Riot Games' ambitious eSports project, the League of Legends Championship Series begins today. Ten weeks of intra-league matchups between the eight best teams that North America has to offer, all starting with four matches today and four matches tomorrow. The LCS is comparable to the NFL's regular season, a step forward in eSports that may mark the beginning of an era. Will you be watching?
As mentioned before, today four games will be played to start off the season. All games will be live-streamed online in high definition absolutely free. All that's required is you and your computer. Here's today's schedule (Thursday, February 7):
- 1:00PM PST/4:00PM EST - Counter Logic Gaming vs. Team SoloMid
- 2:00PM PST/5:00PM EST - Curse vs. Team Dignitas
- 3:00PM PST/6:00PM EST - Counter Logic Gaming vs. Good Game University
- 4:00PM PST/7:00PM EST - Team SoloMid vs. Vulcun
While the official stream has yet to be linked or made available, it's likely you can tune into it directly from the League of Legends client of from Riot's Twitch account. Also worth noting, if two days of LCS games aren't enough for you, the European LCS games will be played on Saturday and Sunday, versus North America's Thursday and Friday games.
Pick your favorite team and start rooting for them now, the League of Legends LCS begins today. It's the first step in a long journey to become Season 3's World Champions. Will you be there to watch?