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Riot to bring LCK production in-house, from new $28m Seoul studio

Riot Games is planning to bring League of Legends’ Korean top-flight competition, the LCK, in-house and is building a dedicated studio for the purpose, due to open in September 2018, in time for the 2019 season. Inven Global report that the stadium is leased until 2029, and will seat 400-450 fans …

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Lyon gaming fined and forced to rebrand

Mexican League of Legends team Lyon Gaming has landed itself in a spot of trouble after being ruled to have breached its Riot contract. EsportsInsider reports that the team has been fined $12,500 and told it must abandon its current branding after Riot was informed by a third party that …

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South Korea wins three world championship titles in 24 hours

Teams from South Korea were over the weekend crowned the world champions in three top esports. As previously reported, firstly Samsung Galaxy (SSG) claimed the League of Legends Worlds tournament after defeating fellow South Korean outfit SK Telecom T1 (SKT) 3-0. SSG had to come through a tough bracket to …

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Samsung Galaxy defeat SKT 3-0 to win at Worlds

Giantkillers Samsung Galaxy have won the League of Legends Worlds tournament, clutching victory over SK Telecom T1 (SKT) in a 3-0 sweep. Samsung Galaxy (SSG) had the toughest of brackets, defeating favourites Longzhou Gaming in the quarter-final matchup 3-0, before cruising to victory against SKT. Their victory wins them around …

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Riot Games announces EU Challenger series will be scrapped in 2018, alongside many EU LCS changes

Riot Games has shed light on its plans for the EU League of Legends Championship Series (EU LCS) in 2018, and revealed big changes to the format. First, the EU LCS will be moving away from, its current best of three format, shortly after the NA LCS revealed that it …

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Airbus sponsors League of Legends team Out Of The Blue, probably

Image credit: Clément Alloing Airbus, a european company that designs, manufactures and sells civil and military aircraft, has unexpectedly returned to esports, announcing their sponsorship of new League of Legends team Out Of The Blue. There’s no information on the sponsorship and what that entails yet, as the news broke on Friday …

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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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Mitch ‘Krepo’ Voorspoels takes coaching role with Schalke 04’s LoL roster

Mitch ‘Krepo’ Voorspoels has been announced as the new head coach of Schalke 04’s League of Legends team, it was revealed Tuesday. Voorspoels is a retired League of Legends pro player, who became a professional caster with Riot Games in 2015. Voorspoels ducked out of casting after nude photos of …

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