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Major structural changes made to LCS 2021, new tournament introduced.

Major structural changes made to LCS 2021, new tournament introduced.

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...

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Sandra Marin
BUILDING A DYNASTY

BUILDING A DYNASTY

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...

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LEAGUE OF LEGENDS EUROPEAN CHAMPIOSHIP

LEAGUE OF LEGENDS EUROPEAN CHAMPIOSHIP

LEAGUE OF LEGENDS EUROPEAN CHAMPIOSHIP HOW IT WORKS At the end of the season, the winner of the summer split, the team with the most championship points, and the winner of the gauntlet tournament qualify for the annual League of Legends World Championship. The LEC represents the highest level of League of Legends play in Europe. OVERVIEW 10 teams participate. Each team plays 18 matches: Using a Double Round Robin format. The top 6 teams qualifies to the playoffs. Teams &  First appearance in LCS FORMAT As of 2019, 10 teams in Europe, selected through franchising, compete in the LEC. At the conclusion of each split, a playoff consisting...

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Diego Guemes
An Introduction to the Esports Ecosystem

An Introduction to the Esports Ecosystem

Be it as tournament organizers, streaming rights owners and content creators. It is known that an org can be responsable for financing a tourney through sponsorships and brand partnerships, streaming them and distributing their content to their consideration.

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