Category Archives: Challenger Series

Confirmed: Riot scraps EU Challenger Series in favour of national champions league

Riot Games has announced that it will be introducing a new pan-European tournament involving the best teams from different countries. While the intricacies and key info on how this will work haven't yet been revealed, it's expected that the winner of the ESL UK & Ireland Premiership will now qualify for this new national champions league,…
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UK caster trio set for EU Challenger Series

UPDATE: Dezachu has been added to the line-up. He was observer this week and will be casting next week. Epic LAN done, first week of EUCS done, off to work in the heat tomorrow! — Dezachu (@Dezachu) June 18, 2017   Original article: Three British League of Legends casters will be casting the EU Challenger…
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Larssen and British jungler Dan join Challenger Series team Wind and Rain

The UK League of Legends scene's top mid-laner, Emil "Larssen" Larsson, has left MnM Gaming to play in the EU Challenger Series. He has joined Wind and Rain (WAR), who qualified for the Challenger Series along with Red Bulls. ESL UK & Ireland Premiership champions MnM were unsuccessful in their bid to reach the Challenger Series, but…
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Signing former Team Dignitas pros is a genius marketing move from Echo Fox

Yesterday North American esports organisation Echo Fox announced it had signed some former pro players for its Challenger team. Not just any players - former Team Dignitas heroes and current League of Legends personalities/streamers Michael “Imaqtpie” Santana, William “Scarra” Li, Joedat “Voyboy” Esfahani and Danny “Shiphtur” Le. They are joined by another huge League of Legends…
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Origen acquire Wind and Rain (WAR) roster from EU Challenger Series Qualifiers

UPDATE (June 3rd): Origen has confirmed the news on Twitter. The new challenge. — Origen (@Origengg) June 3, 2017 Original story (June 2nd): European League of Legends organisation Origen have snapped up the promising roster of Wind and Rain (WAR), Esports News UK understands. WAR recently qualified for the EU Summer 2017 Challenger Series,…
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Red Bulls and WAR qualify for EU League of Legends Challenger Series

The EU League of Legends Challenger Series Qualifiers are over - and two teams have progressed to the summer 2017 split. Wind and Rain (WAR), the team formerly known as PAM/Polite and Mature, are the first to qualify. They originally progressed to the CSQs through Ragnarok 2017 with UK coach Alex "Kazehaya" Hirst, who predicted they would…
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