This Week in eSports 12/2 - 12/8

Posted on at 8:30 PM by Glyceroll
Ready for another update all the recent eSports news? I hope so because he's "This week in eSports" for the week of December 2nd to December 8th!
Warning: There will be spoilers after the jump! Continue reading for the latest on roster changes,  off season events, and MORE!

Competitions



  • [NA/EU] The Battle of the Atlantic and Spring Promotion Qualifier begin next weekend. We'll finally get to see who gets to remain and who nabs a spot in LCS! More information can be found here

  • [KR] OGNWinter continues December 11th with more round of 16 action! Check out and follow their twitch page for more information.  

  • [NA] The North American Challenger League (otherwise known as Salty league) continues for super week/the final week of their 8 week challenger season with a $35,000 prize pool. A list of participating teams can be found on the Leaguepedia page. Be sure to check out/follow the stream Monday-Thursday for matches!

  • [All] Riot announced that streamers would not be able to stream a certain list of competing games adjacent to League of Legends content. Later, they would clarify and change the wording so that it better fit with what the intention of the original rule was - LCS Players could not accept sponsorships for promoting other games while under the Riot contract. 

Team News & Roster Changes


  • [NA] CLG announced that they will be parting with their current stand in Jungler TrickZ. They also announced that they would be experimenting with the previous Jungler from Lemondogs, dexter1. Announcement is over on CLG's Twitter

  • [EU] Alternate had a couple roster swaps, with ForellenLord being released from the roster, kev1n joining as top laner, and Kerp moving to mid. Announcement can be found over here

  • [China] Royal Club HZ (the ones that competed in Season 3 World Finals) announced that their support Rui would be returning to the team. Full announcement can be found here.  


As always, feel free to leave any eSports questions you may have for me in the comments below! 

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