The League of Legends Championship Collection (LCS) has formally rebranded forward of the 2021 Spring Break up. Two days in the past we noticed the League of Legends Championship Korea (LCK) additionally rebrand earlier than their season. Riot Video games seems to be refining the best way they produce esports for each League of Legends and Valorant.
COVID-19 was a troublesome time for esports with many in-person tournaments being canceled unexpectedly. League of Legends tournaments needed to be reformatted contemplating it could be performed fully on-line. Nevertheless, regardless of COVID-19 taking up the world, the League of Legends World Championship was nonetheless in a position to be held in individual. Worlds gave mild into what could possibly be the way forward for Legend of Legends esports regardless of a world pandemic.
The LCS has obtained its second rebrand since franchising again in early 2018. Since then we’ve got seen totally different groups come and go and several other gamers retire fully. With Søren “Bjergsen” Bjerg and Yiliang “Doublelift” Peng each formally retired from skilled League of Legends, the scene will welcome new expertise. Victor “FBI” Huang (100 Thieves), Edward “Tactical” Ra (Crew Liquid), and Mingyi “Spica” Lu (TSM) have been all featured within the video. These gamers are all ones to look at coming into the 2021 season after their performances final season.
LCS begins January 15
League of Legends esports kicks off in North America on January 15 as revealed on the finish of the rebranding video. Nevertheless, this 12 months will begin otherwise than final 12 months with a three-week “Lock-In” match. All groups will compete for a $150,000 prize pool with a further $50,000 charity prize.
— LCS (@LCSOfficial) January 5, 2021
Along with the kick-off match, the LCS will develop to 5 video games per week throughout three days (Friday Evening League at 3 PM PT; Saturday and Sunday at 1 PM PT). That is to develop the variety of occasions the ten groups play one another. The official season doesn’t start till February 6 after the Lock-In match.
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