League of Legends Worlds 2018 kicks off with an esports bang

It's a major week for League of Legends esports fans as the Worlds championship tournament gets underway with the group stages commencing on October 10. It's also possible to throw your name into the hat to represent Crystal Palance Football Club in the ePremier League.

Worlds 2018

League of Legends

Riot Games kicked off Worlds 2018 this weekend with the first handful of games to wet the appetite of viewers and fans. The Playin Knockout rounds included Cloud9, Gambit, G2, and Infinity and the first two matches saw Cloud9 and Edward Gaming win over Gambit and DetonatioN FocusMe, respectively.

The group stage commences on October 10, which is when the Worlds tournament really steps up a gear. If you somehow missed yesterday's games, be sure to catch up on the official Riot Games Twitch.

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Crystal Palace FC

The Premier League and EA Sports have teamed up in the UK to launch the new ePremier League tournament. All 20 Premier League clubs will be represented in the tournament, giving players of FIFA the opportunity to wear the kits of their favorite clubs on the big stage.

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Crystal Palace is but one of the clubs that will take part in the new tournament. PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles are included in the tournament and registration for the ePL will open on December 3.

Upcoming live events

  • League of Legends Worlds 2018 (Group Stage) - October 10-17, watch on Twitch.
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