BBC to broadcast League of Legends UKLC once again for Spring 2021 Split as Bulldog qualify – Esports News UK

BBC Sport has introduced that it will likely be broadcasting common UK League of Legends motion throughout its digital platforms over the following few months.

The BBC will air the mid-tier UK League Championship (UKLC) 2021 Spring Break up, beginning on Sunday January 17th from 5.30pm GMT and Monday January 18th on the identical time.

Broadcast throughout BBC iPlayer, the BBC Sport web site and app, eight groups will compete within the qualifiers each Sunday and Monday night (5.30pm to 10pm) from January 17th to February 22nd.

Then the semi-finals will likely be broadcast on February 28th and grand closing on March 1st, the place one staff will likely be topped UKLC Champions.

This implies BBC Sport could have dwell protection from all 16 days of the League of Legends UK Championships.

Protection will likely be accessible for 30 days for viewers to catch up.

The UKLC has £5,000 in prizes up for grabs and the next eight groups collaborating:

  • Barrage Academy
  • Bulldog Esports
  • Demise
  • Enclave
  • London Esports
  • MNM Academy
  • NVision Esports
  • Resolve

The information comes as Bulldog beat NerdRage Three-Zero tonight to take the vacant spot left by Munster Rugby Gaming, after their late payments scandal saw them drop out of the UKLC.

Bulldog founder Newts said: “It’s good to win, it’s good to be again within the UKLC. My coronary heart continues to be racing!

“Hopefully we do properly and our errors from our final UKLC cut up don’t occur once more. It’s going to be onerous. However thanks everybody for the help.”

Munster have been beforehand represented within the higher tier NLC by Phelan Gaming, who had acquired a license to symbolize the Irish rugby membership in League of Legends.

After the fee points, they have been dropped to the UKLC, however have been later faraway from that solely. Munster Rugby Gaming will now play in the lower-tier UKEL without Phelan’s involvement.

The BBC has been closely supporting UK esports currently, having broadcast a five-part documentary on Excel Esports, titled ‘Fight For First’, the Rocket League Championship Series X (RLCS X) the UKLC and NLC last year.

Most of the UKEL, UKLC and NLC rosters have been revealed – we’ll be working one in every of our good outdated roster roundup articles on Esports Information UK actual quickly.

Dom is an award-winning author who graduated from Bournemouth College with a 2:1 diploma in Multi-Media Journalism in 2007.

A eager League of Legends and World of Warcraft participant, he has written for a spread of publications together with GamesTM, Nintendo Official Journal, trade publication MCV in addition to Riot Video games and others. He works as full-time content material director for the British Esports Affiliation and runs ENUK in his spare time.

This implies BBC Sport could have dwell protection from all 16 days of the League of Legends UK Championships.


Donovan Larsen

Donovan is a columnist and associate editor at the Dark News. He has written on everything from the politics to diversity issues in the workplace.

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