Tag Archives: LCS

LCS team owners send Riot a letter detailing their concerns

Team owners from across the LCS have penned a letter to Riot Games detailing their concerns about the league for 2017 and a suggested list of changes. The letter, which was obtained by Slingshot eSports, is signed by team owners from both the EU and NA LCS, including representatives from …

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Blizzard reveals LCS like set up for Heroes of the Storm in 2017

Blizzard has revealed the set up for Heroes of the Storm Global Championship 2017, which shares more than a few similarities with the LCS. After a somewhat lackluster competitive season over the last twelve months, which saw a lot of big names drop out of the scene, Blizzard has finally …

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YellOwStaR is the manager of PSG’s new eSports division

Bora "YellOwStaR" Kim has retired from professional League of Legends in order to become the manager of Paris Saint Germain’s eSports division. YellOwStaR has been a regular in the EU LCS since it’s inception, spending most of his time on Fnatic. After 336 professional games, and tons of European championships …

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Huma banned from all of Riot’s leagues

Huma, a Challenger Series League of Legends team, has been banned from all Riot sanctioned leagues after failing to pay its players. A ruling from Riot reveals that Huma has been chronically late in paying its players the League-mandated Minimum Player Compensation” throughout the year. At the start of August …

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Riot gives amateur League of Legends players a new way to get scouted

Riot has announced the NA Scouting Grounds, a new event designed to give amateur League of Legends players a shot at the pro leagues. Breaking into the LCS and challenger series has been reasonably difficult for NA talent over the years, thanks to an established old guard and the influx …

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EU LCS quarterfinal delayed due to technical issues

The quarterfinal of the EU LCS between H2K and Fnatic has been delayed to August 16th due to technical issues. The match was due to be played yesterday, August 14th, however once the teams took to the stage they discovered an issue with the sound coming from the PCs at …

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NRG eSports disbands its League of Legends team

After being relegated from the NA LCS just a few days ago, NRG eSports has lost all of its League of Legends players. According to a report from ESPN, NRG’s contracts permitted lawful termination if the team was relegated. This means that NRG currently has no League of Legends players …

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NA LCS Summer Split final heads to Canada

Riot has announced that the finals of the NA LCS Summer Split will be held in Toronto, Canada on August 27th and 28th. The Air Canada Centre will host the event that will see the top teams from the NA LCS Summer Split battle it out to become split champions, …

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Team EnVyUs enter League of Legends

Team EnVyUs has entered the world of League of Legends by purchasing a slot in the North American LCS from Renegades. After being banned by Riot the Renegades organisation was forced to sell its slot in the LCS and EnVyUs has stepped in as the buyer. Riot has approved the …

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FC Schalke 04 buys into League of Legends with EU LCS team

FC Schalke 04, the German football club, has officially entered the world of League of Legends by buying a slot in the EU LCS. Rumours first circulated a few weeks ago, with speculation that the Bundesliga side would buy its way into the league through Elements, a team that had …

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