Fans of League of Legends should get ready for another year of exciting LoL professional tournaments offering the best action with the best-performing teams the world. This year will be extremely adventurous for the extremely exciting League of Legends Korean scene ahead of the League of Legends Champions Korea.
In fact, KeSPA has already released the entire schedule for the upcoming League of Legends Champions Korea 2019 Spring Split. The competition is set to start on 16th of January. This year’s League of Legends Champions Korea Spring Split regular season will last more than ten weeks with more than forty-five broadcast days. The regular season of the tournament will last until 31st of March followed by League Playoffs. While the LCK Spring Split schedule has been revealed, KeSPA has yet to reveal their League of Legends Champions Korea Spring Split playoffs schedule.
The Upcoming Spring Split Returning to a Five-Day Schedule
Fans of the competition surely remember that the LCK used to run for six days in a week in favor of allowing players to compete in the Asian Games 2018. However, unlike this format, the upcoming LCK Spring Split returns to an old five-day schedule which shortens to four days in March. This year’s competition also features several other changes. One of those changes regards the LCK Spring Split matches as the competition will no longer include three-match broadcast days that were introduced last season.
It should be noted that League of Legends Champions Korea first broadcast days starts at 2 am CT or 5 pm KST while the second match of the competition is scheduled to start at 5 am CT or 8 pm KST. Jin Air Green Wings and SK Telecom T1 will open the tournament season as they are scheduled to play in the League of Legends Champions Korea opener. This match is followed by another interesting match between Gen. G and DAMWON Gaming. As usually, all ten competing teams will compete against one another two times throughout the ten weeks of regular LCK season.
Kingzone DragonX Signing Neahyun
As League of Legends roster shuffle continues, one of the most recent changes regards great mid-laner Naehyun joining Kingzone DragonX following his departure from the ES Sharks team for which he has played since July 2018. It should be noted that Yoo Naehyun Nea-hyun is the latest Kingzone DragonX additions following massive changes which the team has undergone previous season. As always, all the teams continue to reinforce themselves ahead of the new Spring Split, hoping for a strong head start.
In addition to bringing Naehyun onto the board, the team also brought KT Rolster star players Heo PawN Won-seok and Kim Deft Hyuk-hyun alongside Afreeca Freecs former players Park TusiN Jong-ik. They joined Moon Cuzz Woo-chan, Kingzone, DragonX Kim Rascal Kwang-hee. In the meantime, KT Rolster brought Gwak Bdd Bo-seong who is best known for winning two LCK titles with his former team, Kingzone DragonX. SK Telecom T1 also parted its ways with their top-laner Kim Khan dong-ha while Han Peanut Wang-ho decided to join Gen. G Esports.