Category Archives: Riot Games

All-female Russian LoL team Vaevictis Esports lose 52-2 in the LCL: Is this really about giving women a platform or is it just an unfair publicity stunt?

Vaevictis Esports announced an all-female roster last week and the girls have heavily lost their first three matches in the League of Legends Continental League (LCL). Management describes the team's formation as an 'experiment' to see how they will fare in the league, however from early indications it seems to be nothing more than a…
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‘Hopefully Diamond 5 trash will be in mid-Plat now’ – UK League community reacts to new Iron and Grandmaster tiers & ranked changes

Last week Riot Games announced it will be making changes to ranked League of Legends, notably new tiers and fewer divisions within each. For example, an Iron tier has been added below Bronze (the current lowest), while Grandmaster has been introduced above Master and below Challenger (the current highest). Also, there will now be fewer divisions…
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Misfits Academy win Forge of Champions

Riot Games has crowned Misfits Academy as the champions of the first Forge of Champions (FoC) tournament. After two days of matches between the UK's best League of Legends teams, Misfits Academy eventually proved too much for Diabolus Esports in the grand final by beating them 3-2. Misfits took home the winner's share of the £50,000…
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