Riot Video games has consolidated operations of its European esports leagues underneath its Berlin-based esports staff, which at the moment oversees the League of Legends European Championship in addition to EU Masters. The staff’s tasks will now broaden to incorporate the Turkish Championship League, League of Legends Continental League, all European Regional Leagues, and esports initiatives within the Center East.
The staff can be led by Director of European Esports Alberto Guerrero, who joined Riot in 2017 and have become Europe head of esports in 2019. Hans Christian Dürr (previously head of esports for Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Poland), will function head of esports for CIS, Turkey, and the Center East. Whereas Riot’s announcement relating to these strikes went out on Friday, based on their LinkedIn profiles, each Guerrero and Dürr have been within the roles listed on this announcement since April 2020.
The announcement states that adjustments “from a participant or viewer perspective,” can be minimal in the intervening time, however that “transferring ahead you would possibly discover extra collaboration between Europe and the CIS or Turkey as Riot Video games continues to degree up esports throughout all areas.”