Dreamhack Open and League of Legends at the same time [eSports is growing outside Korea]
Starcraft and League on the same time
Yesterday and today I have been watching Dreamhack Open Starcraft eSports on National Swedish Television. At the same time League Of Legends [LoL] Spring series have been running their finals both in Europe and North America. Today Sunday saw some epic matches with all matches being played both in Eu and NA. You can find all the Grand finals matches here:
Fnatic vs. Gambit Gaming – EU LCS finals Game 1, Game 2, Game 3, Game 4, Game 5
Team Solo Mid vs. Good Game University – NA LCS Finals Game 1, Game 2, Game 3, Game 4, Game 5
The level of the play and the skill and engagement of the commentators have really step up this spring. They have really made it to an entertainment sport to watch and get exited about. BarCraft is really taking of here in Sweden and me and my brother are looking into having a LoL Bar where we show League Of Legends eSport.
The Geek in me are smiling
@LordSillion [Michael Sillion]
League of Legends eSports [Are you a Player or Viewer?]
League of Legends Season 3
Tonight I have been watching some League of Legends eSports tonight. Saw 3 awesome games with Curse (CRS) vs Team Solo Mid (TSM), GGU vs CRS and CRS vs. Vulcan (VUL). Curse’s players VoyBoy is so great. Met him at the Curse Party at PAX East too and he is very friendly.
There 3 different Championship Series based on the Server Regions: North America, EU West and EU North & East. You can also vote on your favorite Allstar team on all 3 regions.
I are myself playing on the EU West Server.
LordSillion and VoyBoy
eSport on the rise
There is allot of different games that are great for eSports out there. And the arena keeps getting bigger each year. Allot has happened since my Brother ran the eSports cafe Frontline Games in Halmstad several year ago.
eSports as an entertainment form is on the rise with things like BarCraft being organised all over the world for Starcraft and League Of Legends. It has long been the national sport of South Korea and are exploding in China right now. Even here in Sweden things are happening and DreamHack Winter last year was broadcasted live on Swedish national TV.
DreamHack Summer expands eSports
DreamHack Summer here in Sweden just announced the Official tournaments today. They are: League of Legends, Starcraft II Heart of the Swarm, Dota 2, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition, Heroes of Newerth. They are moving into a newly built arena that will host a total seating capacity of around 3500 people.
Will I See you there?
@LordSillion [Michael Sillion]
Welcome to the Swarm [Where we do things for our Brood-mother]
We humans are 90% chimp and 10% bee. We have what Jonathan Haidt call the Hive-switch in our mind. So today in honor the long awaited release of Heart of the Swarm. Blizzard’s new expansion to Starcraft. We must swarm the Earth. And by that I mean connecting our hive-minds together.
Queen of Baldes
What is happening in the near future? [Come meet me here]
Today and tomorrow I will Follow #Webbdagarna on Twitter and live from Stockholm.
On Friday I’m going to see Mia Törnblom speak in Gothenburg.
I also arrange a Tweetup in Gothenburg called #SpringUpGBG on Friday.
It’s about meeting new people who also wants to talk about
Sign up here
On Monday we will meet again at a new local game store called DeckBox here in Varberg and play some games like: Star Wars: X-Wing Miniatures Game, Clash of Cultures, Netrunner and A Game of Thrones the Card Game
Next Tuesday Blizzard will be releasing Heart of the Swarm all over the world in lots of Launch events. I will be gaming from home if you want to join me 🙂
Next weekend it is time for the Unconference WebCoast in Gothenburg. This is an Awesome place to meet and mingle with all that have a deep passion for the Web, Social Media and communication.
The Week after that on 22-23 March I will be at PAX East in Boston, USA. And I will visit New York before and after that.
And on Good Friday I’ll be visiting one of oldest Gaming Convention in the world: Gothcon.
Come Meet me on any or all of this events!