seized parts ways with Gambit, Weldon Green named head coach of CLG and Riot announces Worlds’ next three host regions
Riot announces Worlds host regions for the next three years
Days before the conclusion of this year’s League of Legends World Championship, Riot Games has announced the locations of the next three world tournaments.
— lolesports (@lolesports) November 1, 2018
In 2019, the event will return to Europe after four years, taking place in the AccorHotels Arena in Paris, France. 2020 will see the tournament move back to China, and in 2021 it will return to North America.
Weldon Green joins CLG as head coach
Weldon Green has signed on as Counter Logic Gaming’s new head coach, the organization announced on Thursday.
“My vision for CLG is to focus on retaking the title.”
We are thrilled to announce @MindGamesWeldon as the new LCS head coach!
— Counter Logic Gaming (@clgaming) November 1, 2018
After helping various League Championship Series teams throughout 2018, Green returns to the first team he worked with. Three years ago, Green helped CLG earn their first NA LCS title, as well as a spot at Worlds 2015.
seized parts ways with Gambit
Denis “seized” Kostin is no longer under contract with Gambit Esports, the organization announced on Thursday.
The 24-year-old had been on Gambit’s transfer list since May, merely three months after being enlisted to replace Bektiyar “fitch” Bahytov. In an Instagram post, seized revealed that this was a case of “egos destroying good atmospheres and teams,” noting that he “truly believed in [their] line-up.”
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