The League of Legends Pacific Championship Series begins on 29 February

OutReach - 25 February 2020 - The
inaugural season of the Pacific Championship Series (PCS), featuring 10 teams
across Southeast Asia, Taiwan and Hong Kong, heralds a new era of competitive
League of Legends in the region, and the action starts this weekend.


Available in English, Mandarin and Thai
languages, the PCS livestream kicks off from 5pm GMT +8 on Saturday, 29
February, with matches running every Saturday and Sunday till 4 April. Fans can
catch the live broadcast of matches on the PCS streams, available on
and on
The first weekend of competition will commence with a clash of giants between
J-Team and ahq Esports Club.


The league season format is as follows:


The PCS features an increased number of games
across a series of best-of-ones, and a new double-elimination playoff format,
with top teams from the former League of Legends Master Series and Southeast
Asia. The PCS league is co-organized by Riot Games and FunPlus Esports, while
Garena is the publisher of League of Legends in Southeast Asia, Taiwan and Hong

For more information, please visit the
following PCS channels:






A -- PCS 2020 Team Profiles (Photos and bios for download available


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