League of Legends competition involves professional gamers of the multiplayer online battle arena MOBA game, League of Legends , first published in by Riot Games , but regularly patched , including a complete graphical overhaul of the main map in The latest tournament is the World Championship.
League of Legends is one of the largest esports with various annual tournaments taking place worldwide. After a series of network issues during the Season 2 World Playoffs that led to several matches being delayed, Riot revealed on October 13, , that a special LAN -based client had been quickly developed, designed for use in tournament environments where the effects of lag and other network issues can be detrimental to the proper organization of an event.
The LAN client was deployed for the first time during the first quarter-final and semi-final matches played following the rescheduled matches, and was in use during the finals. On July 11, , Riot Games announced that the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services recognized League of Legends pro-players as professional athletes and that the P visa application process would be more simplified for them. Silversmith Thomas Lyte was asked to craft the winner trophy for the games, having already created the Season Two World Championship Cup in However, the weight was later reduced as it was too heavy to be lifted in victory.
The tournament was also notable for introducing "Fan contributions" to the prize pool; a certain percentage of purchases from Riot's store over the preceding months of the tournament went to increasing the prizes for the 16 competing teams in the tournament. Riot once again in decided to take profits from skin sales to increase the prize pool. The  tournament, hosted in South Korea, was the chance for Riot to continue to exceed expectations.
Riot, as was tradition now, took The other Invictus Gaming would make history for themselves, for this was not only their first World Championship win, but also the first Chinese team to win a World Championship. The  tournament, hosted in Europe, lead to another clean sweep match. The  tournament began on September 25, taking place in China. It has now been decided to hold the finals in Shanghai Stadium in Shanghai on October The audience will get free tickets through the lottery draw. It is the second most important international League of Legends tournament aside from the World Championship.
This is a league system where ten teams compete to stay in the league. A season consists of two splits, each split separated into a regular season and a playoff. The top three teams from each continent advance to the world championships. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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