League of Legends

Royal Blues to earn 26,5 Mio. euros from sale of LEC slot

Royal Blues to earn 26,5 Mio. euros from sale of LEC slot

FC Schalke 04 has made the decision to sell the starting place in the League of Legends European Championship (LEC) to the Swiss esports organisation Team BDS for a total sum of 26,5 Mio. euros. The transfer of license rights will come into force in the spring season 2022. After four years, the Royal Blues are withdrawing from the top European League of Legends competition. The decision on the continuation of the involvement in the football simulations FIFA and PES as well as in the League of Legends Prime League is still pending.

LEC Playoffs: Schalke 04 Esports finishes season in top 4

LEC Playoffs: Schalke 04 Esports finishes season in top 4

The royal blue League of Legends pros achieved a strong fourth place in their first ever play-off participation in a Spring Split. After an impressive win against Fnatic, Schalke was beaten 1-3 by title co-favourite Rogue.

LEC: Perfect week secures playoff spot

LEC: Perfect week secures playoff spot

The royal blue League of Legends team did it again! After the sensational Miracle Run last season, Schalke moved into the playoffs of the League of Legends European Championship (LEC) in the Spring Split 2021. With three wins in a row, S04 Esports even climbed to fourth place in the final week of the group phase.

LEC: S04 Esports with the next perfect week

LEC: S04 Esports with the next perfect week

Our League of Legends professional team continued its winning streak impressively and after four successes in the LEC is tied with G2 Esports in second place. Even front runner Rogue had to admit defeat against the Royal Blues.

Weekly review: Schalke 04 Esports on fire!

Weekly review: Schalke 04 Esports on fire!

The royal blue teams had a furious week at the end of the first month of 2021. Our FIFA professionals qualified for the FIFAe Club World Cup, in the League of Legends European Championship (LEC) there were wins against SK Gaming and G2 Esports and our PES 2021 team climbed in the eFootball.Pro with a win against Galatasaray Esports to second place. Our review of the most successful week of the year so far.

Dreams leaves Schalke 04 Esports

Dreams leaves Schalke 04 Esports

For the upcoming 2021 season in the League of Legends European Championship (LEC) Schalke 04 Esports and Han “Dreams” Min-Kook will go different ways. The Korean, who played his part in the historic Miracle Run of the Schalke LoL team as a support player in the past LEC season, is now back in his home country. We talked to him about his year at Schalke and local food in Korea.

Gilius remains a Royal Blue

Gilius remains a Royal Blue

The ink is dry! Jungler Erberk “Gilius” Demir will also be on the hunt for success with the League of Legends team from Schalke 04 in 2021. After mid-laner Felix “Abbedagge” Braun and coach Dylan Falco, Gilius is the next member of the Schalke LoL team to sign for the coming year.

League of Legends: Chris Würger leaves S04, Mert Tanrıverdi takes over as Head Coach

League of Legends: Chris Würger leaves S04, Mert Tanrıverdi takes over as Head Coach

The royal blues are reorganizing its League of Legends academy: FC Schalke 04 agrees with the 25-year-old Chris Würger to not renew the contract of the Berlin-born. Mert Tanrıverdi takes over as Head Coach for European Masters 2020.

Prime League: Royal Blues win first national championship in League of Legends

Prime League: Royal Blues win first national championship in League of Legends

With a victory in the Prime League finals on Sunday (29.3.), the Royal Blues crowned an outstanding spring season with the first championship title in the history of the national League of Legends competition. The S04 dominated the game against mouseports and ultimately won with 3:1.

League of Legends: Erberk „Gilius“ Demir completes Royal Blues‘ LEC roster

League of Legends: Erberk „Gilius“ Demir completes Royal Blues‘ LEC roster

Final addition to the League of Legends European Championship roster of the Royal Blues: FC Schalke 04 Esports signs the 22-year-old Erberk "Gilius" Demir (*5 January 1997) as Jungler.

League of Legends: S04 signs Min-kook „Dreams“ Han

League of Legends: S04 signs Min-kook „Dreams“ Han

FC Schalke 04 Esports’ new arrival: Min-kook "Dreams" Han (*7 March 1996) joins the League of Legends European Championship (LEC) roster of the Royal Blues.

League of Legends: Royal Blues extend contract with Andrei „Odoamne“ Pascu

League of Legends: Royal Blues extend contract with Andrei „Odoamne“ Pascu

FC Schalke 04 Esports has extended the contract with Andrei "Odoamne" Pascu by one year. The 24-year-old Top Laner stands in the League of Legends roster of the Royal Blues since December 2018.

LEC: Royal Blue misses qualification for „Worlds 2019“

LEC: Royal Blue misses qualification for „Worlds 2019“

The semifinals of the LEC 2019 Regional Qualifiers between Royal Blue and Splyce were played on Saturday (14.9.) in the Berlin studios of Riot Games. With a significant performance in the season 2019, S04 Esports qualified successfully for the semifinals.

LEC: Royal Blue loses to Fnatic in the semi-finals of the LEC 2019 Summer Playoffs

LEC: Royal Blue loses to Fnatic in the semi-finals of the LEC 2019 Summer Playoffs

The finals of the LEC 2019 Summer Playoffs will be played on Sunday (8.9.) in Athens, Greece. The day before, FC Schalke 04 Esports and Fnatic fought to qualify for the finals of the European League of Legends top competition.

LEC: Royal Blue wins the quarter-finals and flies to Athens

LEC: Royal Blue wins the quarter-finals and flies to Athens

With a clear victory (3:1) over Team Vitality on Saturday (24.8.), the Royal Blues entered the quarter-finals of the LEC 2019 Summer Playoffs. There, Schalke met Rogue.

LEC: Miners qualify early for playoffs

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.

ESLM: S04 plays championship final live at gamescom

ESLM: S04 plays championship final live at gamescom

With a sovereign victory (2:0) over the Hamburg esport organization mousesports the League of Legends Academy team of the miners secured on Sunday (4/8) the entry into the finals of the ESL summer championship 2019.

Tim Reichert: An unforgettable moment

Tim Reichert: An unforgettable moment

At the members' day on Sunday (30.6.), Chief Gaming Officer Tim Reichert looked back on a successful development in esports. Matthias "GoooL" Winkler, the reigning German champion in Pro Evolution Soccer, made a promise for the upcoming season and FIFA professional Tim "Tim Latka" Schwartmann was challenged by Rabbi Matondo on the virtual pitch.

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

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).

League of Legends: Stückenschneider leaves FC Schalke 04 Esports

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.

ESL Championship: League of Legends Academy team celebrates promotion

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.

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

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.

EU LCS: Two wins in week 8

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.

EU LCS Week 8: Schalke 04 against Giants and G2

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.