In the middle of September Riot Games Released League of Legends : Wild Rift in Southeast Asia. Recently Riot Games announced that ESL Gaming will operate the official League of Legends Wild Rift esports tournament in Malaysia and Thailand for 2021 and the official collegiate tournament in Thailand only, as the appointed partner of Riot Games.
ESL Gaming will start an official circuit in April 2021, which will go over for three months. Here teams will be competing for the title of the best team in their country. Before that teams will have to go through an open qualifier system. And with those local champions ESL Gaming will run Southeast Asia regional tournaments.
Beside this, Wild Rift Open Cups will be run by ESL Gaming in 2021 on ESL Play. ESL Gaming will also operate the official collegiate tournament for the game in Thailand.