League of Legends making its way into the Indian competitive scene
Indian League Gaming is all set to start the second season of the competition #ILGLCL2, March 9, 2015 onwards. The season has a prize pool worth INR 1.30 Lacs (WTFast Advanced Keys, 13000 Riot Points; Candy Cane Miss Fortune Skins).
Seeing the potential for League of Legends in the Indian community, they brought to the scene a series of competitions under the LCL (League of Legends Champions League), to provide a platform of competition for the up and coming Indian League of Legends community audience. ILG will be hosting a total of 4 Seasons this year, each Season having Amateur, Semi-Pro & Pro Leagues.
The first season #ILGLCL1 saw 32 teams from around the country participating. This is the largest number of teams participating in a League of Legends competition in India. With the top 3 of the Amateur, Semi-pro and Pro League winning prizes worth around 1300 Riot Points (League of Legends’ in-game currency system). Team Oblique Gaming, the winners of the Pro League also took home a rare skin that is not otherwise purchasable in the game as a reward for their triumph in the tournament. Derailed Gaming and Phew Phew Lasers were the winners of the Semi-Pro and Amateur Leagues respectively.
The LCL, short for League of Legends Champions League, is a tournament that started its first season in December 2014 for competitive League of Legends players in India. It is hosted by Indian League Gaming (ILG), an eSports Management Company in India that has conducted tournaments for various eSports Games.
You can find out more details about #ILGLCL2 following this Link.