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SK Telecom T1 signs Peanut

League of Legends world champions SK Telecom T1 have signed Han "Peanut" Wang-ho to be their new jungler.  Peanut was a member of the ROX Tigers during the last season, where he made it to worlds as the top Korean seed and then made it to the semifinals. His Tigers …

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IEM Katowice World Championship to take place over two weekends

The Intel Extreme Masters World Championship will once again return to Katowice Poland for 2017, but the event will be split over two weekends.  The IEM League of Legends World Championship will take place, providing they can actually get teams to attend, on February 25th and 26th 2017 in the …

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Splyce re-signs its entire LoL roster

Splyce has announced that it has signed every one of its players from the 2016 season, meaning the team will be sticking together for 2017.  After contracts expired Martin “Wunder” Hansen, Chres “Sencux” Laursen, Mihael “Mikyx” Mehle and Kasper “Kobbe” Kobberup all left the organisation, looking to explore other offers. …

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Bengi and Duke leave SK Telecom T1, Faker stays put

After winning the League of Legends world championship the SK Telecom T1 team has undergone some changes, with two players and a coach moving on.  Both Lee "Duke" Ho-seong and Bae "Bengi" Seong-woong who played in the championship winning team have not resigned with the SKT organisation, and are free …

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Fnatic’s 2017 League of Legends roster includes sOAZ and Amazing according to report

With the post season roster shuffle in full effect major League of Legends teams are starting to finalise their rosters for 2017. Fnatic has supposedly done just that by signing two players from rivals Origen.  According to ESPN’s Jacob Wolf the new Fnatic roster includes Paul "sOAZ" Boyer, Maurice "Amazing" …

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ROX Tigers seemingly disband after contracts expire

ROX Tigers, the team that placed second at Worlds last year and top four this year, have disbanded after player contracts expired.  Song "Smeb" Kyung-ho, Lee "KurO" Seo-haeng, Kim "PraY" Jong-in, and Kang "GorillA" Beom-hyeon have all seemingly left the team after their contracts expired on November 25th. Over the …

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G2 Esports turn down invitation to IEM Gyeonggi

With IEM Oakland now over and done with all eyes in the LoL scene are turning to the final big event before the new LCS season kicks off, IEM Gyeonggi.  While a number of teams have already been confirmed for the event, such as ROX Tigers and Royal Never Give …

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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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Riot releases documentary on Rick Fox and his son’s eSports journey

Riot has released a 20 minute documentary that shows Rick Fox’s journey from first attending a League of Legends event with his son, through to starting up his own team. The documentary, which can be seen at the bottom of this post, starts with Rick and his son Kyle heading …

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H2K hits out at LCS relegation in lengthy statement

H2K Gaming has issued a statement detailing its thoughts on relegation in the LCS.  The issue has been a hot topic recently with many team owners sending Riot a letter, which was leaked, demanding that they remove relegation from the league, as it creates a lot of issues. H2K has …

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