Holy Buddha Zenji -September
Septembertory 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
◎ LCK Finals, Zenji wins
-Jenji finally got the LCK championship trophy. In the 2022 LCK Summer Split final held in Gangneung on the 28th, Zenji T1 won the championship with a set score of 3: 0. Zenji has not always surpassed the wall of the T1 in the LCK, but this time he solved it. Moreover, Zenji has been affiliated with ‘Doran’ Choi Hyun-joon, ‘Chobi’ Jung Ji-hoon, ‘Ruler’ Park Jae-hyuk, and ‘Rihenz’ Son Si-woo, who have always been laid by T1. Some players showed tears immediately after winning.
◎ LOL League League International Stage is open
-Riot Games announced on the 24th that it will hold the Asian Star Challengers Invitational (ASCI), which is played by the Asian 2nd Army League teams. The competition will be included in Korea’s LCK CL, LDL in China, LJLA in Japan, Southeast Asia’s PCS Academy, and Vietnam VCS.B. It will be held online for about two weeks from September 12 to 25. Fans were welcomed by the news that they could see a different competition during the Rolled Cup.
◎ Former Gears of War Pro Gamer, death by shooting
Christopher Hill, who lived in Gears of War Pro Gamer under the nickname ‘Xcell’, died of a shooting in Buns Mill, Virginia, on the night of the 24th. According to local reports, Hill visited the homeowner and died of the gun he shot. The news spread to the Gears of War community, and all fans mourned his death.
◎ Fnatic ‘Raven’ Corona 19 Confirmation of ESL One Malaysia
-Phon’s carry, Raven, was seized by the Corona 19 positive reaction a day before ESL One Malaysia started. The Fnatic had to spend an urgent time just before the start of the competition. Fortunately, other team members were able to participate in the competition because they were voice.
■ This week’s e-sports schedule
29th (Mon): LEC, LCS
September 1 (Thu): LCK Line Power, LPL
September 2 (Fri): LCK Line Power, LCS
September 3 (Sat): LCK Line Power, LCS
September 4 (Sun): LCS
Wednesday, Wednesday: VCT Champions Istanbul
September 1 (Thu): VCT Champions Istanbul
September 2 (Fri): VCT Champions Istanbul
September 3 (Sat): VCT Champions Istanbul
September 4 (Sun): VCT Champions Istanbul
31st (Wed): Cartrider League Season 2
September 3 (Sat): Cartrider League Season 2
September 2 (Fri): Summer Showdown
September 3 (Sat): Summer Showdown
September 4 (Sun): Summer Showdown
29th (Mon): GSL Code S Season 3
September 1 (Thu): GSL Code S Season 3
30th (Tue): ASL Season 14
31st (Wed): ASL Season 14
■ esports sources
◎ Jenji Geeea graduates entry into US universities
-All of Zenji’s Zenji Elite e-Sports Academy (GEEA) graduates have succeeded in entering the US university. This is one of the programs under the Zenji Global Academy (GGA), which is an alternative educational institution that admits instead of Korean high school. During his attendance, not only professional training of e-sports coaches, but also the curriculum classes of high schools such as English and mathematics will be held. The graduates have passed Kentucky University and Bolstate University as esports specialists.
◎ Guangdong Prix-Seoul Metropolitan Government Cooperation, LOL trainee contest
-Guangdong Prix and Seoul Metropolitan City join forces to hold the LOL trainee contest. We finished recruiting participants last week. The top eight teams will be selected from September 3 to 17, based on the highest tier average of the current season. The finals are broadcast live on African TV, and will be played by Park Hanal Caster, Kim Dong-jun commentary and ‘Spirit’ Ida Yoon Guangdong Prix coach.
◎ Eternal Return, eSports major changes in e-sports
-The Eternal Return esports of Nim Neuron, which had been held several times, has been facing a new change. He said that it will change from the existing duo single mode to a structure divided into solo/team exhibitions, and will reorganize not only long-term competitions but also short-term competitions. In addition to the existing masters broadcasting partner ‘The Play Studio’, it is also planned to collaborate with various external partners.