SHANGHAI, Jan. 10 (Xinhua)– The 2021 League of Legends Pro League (LPL) Spring Split started here on Saturday.

In the opener, SN beat TES 2-0, who also sealed a 3-1 victory over the opponent in the semifinals of the 2020 League of Legends World Championship (S10). In other places, EDG edged OMG 2-1.

In 2020, more than 21.8 billion person-time viewed the live broadcast of professional events in the LPL, according to the stats launched by Jin Yibo, the co-CEO of TJ Sport, which handles eSport, and the video game of LOL, in China.

The press conference before the video game revealed the reform strategy of LPL that 10 teams will complete in 12 championship game this year.

According to the official Weibo account of LOL, the 2021 League of Legends World Championship (S11) will still take location in China, including the last in Shenzhen, south China’s Guangdong Province. Enditem