Beginning of the new season in League of LegendsLord Matus
Thirteen leagues will begin in the period from January till February. The majority of them is big and their main prize will be an invitation to Mid Season Invitational 2019 and a lion’s share of the prize pool. However, some leagues can’t be named major as their main prize pool will consist of only several thousands of dollars.
CBLOL Summer 2019
12 January — 21 April
Eight collectives will be taking part in this Brazilian league. Six best participants will get an opportunity to perform at CBCLOL Winter 2019, where an invite to World Championship 2019 will be fought for. The other two participants will be forced to get to CBCLOL Winter Promotion 2019 and BRCC Winter 2019, the second division of the Brazilian league. As for the financial side, the organizers will give a prize of R$200,000 (~$53,735) at CBLOL Summer 2019.
The tournament will take place in São Paulo, Brazil.
LPL Spring 2019
14 January — April
Sixteen collectives will take part in LoL Professional League Spring 2019. This championship is one of the biggest in the current season. Its prize pool, apart from an invite to Mid Season Invitational 2019, includes ¥3,500,000 (~$517,560), while the main money prize is ¥1,500,000 (~$221,811). It’s worth noting that division of the pool will be done only by eight best teams while the other participants will be left in the basket.
The event will be held in four Chinese cities: Shanghai, Hangzhou, Chongqing and Chengdu.
LCK Spring 2019
16 January — 13 April
Ten collectives will perform at LoL Champions Korea 2019, where they will fight for ₩295,000,000 (~$262,869). ₩100,000,000 (~$89,108) and invite to Mid Season Invitational 2019 will take on the role of the main prize.
The matches will be held in the capital of South Korea, Seoul, in the place that is known as LoL PARK, arena, made for League of Legends tournaments.
NA LAL 2019
17 January — April
As you can notice in the title, only Academy rosters of different eSports organizations will play at North America LoL Academy League 2019: Liquid, Cloud9, CLG and many others. Ten participants will divide a respectively small prize pool of $25,000. This championship is one of a few leagues where no invitation to Mid Season Invitational 2019 will be fought for. The main money prize will consist of $10,000, the silver medalist will get $7,000, while the teams taking the 3-4 places will get $4,000 each.
The league will be held both online and offline, while the cities where the final meetings will be taking place is Los Angeles.
LMS Spring 2019
17 January — April
LoL Master Series Spring 2019 will be held on the territory of Taiwan. Eight collectives will divide the prize pool, but there is no information about the prize. Now we only know that the best participant of the league will get an invitation to Mid Season Invitational 2019. The collective that will take the 8 place, will get to Promotion, where it will fight for the further presence in LMS league.
The meetings will be held in the capital of Taiwan, Taipei, in Garena E-Sports Stadium.
VCS Spring 2019
17 January — April
Vietnam Championship Series Spring 2019 will include eight best teams in Vietnam. The participants will be fighting for the prize pool which is still unknown yet and an invitation to Mid Season Invitational 2019. Top six collectives will get to the next season of the Vietnamese league without any problems while two worst teams will be forced to get to Promotion to deserve the right to be a participant of CS Summer 2019.
The matches will be held in Ho Chi Minh City, in the place which is named GG Stadium Crescent Mall.
OPL Split 1 2019
18 January — April
Oceania Professional League Split 2019 will be taking place in Australia, in Sydney. Eight collectives will get to OPL Studios to fight for the prize pool, but still no details about the prize. There will be no other prizes in the sort of invites to tournaments. This championship in comparison with the other events doesn’t have any value.
LEC Spring 2019
18 January — 14 April
LoL European Championship Spring 2019 will be held in Germany. Ten strongest European teams will divide €200,000 (~$227,957) and an invite to Mid Season Invitational 2019. You can find such popular tags as G2 Esports, Misfits Gaming, Fnatic and others among the participants. The main money prize will consist of €80,000. Six collectives will take part in the division of the prize pool.
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The games will be held offline in the capital of Germany, Berlin.
LJL Spring 2019
19 January — 13 April
LoL Japanese League Spring 2019 will begin an a couple of days and will end on 13 April. Eight teams from Japan will take part in the league while the place where all the matches will be held is Yoshimoto Mugendai Hall in the capital of the country, Tokyo. The prize pool and the main money prize in addition will be ¥ 10,000,000 (~$91,870) and an invite to Mid Season Invitational 2019.
It’s worth mentioning that four best best collectives will get to LJL Summer 2019, while the other four participants will be forced to take part in Promotion competition for continuation of his presence in the professional LJL league.
TCL Winter 2019
19 January — April
TCL Winter 2019 is the Turkish league that will be held in one of the major cities in Turkey, Istanbul where the holding place will be Riot Games Espor Turkey, arena built specifically for LoL tournaments. Ten collectives will be competing for the money prize pool which is unknown yet. The organizers will give the participants an invitation to Mid Season Invitational 2019 as their main prize.
LLA Opening 2019
19 January — 20 April
LoL Latin America Opening 2019 will be taking place in Chile, in Santiago, while the division of the prize pool will be done by eight collectives. There is no information about the prize pool and the place of holding the tournament. The only known thing about the prizes is that the best participant will get the main prize that is an invitation to Mid Season Invitational 2019.
LCS Spring 2019
26 January — April
LoL Championship Series Spring 2019 is one of the most significant leagues in the new season. The prize pool will consist of $200,000 and its division will be done by ten teams. The collective that will show the best results in the league will get a chance to show their best at Mid Season Invitational 2019 and also the main money prize of $100,000. The other prize money will be given to the teams taking the 2-4 places.
LCS Spring 2019 will be held in Los Angeles, the USA. There is no information about a holding place of the matches.
LCL Spring 2019
16 February — April
LoL Continental League Spring 2019 is one more league in LoL, where the winner will get the main prize that is an invite to Mid Season Invitational 2019. Eight collectives will fight for the prize pool which is unknown yet. Six best teams will get a trip to LCL Summer 2019 easily, while two worst participants will go to Promotion to deserve the right to participate in the summer split. The representatives of such prominent tags as Vega Squadron, Gambit Esports, Elements Pro Gaming and others will meet to fight. The matches will be held in the capital of Russia, Moscow.