 2018 All-Star Event

Riot Games has announced a new event during the downtime of League of Legends World Championship 2018. The 2018 All-Star Event will take place over Dec. 6-8 at The Luxor’s Esports Arena Las Vegas. In the announcement, Riot Games revealed that it had considered and implemented feedback from professional players and fans for this version of the […]

23 Sep, 2018

Mastercard Joins LoL Esports as First Global Sponsor

Today we are excited to announce our first global sponsor – Mastercard! With this multi-year partnership, Mastercard will be the exclusive payment services partner for League of Legends Global Events, which include the Mid-Season Invitational, the All-Star Event, and the World Championship. Mastercard has a storied history of sponsoring some of the world’s most prestigious […]