Fortnite returned to the top of Twitch as high-profile streamers make their way back to broadcasting following a short break to attend the Electronic Entertainment Expo. Meanwhile, a new turn-based strategy game in League of Legends called Teamfight Tactics made its presence felt in its debut week on Twitch.
theScore esports Daily (June 24): MIBR reportedly replacing felps with LUCAS1, League of Legends banned in Iran and while MATUMBAMAN signs to Chaos' Dota 2 roster
theScore esports Daily is a once-a-day briefing covering the top news stories from around the world of esports.MIBR reportedly in talks to drop felps for LUCAS1 in time for CologneAccording to a report from Brazilian website Sport.
League of Legends fans will remember MSI 2019 for a very long time. From Liquid’s impossible upset over tournament favorites Invictus Gaming.
Global media company SPI/Filmbox has acquired the exclusive broadcasting rights for Esports Balkan League (EBL), the region’s top-tier League of Legends competition run by Fortuna Esports. The league will be broadcast on Gametoon HD, SPI/Filmbox’s dedicated gaming and esports channel.
TheScore esports Daily (June 21): $1 million Auto Chess tournament announced, Team Liquid announces partnership with Chinese streaming platform Huya
theScore esports Daily is a once-a-day briefing covering the top news stories from around the world of esports.$1 million Auto Chess tournament announced The developers behind uber-popular Dota 2 mod Auto Chess have announced a $1 million invitational tournament set to kick off in October.
HyperX is now the official peripherals sponsor of Excel Esports, which will use the company’s gear while competing in the League of Legends European Championship (LEC). Excel Esports and HyperX will also collaborate on a content series highlighting individual members of the LEC squad.
Netherlands-based esports organisation Team Liquid has partnered with Chinese content platform HUYA. The deal will see select players live stream on the platform in aid of connecting with the organisation’s audience in China.
League of Legends‘ 2019 World Championship events will be held in Europe, with the Finals taking place at the AccorHotels Arena in Paris on Nov. 10.
The League of Legends World Championship is coming back to Europe, and the cities, dates and venues have been announced.
Berlin, Madrid and Paris have all be named as locations for this year’s League of Legends World Championship. The tournament will kick off on October 2nd with the Play-In Stage and finish on November 10th with the Grand Finals.
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LGD Gaming's jungler Xiang "Condi" Ren-Jie has been suspended 18 months and manager Song "Hesitate" Zi-Yang received a lifetime banned from competitive League of Legends following a joint investigation with the LPL into alleged gambling and matchfixing.
China continues to dominate our League of Legends global power rankings with five teams among the top 10, but two Korean teams made big jumps to crack the top tier.
Excel Esports has added Belong Gaming Arenas as its official arena partner. The team’s League of Legends European Championship (LEC) team will wear Belong branding on its jerseys.
The League of Legends European Championship (LEC) Summer finals will be hosted in Greece for the first time. Nestlé’s LION Cereals brand will be the main partner of the event, following previous fan activations with Riot Games.