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 […]

March 26, 2020

Team Liquid might make LCS history by missing Playoffs

Team Liquid, four-time trophy winners and current defenders of the LCS championship, will likely miss the 2020 Spring Split Playoffs. In order to make it to Playoffs, Team Liquid needs to win their last two scheduled matches and the inevitable tiebreakers that come after. Their score is currently 7-9, putting them in seventh place. Their […]

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 its decade-old game. But the success of League […]

January 16, 2020

Sneaky announces full time streaming career

Zach “Sneaky” Scuderi, a player who helped build League of Legends from the ground up, revealed plans to be a full-time Cloud9 streamer after being released from his LCS contract. Future plans! pic.twitter.com/Ll3eUaqZTW — Zach Scuderi (@Sneaky) January 15, 2020 Although the off-season started months ago, Sneaky just announced his plans. His release from the […]

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 […]

November 11, 2019

How did FPX beat G2 to win Worlds 2019?

When Riot Games released the 2019 Worlds anthem, no one realized they also leaked the script for the tournament. Finishing the series 3-0, FunPlus Phoenix flew through finals to collect the Summoner’s Cup. Thank you,all of you!I said it and I made it pic.twitter.com/R3iQEZF8YU — Doinb (@Doinbmid) November 10, 2019 Hot after the G2 versus […]

November 10, 2019

FPX, the 2019 League of Legends Worlds Champion

Just hours ago, FunPlus Phoenix defeated G2 Esports in a dominant 3-0 finals. This is the second straight year that a Chinese team claims the Summoners’ Cup. The entire event, from opening to close, was quite the spectacle of events. RAISE THAT TROPHY, @FPX_Esports! #Worlds2019 pic.twitter.com/D0psM2X2aL — lolesports (@lolesports) November 10, 2019 The opening ceremony […]

November 9, 2019

The top 5 most-watched esports events of all time

League of Legends’ 2019 World Championship will be decided by a showdown between G2 Esports and FunPlus Phoenix this Sunday. It’s been a record-breaking few weeks for Riot Games’ premier tournament. Last weekend’s Semifinal between G2 and SK Telecom’s T1 reportedly reached the highest peak viewership of any esports event ever. And before that match […]

November 8, 2019

G2 vs. SKT: Don’t call it a comeback

The year is 2017. Edward Gaming is up 10K gold over defending World Champions, SK Telecom and leads 9-0 in kills. On paper, the League of Legends game looks dead and buried, but EDG struggles to close. Then Lee “Wolf” Jae-wan’s Rakhan engages out of the Fog of War. Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok’s Shockwave hits four […]

October 27, 2019

How North America can finally win Worlds

After one of North America’s worst international results since 2015, it is undeniable that the region needs to improve. But it is unclear how. Much sets NA apart from regions like China and Europe. However, the region’s biggest hurdle is the massive difference in player population. Unfortunately, not even a massive NA marketing campaign can […]

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