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ENCE enters League of Legends with the new NLC

ENCE, Finland's premier Esports organization is one of the founding members in Riot Games and DreamHack newly announced Northern League Championship

We are thrilled to announce today that ENCE is opening a new page in its story with an expansion of our esports competition to League of Legends. An all new Riot and DreamHack spearheaded league Northern League Championship, which will serve as a new regional league under the LEC in Europe, is officially announced today. We are incredibly excited to take this step and look forward to the journey with our existing fans as well as welcoming new fans from the League community.

"In partnership with 12 top team organizations from all of the different countries here, the NLC we believe is going to be the best regional esports competition out there.”

- Michael Van Driel, Chief Product Officer at DreamHack

As an addition to the NLC, DreamHack and Telia are also creating a local competitive ecosystem to Finland, Sweden, Norway and Denmark under the "Telia Esports Series" banner to further cater to the League community and to find upcoming talent.

"ENCE is honoured to be invited to NLC and expand to the most popular esports game in the world. League of Legends has been breaking viewership records in 2019 and has an active and growing fan base in Finland. We could not be more excited to start working closely with DreamHack and Riot Games to bring more excitement to all our fans and followers."

- Mika Kuusisto, CEO at ENCE

The inaugural season of NLC is scheduled to start June 2020 and will be running online. Season finals are planned to be held August 7-8th at DreamHack Summer in Jönköping, Sweden. ENCE will be announcing its NLC lineup over the coming weeks!

“DreamHack has been the leading esports organizer in the Nordics for a very long time and we are very excited to partner up with Riot on a long term basis to create a more stable ecosystem for players, fans, and teams around League of Legends. In partnership with 12 top team organizations from all of the different countries here, the NLC we believe is going to be the best regional esports competition out there.”

- Michael Van Driel, Chief Product Officer at DreamHack

Find out more about NLC at www.nlc.gg

Inquiries regarding this press release

Mika Kuusisto
CEO, ENCE
mika@ence.fi
+358 40 7676112

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