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League Of Legends: Season 10 Caitlyn ADC Guide

League Of Legends: Season 10 Caitlyn ADC Guide

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Caitlyn, Caitlyn, Caitlyn… can anyone survive the wrath of the Sheriff of Piltover in the Bot Lane? Probably not. With a 55% Win Rate, 28% Pick Rate, 22% Ban Rate in over 610,000 Platinum+ games, there is no other ADC who even comes close to what Caitlyn brings to the table. Oh, what’s that? You […]


League Of Legends: Riot Games Announces Plans For Worlds 2020

League Of Legends: Riot Games Announces Plans For Worlds 2020

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This year’s World Championship is officially on. Today, Riot Games and LoL Esports announced details about this year’s League of Legends World Championship. Though this year’s Mid-Season Invitational would have been an amazing event, it was unfortunately canceled. At first, some thought the show might not go on for Worlds this year, but Riot promised […]


League of Legends: Pantheon Support Guide

League of Legends: Pantheon Support Guide

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Let’s take a look at one of ‘cheesiest’ support champs, Pantheon, The Unbreakable Spear. Pantheon support has regained popularity during season 10, and especially so during Summer Split in professional play. Mostly seen as a top lane bruiser, Pantheons point and click stun, ability to tank tower shots and solid burst DPS, has made him […]


League Of Legends: LEC Announces New Partnership With NEOM, Sends Community Into Uproar

League Of Legends: LEC Announces New Partnership With NEOM, Sends Community Into Uproar

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The LEC’s latest development has many fans quite disappointed. Today, the League of Legends European Championship (LEC) announced a new partnership with NEOM. For those who don’t know, NEOM is a planned city development project that will implement technological advances on a massive scale for residents and serve as a futuristic city of sorts. As […]




League of Legends: 100 Thieves Releases Meteos

League of Legends: 100 Thieves Releases Meteos

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Having been benched back in late June, William “Meteos” Hartman has now been released from 100 Thieves. Things weren’t looking good for Meteos back in week 4; when he was first taken off the LCS roster and moved to Academy. It hasn’t been a great Summer Split for 100 Thieves either. Though they’ve had a […]



Riot Game Unveils A New Centralized LoL Esports

Riot Game Unveils A New Centralized LoL Esports

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Riot games unveil LoL Esports brand set to link Regional Leagues and Global events. Tuesday marked the unveiling of the new and improved LoL Esports brand. This is set to be the future going forward as it aims to bring fans closer to all regional leagues as well as upcoming global events. “We aspire to […]


League Of Legends: Season 10 Ashe ADC Guide

League Of Legends: Season 10 Ashe ADC Guide

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Ezreal, Who? We got a new sheriff in town and it’s not Caitlyn, Ashe is the champion you want to play if you’re looking to climb. 22.4% Pick Rate, 53.05% Win Rate and 7.9% Ban Rate over 300,910 Matches in Platinum+, if this doesn’t get you as excited as your jungler stealing Baron in a […]




League Of Legends: LEC Superweek Breaks Viewership Records

League Of Legends: LEC Superweek Breaks Viewership Records

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Summer has seen LEC viewership increase by over 108% compared to 2019, with an increase of over 250% during Superweek. Overall the first four weeks of Summer have seen 13,454,941 total hours watched, that’s a difference of 108% compared to 2019. Superweek had a 254.24% increase in total hours watched across the three day weekend, […]


League Of Legends Rumor: Jactroll To Join Origen Ahead Of LEC Week Five

League Of Legends Rumor: Jactroll To Join Origen Ahead Of LEC Week Five

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It looks like Jakub “Jactroll” Skurzński, is moving to Origen from Team Vitality. He’ll join ahead of week five of the League of Legends European Championship (LEC) and will immediately replace Mitchell “Destiny” Shaw. Jactroll joins the Origen having been replaced by Pierre “Steeelback” Medjaldi at the end of 2019 and for BIG support Labros […]



League Of Legends: When To Build Manamune On ADCs

League Of Legends: When To Build Manamune On ADCs

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A lot of ADCs have begun building Manamune as a first item, we take a look at the item, the champions, and the playstyle of Manamune ADCS. When you think of Manamune and the champions that build it the first two that might come to mind are Ezreal and Jayce, two skillshot reliant champions who […]





League of Legends: Sett Support Guide

League of Legends: Sett Support Guide

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Let’s take a look at the support guide for Sett, the Boss. Sett fills the role of a tank support, with heavy engage and decent carry potential. While not a traditional support pick, Sett has the kit and stats to go toe-to-toe with most unconventional tank picks. While an argument could be made that Leona, […]


League of Legends: 2020 Ezreal ADC Guide

League of Legends: 2020 Ezreal ADC Guide

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Looking for a champion to abuse for LP this month? Look no further, Ezreal is your go-to champion for July! Statistics don’t lie and Ezreal is running rampant on the rift. With a solid 51% win rate and 37% pick rate in games above platinum ELO as of 10.12, Ezreal is an extremely strong pick. […]






League Of Legends: 100 Thieves Bench Meteos And Stunt, Will Start Contractz And Poome

League Of Legends: 100 Thieves Bench Meteos And Stunt, Will Start Contractz And Poome

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100 Thieves is experimenting with their LCS roster. Changes are coming to the 100 Thieves League of Legends Championship Series starting roster this week as jungler William “Meteos” Hartman and William “Stunt” Chen will be benched for week four. In place of the benched starters, 100 Thieves will look to Academy jungler Juan “Contractz” Arturo […]




League of Legends: Immortals Part Ways With GM Keaton And Head Coach Zaboutine

League of Legends: Immortals Part Ways With GM Keaton And Head Coach Zaboutine

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Immortals have decided to part ways with General Manager Keaton Cryer and head coach Thomas “Zaboutine” Si-Hassen. Both Keaton and Zaboutine have been part of Immortals since its acquisition of OpTic Gaming’s LCS roster in late 2019. The pair had been a part of OpTic since they joined the League of Legends Championship Series Franchising […]


League of Legends: Senna Support Guide

League of Legends: Senna Support Guide

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Let’s take a look at one of our favorite supports, Senna, the Redeemer. Senna is best described as a Marksman type champion, like most in her archetype she finds her home in the bottom lane, though with Senna she does so as a support. With good early game harras, a strong transition into the mid […]


League of Legends: 2020 LCS Summer Split First Impressions

League of Legends: 2020 LCS Summer Split First Impressions

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Two weeks into the Summer Split, we take a look at what to expect moving forward. Cloud9 is undefeated and atop the standings, which we all could have and probably did predict. The Spring Split presented us with a team on the verge of greatness and their biggest question coming into the Summer Split was […]


League Of Legends: BBC To Broadcast The UKLC and NLC

League Of Legends: BBC To Broadcast The UKLC and NLC

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The BBC is stepping into the world of League of Legends. The BBC has announced that they will be broadcasting the UK League Championship (UKLC) and the Northern League of Legends Championship (NLC) this summer. Fans can watch all of the games on the BB iPlayer and BBC Sport online and app. The UKLC season […]



League Of Legends: 2020 LCS Summer Split Preview

League Of Legends: 2020 LCS Summer Split Preview

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Get pumped up for the LCS, which starts in less than 48 hours. The wait is finally over! Tomorrow marks the return of the League of Legends Championship Series (LCS) and what will be an entertaining Summer Split. Following the start of the League of Legends European Championship (LEC), LCS fans will finally get to […]




State Of The Jungle, Balancing League And Life, And Lessons From TSM: An Interview With Dignitas’ Matthew “Akaadian” Higginbotham

State Of The Jungle, Balancing League And Life, And Lessons From TSM: An Interview With Dignitas’ Matthew “Akaadian” Higginbotham

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ESTNN caught up with Dignitas’ jungler Matthew “Akaadian” Higginbotham ahead of the LCS Summer Split. I have always loved your IGN, it’s so unique! After doing some research, I found a couple of possible origins. The first is an ancient Mesopotamian empire called Akkadia that existed in 2000 BC, and the second is from the […]


League Of Legends: Immortals Replace Xmithie With Potluck As Starting LCS Jungler

League Of Legends: Immortals Replace Xmithie With Potluck As Starting LCS Jungler

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Immortals has made quite an unexpected roster move just days before the Summer Split. Today, Immortals announced its starting lineup for the LCS Summer Split. Everything looked as expected until Jake Kevin “Xmithie” Puchero was noticeably missing and replaced with Nicholas James Joseph “Potluck” Pollock. New Split, who dis? Here is your IMT Line-Up to […]


League of Legends: LEC Launches SuperFantasy

League of Legends: LEC Launches SuperFantasy

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The LEC has revealed its own fantasy league with LEC SuperFantasy. The LEC SuperFantasy has officially launched ahead of the LEC Summer Split. The fantasy league will be run in partnership with LVP, the team behind the Superliga Orange Fantasy to bring fans a LEC version of the game, in which you’ll be crafting your […]







Riot Games Partners With The Crisis Text Line Support Service

Riot Games Partners With The Crisis Text Line Support Service

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Riot Games is looking out for their player’s well-being with a new partnership. Today, Riot Games announced that they’ve partnered with the Crisis Text Line, a support service for those experiencing a mental health crisis. This is a free, confidential hotline that players will be able to access easily. All they’ll have to do it […]



League Of Legends: Damonte Joins Golden Guardians, Sign Olleh As Positional Coach

League Of Legends: Damonte Joins Golden Guardians, Sign Olleh As Positional Coach

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Two new faces are joining with the Golden Guardians for the summer. Golden Guardians announce its LCS roster for 2020 Summer Split as Tanner “Damonte” Damonte joins as starting mid-laner. The move now finalizes the Golden Guardians roster ahead of the 2020 LCS Summer Split. The signing of Damonte pushes Golden Guardians previous starting mid-laner […]


League of Legends: Riot Games Reveals Esports Drops

League of Legends: Riot Games Reveals Esports Drops

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Riot Games has revealed Drops for League of Legends Esports. The exclusive drops will become active ahead of the Summer Split. Fans will be able to get exclusive rewards for watching League of Legends esports via the watch.lolesports site. Rewards include League of Legends digital goods and promotional products from brand partners. “Our goal is […]



League of Legends: Takeaways From The 2020 Mid-Season Cup

League of Legends: Takeaways From The 2020 Mid-Season Cup

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Riot Games organized a showdown between China’s LPL and Korea’s LCK. Here’s what we learned… The recent Covid-19 pandemic recently robbed us of the annual Mid-Season Invitational. All hope for the intense international event between the Spring and Summer Splits seemed lost. Then at the last minute Riot Games came to the rescue and announced […]



League of Legends: Wild Rift Alpha Launching Soon

League of Legends: Wild Rift Alpha Launching Soon

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Here’s the first look at League of Legends: Wild Rift. With a recent Developer Diary being posted on YouTube, Riot Games have finally announced the release of their next mobile game. League of Legends: Wild Rift will be more than just a port, offering an experience similar to that of Dota 2’s Turbo mode for […]



League Of Legends: Dignitas Sign V1per As Top Laner, Complete 10 Man Roster

League Of Legends: Dignitas Sign V1per As Top Laner, Complete 10 Man Roster

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Dignitas finalizes its 10-man LCS roster with the signing of former FlyQuest top laner Omran “V1per” Shoura. Dignitas adds V1per to the roster just days after signing former Team Solomid jungler  Joshua “Dardoch” Hartnett. V1per joins Dignitas having spent the start of 2020 sharing the FlyQuest top lane with Colin “Solo” Earnest. While V1per showed […]



League Of Legends: TSM Trades Dardoch To Team Dignitas

League Of Legends: TSM Trades Dardoch To Team Dignitas

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Dardoch is off of the TSM LoL roster and on to Dignitas’. Team SoloMid (“TSM”) bid farewell to their jungler Joshua “Dardoch” Hartnett today on Twitter. Dardoch joined the team this year after he was acquired from Immortals during last year’s offseason. This news comes as surprise to few though, as a recent controversy had […]






Evil Geniuses Unveils New Brand Redesign

Evil Geniuses Unveils New Brand Redesign

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The longstanding esport organization Evil Geniuses has rebranded and moved into a new chapter. On to a new era Evil Geniuses is a well-known name in the esports world. They have teams for League of Legends, DOTA 2, CS: GO, and Fortnite, with over a dozen championships between them. Today, the organization unveiled a complete […]



League of Legends: Mid-Season Streamathon Announced To Raise Funds For COVID-19 Relief

League of Legends: Mid-Season Streamathon Announced To Raise Funds For COVID-19 Relief

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The Mid-Season Streamathon is on. Riot Games has announced its global event to take the place of MSI, the Mid-Season Streamathon. This new event is a way to raise funds for the COVID-19 relief fund. The multi-day, continuous broadcast will feature a variety of content from regions around the world. It’ll include competition between leagues, […]


Riot Games Celebrates LGBTQIA+ Community And Parterners With The It Gets Better Project

Riot Games Celebrates LGBTQIA+ Community And Parterners With The It Gets Better Project

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Riot Games is celebrating the LGBTQIA+ community in a big way this year. Today, on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biophobia (“IDAHOTB”), Riot Games has announced a number of efforts to celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community. First of all, they’re partnering with the It Gets Better Project. This initiative tells the stories of LGBTQIA+ […]






League of Legends: Vega Squadron Players Punished Over Possible Match Fixing Discussions

League of Legends: Vega Squadron Players Punished Over Possible Match Fixing Discussions

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Four players from Vega Squadron’s League of Legends team are now facing a ban from competition until July 2020. The administration of the Continental League has debarred 4 players from Vega Squadron. The decision comes after the Continental League became aware of rule violations committed by several players during the Spring Split 2020. During the […]


League of Legends: Riot Teases Volibear’s Reworked Skins and Abilities

League of Legends: Riot Teases Volibear’s Reworked Skins and Abilities

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The Thunder’s Roar is back with a vengeance. Riot Games live-streamed a Volibear rework reveal, where they showcased the champion’s new kit and looks. Throughout the stream, a background persisted with a snowy mountain background filled with sparks of lightning. At times, you could see a massive figure in the distance, rivaling the mountains themselves. […]



League of Legends: Team Liquid Welcomes Jatt as Head Coach

League of Legends: Team Liquid Welcomes Jatt as Head Coach

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Jatt is taking another step in his League of Legends career. Joshua “Jatt” Leesman is officially joining the LCS’ Team Liquid as Head Coach. The organization welcomed him on Twitter today where, in the video, Jatt explained the move and his expectations for the future. Many know him as a caster for the LCS broadcasts, […]


League of Legends: What the Canceled MSI Could Have Been

League of Legends: What the Canceled MSI Could Have Been

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MSI is canceled, but it could have been quite a thrilling competition. This time last year, each region was getting ready to send its representative to the highly competitive League of Legends Mid-Season Invitational. The top teams from each region were sent to duke it out for the title of “best team in the world” […]




League of Legends: The LCS Summer Split Begins on June 13

League of Legends: The LCS Summer Split Begins on June 13

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The next chapter of the LCS starts in mid-June. The LCS has announced that the Summer Split will begin on June 13. This announcement comes shortly after the cancellation of the Mid-Season Invitational and the LEC’s return on June 12. Originally, the start date for the split was later, but now that MSI won’t happen, […]


TikTok Enters the Esports World for Multi Tournament Cup

TikTok Enters the Esports World for Multi Tournament Cup

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Though they haven’t assumed world domination quite yet, the video app Tik Tok sure knows how to ride the hype train. TikTok has officially partnered with Collegiate StarLeague, one of the most world-renowned esports organizations, to create a new type of tournament. The Tik Tok Cup matches (and prizes) are pretty killer. Approximately $60,000 will […]



League of Legends: Doublelift Officially Returns to TSM

League of Legends: Doublelift Officially Returns to TSM

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The rumors are true, the star ADC is back with his old team. Today, Team SoloMid (“TSM”) confirmed that Yiliang “Doublelift” Peng is joining their League of Legends roster. Rumors have been floating around about him first leaving Team Liquid, then about the possibility of him moving to TSM. They were from credible sources and […]




League of Legends: Doublelift Reportedly Moving to TSM

League of Legends: Doublelift Reportedly Moving to TSM

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Doublelift may be going back to TSM. After a tumultuous Spring Split, Yiliang “Doublelift” Peng is leaving Team Liquid. Today, ESPN’s Jacob Wolf reported that he is headed back to his old team, Team SoloMid. Doublelift was one of the core members of the TL squad that dominated the LCS for the past two years. […]



League of Legends: BMW Partners with Fnatic, G2 Esports, Cloud9, T1 and FunPlus Phoenix

League of Legends: BMW Partners with Fnatic, G2 Esports, Cloud9, T1 and FunPlus Phoenix

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The German automotive giant BMW has made a huge move into esports. BMW has picked up a sponsorship with five of the world’s largest esports (and League of Legends) teams. With the new deal involving Europe’s Fnatic and G2, US organization Cloud9, Chinese side FunPlus Phoenix and Korean organizationsT1. The partnership will see content activations […]









League of Legends:  Who Will Secure the LCS Playoff Spots?

League of Legends: Who Will Secure the LCS Playoff Spots?

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There is only one week left in the North American LCS. Eight weeks of intense League of Legends action has occurred and almost all of the teams can still make it into the post-season. Currently, there is a close race for these spots. The teams fighting for playoff qualification have similar records and its truly […]


League of Legends: The European Masters Returns for 2020

League of Legends: The European Masters Returns for 2020

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The European Masters is making its triumphant return this year! The League of Legends European Championship has announced that the European Masters will run this year. This tournament series gathers the best up-and-coming European regional talent to prove themselves in the spotlight. Thirteen regional leagues will participate in the league. It will begin with a […]





SK Gaming Move Ventair to Starting Roster for LEC

SK Gaming Move Ventair to Starting Roster for LEC

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SK Gaming has promoted top laner Simon “Ventair” Tschammer from SK Gaming Prime. Toni “Sacre” Sabalić will move to the Academy roster for the time being with SK Gaming continuing to struggle in the LEC. SK Gaming currently sits in 9th place in the LEC with a 2-12 record. Things don’t get much better for […]


LEC and LCS Both Cease Audience Attendance

LEC and LCS Both Cease Audience Attendance

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Both the LEC & LCS will suspend audience attendance due to the coronavirus. With the rapid global spread of the virus, both the LEC & LCS have decided to remove audience attendance from live events. The move will also see press and tailgates stopped during this time. With just teams and talent in attendance. In […]


League of Legends: Riot Games Delays Mid-Season Invitational Until July

League of Legends: Riot Games Delays Mid-Season Invitational Until July

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The League of Legends Mid-Season Invitational (MSI) will now take place on July 3–19. As a result, Rift Rivals tournaments have been canceled by Riot. This is down to the coronavirus which has canceled esports and sporting events across the globe already. Most recently, TwitchCon Amersterdam and the Rocket League World Championships were canceled due […]


League of Legends: Team Liquid Sign Rikara to Academy, Doublelift Benched

League of Legends: Team Liquid Sign Rikara to Academy, Doublelift Benched

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Team Liquid has signed ADC Richard Samuel “Rikara” Oh to their Academy roster while Edward “Tactical” Ra will remain their LCS starting ADC. Doublelift will remain on the bench. Rikara, most recently played for Clutch Gaming Academy; before the team’s rebranding to Dignitas Academy in the offseason. And he’s been a free agent since, also […]


League of Legends: CLG Releases Crown from their LCS Roster

League of Legends: CLG Releases Crown from their LCS Roster

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Counter Logic Gaming decided to drop a former World Champion from their squad. CLG announced via Twitter today that Lee “Crown” Min-ho has left the organization. The news comes with little surprise, as Eugene “Pobelter” Park recently replaced him on stage. The tweet stated: “Today we are parting ways with @Crown. Thank you for your […]




League of Legends: Team Liquid’s Doublelift Won’t Play in LCS this Weekend

League of Legends: Team Liquid’s Doublelift Won’t Play in LCS this Weekend

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Team Liquid’s struggles keep getting worse. Team Liquid announced via Twitter today that Peter “Doublelift” Yiliang Peng will not compete in the LCS on Saturday. His absence is due to illness, not their season’s results thus far. Replacing him will be Edward “Tactical” Ra, who has apparently played with the team the past three days. […]


League of Legends: LPL to Resume on March 9th

League of Legends: LPL to Resume on March 9th

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The LPL announced it will be returning this March. Back in January, the League of Legends Pro League (LPL) made the tough call to put the league on indefinite hold due to the Covid-19 (coronavirus) outbreak in China. A month later the LPL has confirmed that the LPL will return on March 9th. The English […]






League of Legends: All-Female Team Vaevictis Removed from LCL due to Poor Performance

League of Legends: All-Female Team Vaevictis Removed from LCL due to Poor Performance

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Vaevictis have just been dropped from the LCL due to an “unacceptable level of competitiveness” when compared to other teams. When they formed, Vaevictis became the only all-female roster in a major League of Legends region. The team won’t continue to play in the 2020 League Continental League (LCL) Spring Split due to an “unacceptable […]


League of Legends: Faker Becomes Part Owner of T1

League of Legends: Faker Becomes Part Owner of T1

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Iconic LoL player Faker has become a part-owner of his team, T1. Just today, T1 Entertainment and Sports announced legendary League of Legends player Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok has taken part ownership of the company. Along with this is a three-year contract for Faker to stay on T1’s LoL team. As a part of the deal, […]




LCS Spring Split 2020: Week Three | Day Two Recap

LCS Spring Split 2020: Week Three | Day Two Recap

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The second day of the LCS Week Three is over after four great games. The meta is continuing to develop, with some new picks rearing their heads today. Meanwhile, some teams are playing exceptionally well, though others are faltering and underperforming. It’s been an interesting season so far, so remember to never miss a beat […]


LCS Spring Split 2020: Week Three | Day One Recap

LCS Spring Split 2020: Week Three | Day One Recap

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The LCS has entered its third week and the teams are certainly amping up their play. Some are continuing to underperform, while others are defying expectations. As the meta continues to develop, the excitement never stops in NA’s League of Legends scene! Evil Geniuses vs Counter Logic Gaming The first game of the week was […]




League of Legends: Broxah Finally Has US Visa Approved

League of Legends: Broxah Finally Has US Visa Approved

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Team Liquid fans rejoice, the news you’ve been waiting for is finally here as Mads ‘Broxah’ Brock-Pedersen has finally had his visa approved and will be heading to the USA to join up with his Team Liquid teammates. Broxah shared the good news on Twitter today, explaining that his visa had finally been approved. We […]



League of Legends: LCS Week One and Two Insights

League of Legends: LCS Week One and Two Insights

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The LCS 2020 season is two weeks in and there’s a lot to take in. The meta has deviated from last season and many teams are performing differently than expected. With all this going on, there are a few key things that can be taken away from these opening games. If nothing else, the LCS […]