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Riot Games announces EU Challenger series will be scrapped in 2018, alongside many EU LCS changes

Riot Games has shed light on its plans for the EU League of Legends Championship Series (EU LCS) in 2018, and revealed big changes to the format. First, the EU LCS will be moving away from, its current best of three format, shortly after the NA LCS revealed that it …

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H2K threatens to quit EU LCS unless revenue sharing plan is put in place

London-based esports organisation H2K has again threatened to quit the EU LCS unless Riot makes changes to more closely mirror the franchise system used in the US. Earlier this month H2K claimed to be subsidising its League of Legends team to the tune of €2m a month. Now it has …

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Laser Kittenz tables last-minute bid for two EU LCS slots

Laser Kittenz has tabled a last minute bid for two EU LCS slots, entering their bids on the last available day. According to a report from Dot Esports, Laser Kittenz launched as an Overwatch team in March this year, led by ex-Misfits manager ‘Alicus’ Saba. The team are bidding for …

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Misfits Academy secure a spot in the EU LCS

The main Misfits LCS team may be playing in the postseason of the LCS right now, but their sister team has already booked a place in the same competition for the Summer Split. Misfits Academy managed to beat Fnatic Academy to secure a spot in the EU LCS for the …

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EU LCS spring split finals to be held in Hamburg

Riot Games has announced that it will hold the finals of the EU LCS spring split in Hamburg, Germany.  The finals will head to The Barclaycard Arena in Hamburg on April 22nd and 23rd, with the third place match taking place on the first day and the grand final taking …

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Riot bans sister teams in the EU Challenger Series

We knew that EU LCS sister teams would not be able to play in the Challenger Series promotion tournament but new rules for Summer 2017 reveal they won’t be able to play at all.  Riot has announced that from the Summer Split sister teams to those in the EU LCS …

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Riot finally allows its on air talent to monetise their Twitch streams

Riot is finally allowing its casters and analysts to monetise their personal streams and YouTube channels.  Traditionally Riot has banned on air talent from doing this, meaning some of the biggest names in the scene couldn’t make any extra cash based on their streaming.  However over the weekend Mitch “Krepo” …

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EU LCS caster Richard “Pulse” Kam moves to cast the LPL

Richard "Pulse" Kam, a member of the EU LCS casting team, has announced that he is leaving Europe to cast the LPL.  In a lengthy statement on Facebook Pulse revealed that he wanted to cast for a different audience and give the EU LCS viewers a break from his work.  …

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Everything you need to know about the EU LCS Spring Split 2017

After a lengthy off season break that saw Riot bring in massive changes not only into League of Legends itself, but also its major leagues around the world, the EU LCS is finally ready to return. The ten teams are locked in, the new format has been decided and almost …

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EU LCS format and groups decided

The format and groups for the 2017 EU LCS Spring Split have been announced, with the competition due to start next week.  The ten teams have been split into two groups of five. For the first three weeks teams will play against everyone in their group. Then for weeks four …

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