League of Legends North American League Announced
by Dingit.tv - November 21, 2017 in

Riot have announced the 10 teams selected for the permanent partnership structure of the “League of Legends” North American League Championship Series — including four backed by NBA.

The teams that have been entered are: 100 Thieves, Clutch Gaming, Golden Guardians, OpTic Gaming, Cloud9, FlyQuest, Echo Fox, Team SoloMid, Counter Logic Gaming and Team Liquid

The 10 teams have ponied up $10 million each for a franchise-fee payment to Riot Games. Four new teams are putting in another $3 million apiece, to provide a payment sum to the teams that will not be taking part in the league next year. Those teams being: Immortals, Team EnVyUs’ Team Envy, Team Dignitas and Phoenix.

Kirk Lacob, VP of the Golden State Warriors’ GSW Sports Ventures, said:

“We are approaching our membership in this elite eSports community with respect and admiration — it’s our hope to bring our championship-sports roots to our new playing field and contribute to growing the league on a global level.


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Rick Fox from Echo Fox, said the team is “extremely honored and proud” to be part of the North American LCS:
We welcome the new team owners to the NA LCS and look forward to stepping into 2018 with a strong lineup, ready to face off where it matters most — on Summoner’s Rift.
While some teams will not be participating in the North American League, such as our partners Immortals, you can still stay up to date with the best gaming highlights they have to offer on their portal at Dingit.tv
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