Tag Archives: LCS

Riot bans three League of Legends teams

Riot has banned three teams from its League of Legends competitions and handed one team owner a permanent ban. Team Impulse, Renegades and Team Dragon Knights have all been banned from the LCS and must now sell their slots in the league. Both Renegades and Team Impulse competed in the …

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FC Schalke 04 reportedly buys EU LCS spot

German football club FC Schalke 04 has purchased a spot in the EU LCS from Elements according to the eSports Observer. According to multiple sources” the deal will be confirmed next week with Elements selling their place in the league to the football club after failing to do so before …

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Dignitas owner ODEE on his LCS Challenger Series plans: “it’s our slot right now”

In an interview with MCV, owner of Team Dignitas, Michael “ODEE” O’Dell, denied reports that he has sold the organisation’s spot in the NA LCS Challenger Series. “At the moment it [the Dignitas LoL team] is kind of up in the air,” said ODEE at the CEVO Gfinity Season 9 …

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Dignitas owner ODEE on his LCS Challenger Series plans: "it’s our slot right now"

In an interview with MCV, owner of Team Dignitas, Michael ODEE” O’Dell, denied reports that he has sold the organisation’s spot in the NA LCS Challenger Series. At the moment it [the Dignitas LoL team] is kind of up in the air,” said ODEE at the CEVO Gfinity Season 9 …

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Fnatic and Cloud9 create League of Legends Challenger teams

Both Fnatic and Cloud9 have created new League of Legends teams to compete in the Challenger Division. Cloud9 have announced that its new challenger squad will be lead by Hai Lam, former captain of the organisation’s LCS team, along with coach Daerek LemonNation” Hart. The team currently has a roster …

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Riot standardise punishments for pro League of Legends players

Riot Games has introduced new rulesets regarding penalties incurred by their top players in the League of Legends professional community. The changes comprise of a new penalty index, to more easily determine the severity of an infraction, and a penalty tracker which shows the public all rulings made throughout a …

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NBA team owners buy into League of Legends eSports, form NRG

An investment group led by Sacramento Kings co-owners Andy Miller and Mark Mastrov has bought a spot in this year’s League Championships Series (LCS). The team to fill the spot, NRG eSports, is currently being filled with talent including former SKT World Champion Jung “Impact” Eon-yeong and Lee “GBM” Chang-seok. …

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Unikrn CEO pledges sponsorship to any pro LCS team with female member

Unikrn CEO Rahul Sood has promised to sponsor any League of Legends team sporting a woman on their roster. The co-founder of the new international eSports betting site made the personal pledge today in a blog post, in which he lamented the lack of women in eSports. "I love the …

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