Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok has signed a new three year deal with T1, which is the maximum length contract allowed by Riot. The contract also makes him a part-owner of T1 Entertainment & Sports. It was also negotiated that after Faker has concluded his playing career, he will move into a leadership role within the organization. ESPN’s Tyler Erzberger broke the news.
ESL has announced the details surrounding the new Pro League. 24 teams are now confirmed to be participating in the EPL, headlined by many of the top teams in the world. A new condensed schedule and tournament format were also announced. The action beings March 16th.
Congratulations to Spacestation Gaming for winning the Rainbow Six Siege World Championship this past weekend. Ubisoft also unveiled future plans for Rainbow Six Siege esports. There will now be a more “league” type system for the game as well as a new in-depth ranking and point system for teams.