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Major structural changes made to LCS 2021, new tournament introduced.The North American LCS one of Riot Games’ top-tier competitive gaming franchise leagues in LoL esports, has made some major adjustments to the season’s format.The league will starting January 15th, has introduced ‘LCS Lock In’ for the upcoming season — an inaugural three-week tournament that offers $150,000 plus $50,000 for the team to donate to a charity of its choice. The performance’s in this competition will contribute to regular-season or playoff seeding. Like before, the season will be split into two parts: Spring and Summer. However, regular-season records will now be...
Last week, the BBC announced that it will be broadcasting season number ten of the Rocket League Championship Series starting January 9th. Broadcasts are set to commence at 3:30 pm on January 9th and 10th. The BBC will be broadcasting the RLCS X Winter Split, in particular Europe Regional #3, with organizations having already completed the ‘Fall’ section of the competition last year. In addition the London-based media company stated that further broadcasts of the competition are planned for January 16th and 17th. Some of the participants competing in Europe Regional #3 include David Beckham’s Guild Esports, Wolves eSports, the professional gaming arm...
BUILDING A DYNASTY Last week’s blog focused on winning and losing from a player’s perspective; the trials they have to overcome individually in order to succeed and satisfy their hunger to win, as well as justify their drive and the hours they put in, but what of the people behind the players? This weekend, G2 Esports and Team SoloMid completed their respective League of Legends Playoff runs with a successful championship finish from the Loser’s Bracket. With it being G2’s 4th straight championship and TSM’s 1st championship in 3 years, both organizations sit at the top with the title of...
Team owners who try it can make informed decisions about franchising once they make initial investments. It improves the commitment and stability of teams, according to Bryce Blum, the owner of ESG Law and Theorycraft. Sports organizations can create better frameworks through franchising.