This week in esports: Professional Fighters League, Twickenham Stadium, Royal Never Give Up

04 January 2019


Happy new year! 2019 is only just getting started but the esports industry doesn’t seem to want to slow down. From Team Liquid joining forces with the Professional Fighters League to exceL Esports using Twickenham Stadium as a means to train its League of Legends roster, here are the best bits from the past week!

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Team Liquid partners with Professional Fighters League

Team Liquid Professional Fighters League

European organisation Team Liquid has partnered with MMA competition Professional Fighters League.

As part of the deal, select professional players that represent Team Liquid will become Ambassadors of the PFL. CS:GO player Russel “Twistzz” Van Dulken was ringside at the PFL Championship on December 31st.

Read the full article here.

exceL Esports announce League of Legends training facility at Twickenham Stadium

United Kingdom-based esports organisation exceL Esports has announced its League of Legends training facilities will be located at the Twickenham Stadium.

exceL Esports is one of 10 long term partners of the LEC, the premier European competition formerly known as the EU LCS. The stadium is best known as the home of English rugby, but it also used for concerts, the NFL, and conferencing.

Read the full article here.

Royal Never Give Up enters partnership with Hongmo

Royal Never Give Up Hongmo

Chinese organisation Royal Never Give Up announced a partnership with smartphone brand Hongmo during a celebratory ceremony just before 2018 closed out.

A RNG-branded smartphone with signatures from each of RNG’s League of Legends players will be made available for purchase from January 8th.

Read the full article here.

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