the League of Legends Europe, Middle East, and Africa Championship (LEC) The spring season ended yesterday with a Spanish victory: Crazy black Defeated BDS (2-3) in the Grand Final, after an impressive comeback, crowned the most important League of Legends competition in Europe.
Led by Javier “Elyoya Prades” of Castellón, the Mad Lions won their third continental title by defeating BDS in a heroic final in which they came back from 2-0 down. The Lions knew how to overcome the crushing start of their opponents, who led the regular season as well as the group stage, and who reached the final as great favorites to win the title. The Spanish national team, which came close to being eliminated at various stages of the season, showed its best version in the fourth map of the final, where it destroyed its opponent, completing the historic match. reverse sweep In the fifth and final, where he did not even concede A.J killing.
LEC Spring Final broadcast on LVP (GRUP MEDIAPRO) Twitch channel reached 208,707 viewers, compared to 200,562 viewership of the 2022 Spring Final, and achieved 263,893 watch hours, up 17% from 2022. Average viewer consumption increased to 75 minutes, higher From 67 minutes harvested in the spring of the previous year. The peak attendance was 78,763 viewers, somewhat lower than the 86,180 reached a year earlier.
This is for you and for you!
Thank you for always trusting Black!
We are the champions!
– MADLions April 23, 2023
With this victory, the Lions secured one of the six spots in the LEC season finals, for which G2 was already ranked (Winter Champion), and direct qualification to the final stage of MSI 2023.
The Mid-Season Invitational (MSI), the international mid-season tournament featuring the best League of Legends teams in the world, starts May 2 and can be watched entirely in Spanish at LVP’s Twitch Channel. MAD Lions and G2 will be the European representatives in a tournament in which Chinese champions Royal Never Give Up did not qualify and will not be able to defend their crown in 2022. The entire head-to-head competition will be held in the UK.
Well, it appears that in the event of a winter break, audiences were having trouble standing up to the franchise’s competition.
However, with the importance of winning the title this season for MSI and the presence of Elyoya, the Spanish crowd turned to the final in the spring. Without a doubt, great news for an LVP that isn’t giving up on its online audience, despite the huge commitment of 2023 to promoting face-to-face events and bringing communities together for the National Championships Finals.