The second season of the Pacific Championship Series starts next weekend, here is what you need to know for Spring Split and how to watch Week 1 on live streaming.
Singapore, February 10 2021 - The League of Legends 2021 PCS Spring Split presented by CTBC kicks off next weekend, on February 19th, with a best-of-one double round robin regular season, followed by a double-elimination playoffs.
Who are the teams and players playing this year?
Some of the most prominent esports organisations in Southeast Asia have confirmed they will be taking part in PCS this year. Following the team announcement of competing teams earlier in January, BOOM Esports from Indonesia and representing Thailand has been confirmed as the tenth team and final team of the PCS 2021 roster. The full list of participating teams are - Alpha Esports, Berjaya Dragons, Beyond Gaming, BOOM Esports, Hong Kong Attitude, Impunity, Liyab Esports, Machi Esports, PSG Talon, and Taipei J Team. Expect to see new players joining the league as well as familiar players who are making a return to PCS. Some notable names returning to PCS include - Maple (PSG), AN (ALF), Wako(BME).
What time will matches be starting?
The first match of the season will kick off on February 19th at 4:00PM GMT+8 with PSG Talon vs Machi Esports. Berjaya Dragons will play against Liyab Esports at 5:00PM CST, PSG Talon vs Hong Kong Attitude at 6:00PM GMT+8, Beyond Gaming vs Berjaya Dragons at 7:00PM GMT+8, Alpha Esports vs Impunity at 8:00PM GMT+8, and lastly Beyond Gaming vs Taipei J Team at 9:00PM GMT+8. The full list of scheduled matches for Week 1 are as follows :
Where can I watch?
Matches will be broadcast in English, Mandarin, and Thai on our YouTube page, as well as on Twitch based on your language feed (English, Mandarin, and Thai). Huya will also have simplified Chinese broadcasts and eGG Network will have English broadcast for television networks in 8 countries including Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Philippines too.
CTBC Bank has supported the development of the esports and gaming industry for a long time. It has become the exclusive sponsor of the finance industry for PCS since June, 2020.