There’s a whole lot of esports action happening right here in Michigan, but getting all the news can be difficult, right?
Well, fear not, dear gamer, cause your pals at High Score have got you covered! Keep on reading to get the latest info on what’s going down in your favorite mitten-shaped state!
League of Legends Comes to Motown!
Announced just a few days ago, the League of Legends Championship is heading to Detroit! Riot Games announced that the biggest LoL event of the summer will go down at the Little Caesars Arena from August 24-25. The event is being sponsored by Rocket Mortgage, marking the first time an outside company has taken part in the League of Legends Championship. Rocket Mortgage also 100 Thieves, who will be taking part in the LCS Summer Finals.
The winning team of the LCS Summer Finals will leave Little Caesars Arena with $100,000 and a spot in the League of Legends World Championship, which will be going down later this year and someplace in Europe (Riot hasn’t announced places or dates just yet).
The LCS Spring Finals were watched by nearly 300,000 viewers when they were held in St. Louis in April. Team Liquid took that championship by defeating Team SoloMid 3-2, and we’re all hoping for some more intense League play this August!
It doesn’t look like tickets are on sale yet, but you can be sure we’ll be buying some!
Get You Combo (C)on!
If you can’t wait until August to see some sweet esports action in Michigan, then you’re in luck! Combo Con is happening this weekend right in St. Louis, Michigan!
With 17 scheduled tournaments, including a Mystery Tournament and the Grand Rapids vs Traverse City Exhibition, this year’s Combo Con is sure to be as awesome as awesome gets! Want to know more? Then it’s a dang good thing we have this link right here!
Renegades Place 8th at Dreamhack
Detroit’s own Renegades took part in Dreamhack Masters Dallas this past week where they faced some tough competition.
The CSGO team lost to G2 Esports in the first round 19-17. That didn’t stop the team from taking down Isurus Gaming and Fnatic in the Losers bracket before once again facing off against, and losing to, G2 Esports. All in all, the Renegades placed 8th out of 16. Team Liquid took the Grand Finals, defeating ENCE 2-1.
You can check out the Renegades vs G2 Esports Lower Bracket Final here
You may not have won, Renegades, but we still love you!
Later this week, we’ll be bringing you an interview with the coach of Aquinas Esports and West Catholic HS Esports. Adam Antor! We’ll also have updates about the latest Smashfield Weekly and more!
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