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What we've learned so far at the League of Legends World Championship

An instant classic from SK Telecom T1 and Royal Never Give Up highlighted the first couple of days at the League of Legends World Championship.

Former world champions in peak form at the League of Legends Worlds group stage

Here's a look at some notable numbers from Day 2 of the League of Legends World Championship group stage.

T1, Invictus Gaming undefeated in League of Legends World Championship groups

SK Telecom T1 and Invictus Gaming moved to 2-0 in group play after Day 2 of the Worlds 2019 Main Event on Sunday at the $2.2 million League of Legends event.

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Worlds favorite G2 Esports thriving in more open metagame

G2 Esports enters the League of Legends World Championship as the favorite, having thrived all year with a unique playstyle of off-meta champion picks and flexible drafting, which head coach Fabian "GrabbZ" Lohmann described as a "fluid playstyle."

The best (and worst) bets of the 2019 League of Legends World Championship group stages

We brought you through the play-in stage bets, and now we're here to bring you through the group stage.

Lira's quiet, methodical path to his first League of Legends World Championship

Clutch Gaming jungler Nam "Lira" Tae-yoo, 24, has made his debut at the League of Legends World Championship, with each step on a journey indicative of his calculated and measured career.


Blizzard reduces blitzchung's penalties, reiterates stance on expressing personal views on broadcasts

Blizzard released a statement Friday regarding its actions toward blitzchung, the Hearthstone player who voiced his support of the Hong Kong protestors, and the company reiterated that its broadcasts are not a forum to share personal views.

Riot Games instructs casters, players not to discuss 'sensitive issues'

Riot Games has advised players and casters at the League of Legends World Championship to refrain from discussing politics and other sensitive issues. Riot previously denied allegations that it asked casters to refer to the team Hong Kong Attitude as HKA.



Echo Fox LCS slot sale funds of $30.5 million to be distributed by court

The Superior Court of California County of Los Angeles will oversee how $30.5 million will be distributed in order to settle a disagreement between Rick Fox and Stratton Sclavos.

Rick Fox sues business partners alleging fraud, conspiracy and breach of contract

Rick Fox filed to sue his business partners on Monday, alleging Amit Raizada and Stratton Sclavos committed fraud to enrich themselves.

Evil Geniuses confirm acquisition of Echo Fox's LCS spot

Evil Geniuses will acquire the League of Legends Championship Series slot previously owned by Echo Fox after being selected by Riot Games.


Fallout continues after Blizzard's decision to reprimand blitzchung

From caster Brian Kibler dropping out of BlizzCon to Overwatch character Mei protesting in fan art, the fallout from Blizzard's decision to reprimand blitzchung continues.

Blizzard suspends Hearthstone player blitzchung after vocalizing support for anti-government Hong Kong protesters during postgame interview

Blitzchung has been suspended for a year after he voiced support for the anti-government protests in Hong Kong.

Offseason moves

Overwatch League

Toronto Defiant continue overhaul, release three

The Toronto Defiant continued their offseason overhaul by releasing DPS Jin-ui "im37" Hong, support Jaeyoon "Aid" Go and tank Normunds "sharyk" Faterins.

Florida Mayhem part ways with five players, assistant coach

The beginning of the Overwatch League offseason marked an overhaul of Florida Mayhem's roster as well as several staff changes.

Florida Mayhem promote yeHHH to GM

After a 6-22 finish during Season 2 of the Overwatch League, the Florida Mayhem are looking to second assistant general manager Albert "yeHHH" Yeh for a fresh start.

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