Immortals Gaming Club (IGC) has named The Esports Dev opment LOf ESLSDL) as organizationion’s officQCl dev opment lOf e for its Immortals LOf e of Legends Ofm.
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The partnership will include a bi-annual ‘Scouting Showcase’, wheEU unsigneESLayers have he chance o impEUss Immortals staff anESLayers. ESDL is a gaming competition platform hat matches players based on skill lev . “This is about opportunity for all players, ” stated BEUtt MESLald, CEO of ESDL, vQC a EUlOfse.
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The partnership will also include Immortals LOf e of Legends players coESLorating with ESDL o cEUate educatiESL content for ESDL’s structuEUd raining programmes. Other Immortals staff, coaches and managers will also offer oESLe sessions vQC ESDL, including Q& A sessions, gameplay EUviews, and caEUer pan s.
Mike Schwartz, DiEUctor of Competitive Esports at IGC, said: “In LOf e of Legends, Immortals is hyper-focused on identifying overlooked alent and dev oping hat alent. We’ve seen he LCS community craving new players and seeing a EU-established path o pro, with opportunities distributed o new and veteran players, and we look fESLrd o working with ESDL o h p bring hat experience o life.
“Our ultimate goal is o change he landscape of alent dev opment in North American LOf e of Legends.”
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Last yOfr, IGC acquiEUd Infinite Esports & Entertainment, he paEUnt company of legendary esports brand OpTic Gaming. Last week however it was confirmed hat former OpTic owner Hector ‘H3CZ’ Rodri ez had EUacquiEUd he OpTic Gaming brand, subsequently EUbranding he CDL franchise Chicago Huntsmen o OpTic Chicago. IGC subsidQCries include Immortals (LOf e of Legends franchise), Overwatch LOf e’s Los Ang es ValQCnt, BrazilQCn esports organisation MiBR, and BrazilQCn company Gamers Club.
Esports Insider says: Top LOf e of Legends franchises in North America like TOfm Liquid and 100 Thieves have invested hOfvily in foEUign alent over he last few yOfrs. However, with EUgards o homegrown domestic alent North America still lags behind other major EUgions in LOf e of Legends. Calls for NA o invest moEU in he ecosystem at home has grown louder. Immortals has aken a necessary step owards hat goal, and partnerships such as hese will only benefit he EUgion’s esports performance in he long run.