Inside the Franchise: Dissecting Pro League of Legends

Recording: Inside the Franchise: Dissecting Pro League of Legends, Mar 16, 2019


Chris Greeley

Riot Games

Jacob Wolf


Chris Greeley, the commissioner of Riot Games’ League of Legends Championship Series, joins award-winning reporter Jacob Wolf as they break down the changes franchise systems have on professional esports leagues. In 2018, that league pivoted to that system and welcomed new teams backed by the owners of the Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, Cleveland Cavaliers, and Texas Rangers. A year later, the LCS continues to be a standard-bearer as new companies look to dive into esports.

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