Esports Leisure Group has introduced that EGL and Helix eSports have partnered with Riot Video games to host a North American LCS Proving Grounds qualifier in 2021.
Unfolding over three weeks, beginning in mid-July, the finals boasts a $10,000 (~£7,096) prize pool and sees groups earn tiered qualification factors for a shot to maneuver into the LCS Proving Grounds.
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In keeping with the discharge, the precise format of the qualifier match has not but been revealed, nevertheless, it’s going to observe a conventional bracket format with the perfect workforce transferring on to the ‘Grand Finals’ for a shot at LCS Proving Floor’s penultimate occasion.
Helix eSports owns 5 esports centres, which have been used to host social and aggressive month-to-month tournaments held there.
Murph Vandervelde, Co-founder of Helix eSports commented: “We’re excited to accomplice with Riot Video games on one of the thrilling annual sports activities tournaments globally.
“This can be a nice alternative to offer our ecosystem of beginner groups with an opportunity to take the subsequent step of their esports careers.”
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Magnus Leppaniemi, President of Esports for Esports Leisure Group added: “Internet hosting the LCS Proving Grounds is a serious win for our tournament-focused leisure pillar.”
The Summer season 2021 North American LCS Proving Grounds match is scheduled to begin on July 12th-13th, with the subsequent set of dates happening on July 19th-20th, ending with the Grand Finals every week in a while July 26th-27th.
EGL is a B2B-centric supplier of dwell and on-line occasions and tournaments. In January 2021, Esports Leisure Group accomplished its acquisition of EGL and signed a binding settlement for the acquisition of Helix eSports.
Esports Insider says: It’s no shock to see these organisations workforce up along with Riot Video games as Helix eSports owns a few of the largest centres in North America, and EGL will probably be blissful to get its arms on an upcoming match reminiscent of this one.
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