The MCM London Comic Con has jumped onto the sports wagon with its first ever League of Legends tournament taking place this year.
Sign ups for teams close on May 3rd, while the event itself takes place from Friday May 24th to Sunday May 26th.
The event’s new MCM eSports zone will see four top League of Legends teams fight their way out of a pool of 32 teams, before battling each other at the event itself.
“The e-sport phenomenon is set to explode in the UK and we want MCM London Comic Con’s 70,000 plus visitors to be in on the ground floor,” said show co-organiser Paul Miley.
“So far the response has been terrific. Initial team sign-ups for the tournament were filled within an hour of the news going live, so we have expanded the competition to make room for additional teams, which can register at www.backdrop.co.uk/tournaments/lol/signup.”
Both the qualifying heats and matches at the MCM London Comic Con will be live streamed on the MCM eSports Twitch.TV feed at www.twitch.tv/mcmesports.
Dom is an award-winning writer who graduated from Bournemouth University with a 2:1 degree in Multi-Media Journalism in 2007.
A keen League of Legends and World of Warcraft player, he has written for a range of publications including GamesTM, Nintendo Official Magazine, industry publication MCV as well as Riot Games and others. He works as full-time content director for the British Esports Association and runs ENUK in his spare time.