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  1. CS:GO also on the BBC

    As well as League of Legends you can enjoy action from the CS:GO BLAST Premier Grand Final.

    BBC iPlayer coverage of the CS:GO BLAST Premier Grand Final starts tomorrow at 14:30 GMT.

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  2. Excel Esports: What is life like inside a professional esports team?

    BBC iPlayer

    They are a team of international stars who live together and train at a state-of-the-art facility at Twickenham Stadium.

    Their backroom staff includes sports psychologists, nutritionists and people who have worked in football.

    But these are not your traditional sports stars. They do not compete with a round or even oval ball. Their arena is international esports tournaments - playing League of Legends.

    And they have to deal with the pressure of being professional players, while navigating the same coming-of-age challenges as other young men.

    In a new five-part series, narrated by Peaky Blinders star Cillian Murphy, we follow upstart British team EXCEL ESPORTS as they tough it out for a play-off place in the League of Legends European Championship (LEC).

    Watch Fight For First: Excel Esports on BBC iPlayer

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    Video caption: Fight First Clip
  3. League of Legends explained by the experts

    League of Legends experts Dan 'Aux' Harrison, Georgia 'Troubleinc' Paraskevopoulou and Jake 'Hiprain' Matthews explain the world's most popular esport in its most simple terms.

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    Video caption: League of Legends: Aux, Hiprain & Troubleinc simply explain game
  4. All you need to know about the League of Legends UK Championships

    What is it?

    The event is the pinnacle of the UK League of Legends competitions and showcases and nurtures the top UK teams and esports talent. There is a prize pool of £5,000. The top two teams will progress into further competitions and may ultimately compete in the Northern League of Legends Championships for Nordic countries and the UK.

    How does it work?

    The competition starts with a seven-week round robin league, taking place every Sunday and Monday from Sunday 17 January until Monday 22 February.

    There will be four fixtures each night with the eight teams involved facing each other twice over the seven weeks. The top four teams will then progress to the semi-finals on Sunday 28 February before the final on Monday 1 March.

    Who is competing?

    Demise, Enclave Gaming, Barrage Esports Academy, MnM Gaming Academy, NVision Esports & London Esports with one place left to be decided.

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  5. How can I watch the League of Legends UK Championships?

    (All times are GMT and subject to change)

    BBC Sport

    BBC Sport will have live coverage from all 16 days of the League of Legends UK Championships.

    Coverage will be available live on BBC iPlayer and the BBC Sport website and app and available to catch up for 30 days.

    Full coverage details:

    League Stage, Day Two - Monday, 18 January, 17:30-22:00

    The league stage action will then take place every Sunday and Monday for another seven weeks.

    The BBC will also be streaming live coverage of the Rocket League Championship Season X on Saturday and Sunday 16-17 January, and the CS:GO Premier Fall Finals from 19 January. All of the action is live on BBC iPlayer.