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League of Legends pro Li ‘Vasilii’ Wei Jun banned after assaulting his girlfriend while livestreaming

Li ‘Vasilii’ Wei Jun, a professional League of Legends player for Newbee, has been fired from his team and banned from playing the game after he livestreamed himself assaulting his girlfriend. Wei Jun was streaming League of Legends last night and his stream captured his girlfriend criticising him for repeatedly …

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Biggest ever League of Legends College Championship runs this weekend

The League of Legends College Championship is taking place in Los Angeles this weekend, from May 25 – 28. This event is the largest League of Legends College Championship, with eight teams competing this year — the winning team from four different regional divisions, a trio of wildcard slots, and …

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Fnatic announces new League of Legends rosters

Last night Fnatic announced the 2017 rosters for both its LCS League of Legends team and its Challenger Series team.  The flagship LCS team sees Martin "Rekkles" Larssen as the only returning member from 2016, with former Origen players Paul "sOAZ" Boyer Maurice "Amazing" Stukenschneider being the two other players …

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The groups for the League of Legends World Championship have been decided

The groups for the first stage of the League of Legends World Championship have been drawn, with group D hosting many of the world’s best teams. Group A sees Korean champions Rox Tigers face off against European champions G2 Esports, North America’s Counter Logic Gaming, who won the spring split …

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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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Fnatic part ways with League of Legends coach Deilor

Fnatic and Luis Deilor” Sevilla, the head coach of the organisation’s League of Legends team, have mutually parted ways. Deilor had been with the team for almost two years, guiding them to victory in multiple splits and of course during their 18-0 undefeated split. However a poor couple of splits …

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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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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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Tencent takes full ownership of Riot Games

League of Legends developer Riot Games has sold the entirety of its remaining shares to Tencent. “Riot’s approach to compensation has always been about aligning the incentives of the company with Rioters, and also about ensuring that we compensate our talented team of professionals well,” the company said. “As a …

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Nasty players won’t be able to get new League of Legends loot

Toxic League of Legends players will be locked out of new content for the MOBA thanks to a new update. Included as part of Riot Games’ 2016 additions to the title – said to be the biggest in six years – the new loot system provides players with chests and …

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