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The weekend wrap up: 16/01/2017

Here at eSports Pro we hate event spoilers, but also know that no one has the time to watch every major tournament every weekend. That’s why we are starting up the weekend wrap up, a short post every Monday that lists all of the winners from the previous weekend. In …

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FC Schalke 04 announce Challenger Series roster

FC Schalke 04 has announced its roster for the upcoming League of Legends Challenger Series split.  Oskar “VandeR” Bogdan, Jean-Victor “loulex” Burgevin, Marcin “Selfie” Wolski, Lennard “SmittyJ” Warkus and Elias “Upset” Lipp make up the new roster.  “I think I am still one of the best supports in EU when …

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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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EU LCS format and groups decided

The format and groups for the 2017 EU LCS Spring Split have been announced, with the competition due to start next week.  The ten teams have been split into two groups of five. For the first three weeks teams will play against everyone in their group. Then for weeks four …

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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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ESL reveals format for the League of Legends UK Premiership

ESL has revealed the initial details for its UK League of Legends Premiership, with qualifiers starting next week.  The Premiership will allow anyone to enter in the first swiss qualifier, on January 11th. The top 16 teams from this event will then play on January 12th in a double elimination …

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LCS to switch to ten ban system

Riot has announced that both the EU and NA LCS leagues will use a new ten ban system in 2017 instead of the traditional six ban.  All LCS matches will now kick off with each team banning five champions and picking five champions. The exact order can be seen in …

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Milwaukee Bucks co-owner to launch FlyQuest organisation according to report

Wesley Edens, co-owner of the Milwaukee Bucks, who purchased the Cloud9 Challenger League of Legends team is set to launch his new organisation in the coming weeks.  According to a report from ESPN Edens and the Fortress Investment Group will launch FlyQuest, a new organisation with a spot in the …

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Former LCS coach releases keyboard designed to combat injury

Former coach of Fnatic’s League of Legends team Luis "Deilor" Sevilla has announced a brand new keyboard designed for pro gaming.  Known as the Shortcut keyboard the device features two pads, one for each hand, that each have fourteen keys and some kind of thumb stick/button. It is specifically designed …

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A conversation with cArn part 6: LCS relegation

This is the final part of our interview with Fantic’s Chief Gaming Officer and Counter-Strike legend Patrik “cArn” Sättermon. Last time he spoke about Fnatic’s League of Legends team while today he jumps into the complex world of LCS relegation and franchising. Fnatic have been a stalwart of the European …

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