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Dignitas announces 2017 League of Legends squad

Team Dignitas has revealed its roster for the 2017 League of Legends Spring Split.  As previously announced Dignitas has secured Kim "Ssumday" Chan-ho to play in the top lane and Lee "Chaser" Sang-hyun to play in the Jungle. Both players come off good splits over in Korea and are now …

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Cloud9 reveals 2017 LCS roster

Cloud9 has announced its roster for the upcoming North American LCS season.  Most of the roster is the same as last split, with Jung "Impact" Eon-yeong, Nicolaj "Jensen" Jensen, Zachary "Sneaky" Scuderi and Andy "Smoothie" Ta all returning. The latter three players have all signed new three year contracts, with …

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MLBAM to to stream and monetize League of Legends eSports in $300 million deal

Major League Baseball Advanced Media’s BAMTech division has acquired the streaming rights for League of Legends.  The deal will cost MLBAM at least $50 million a year, with the initial deal being secured until 2023. Officially the deal is for the monetisation and commercialisation of League of Legends eSports, although …

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Dignitas sign Ssumday and Chaser for 2017 LoL roster

Team Dignitas has announced that it has signed both Kim “Ssumday” Chan-ho and Lee “Chaser” Sang-hyun.  Both players will play for the team in the 2017 North American LCS Spring Split, pending Riot’s approval.  Kim “Ssumday” Chan-ho will be the team’s top laner, and is regarded as one of the …

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FeniX, Solo, Santorin and Rikara are Gold Coin United’s first players

Earlier in the week it was announced that NRG Esports had sold its slot in the North American Challenger Series to J2K Esports and Technology, now the first members of the new team have been revealed.  The team from J2K Esports and Technology will be known as Gold Coin United, …

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PSG announce League of Legends roster

Paris Saint-Germain has announced its starting roster for the upcoming EU Challenger Series split.  The team will feature Etienne "Steve" Michels in the top lane, Thomas "Kirei" Yuen in the Jungle, Jin "Blanc" Seong-min in mid, Hampus "sprattel" Mikael Abrahamsson as the support and Na "Pilot" Woo-hyung as the AD …

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NA LCS prize pool increased, relegation tweaked

Riot Games has revealed the changes coming to the North American LCS in 2017, and there isn’t all that much different.  The big talking point in that relegation has been tweaked, just like in Europe, so that only the bottom two teams will have to play in the promotion tournament. …

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EU LCS goes to best of threes, has a new group stage format

Riot Games has announced the new format and broadcast schedule for the European LCS in 2017.  The big news is that after just one split playing best of twos the EU LCS will now transition to best of threes, which the NA LCS tried out last year. Riot said that …

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NRG Esports sells its spot in the NA Challenger Series

After a poor first year in League of Legends NRG Esports has sold its spot in the North American Challenger Series.  J2K Esports and Technology is the party buying the spot, and they will be fielding a team known as Gold Coin United in the Challenger Series Spring Split. J2K …

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