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NLC returns in Spring 2021

The NLC Spring Split will begin Jan 19, 2021, featuring a total of 400,000 SEK in prize money and 600,000 SEK in additional support to participating teams

The inaugural season of NLC was completed in August 2020 and was won by Fnatic Rising as they defeated the Norwegian team Riddle Esports in a thrilling grand final. Both teams have now returned to fight for the title and the chance to compete in the European Masters alongside the top teams from other European League of Legends leagues.

Key Dates

  • Jan 19: The NLC 2021 Spring Split begins with a group stage spanning across five weeks of competition.
    All participating teams will play two games per week, with live broadcasts available Tuesday through Thursday at 7 pm CET each day.

  • Mar 2 - Mar 21: Four teams from each group will advance to the playoffs

  • Mar 22 - Mar 24: The relegation series, where the top two teams from the Telia Esports Series Masters are set to face off with the two lowest-ranked teams from the NLC.
    The two winning teams of the relegation series will secure their spots in the NLC 2021 Summer Split.