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All on the line in Group A

In one of the tightest groups in this League of Legends World Championship, any of the four teams in Group A could advance.

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Worlds by the numbers: A remarkable day for League of Legends

After an incredible day of competition in the group round-robin stage at the world championships for anyone who follows League of Legends ESPN Stats & Info takes a closer look at what went down in Busan, South Korea.

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Check out recaps, features and video from the biggest tournament of the year.

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LEAGUE OF LEGENDS SEASON 8

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  • League of Legends 2018 Hub

    Recaps for NA and EU LCS, LPL and LCK. Power Rankings. Standings. Features. It's all on our League of Legends hub page.

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    Recaps, features and videos on Dota 2 majors, The International and more.

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    How a teenage gamer in the hottest new esport, Overwatch, became a reluctant icon for South Korea's feminist movement.

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    His grueling practice regimen has become an act of physical self-destruction. The best doctors in South Korea have urged him to quit. For Jaedong, the pain is worth even a single glimpse of his former glory days.

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    Runner prepared to call it quits. But his wife stopped him. "The kids deserve one last shot," she said. So they persevered, and against all odds, sponsorships poured in. Fans started donating necessities. It was as if the world had RunAway's back.

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    While League of Legends might have a higher profile, Dota 2 boasts a gigantic purse and a different strategy. The bar for entry is high, but with a little help, Dota 2 can be enjoyable.

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    League of Legends is the king of the esports hill. What is it about this free-to-play MOBA that has the world clicking like mad? Here's your guide to LoL and what to expect in 2016.

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  • The Unkillable Demon King

    19-year-old Faker came out of nowhere to become the first true global star of gaming. But can the League of Legends prodigy carry a nation on his shoulders?

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  • E:60 - Throne of Games

    E:60 takes an unprecedented look inside the world of professional video game competitions through the journey of the Dota2 team known as the Evil Geniuses and their quest for a share of the $18.4 million tournament prize pool.

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