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Fnatic beat RNG, give Europe three teams in worlds knockout rounds | ESPN Esports

Fnatic beat Royal Never Give Up to advance out of Group C and gave Europe three teams in the knockout rounds of the League of Legends World Championship for the first time ever. T1 also advanced out of the “group of death.” Read More Related posts: Vitality, Fnatic advance to semis at DreamHack Masters Malmo […]

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Riot Games investigating Griffin after allegations made by former coach | ESPN Esports

Riot Games’ South Korean and Chinese branches and the Korea e-Sports Association (KeSPA) have opened an investigation into League of Legends Champions Korea team Griffin after allegations raised by their former head coach Kim “cvMax” Dae-ho. Read More Related posts: Riot Games Announces Multi-Year Global League of Legends Partnership with OPPO | The Esports Observer […]

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Houston Outlaws welcome Hydration to 2020 roster | ESPN Esports

The Houston Outlaws added Joao Pedro “Hydration” Goes Telles to their roster, pending Overwatch League approval, the team announced Friday. Read More Related posts: OWL Outlaws’ Purchase by Lee Zieben Currently In Doubt | The Esports Observer Gen.G Esports Establishes Shanghai NBA 2K League Franchise | The Esports Observer Houston Outlaws tap Harsha for head […]

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How the League of Legends World Championship Format Encourages Steady Viewership Growth | The Esports Observer

The League of Legends World Championship 2019 is well underway, and viewership for the event on Twitch has helped catapult LoL’s hours watched figures already. As one might expect, Worlds is the most prominent LoL tournament of the year, requiring qualification through regionalized leagues like North America’s LoL Championship Series, LoL Champions Korea, and the […]

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U.S. congressional delegation weighs in on ‘blitzchung’ suspension | ESPN Esports

A bipartisan congressional group, including Republican Sen. Marco Rubio and Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, is asking Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick to reverse course and lift all punishments against Hearthstone player Chung “blitzchung” Ng Wai. Read More Related posts: Blizzard halves banned Hearthstone player’s suspension, gives back prize money | Destructoid Blizzard reduces suspension of Hong […]

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