International Esports Federation (IESF) hereby announces League of Legends (LoL) as the second official game title to be included in the 10th Esports World Championship in Kaohsiung City, Chinese Taipei.
Thus Riot Games’ League of Legends (LoL) is now officially included in the list of game titles to be played at IESF’s Esports World Championship 2018.
2018 marks the fifth year since 2013 that LoL has been included in IESF's Esports World Championship as an official game title for the event.
Mind Sports South Africa (MSSA) has sent an official Protea Esports Team to play in League of Legends in IESF's World Championships in 2013 (Bucharest), 2015 (Seoul), 2016 (Jakarta), and in 2017 (Busan).
League of Legends (LoL) esports in IESF's Esports World Championship will continue to be promoted as an amateur competition, as all participating players shall be amateurs who have not participated in any professional or semi-pro league globally during 2018.
IESF’s Esports World Championship is an International Esports competition based on nationality. 46 Member nations of IESF which participate the World Championship shall hold National Qualifiers to qualify players who represent their countries. IESF’s Esports World Championships has been hosted in every year, started since 2009.
IESF is currently in the process of selecting additional games and shall make the final announcement for all official and demonstration game titles after completing all negotiations with the Game Developers.
More information regarding the 10th Esports World Championship can be found in the latest article of IESF : https://www.ie-sf.org/news/iesf-announces-official-game-title-for-10th-esports-worldchampionship-/