January 24, 2020

League of Legends Season 10 Meta: Champion spotlights

League of Legends Season 10 is now underway. The LPL is already active, and the LCS and LEC begin this week. League’s meta evolved over the preseason and the best champions already separated themselves from the rest. The general meta is very quick and volatile. Top champions can either do large bursts of damage or […]

January 16, 2020

What’s next in League of Legends?

In 2020, League of Legends is arguably the most popular esport title and there are quite a few reasons why. Riot Games recently held League of Legends’ 10 year anniversary and revealed a plethora of new titles. The company reached this point thanks to the success of their decade-old game. But the success of League […]

January 14, 2020

Team Liquid Broxah with Visa issues, Pobelter subbing?

The 2020 LCS Spring Split is just around the corner, but Team Liquid is experiencing visa issues from their latest import, Mads “Broxah” Brock-Pederson. League of Legends’ community speculates that Eugene “Pobelter” Park may substitute for the jungle position. So this sucks, there are delays processing visas for Cain, Broxah and Shernfire. We hope they […]

January 8, 2020

Forg1ven’s Return: Great Expectations

Outspoken Greek AD Carry, Konstantinos-Napoleon “FORG1VEN” Tzortziou returns to professional League of Legends after a four-year hiatus. FC Schalke 04 fans are understandably excited about the comeback, but what can they expect after such a long break? THE KING IS BACK. So excited to finally unveil the return of @FORG1VENGRE as our starting AD in […]

January 7, 2020

LPL announces Spring Split comeback

After the rise of China’s FunPlus Phoenix at Worlds 2019, League of Legends Pro League action resumes on January 13 for 2020’s season. The offseason for many LPL teams ended with reinventions and major changes to their rosters. Players and coaches moved from major regions to China. Roster Changes Team Royal Never Give Up brings […]

December 18, 2019

League of Legends 2019’s third most popular sport

Riot Games revealed that the 2019 League of Legends Championship Series Grand Finals between G2 Esports and FunPlus Phoenix was the most-watched game in League of Legends history. G2 Esports and FunPlus Phoenix faced off this year in the World Championship Grand Finals. The Chinese esports team took home the trophy after a dominating performance […]

December 17, 2019

Sett, the new League of Legends fighter

Just a few days after Aphelios release, Riot Games already unveiled their next League of Legends champion Sett, The Boss. Sett is a fighter who perfected his rank in the criminal hierarchy by contending in Ionian pit battles. Sett’s Background Sett is the newest brawler champion recently added to the roster who loves to use […]

December 12, 2019

Brooklyn Nets Owner Joseph Tsai Invests $10 Million in G2 Esports

Fresh off a magnificent run through League of Legends Worlds that fell just short, G2 Esports has announced the company’s second raise of the year. Joseph Tsai, the owner of the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets and co-founder of Alibaba, has invested $10 million into G2. The esports organization based in Germany has been open about new […]

December 9, 2019

Tyler1 Championship Series 2019

As the year’s final international League of Legends event, the Tyler1 Championship Series kicks off from December 14 to 15, with Grand Finals on December 21. The tournament will be streamed on Tyler’s Twitch channel, with players competing for $50 thousand. TCS 2019: NA’s LAST CHANCE FOR AN INTERNATIONAL TITLE pic.twitter.com/DZZOX6woQl — loltyler1 (@loltyler1) December […]

December 4, 2019

Rivalry Features: TSM vs CLG

Team SoloMid and Counter Logic Gaming are two of the oldest North American esports teams in the history of League of Legends. These teams also have one of the most storied rivalries in esports. And it all started because Andy “Reginald” Dinh and George “HotshotGG” Georgallidis couldn’t get along. The Beginnings In April 2010, Reginald […]

December 3, 2019

The Nexus, a League of Legends event in Middle East

Riot Games made headlines recently with their upcoming event, The Nexus. The Nexus is the first official League of Legends event held in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Along with this regional accomplishment, The Nexus is also a part of various activities making up the Riyadh season. The Nexus will be held […]

December 2, 2019

Riot Games drops player salaries

Riot Games has informed Oceanic Pro League teams that they will end the team stipend ahead of the 2020 season. To compensate for the financial setbacks to the OPL teams, Riot is removing minimum player salaries for OPL players. The team stipend was an operating subsidy helping teams offset various costs. To ensure that OPL […]

November 26, 2019

Aphelios, League of Legends new champion

League of Legends’ next champion is one of difficulty balanced by the payout. Aphelios, the Lunari monk-assassin wields an array of weapons. Five moonstone weapons, to be exact. Aiding Aphelios, his sister Alune supports him with mysterious and magical powers. Fortifying the champion in battle, Alune guides and empowers him from the backlines, becoming the […]

November 22, 2019

How can the LEC dominate?

The 2019 League of Legends World Championship had a lot in common with its predecessor. A Chinese winner, a European runner-up and Kaisa or Xayah played in nearly every game. With a few nerfs, Riot Games is working on the latter, but what can G2 Esports and the rest of Europe do about the other […]

November 22, 2019

Splyce to be rebranded as MAD Lions for LEC 2020

Splyce’s League of Legends European Championship team will be no more this coming year. Their parent company, OverActive Media, has shut down their New York based office which Splyce has ran since 2015. The new headquarters is underway to move to Toronto, Canada. During this move, many key employees have been let go. The move […]

November 20, 2019

League of Legends: LCS 2020 Changes

With the conclusion of the League of Legends World Championship, the free agency season is well underway. Fans received an abundance of roster moves on the ESPN Free Agency Show. Many LCS teams opted in making confirmations on their signings after the show, here is Esportz Networks Roster roundup for the 2020 LCS Season. 100 […]

November 20, 2019

Cloud9 fined by Riot Games

Major esports company Cloud9 was recently fined by Riot Games for violating League of Legends Championship Series rules. Specifically, Cloud9 issued company stocks to their players in lieu of proper payments. A total of seven players received partial ownership through a company stock plan. In addition to that, Cloud9 didn’t notify Riot about these transactions […]

November 20, 2019

2019 LCS Scouting Grounds Drafts

The 2019 LCS Scouting Grounds Circuit is a Honda sponsored event partnered by Riot Games and gaming Platform, FACEIT. The event’s purpose is to showcase new talents within the North Americas LOL community. LCS teams at the end of the tournament get to recruit players from here. They usually feature in Academy teams and can […]

November 19, 2019

All Stars 2019 Approaches, How Will it Change This Time?

With All Stars 2019 on the horizon, many are curious about the structure of League of Legends’ most volatile event. All Stars will occur from Dec 5-7 in the Las Vegas Esports Arena. This year, two pros from each region will be voted for to represent their league. After the vote concludes, six additional pros […]

November 14, 2019

LoL Worlds 2020 Announcement

During the 2019 LoL World Championship Finals in Paris, Riot Games announced plans for the 2020 Championship. In a video announcement, Riot Games revealed the city and stadium where next year’s event will take place. As the video below shows, the 10th anniversary LoL World Championships will be taking place in Shanghai, China. The video […]

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