[e -sports trend] Faker Lee Sang -hyuk, Son Heung -min and Hanpot rice

Leaguetory is a series of corners that can collect important news in the e -sports industry last week. In addition to the news of the entire e -sports industry in Korea and abroad, we introduce various information and stories such as domestic e -sports -related events and policies, issues of the fan community, and news of each game team. In addition, we will also inform the domestic and overseas e -sports competition scheduled this week.

■ News news of e -sports at home and abroad

◎ ‘Faker’ Lee Sang -hyuk and T1, US CAA sports agency and contract
– T1, which belongs to ‘Faker’ Lee Sang-hyuk, has signed a contract with CAA Sports under the CAA of Global Entertainment and Sports Agency. The CAA works with global sports stars such as Son Heung -min and Otani Shohei, as well as world -class top stars such as Tom Cruise, Emma Watson, Will Smith, Beyonce, and Justin Bieber.

◎ MSI China Team Pushing Controversy
-The controversy over whether RNG has given RNG, which could not come to Busan for MSI for the Shanghai blockade policy. Before the tournament, Riot Games announced that it fixed all teams’ reaction speeds to 35ms for RNG. Since then, the fans are noticed by the fact that RNG does not wear a headset during the game, no referees in the RNG practice room, and the faces of players during the game are not revealed, and negative public opinion accelerated.

Riot Games wanted to calm public opinion with the guidance of Naz Alettaha LOL e -Sports Global General Manager. The main contents are this. There is no number of people who can enter the RNG facility due to the blockade of Shanghai, and the delivery of goods is also impossible. However, he did what he could do as much as possible, such as referees and headsets, and added that he would continue to monitor continuously to maintain competitive integrity.

However, negative public opinion was even more rapid as the announcement that the RNG practice room and Busan site did not match. This caused not only fans but also RNG complaints. According to RNG, even though the guidelines of Riot Games were faithfully fulfilled, they were dissatisfied with the decision to re -exam. In many ways, the MSI is unlikely to be free from negative public opinion.

◎ Samsung Selected as an official TV partner of Vitality
\ -The French e-sports game team, Vitality, has signed an official TV partnership with Samsung. Vitality’s Fortnite, Rocket League, and FIFA Game Team are included, and Samsung and Vitality join forces in content production and ‘game experience’. Samsung has withdrawn after running a game team from StarCraft in Korea to the early days of League of Legends.

■ This week’s e -sports schedule

20th (Fri): 2022 MSI Rumble Stage
21st (Sat): 2022 MSI Rumble Stage, 1H Academy League Full League
22nd (Sun): 2022 MSI Rumble Stage

21st (Sat): 2022 Challengers Korea Full League
22nd (Sun): 2022 Challengers Korea Full League

20th (Fri): 3 weeks of the Overwatch League
21st (Sat): Overwatch League 3 weeks
22nd (Sun): Overwatch League 3 weeks
23rd (Mon): Overwatch League 3 weeks

19th (Thu): 2022 KRPL quarter -final full league
22nd (Sun): 2022 KRPL quarterfinal full league

18th (Thu): 2022 PMPS Spring Final
20 days (Fri): 2022 PMPS Spring Final
21st (Sat): 2022 PMPS Spring Final
22nd (Sun): 2022 PMPS Spring Final

■ esports sources

◎ ‘Khan’ Kim Dong-ha, planned to communicate with fans as a reporter for E-talk show
\ -The Korea e-sports association announced that it invited ‘Khan’ Kim Dong-ha as the 20th speaker of the e-talk show ‘e-talk show’. Khan, the owner of a brilliant history, declares his retirement of his professional gamers at the end of 2021 and communicates with fans through personal broadcasts. The e-talk show, starring Khan, will be held by Kwon Isle Announcer. Fans who want to participate in offline can apply through the link (https://bit.ly/3l2cp2c) by 6 pm on the 18th.

◎ Nongshim Red Force, Disclosure of various appearances in the first workshop
-Nongshim Red Force unveiled the Squad Workshop on the official SNS and YouTube. Nongshim Red Force players enjoyed various sports activities, including football, and sat together to eat the main beak together and share various stories.

** ◎ Ophthalmology health checkup, workshop, T1 support…
\ -Live Sandbox conducted a comprehensive examination of the team. He also signed an official designated hospital agreement with Kai An. Live Sandbox also left a workshop for unity. In addition to the League of Legends Game Team, the Kartrider game team players participated. Lastly, Live Sandbox installed an advertisement to support the T1’s winner in Busan, where the MSI is being held, and also released it on the official SNS.

◎ The first offline fan meeting, the Freddd Brion ‘Get On the Rocket’ held
-Predit Brion has the first offline fan meeting with fans. It will be held on the 21st and will be reserved until 16th at noon on the 16th, and the general reservation is from 11:59 pm on the 16th. The price of the Tigette is 5,000 won for all seats and the seats are allocated on a first -come, first -served basis in the order of booking. The place was changed from Gangnam CGV to Yongsan CGV.

◎ T1 in MSI, the Squadron Busan Survival Video Release
\ -T1 released a video of Busan, which is being visited to compete in MSI. It was with the subtitle ‘Busan Bus of Daehuan’, which was conceived in the subtitle of the recent film ‘Dr. Strange 2’. The video includes a squad walking around Busan and a scene of visiting MSI photo sculptures that are decorating Haeundae.

◎ Breaking the seal of ‘Nemesis’, one hand challenge progress
Nemesis, who is active as a Zenji creator, participated in the content of a 1: 1 confrontation with one hand. Literally, you have to do a 1: 1 line with only one hand that caught the mouse. ‘Nemesis’, who won the score Ko Dong -bin and ‘Cube’ Lee Sung -jin, won the ‘Chobi’ Jung Ji -hoon. ‘Nemesis’, who finally won all the confrontation, received a suit as a gift.

◎ Guangdong Prix, uploading health check -up vlog
\ -Cutrix Prix, like the Live Sandbox, started a team health check. The comprehensive health checkup, which was held at Guangdong Oriental Medicine Hospital, was uploaded to Guangdong Prix’s official YouTube channel. The team was shocked by the medical staff and recommended a late night snack and overeating.

■ His talent hiring news

◎ Damwon Kia, League of Legends 3rd Army Recruitment
\ -Damwon Kia posted a notice for the League of Legends 3rd Army. It is all liner targets and recruits people who have no problems with disqualification and game restrictions among those born in 06 and 2007. In addition, this recruitment is a regular recruitment.

◎ T1, hiring sponsorship manager
\ -T1 hires sponsorship managers as a two-year contract. It is a location to communicate with T1 sponsors, discover and maintain new sponsors, and manage new/existing sponsorship contracts. If you pass the document screening, the first and second interview will be conducted and the number of people who have completed the interview will be finally passed.

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