The screaming, sold-out crowd at one of the country's most-storied sporting venues was counting down to the appearance of Bjerg and Team Solo Mid, who would challenge their rivals, Counter Logic Gaming
, in the League of Legends regional championship.
Astralis, Counter Logic Gaming
(CLG), NRG and SK Gaming play the week of June 6.
That's right--filled it with people who wanted to watch the likes of Team Liquid and Counter Logic Gaming
duke it out on the Jumbotron.
In a 2016 interview, George "HotshotGG" Georgallidis, owner of Counter Logic Gaming
team, said the average career length for a pro is "a year to two years." The average player age for LCS is just over 21, compared with 29.2 for MLB and 26.6 for the NFL, according to ESPN.
The newly announced teams join (http://www.ibtimes.com/eleague-announces-first-six-teams-competing-12m-prize-pool-inaugural-season-2334152) Ninjas in Pyjamas - currently the No. 1 ranked team in the world by Gosu Gamers - Cloud9, Counter Logic Gaming
, Renegades, Astralis and mouseesports.
(http://clgaming.net/teams/?team=3) Counter Logic Gaming
is another American team that first formed just over a year ago.
"A really big part of an LCS match is the interaction with the fans," said Vincent "Biofrost" Wang, 22, a player on Counter Logic Gaming
's LCS squad.