Riot Games has announced Rift Rivals, a League of Legends event taking place around the world throughout July 3-9. The event will see different regional rivals going head-to-head in competition for “glory and bragging rights.”
UPDATE: Carmac’s statement has been deleted from Reddit by moderators. League of Legends’ biggest third-party tournament series is no more. IEM’s Michal “Carmac” Blicharz has announced via Reddit that League of Legends won’t be featured at Intel Extreme Masters events for the 2017 season.
After qualifying for the LCS with Misfits Academy (now known as Mysterious Monkeys), jungler Milo “Pridestalker” Wehnes has been transferred to Team Roccat, the organization announced via Facebook Monday.
The League of Legends subreddit has long been the center of the LoLcommunity. Its one million subscribers makes it the 61st most popular section of Reddit, according to Reddit Metrics. The second most popular esports game subreddit is r/Overwatch, with over 850,000 subscribers.
Luka "Perkz" Perkovic talks to Travis Gafford after their victory over Team WE about the strength of the EU region, why he was confident going into the series, and more.
Joshua "Jatt" Leesman talks to Travis Gafford about his predictions for MSI, thoughts on SKT's dominance, and the TSM struggle.
Heo "Huni" Seung-hoon talks to Travis Gafford about SKT's performance on the World Stage at MSI 2017 after their victory over Flash Wolves.
If any team wants the confidence that SKT can claim, the ability to dominate and appear so far above the rest of the competition, they can only obtain it through years of climbing on top and continuing to evolve. For a while, outside of clashing against the top of LCK, it’s just going to be close.
In a surprising upset based on their group stage performances, G2 Esports bested Team WE 3-1 in the 2017 League of Legends Mid-Season Invitational semifinals. After the series, Yahoo Esports caught up again with G2 support Alfonso “Mithy” Aguirre Rodríguez to talk about G2’s win and their upcoming finals
Soccer star Ronaldo will be at MSI this weekend. The League of Legends 2017 Mid-Season Invitational closing ceremony this weekend will feature an appearance from renowned Brazilian soccer player Ronaldo Fenomeno, Riot Games has announced. Ronaldo is widely regarded as one of the greatest soccer players
Shortly after announcing their acquisition of QG Reapers and Now Or Never, JingDong Gaming have revealed their full LPL and LSPL lineups. Most notably, they’ve added ex-I May player Kang "BaeMe" Yanghyun as mid laner and former Oh My God support Fang “DaDa7” Hongri as coach of their LSPL team
Newbee Gaming have announced their 2017 LPL Summer League of Legends roster. Aside from the addition of AD carry Li "Vasilii" Weijun, Lei "Corn" Wen, previously of the Royal Club organization, has joined as mid lane substitute.
Royal Never Give Up posted their 2017 LPL Summer roster to weibo. The roster includes one top lane substitute, one jungle substitute, and two AD carry substitutes, including Wang "wuxx" Cheng, who played for the team when they won LPL in 2016 Spring.
Taiwan’s Flash Wolves once had a winning record against Korean powerhouse SK Telecom T1. After one best-of-five series at the 2017 League of Legends Mid-Season Invitational, that record is now in SKT’s favor. After SKT’s 3-0 sweep, Yahoo Esports caught up with SKT support Lee “Wolf” Jae-wan to talk