League of Legends News

Recap

Midwest Toppled: UC Irvine Takes 2018 National Championship Back To Resurgent West Coast

June 11, 2018

The 2018 season has come to an end, and unlike almost every prediction out there, the title is headed to California. UC Irvine beat the Columbia College (MO) Cougars 3-0 in the final series to pump the brakes on the American Midwest's collegiate esports surge.

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Caster Call: CLoL Casters Predict the National Title Bracket

June 7, 2018

The League of Legends College Championship is up for grabs starting tonight at 6pm EST. To get you ready for the clash of the top eight schools in North America, we asked Kyle "Corvus" Crowe and Alex "MadMagical" Whieldon to weigh in with their picks.

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Against the Wall: Mixed Bag Ottawa Team Looks To Play The Spoiler During National Title Week

June 6, 2018

Ottawa went from a regular season tear to stumbling in the Eastern Finals and Play-Ins. If East champions Western University are paragons of consistency, the runners-up, it seems, must shake a disturbing lack thereof if they hope to hoist the trophy this year.

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The Professionals: UC Irvine's Growth Spurs Title Run

June 5, 2018

Coming off of a brutal series loss against Simon Fraser University, the Anteaters could have folded after getting punched in the mouth. Instead, they just got angry, and that anger has made them the favorite in the right half of the national title bracket.

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CSL Is Hiring!

June 5, 2018

We are hiring a Production Director and Community Manager for the upcoming season! Read on for descriptions of both positions and how you can apply.

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Fatti Maschii, Parole Femine: Terrapins Get Another Shot at a Title

June 3, 2018

Maryland is no stranger to the National Championship bracket. Last year, they took on perennial contender Robert Morris University, but ultimately lost. This year, UMD is hoping for better results and a chance to put the Big Ten on the collegiate map.

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Comeback Kids: After Falling From Grace in North Finals, Columbia College (MO) Looks to Rebound

May 24, 2018

Missouri is one of the most successful and prominent states in collegiate Esports, and Columbia College is their darling. Although their stats aren’t flawless, it’s clear that the Cougars are one of the top contenders in the entire nation.

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Fighting Illini: University of Illinois Hopes to Pull Off A Playoff Miracle

May 22, 2018

After another second place finish in the Big Ten, the University of Illinois looks like the least qualified team to make it into the National Championship bracket. However, anybody who watches traditional sports knows how dangerous an underdog can be.

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Elite Eight Analytics: Objective Control

May 17, 2018

As we close in on June and the final College League of Legends stretch, everything comes under the microscope. Last week, we saw that Western University (#3) had defied expectations without flashy numbers. This week, we look at the bigger picture.

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Breaking Down the Numbers Redeemed: Western University Championship Preview

May 9, 2018

Four weeks into the season, nobody was picking Western University to win their own region, let alone make it to the big dance. A couple months later, the team's consistency in the macro game shows that they are one of CLoL's most consistent teams.

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Overwatch and Hearthstone Summer Tournaments Registration Opened

May 8, 2018

CSL is hosting Summer tournaments for Overwatch and Hearthstone! Read on for more details on prize pool, registration information, and general info and schedule.

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Junior Varsity League of Legends Finishes With Simon Fraser On Top

May 2, 2018

After overcoming initially difficult series, the Simon Fraser University Clan took on the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign for all of the JV marbles. With offseason momentum on the line, both squads went all out, looking to make their mark on collegiate LoL.

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Cal State Long Beach: Grassroots Growth of an Esports Giant

April 27, 2018

As the president of the CSULB Esports Association, Luly Flores has made great strides in developing the local esports scene, not only by hosting tournaments for its members by creating a deeper sense of community at the school for those who love competitive gaming of all kinds.

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