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Riot to bring LCK production in-house, from new $28m Seoul studio

Riot Games is planning to bring League of Legends’ Korean top-flight competition, the LCK, in-house and is building a dedicated studio for the purpose, due to open in September 2018, in time for the 2019 season. Inven Global report that the stadium is leased until 2029, and will seat 400-450 fans …

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Ha ‘Comeback’ Seung-chan was stressed in EU LCS because “food didn’t suit my tastes”

Ha ‘Comeback’ Seung-chan, previously known as Hachani, has spoken about his time playing in the European LCS series for Vitality, saying that he had a lot of stress because “the food I ate overseas didn’t suit my tastes.” He said this in an interview with Fomos’ Kim ‘Kenzi’ Yong-woo, in …

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Korean BBQ chain buys top League of Legends team

Korean BBQ chain Genesis BBQ Chicken has purchased the ESC Ever LCK team.  The team played in the LCK Summer Split 2016 for the first time, establishing the ESC Ever name. However under the new deal the team will be known as BBQ Olivers. The team’s new logo is surely …

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MonteCristo and DoA will no longer cast League of Legends

Two of the most well known League of Legends casters in the world will no longer cover the game.  Both Christopher "MonteCristo" Mykles and Erik "DoA" Lonnquist have announced that they will not return to casting the Korean League of Legends competition League Champions Korea.  Over the last few years …

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Longzhu Gaming sign PraY and GorillA

Longzhu Gaming has signed both Kim "PraY" Jong-in and Kang "GorillA" Beom-hyeon, who formerly played for the ROX Tigers.  Both players have joined the organisation, which comes as somewhat of a surprise after Longzhu had a disappointing 2016. However just last week the team was purchased by one of the …

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Longzhu Gaming purchased by Chinese retailer Suning Commerce

The Suning Commerce group has purchased the Korean League of Legends team Longzhu Gaming.  Suning Commerce is one of the biggest retailers in China that isn’t owned by the government, giving them the freedom to do what they want. With this freedom they decided to invest in the struggling LCK …

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