Immortals release statement confirming exclusion from the LCS

Immortals has confirmed that it will not feature in the LCS going forward having not been accepted into Riot Games' North American League Championship Series permanent partnership system.  When the news broke...
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League of Legends NA LCS team names revealed ahead of first franchised season

Three NBA teams were accepted into the newly-franchised North American League of Legends Championship Series league back in October. This week, the names for the incumbent NBA organisations have been revealed.  The...
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Riot Korea announces LoL Park, will broadcast LCK themselves

Riot Games is seeking yet more autonomy in the premiere League of Legends esports scene, as Riot Korea announces the creation of a brand new studio in Seoul. The new arena, handed...
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San Miguel enter esports via Team Heretics

As reported by Dexerto's Spanish arm, San Miguel has entered into a partnership with Team Heretics.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bcHa8PAnTog This is huge news for Team Heretics and big news for esports generally as another major...
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Lyon Gaming face $12,500 fine and forced rebranding

Mexican League of Legends team Lyon Gaming will soon be forced to compete under a new brand, as a contract breach saw Riot Games fine the team $12,500 (£9,490). The team, which competes...
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Abandoning the Challenger Series could save grassroots European LoL

Grassroots League of Legends could potentially have received a massive boon yesterday with the latest news from Riot Games regarding the future of the European LCS. Yesterday's announcement outlined a number of key...
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Airbus enters esports with ‘Out of the Blue’

Airbus, a leading European aircraft manufacturer, has made major inroads into the esports world with the apparent sponsorship of a new League of Legends team, Out of the Blue. The details of...

FC Schalke 04 Esports hire Mitch “Krepo” Voorspoels and Hans Christian Dürr

FC Schalke 04 Esports has announced the high level appointment of two members of staff, with Mitch "Krepo" Voorspoels and Hans Christian Dürr joining the organisation.  Hans Christian Dürr left his role with Splyce...

British Esports Association partners with EOB Academy, Prince’s Trust backed workshops

The British Esports Association has entered into a partnership with the Enemy of Boredom Esports (EOB) Academy, a series of workshops for young people which is backed by the Prince’s Trust.  The...
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Houston Rockets reportedly secure last NA LCS spot

Riot Games have reportedly accepted a bid for a spot in the NA LCS from the NBA's Houston Rockets, according to theScore esports. The report's release allows us to form a list of the...

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Meltdown Bar’s Sophia Metz: Esports starts at home

Sophia Metz is the Founder and CEO of Meltdown Bars, a global chain of speciality esports bars.   The company now has 26 bars in...