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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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Cleveland Cavaliers join FlyQuest in NA LCS; G2 denied

Riot Games has reportedly accepted applications from the NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers and FlyQuest for spots in the revamped NA LCS, according to articles from ESPN and theScore esports.  The two successful applications will see the Cavaliers...
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Echo Fox immortalised, IMT outfoxed; NA LCS latest

The League of Legends scene has been rocked by an ESPN report claiming that North American giants Immortals were unsuccessful in their bid to join the revamped NA LCS, whilst Echo Fox secure a spot. Immortals,...

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IEM and ESL One Katowice 2018 will have $1.75m prize pool

Intel and ESL have announced plans and prize pool details for two of the biggest combined events on the 2018 esports calendar, IEM Katowice...