Category Archives: Challenger Series

Excel Esports WILL be representing the UK in the LoL European Masters

UK esports organisation and current ESL Premiership League of Legends champions, exceL Esports, will be taking part in the new European Masters cup. Riot announced the new European cup last year, which will feature the winning teams from 10 European Regional Leagues, including the ESL Prem, Spanish Superliga, Nordic Championship and more. It wasn't clear…
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Confirmed: Riot scraps EU Challenger Series in favour of national champions league

UPDATE (April 2018): Riot announced that a new EU Masters tournament will take place, the first of which was won by Origen in Leicester's Haymarket Theatre.   ORIGINAL ARTICLE: 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…
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National league winners could qualify for the EU LCS directly if Challenger Series is ditched – rumour

UPDATE (April 2018): Riot announced that a new EU Masters tournament will take place, the first of which was won by Origen in Leicester's Haymarket Theatre.   ORIGINAL ARTICLE: A rumour has emerged suggesting Riot Games is thinking about adopting a 'Champions League-style' model for the EU LCS. The idea 'is gaining support, according to sources familiar with…
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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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