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 […]

March 18, 2020

LCS and LEC return online after coronavirus suspends them

Both the LCS and the LEC will be set to return on March 20 with online matches for the remainder of the Spring Split. “Due to the ongoing developments of the coronavirus pandemic we have decided to play the remainder of the 2020 LEC Spring Split 100% remotely online, with matches resuming Friday, March 20th. […]

February 15, 2020

Forg1ven leaves Schalke

After League of Legends’ Konstantinos “Forg1ven” Tzortziou’s grand return to LEC, he stepped down from the team’s main roster just three weeks after LEC action. Forg1ven announced his decision via Twitter in an effort to get his team to take necessary measures in improving their current situation. “In my 7+ LoL career i always played […]

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 […]

December 2, 2019

Astralis Group becomes a public company

DENMARK – Esports organization Astralis Group recently announced historic plans to go public next week. Shares in Astralis Group will become tradeable on NASDAQ’s First North Growth Market Denmark on December 9. A “subscription period” took place through November, giving investors the opportunity to back the company before going public. Børsplanerne er klar. Vi har […]

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 run since 2015. The new headquarters is underway to move to Toronto, Canada. During this move, many key employees have been let go. The move is […]

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 24, 2019

Parent company OverActive Media to shut down Splyce

The Splyce brand has been a key contributor in esports for years. They’re based in New York and have teams competing in all branches of esports from Call of Duty and Overwatch to League of Legends and Starcraft 2. They’ll also be shut down by their parent company OverActive Media come December, according to Richard […]

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