Category Archives: Challenger Series

Valencia, Baskonia, Sensei & others enter the summer 2017 EUW CS Open Qualifier

Europe's hopeful League of Legends teams and rosters taking part in the summer 2017 League of Legends Challenger Series Open Qualifier have been revealed. Notable names include ValenciaCF eSports (the League of Legends team playing under the Spanish football club brand), Baskonia, K1ck, G2 Vodafone and Sensei, who have previously played in the ESL UK…
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Confirmed: Aaron “Medic” Chamberlain becomes new EU Challenger Series caster

As expected, UK caster Aaron "Medic" Chamberlain has joined Riot Games' EU Challenger Series broadcast team. The caster - formerly known as Sona - was mentioned in this official Challenger Series preview article. He will work as a play-by-play shoutcaster alongside fellow Brits Andy "Vedius" Day and James "Stress" O’Leary. Incredibly happy to say I'll…
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Fnatic Academy could be playing in ESL UK’s Premiership

Riot Games made a change to their EU League of Legends Championship Series (LCS) rulebook in December which went largely unnoticed - and could have a huge impact on the UK scene. The policy change concerns LCS sister teams playing in the lower-tier Challenger Series (CS), for example Fnatic Academy (who qualified for the CS spring…
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Team Larssen knocked out of Challenger Series qualifiers

Team Larssen - the remnants of 2016's League of Legends ESL UK Premiership summer champions MnM Gaming - have exited the Challenger Series this evening. The European dream for the team is over, after they were defeated by Team Kinguin. Team Larssen actually won their first match in the qualifiers earlier this week, comfortably beating Alientech…
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UK Talent to Cast EU Challenger Series Qualifiers

The casting talent for this years EU Challenger Series Qualifiers has been confirmed today. Fans of the UK League of Legends Premiership will be familiar with the sights and sounds of this talented trio, while UK Masters fans took Excoundrel and Sona to their hearts in the latter stages of 2016. Here is what the…
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MnM League of Legends player XDSmiley receives death threats following Twitter exchange with K1ck Esports coach

League of Legends ADC Ludvig "XDSmiley" Granquist from UK champions MnM Gaming says he's received death threats on Twitter. As well as threats, subtweeting in the world of competitive League of Legends is very much alive and k1cking. The head coach for Portuegese League of Legends team K1ck Esports had a heated Twitter exchange with Smiley. Smiley originally…
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