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 31, 2020

LCK Academy Series will develop amateur esports pros

League of Legends Champions Korea, the Korean league for League of Legends esports, announced the formation of Academy Series. This event will be a competition for skilled amateur players in order to let them shine in the LCK. Korizon Esports translator Kevin Kim revealed this LCK news this morning. “Introducing the LCK Academy Series, a […]

June 30, 2020

Gamer Republic tries to crowdfund $20 million to join LCK

Gamer Republic is currently trying to enter League of Legends Champions Korea through crowdfunding. To offset the large costs of applying to be an LCK team, Gamer Republic turned to Kickstarter. While many organizations have suffered because of the pandemic, esports saw a huge increase in viewership and interest. For example, some of the broadcasting […]

May 4, 2020

Riot could host a League of Legends offseason event

After League of Legends Mid-Season Invitational was canceled, Riot Games knew that some form of compensation was needed for the fans. Because the COVID-19 situation may not be resolved before the start of the summer split, the main replacement would be an online tournament. A recent report showcased Riot Games’ plans to create a one-time […]

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 […]

October 31, 2019

HUYA Secures Broadcasting Rights to LCK Matches Until 2022

Huya will represent the LCK in all negotiations for the League’s Chinese streams till 2022. The live-streaming company will hire casters and streamers to create content for the LCK channels. Huya will arrange streamers and influencers to actively participate in the official events and deepen the partnerships with official programs in the next three years. […]

October 18, 2019

Inside the troubled League of Legends team Griffin

The League of Legend’s team Griffin is currently at Worlds 2019, but the controversy surrounding this esports organization shifts the light from their players. Griffin is a South Korean esports organization owned by esports entertainment company STILL8. It has teams competing in about three esports games with League of Legends taking priority. Griffin earned a […]

October 12, 2019

Worlds 2019 top region profiles

The 2019 League of Legends World Championship kicks off today, October 12. 16 of the best teams around the world battle it out to hoist the Summoner’s Cup. Fans will generally say their favorites are from the home region. Esportz Network analyzed and profiled the number one team emerging from the LCK, LPL, LCS and […]

October 9, 2019

LoL Worlds 2019 Group Stage Preview

With the conclusion of the Play-In stage, the final 16 teams playing in the League of Legends Worlds 2019 Group Stage are decided. The qualified teams joining the fray are Clutch Gaming from the LCS, DAMWON Gaming from the LCK, Hong Kong Attitude from the LMS, and Splyce from the LEC. While no wildcard regions […]

September 11, 2019

Jin Air Green Wings relegated from the LCK

Jin Air Green Wings are officially relegated from the League of Legends Champions Korea. Suffering losses to APK Prince and Hanwha Life Esports in the LCK 2020 Spring Promotion event led them here. The Green Wings’ spot in the LCK next split will be occupied by APK Prince. APK upset Hanwha Life 2-1 to earn a […]

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