After a long uphill battle with the US Visa system, TSM's very own Willian "Leffen" Hjelte has recently obtained a short term visa just in time for the EVO Championship Series.While TSM's League of Legends players can apply for athlete visas due to progress made by Riot Games, players for smaller games like Super Smash Bros.
The League of Legends MSI is heading into the knockout stage, where the top 4 teams will battle it out to see who will be the new MSI champions.With group stage behind us, we move into the knockout stage where the 4 remaining teams fight for the championship title.
Everyone rejoice, League of Legends (LoL) has officially been sanctioned as a sport in Australia.Thanks to a partnership between Riot Games and Unigames, students can compete in League during the Australian University Games, the largest sporting event held for college students where they aim to bring home a championship for their respective universities.
By sticking with their current ranking system, Riot is effectively choking every ounce of competitiveness out of League of Legends.If Riot wants League of Legends to continue to prosper, they need to bring back Solo Queue to remain competitive.
Riot Games' President and Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), Mark Merrill, has recently outed Icefrog's name on Reddit.(And while that name is out there, we will not be revealing it here.
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This has lead to a substantial 40% in player reform that Overwatch could benefit from.In addition to punishment, to make a quick point, Overwatch could benefit from a more specific report system much like LoL.