ESL Wild Rift Premiership announced for UK, Ireland and Nordics with £5,000 prize pool

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ESL has announced its first ESL Premiership tournament for a mobile title – the ESL Wild Rift Premiership.

It’s a one-off competition focused on Wild Rift – the League of Legends mobile title – which first launched in the UK last December.

For the first time, teams from Nordic Regions will also be competing in the ESL Premiership alongside UK and Ireland participants. This event is marked as one of the region’s first Wild Rift competitions.

The tournament will feature a £5,000 prize pool, open qualifiers and an eight-team round robin group stage and playoffs.

“It’s a historic moment to bring a mobile title to the ESL Premiership. Wild Rift is the perfect game to deliver this never seen before experience to the UK, Ireland and Nordics.”

Dan Ellis, ESL UK

The ESL Wild Rift Premiership will culminate in an online remote play finals held on Saturday June 19th and Sunday June 20th.

“It’s a historic moment to bring a mobile title to the ESL Premiership,” said Dan Ellis, ESL UK partnerships director.

“Wild Rift is the perfect game to deliver this never seen before experience to the UK, Ireland and Nordics.”

Earlier this year, Riot Games announced its first esports plans for Wild Rift.

People interested in signing up for the ESL Wild Rift Prem open qualifiers can visit esl.im/WildRiftQual1 and
esl.im/WildRiftQual2, which will start at 12pm GMT midday on Saturday April 3rd and Sunday April 4th respectively.

Broadcast coverage starts on Tuesday April 20th and games will be covered live on Twitch at ESL_LOL. There’s more Wild Rift updates on the Wild Rift UK Ireland and Nordics Twitter page.

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