A long-awaited and successful return to the arena
In Sweden, the LEC has successfully returned to large venues after a three-year hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic. On Saturday and Sunday, the Malmö Arena welcomed more than 10,000 people from all over Europe. ” It means a lot to usassures Maximilian Peter Schmidt. Anyone who sat in the room on Saturday when Humanoid scored his hat-trick will remember it for a long time.. »
Already in 2020, Malmö was to host the finals. But the meeting was canceled and the LEC was concluded online. ” As soon as we understood that the competition would not take place here, we tried to reschedulesays Paul Petersson Rebelo, head of esports projects for the City of Malmö. There are a lot of people interested in gaming, we need to reach out to them and hosting the LEC is one way to do that. Events like this are a great way to show everyone how massive it is. It’s not the first time we’ve hosted esports and the numbers are bigger than at some sporting events. »
The next destinations for the LEC Finals have not been announced. Like Malmö, the city of Montpellier positioned itself two years ago. What to imagine a return of the league to France?