September 16, 2020

Reapered leaves Cloud9 and LCS coaching analyzed

Cloud9 released their LCS head coach, Bok “Reapered” Han-gyu, from their roster after Cloud9’s first time missing Worlds in seven years. This may be the first of several major changes to Cloud9’s infrastructure heading into the next year. This change comes while Reapered still held two years left in his Cloud9 contract. The blame also […]

September 15, 2020

2020 Worlds Group Draw shows Groups of Death

Worlds 2020 has finally kicked off with the groups being drawn. Only ten days remain until one of the most anticipated esports tournaments in the world begins. League of Legends esports sees its biggest event, the 2020 World Championship, in 10 days. The #Worlds2020 Groups! pic.twitter.com/jiLS7nD5FH — LoL Esports (@lolesports) September 15, 2020 2020 Worlds […]

September 1, 2020

Cloud9 eliminated from Worlds for first time in 7 years

After seven years of consistently making it to the League of Legends World Championship, Cloud9 has finally been toppled by Team SoloMid and won’t go to Worlds 2020. This is not how we wanted this season to end. Missing Worlds hurts for me, my teammates and the entire C9 org. Knowing how well we played […]

August 24, 2020

Cloud9 and TSM Compete for Worlds 2020

In a thrilling best-of-five series, Team SoloMid performed a reverse sweep against Golden Guardians and secured the 3-2 win. The victory set up what may be the most highly anticipated series all year, TSM versus Cloud9 for the final spot at Worlds 2020. The 2020 #LCS Summer Playoffs continue on Saturday with @TSM facing off […]

August 14, 2020

Golden Guardians sweep TSM 3-0 in LCS Playoffs first round

In a historical upset, Golden Guardians swept Team SoloMid 3-0 in the first round of Summer 2020 LCS Playoffs. TSM and Doublelift get Swept With this loss against Golden Guardians, TSM will be relegated to the lower playoffs bracket and will have one more chance to keep their championship hopes alive. On Sunday, they’ll play […]

August 1, 2020

Updates to Worlds 2020, 2021, 2022 for LoL Esports

After loads of speculation surrounding the state of Worlds 2020, the biggest event in League of Legends esports, Riot Games finally announced Shanghai, China will host the event digitally. “…the team has been tirelessly working to see that all possible measures are taken to preserve the wellbeing of everyone,” said John Needham, Global Head of […]

July 30, 2020

LEC ends NEOM partnership within 15 Hours

In less than 15 hours, the LEC both announced and cancelled their partnership with Saudi Arabia’s NEOM company. “As a company and as a league, we know that it’s important to recognize when we make mistakes and quickly work to correct them,” stated Alberto Guerrero, Director of Esports, EMEA. “After further reflection, while we remain […]

July 7, 2020

Buffalo Wild Wings to open an esports bar

On June 26, Buffalo Wild Wings filed a restaurant trademark application for “The Official Bar of Esports”. Although nothing has been publicly announced, it appears that the famous American chain wants to tap into the esports market. This seems like a failure waiting to happen. Despite the popularity of esports, gaming bars are nowhere near […]

July 1, 2020

The future of Immortals in the LCS

Immortals is a historical esports organization, but their standing in the LCS calls to question their methods of team management and long term sustainability. The first two weeks of Summer 2020 saw an onslaught of League of Legends community hate towards Immortals midlaner Jérémy “Eika” Valdenaire. Eika became the community’s punching bag because of his […]

June 15, 2020

League of Legends Preseason 2021 shown early by Riot Games

Hoping for early feedback, Riot Scruffy put out a preview for League of Legends’ preseason 2021 changes. With League of Legends preseason almost half a year away, fans were quite surprised to find info this early. League of Legends Preseason 2021 In Season 10, Riot Games focused on evolving Summoner’s Rift, but 2021 will center […]