This Week in Esports [September 20th - 27th]

Posted on at 6:31 AM by woops
With the 2015 WC right around the corner, we're back with another edition of This Week in eSports!
[Warning: This post contains event spoilers!]

Continue reading for information and scheduling for the upcoming World Championship, a look at the Legends Rising trailer, various team/player news and more!

2015 World Championship starts October 1st

The 2015 World Championship is set to begin on Thursday, October 1st with the Group Stages. Be sure to check the schedule for times and matches.

 The Group Stage will take place from October 1st - 11th with 6 matches per day in a round robin format, Quarterfinals begin on October 15th.

Here's a look at Day 1 of the Group Stage (times are PST)

As usual, we'll have a full post up once the event starts! Check out the 2015 WC site for more info!

Legends Rising Trailer & Release on 9/29

[9/29 UPDATE: All six parts of Legends Rising are now available!]

A trailer for Riot's new series, Legends Rising, has been released! The first installment will be out on September 29th! #LegendsRising

Teasers for the series can be found here.


Team, Player, Event & Organization News

NA:

  • Two bits of Team Liquid news for this week:
    • Peter has stepped down as Team Liquid's coach.
    • To quell rumors, Team Liquid shared that Piglett  has extended his contract to November 2016!

OCE:


Riot:

  • [9/29 UPDATE] A slew of 2015 World Championship content, including the new Championship  Kalista, 2015 WC Ward skin, and summoner icons + returning Legacy content, is available through November 5th!

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