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Riot unveil casting talent for LCS 2021 season

Some new faces from the competitive scene will join the broadcast, along with several fan favourites.
Riot unveil casting talent for LCS 2021 season

It's a time of change and renewal in League of Legends esports, with many of the game's leagues sporting a new look as they get ready for the 2021 season.

The North American LCS, which recently unveiled their rebranding, complementing the change is also the reveal of the new casting team that will be part of the weekly broadcasts during the Spring split, with some new blood joining the broadcast alongside some returning for yet another season of action.

LCS Casting talent
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Leading the team are veterans who have been part of the LCS for the past several years, these being:

  • James "Dash" Patterson
  • Gabriella "LeTigress" Devia-Allen
  • Sam "Kobe" Hartman-Kenzler
  • Clayton "CaptainFlowers" Raines
  • David "Phreak" Turley
  • Julian "Pastrytime" Carr
  • Issac "Azael" Cummings-Bentley
  • Barento "Raz" Mohammed
  • Mark "MarkZ" Zimmerman
  • Alberto "Crumbz" Rengifo
  • Rivington "Riv" Bisland III
  • Kien Lam

LCS 2021 broadcast team
(Picture: Riot Games)

Likewise, there will be new integrations to the broadcast team coming from other leagues and media, highlighting among them:

  • Emily Rand, previously a journalist at ESPN Esports, winner of Journalist of the Year at the Esports Awards 2020.
  • Jake "Spawn" Tiberi, coming from the defunct Oceanic Pro League (OPL), in addition to being a coach at Team Liquid Academy.
  • Derrick “PRIMAL” Asiedu, previously part of Riot, now returning as an analyst.
  • Kieran “Allorim” Logue, previously played on several LCS teams, including Immortals and Optic Gaming.
  • Hai “Hai” Du Lam, previously player in the LCS, winning two regional titles with Cloud9.

LCS Made By many 1
(Picture: Riot Games)

With this, the North American league has prepared for the beginning of the 2021 season, which will start on 15th January with the broadcast of the LCS Lock In, a tournament that will welcome the ten franchise teams to the new era of the LCS.