KRC Genk Esports enters League of Legends and starts in the Belgian league!


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After the popular football game FIFA, KRC Genk Esports is now also taking the step to a second game title. More specifically League of Legends (LoL), the largest PC game in the world. The KRC Genk esports team obtains one of six slots to participate in the national League of Legends competition: the Belgian League. The battle for the prize pool of 25,000 euros and participation in the European Masters will start in January 2021.

Things are going fast for KRC Genk Esports. Six months ago, the ambitious project kicked off with the announcement of two FIFA esporters Gilles Bernard (Pro Player) and Abdullah Waiss (Talent Player). Today, in addition to its own branding, content platform and Esports arena, there is also the step to a second game: League of Legends, by far the most popular game internationally.

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League of Legends is a strategic team game in which five team members take on a separate role and as a team try to defeat the opponent (also five team members). It is the largest PC game in the world. The game is extremely popular on streaming platforms Twitch and YouTube. Riot Games, is one of the most professionally structured game publishers in the field of events and competitions for pro players & teams.

KRC Genk in Esports

“KRC Genk Esports is leading in Belgium. That is why the step to League of Legends is a logical and strategic next step. The Belgian LoL competition will be given a new composition and KRC Genk Esports will not be missing. A nice bonus is that we join millions of young people worldwide who are active in this game. We expand our reach and thus come to the attention of an international target group. ” KRC Genk Esports Coordinator Bram Bartels

How KRC Genk Esports puts together the League of Legends team is often expected. The competition will start in January 2021.

International scoring met FIFA

KRC Genk Esports also continues to focus on FIFA. In it, Gilles Bernard (Pro Player) and Abdullah Waiss (Talent Player) defend the blue colors. Gilles Bernard is active on the international stage. He recently played his first competitive matches in the Dutch eDivisie, in collaboration with AZ Alkmaar. Together with AZ teammate Dani Visser, former Dutch champion, Gilles is in 3rd place after four rounds with 10 points. With Abdullah Waiss, KRC Genk Esports is aiming for the Belgian prizes and is especially looking forward to the start of the ePro League.

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