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Crypto Company FTX Strikes Deal With Riot Games

League of Legends has an official cryptocurrency sponsor after the game’s publisher, Riot Games, agreed to a sponsorship deal with cryptocurrency exchange FTX. The reported seven-year deal will grant FTX branding and sponsorship rights across LCS platforms. The branding will be on LCS broadcasts; player net worth, total team gold and gold graphs will all […]

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Events DC Launches Mid-Atlantic Esports Conference

Events DC will launch its own collegiate esports conference in partnership with Game Gym that will host competitions and other esports programs for colleges and universities in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. The Mid-Atlantic Esports Conference will be designed to create local rivalries and foster friendly competition among the participating universities and support the development […]

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League of Legends Championship Series Changing in 2021

The 2021 League of Legends Championship Series is going to have major overhauls to its season format with a three-week season kickoff and split regular seasons into a Spring and Summer series among other changes. The LCS Lock In will start the season with a three-week tournament with a $150,000 winner-take-all grand prize starting January […]

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League of Legends World Championship Set for Shanghai in 2020, 2021

Riot Games will have the 2020 and 2021 League of Legends World Championships in Shanghai, the company announced. The 2020 event will be held at Shanghai Pudong Football Stadium from September 25 through October 31 in one site instead of a tour as it traditionally has been organized. We're excited to celebrate the 2020 World […]

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Mid-American Conference Schools Form Esports Collegiate Conference

The Mid-American Conference will have its 12 member schools form the Esports Collegiate Conference starting with the 2020–2021 academic year with fall and spring seasons in a variety of titles. The Esports Collegiate Conference will provide structure, scheduling and championship opportunities and will operate separately from the Mid-American Conference. The founding members are University of […]

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League of Legends Championship Series Gets Broadcast Deal

The League of Legends Championship Series will air on ESPN2 with spring playoffs already underway,  leading to the championship event on April 19. Each of the playoff series will be a best-of-five with the winner of the spring playoffs representing North America at the 2020 Mid-Season Invitational in July. “We’re excited to work with Riot […]

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League of Legends 2020 Finals Headed to Shanghai

Riot Games will bring the League of Legends World Championship finals to China for its 10th annual event in 2020 at the 56,000 seat Shanghai Stadium. The final was last staged in China in 2017 at the Beijing National Stadium, with Shanghai hosting a semifinal. The city also serves as the headquarters for the League […]

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Call of Duty League Franchises Awarded to Los Angeles, Florida

Activision Blizzard Esports has sold two new franchise slots for its city-based Call of Duty esports league to Los Angeles and Florida, with the L.A. franchise being bought by Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, the owner of the Los Angeles Rams. The Florida franchise will be opened by Misfits Gaming, a UK-based professional esports organization. The […]

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Honda to Sponsor League of Legends Championship Series, Team Liquid

Riot Games will partner with Honda, bringing the automaker further into the esports realm by having it sponsor the League of Legends Championship Series and Team Liquid, currently the league’s top-ranked team. The partnership will launch with the start of the Summer Split Playoffs in August in Los Angeles, and the LCS Finals in Detroit. […]

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