League of Legends

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LEC: Miners qualify early for playoffs

In the League of Legends European Championship (LEC) Royal Blue moves early into the summer play-offs. The miners dominated the encounter with Misfits Gaming and emerged victorious from the game.

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League of Legends: Royal Blues sign Head Analyst Jose Maria Iznardo

As an addition to their coaching staff the miners sign Jose Maria "F1RE" Iznardo. The 20-year-old joins S04 Esports as the new Head Analyst for the League of Legends European Championship (LEC).

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League of Legends: David Lim moves to Excel Esports

The Royal Blues announce the transfer of David "DLim" Lim. The 24-year-old joins Excel Esports and takes over as Head Coach. With regard to the modalities, both organizations have agreed to remain silent.

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League of Legends: Royal Blues sign Kang-Yun "Trick" Kim

As an addition to their existing roster the Royal Blues sign Kim "Trick" Gang-yun. The 23-year-old Jungler joins FC Schalke 04 Esports for the League of Legends European Championship (LEC).

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League of Legends: Stückenschneider leaves FC Schalke 04 Esports

The Royal Blues will be developing new structures in the sporting leadership of their League of Legends Academy team: The 25-year-old Maurice Stückenschneider leaves Royal Blue with immediate effect. Both FC Schalke 04 Esports and Maurice Stückenschneider agreed unanimously on dissolving the contract prematurely.

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ESL Championship: League of Legends Academy team celebrates promotion

The ESL Championship is the competition for the best players from Germany, Austria and Switzerland. In the disciplines Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, PUBG and League of Legends four titles are awarded each year. On Wednesday (3.4.) and Thursday (4.4.) the League of Legends Academy team of the miners succeeded in promoting to the first division of the ESL championship.

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S04 joins the Esports Forum of the International OIympic Committee

Organised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF), The Esports Forum will bring together leading figures within the esports industry and the Olympic Movement to discuss opportunities for further engagement and interaction. Tim Reichert, Chief Gaming Officer at FC Schalke 04 and FIFA-professional Tim Schwartmann join the Esports Forum.

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S04 Esports signs Maurice "Amazing" Stückenschneider

A new addition to FC Schalke 04 Esports: The club signs Maurice "Amazing" Stückenschneider. The 24-year-old (*2. April 1994) jungler completes the roster of the Royal Blues.

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EU LCS: Losses against H2K and Fnatic - S04 miss out on playoff spot

FC Schalke 04 were unable to secure a place in the playoffs in this Split. The Royal Blues were beaten by H2K on Friday (16th March). Schalke were also unsuccessful in their match against Fnatic on Saturday (17th March), meaning that the Knappen finished the Spring Split in eighth place and will therefore not go through to the playoffs.

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EU LCS: Two wins in week 8

The battle for a place in the playoffs continues: in the eighth week of the EU LCS, two strong opponents and tough matches awaited the Schalke team and strategic coach André Guilhoto. The Knappen weren’t only victorious on Friday, they also and secured important points and won on Saturday.

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EU LCS Week 8: Schalke 04 against Giants and G2

For the Schalke League of Legends team, the battle for a place in the playoffs continued: on Friday 9th March the Royal Blue team faced Giants Gaming before playing G2 the following day.