|League of Legends championships to feature biggest eSports purse in history|
|Posted: 02.05.2012 06:02 by JonahFalcon||Comments: 3|
League of Legends has become one of the biggest draws for eSports tournaments, as Riot Games has announced that the grand championship for the game will feature over $3M USD in prizes, the largest purse in eSports history.
There will be a series of six regional competitions from late July to late September, which include the following locations and dates:
* Mainland China: July 26 - Shanghai, China at China Joy
* Europe: August 16 - Cologne, Germany at Gamescom
* North America: August 31 - Seattle, United States at PAX Prime
* Korea: September 21 - Seoul, Korea at the OGN eSports Stadium
* Taiwan/Hong Kong/Macau: September 22 - Taipei, Taiwan at G1
* Southeast Asia: September - Singapore at Garena Carnival
The tournaments will set up the championship in Los Angeles on the 13th October. It's assumed gamers will be able to enjoy "watching" the tourneys with the new that will be coming to the game.