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G2 Esports vs BLG Recap Worlds 2023 Swiss Stage Day 9

G2 Esports vs BLG Recap Worlds 2023 Swiss Stage Day 9

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Europe’s last hope for a Worlds title steps up for their last chance to win against one of the most dominant LPL rosters this season. G2 Esports vs BLG The only LEC team left standing versus the only Chinese team that hasn’t gotten into Knockouts. G2 Esports vs Bilibili Gaming was an incredible series that […]


Fnatic vs Weibo Gaming Recap Worlds 2023 Swiss Stage Day 9

Fnatic vs Weibo Gaming Recap Worlds 2023 Swiss Stage Day 9

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A killer match-up between two underestimated teams in their regions rocked the Worlds stage in the final day of Swiss eliminations. Fnatic vs Weibo Gaming Today was Fnatic’s last chance at Quarterfinals, and played their most convincing game against the monsters from the LPL, Weibo Gaming. Both teams had their backs against the wall, and […]





BLG vs FNC Recap Worlds 2023 Swiss Stage Day 4

BLG vs FNC Recap Worlds 2023 Swiss Stage Day 4

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A heart-pounding match-up between LEC underdogs and one of the toughest teams from China gave the Worlds stage a stunning BLG vs FNC showcase of willpower and sheer discipline Close fights and a hopeful early game defined Fnatic’s match-up against the MSI 2023 semifinalists. With more power and experience on their side, the new FNC […]



G2 Esports vs Gen.G Recap Worlds 2023 Swiss Stage Day 3

G2 Esports vs Gen.G Recap Worlds 2023 Swiss Stage Day 3

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The #1 seeds from EMEA and Korea rocked the Worlds stage in a G2 Esports vs Gen.G best-of-3 match for their place in the quarterfinals bracket. As teams moved through the Swiss bracket, the time eventually came to decide the first entries for the Quarterfinal series. Following LNG and JDG’s intense slugfest came G2’s fateful […]



Fnatic vs GAM Recap Worlds 2023 Swiss Stage Day 2

Fnatic vs GAM Recap Worlds 2023 Swiss Stage Day 2

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With only a handful of rosters left to fight on Day 2, the remaining cross-regional match-ups Fnatic vs GAM Recap met on the Worlds stage to claim their first win After a harrowing match against Korea’s best, GAM faced a legendary LEC org that has seen better days. With both teams having 2 lives left, […]



NRG vs Team Liquid Recap Worlds 2023 Swiss Stage Day 2

NRG vs Team Liquid Recap Worlds 2023 Swiss Stage Day 2

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Rivals clashed as the NRG vs Team Liquid bo1 kicked off the second day of Swiss in Worlds 2023 Team Liquid had a rough start yesterday after their brush with Faker’s team. And after licking their wounds, they sought their first Worlds win in Swiss stage against rivals they knew all too well. In this […]




Team BDS vs JDG Recap Worlds 2023 Swiss Stage Day 1

Team BDS vs JDG Recap Worlds 2023 Swiss Stage Day 1

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Yes, Adam picked Garen. Read on to find out what happened in Team BDS’ first match against the LPL in Worlds 2o23. Team BDS vs JDG – LEC vs LPL One of the more lopsided matches in the Swiss stage led to one of the most spectacular matches of the day. In a no-holds-barred match-up, […]


Karmine Corp Acquires Astralis’ Spot in the LEC

Karmine Corp Acquires Astralis’ Spot in the LEC

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One of the most popular esports orgs in Europe will be the latest addition to the premier European League of Legends competition. In a groundbreaking announcement that has captivated the European gaming community, Karmine Corp, the reigning champions of the 2023 EMEA Masters Summer, has officially acquired the coveted LEC spot of Astralis. This strategic […]



Team BDS Wins Worlds Qualifying Series in 3-0 Clean Sweep

Team BDS Wins Worlds Qualifying Series in 3-0 Clean Sweep

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The Swiss org will join the rest of the teams in Seoul for the Worlds 2023 Play-Ins tomorrow. Team BDS is the Worlds Qualifying Series winner Team BDS is going to their first-ever Worlds Championship after a dominant win against Golden Quardians. Team BDS won a triumphant series against their LCS adversaries Golden Guardians in […]


Fnatic LEC 2023 – Looking Back at a Crazy LEC Season

Fnatic LEC 2023 – Looking Back at a Crazy LEC Season

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From a cruelly disappointing Winter split to reaching the top 5 teams to represent the LEC in Worlds 2023, here’s what Fnatic did right Esports as a genre is elevated by the stories of its pro-players. These memorable narratives help make each season distinct and emotionally engaging. And while they also help raise the stakes […]





G2 Esports Puts an End to the Excel Miracle Run With a 3-0 Sweep and Wins the 2023 Summer Split

G2 Esports Puts an End to the Excel Miracle Run With a 3-0 Sweep and Wins the 2023 Summer Split

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The last split LEC Split before the first-ever Season Finals concluded with another victory for G2 Esports. After back-to-back 10th place finishes in both Winter and Spring, not many fans expected Excel to be challenging for a LEC trophy and a Worlds spot in the Summer Split. But despite all expectations, Excel was the biggest […]



Fnatic vs Team Heretics Preview: LEC 2023 Summer Group Stage

Fnatic vs Team Heretics Preview: LEC 2023 Summer Group Stage

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Summer Playoffs resumes with Fnatic vs Team Heretics, and it’s all thanks to compelling displays of adaptability and pure conviction from either side. The set of roster changes that Fnatic started in Spring are finally bearing fruit as the legendary org seems dead set on taking home a silver trophy of their own. As it […]



Fnatic vs SK Gaming Preview: LEC 2023 Summer Group Stage

Fnatic vs SK Gaming Preview: LEC 2023 Summer Group Stage

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An improved Fnatic roster challenges SK to a rematch in the first day of groups. Read all in our Fnatic vs SK Gaming preview. Fnatic has been in excellent shape ever since their latest player trade-in. A solid mix of new and proven talent has done wonders for the legendary org, launching them near the […]







MSI Preview 2023: MAD Lions

MSI Preview 2023: MAD Lions

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Can persistence carry MAD Lions through another best-of-five slugfest in the MSI 2023 double-elimination bracket? Here’s our official preview on the MAD Lions! MAD Lions were able to clinch a monstrous split victory after a spectacular deep run in Spring Playoffs. Through sheer grit, the Spanish roster overcame every challenge (some by the skin of […]


LEC Legend Rekkles Announces Role-Swap To Support, Parts Ways With Fnatic Ahead of the Summer Split

LEC Legend Rekkles Announces Role-Swap To Support, Parts Ways With Fnatic Ahead of the Summer Split

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One of Europe’s most decorated ADCs will have a different role and a different team for the LEC 2023 Summer Split. The 2023 LEC Season has been nothing short of disappointing for Fnatic so far. After missing the playoffs for the first time in the organization’s history in the Winter Split, Fnatic barely made it […]


MSI Preview 2023: G2 Esports

MSI Preview 2023: G2 Esports

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The Kings of Europe stake their claim at the international title despite faltering in the Spring split. This G2 Esports MSI Preview is for you! It hasn’t even been a month since Caps and co. rose to the top 4 teams in the Spring spit. Their climb to the higher brackets was harder than anticipated, […]











Fnatic vs MAD Lions Preview: LEC 2023 Spring Groups

Fnatic vs MAD Lions Preview: LEC 2023 Spring Groups

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Fallen from grace, two embattled LEC teams meet on the Group Stage to change their fate in this transatlantic Spring Split match-up with Fnatic vs MAD Lions. In a surprising turn of events, MAD didn’t do so well this split. Being a team that clawed their way up last split’s playoffs for the runner-up spot, […]


League of Legends: Picks We’ll Be Seeing in MSI 2023

League of Legends: Picks We’ll Be Seeing in MSI 2023

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Listing the strongest champs in the 13.6 update that’ll see more action in this year’s mid-season invitationals. The world is only a stone’s throw away from witnessing the second biggest LoL tournament of the year. As it stands, we’re only weeks away from witnessing the eventual spring split winners conquer their respective regions for a […]


Astralis vs Team Vitality Preview: 2023 LEC Spring Groups

Astralis vs Team Vitality Preview: 2023 LEC Spring Groups

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The first set of winning teams struggle for supremacy and a shot at the Spring Split Playoffs. With the Groups stage in full swing, things are heating up in the LEC. After they settled the tie in their bet-of-3 (bo3) series against the fallen Fnatic, Astralis has already made strides toward their much-coveted top 4 […]


BDS vs KOI Esports Preview: LEC 2023 Spring Groups

BDS vs KOI Esports Preview: LEC 2023 Spring Groups

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It’s a stellar match-up as Crownie and co. face the dark horse of the LEC for a chance at Spring Playoffs. The 2023 season has been one for the books. So far, the most outstanding in the EMEA have been those you’d least expect. Team BDS has seen tremendous success in the Spring bo1’s, and […]


G2 Esports vs KOI Esports Preview: 2023 LEC Spring Groups

G2 Esports vs KOI Esports Preview: 2023 LEC Spring Groups

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The Kings of Europe are hungry for revenge as they enter their bo3 match-up against one of the rising stars in the LEC, KOI. The reigning champions from the Winter split are the current poster boys of the LEC. With excellent form and precise macroplay, the German team wants another silver shield. On the other […]


BDS vs SK Gaming Preview: LEC 2023 Spring Groups

BDS vs SK Gaming Preview: LEC 2023 Spring Groups

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BDS’s journey toward their first-ever international tournament starts now. 2023 has been a crazy year for European League of Legends. Some teams wildly underperformed, some exceeded expectations. But no team surprised people more than BDS. After finishing bottom two in their first two LEC splits, many thought they would stay at the bottom once again. […]




LEC 2023 Spring Split Teams Guide: Everything You Need to Know

LEC 2023 Spring Split Teams Guide: Everything You Need to Know

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The complete guide for the LEC 2023 Spring Split teams. With the new LEC format nearing mid-season invitationals, its important more than ever to know who everyone is. Players regularly change teams between splits, so it can be pretty tough to keep track. Knowing this, we’ve collated everything you need to stay updated on EMEA’s […]




LEC 2023 Spring Team Previews: Fnatic

LEC 2023 Spring Team Previews: Fnatic

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Will a revamped Fnatic be enough for the team to succeed in the Spring Split? Following their disappointing performance in the Winter split, Fnatic needed a huge overhaul. Earlier this year they formed a roster that they thought could go the distance. But given the lack of overall cohesion in the group, adjustments had to […]


The LEC 2023 Winter Split Stats Leaderboard Revealed!

The LEC 2023 Winter Split Stats Leaderboard Revealed!

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These are the best team players from the LEC Winter split that are worth keeping an eye on. Did your favorite make the list? The LEC saw a fantastic start to their competitive scene as their strongest teams duked it out for the Winter Split win. As each superweek went on, the top 10 teams […]





LEC 2023 Winter Split Playoffs: KOI vs MAD Lions Recap

LEC 2023 Winter Split Playoffs: KOI vs MAD Lions Recap

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KOI and MAD Lions met on the LEC stage to determine who would make it to the Winter Split Finals. The Winter split saw its final match at playoffs as MAD advanced to the second Winner match. The MAD Lions saw much success in their endurance match with SK Gaming yesterday. With their fans cheering […]


LEC 2023 Winter Split Playoffs: MAD Lions vs SK Gaming Recap

LEC 2023 Winter Split Playoffs: MAD Lions vs SK Gaming Recap

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MAD Lions and SK shook the LEC stage with the strongest bo5 series yet. The second match-up in the playoffs was fought in a tense bo5 series that decided which team got knocked out of the competition. Preceding the games were news about the upcoming Spring Split. The finalized tournament start date and the official […]



LEC 2023 Spring Split Official Dates Announced

LEC 2023 Spring Split Official Dates Announced

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The LEC Spring Split ticket sales will begin on February 22 at 5 p.m. CET. The playoffs for the 2023 Winter Split are underway, and with the remaining 4 teams duking it out for the split champion title comes the exciting challenges the rest of the LEC’s best will face in the coming future. March […]


LEC 2023 Winter Split Playoffs: G2 Esports vs KOI Recap

LEC 2023 Winter Split Playoffs: G2 Esports vs KOI Recap

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The LEC winter split’s playoffs went into full swing, as G2 Esports took on KOI. What was perhaps the quickest split the LEC has seen in recent years came to a head as the remaining teams raced to the finish line for a spot at the Finals. Following the Splits format changes that were announced […]


LEC Winter 2023: Groups Stage Week 2, Day 2 Recap

LEC Winter 2023: Groups Stage Week 2, Day 2 Recap

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We recap the strongest moments in the second day of Week 2 for the LEC Group stage. Another round of spectacular games graced the LEC’s Winter split group stage as 4 more teams duked it out for a shot at playoffs. The 2023 Winter Group Stage Draw Group A Vitality SK Gaming Heretics KOI Group […]


LEC Winter 2023: Groups Stage Week 2, Day 1

LEC Winter 2023: Groups Stage Week 2, Day 1

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The group stage continues as the LEC moves toward the Winter split playoffs! The group stage continued with 2 more fantastic match-ups that led to dicey teamfights, big-brain escapes and dominating killfests. After 4 weeks of LEC action, the Winter split’s Group stage will start pitting last week’s winners against each other in the top […]


LEC 2023 Winter: Group Stage Week 1, Day 3

LEC 2023 Winter: Group Stage Week 1, Day 3

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The LEC Winter Group Stage closed in a spectacular clutch win. Given everything we’ve seen in the last few days of the Group Stage, the remaining teams had to give it their all if they wanted to make it to the best-of-5 matches in the next phase of Winter split. Here’s everything that went down […]


LEC 2023 Winter: Group Stage Week 1, Day 2

LEC 2023 Winter: Group Stage Week 1, Day 2

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The 2023 Winter split resumed for Group B’s bo3 matches for the LEC Group Stage. The League of Legends EMEA championship continued its course in another thrilling set of matches for the Group Stage. The 2023 Winter Group Stage Draw Group A Vitality SK Gaming Heretics KOI Group B MAD Lions G2 Esports Team BDS […]



LEC 2023 Winter: Regular Season Week 3, Day 3 Recap

LEC 2023 Winter: Regular Season Week 3, Day 3 Recap

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The Regular Season finds its end as more teams earned their spot at Groups in the LEC’s final Winter superweek . In light of the recent crisis in Turkey, the LEC announced that the Turkish Championship League would be paused. Members of the EMEA League team will be working with the local authorities to presume […]









“EMEA’s MSI representative will be the Spring Split champions,” says LoL EMEA Director

“EMEA’s MSI representative will be the Spring Split champions,” says LoL EMEA Director

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Sweeping format changes are coming to European League of Legends. Riot and LEC just announced the creation of EMEA as a region in League of Legends esports, along with format changes to the LEC and ERL ecosystem, in a press conference. Representing Riot at this conference were Maximilian Peter Schmidt (Director, League of Legends Esports, […]



Team Heretics To Sign International Fan-Favorite Top Laner Evi for Their First LEC Split

Team Heretics To Sign International Fan-Favorite Top Laner Evi for Their First LEC Split

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DetonatioN FocusMe star Shunsuke “Evi” Murase is reportedly close to signing with LEC’s debuting Team Heretics. With only two international events in a year, and with only a handful of best-of series, not many players get themselves an opportunity to create a personal following. Especially minor region players that rarely play on the big stages. […]




Excel Esports To Round Out Their 2023 LEC Roster With Vetheo and Targamas

Excel Esports To Round Out Their 2023 LEC Roster With Vetheo and Targamas

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XL will come into the 2023 season with a near-complete roster overhaul. The 2022 Season was the most successful season in Excel Esports’ history. The organization made their first LEC Playoffs during the Split Split, an achievement they managed to repeat in Summer. Unfortunately, both journeys ended early in 2-3 first-round losses without any best-of-series […]



Team BDS Decide To Promote Their Academy Jungler Sheo to LEC Roster

Team BDS Decide To Promote Their Academy Jungler Sheo to LEC Roster

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Team BDS continues to strengthen the LEC roster with BDS Academy players. With the ending of the LEC Summer Split, Team BDS completed their first season in Europe’s premier league. Unfortunately for the organization, it wasn’t the best of seasons. They finished the Summer in tenth place, a downgrade from Spring Split’s ninth-place finish. But […]


Fnatic To Part Ways With Long-Time Support Hylissang and Promote Rhuckz

Fnatic To Part Ways With Long-Time Support Hylissang and Promote Rhuckz

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After nearly five years with Fnatic, Zdravets “Hylissang” Iliev Galabov won’t be wearing the black and orange jersey anymore. While LCK is still waiting to play in Worlds Finals, Western teams already started their post-Worlds offseason roster changes. Fnatic is the latest team shaking things up ahead of the 2023 season. The organization came into […]








LEC Summer 2022 All-Pro Teams are Announced

LEC Summer 2022 All-Pro Teams are Announced

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With the LEC Summer 2022 done and playoffs not quite here, the league announced the All-Pro teams. LEC’s Summer Split was one of the closest in recent memory, with many players’ forms rising and falling throughout the season. Not many players did shine above the rest, there wasn’t a clear MVP favorite like Vincent ‘Vetheo’ […]


LEC Week 7 Day 2 Summer Split 2022 Recap

LEC Week 7 Day 2 Summer Split 2022 Recap

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The penultimate weekend of the LEC is here and there’s so much to play for. Here’s our LEC Week 7 recap. Check out our Power Rankings for the LEC (or LCS) if you want to get a look at our thoughts.   Week One Recaps – Day One, Two, Three LEC Week Two Recap – Day One, Two […]


LEC Week 7 Day 1 Summer Split 2022 Recap

LEC Week 7 Day 1 Summer Split 2022 Recap

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The penultimate weekend of the LEC is here and there’s so much to play for. Here’s our LEC Week 7 recap. Check out our Power Rankings for the LEC (or LCS) if you want to get a look at our thoughts.   Week One Recaps – Day One, Two, Three LEC Week Two Recap – Day One, Two […]


LEC Week 6 Day 2 Summer Split 2022 Recap

LEC Week 6 Day 2 Summer Split 2022 Recap

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LEC Week 6 is here and we’re getting close to playoffs. A day of exciting fixtures awaits this weekend, with Day Two looking to follow on from day one. Check out our Power Rankings for the LEC (or LCS) if you want to get a look at our thoughts.   Week One Recaps – Day […]


LEC Week 6 Day 1 Summer Split 2022 Recap

LEC Week 6 Day 1 Summer Split 2022 Recap

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LEC Week 6 is here and we’re getting close to playoffs. A day of exciting fixtures awaits this weekend, with Day One no exception. Check out our Power Rankings for the LEC (or LCS) if you want to get a look at our thoughts.   Week One Recaps – Day One, Two, Three LEC Week Two Recap […]






LEC Welcomes Fans Back to the Studio for Summer 2022

LEC Welcomes Fans Back to the Studio for Summer 2022

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Europe’s premiere League of Legends competition, the LEC has been playing its regular seasons without an audience for the last two years. Even with most traditional sports allowing live audiences, Riot and LEC have been very cautious about opening up the Berlin studio until the last split’s playoffs. Even though it wasn’t a stadium event, […]