British broadcaster BBC has committed to air the UK League Championship (UKLC) and Northern League of Legends Championship (NLC).
BBC will broadcast the UKLC from June 14th and the NLC from June 16th on BBC Player and on the BBC Sport application.
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The UKLC is the top flight of League of Legends in the United Kingdom and Ireland, with eight weeks of action taking place on every Sunday and Monday. The NLC is the next step up in the ecosystem, bringing together the top teams from across Northern Europe – namely Finland, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, and the UK and Ireland.
Ben Gallop, Head of Digital at BBC Sport, spoke on the decision in a release: “When it comes to esports, it doesn’t come much bigger than League of Legends and we’re very excited to see all teams in action throughout this summer period. Along with all the live sport that is about to resume on the BBC soon, this coverage over the coming weeks shows our ongoing commitment to esports.
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